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Community Remembers 3-year old Shooting Victim

Posted: 10/24/2008 - About 30 people gathered outside Topeka's Cathedral Square Apartments to remember Tre'vonte Williams-Lucas. The three-year old was shot last week Friday and died the next day.

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KC Hereford House Fire was "Arson"

Posted: 10/23/2008 - Because of a threat of explosions in the area, ATF agents also joined in the arson investigation in Kansas City.

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Inmates Assault 2 Jail Officers

Posted: 10/23/2008 - Two officers at the Leavenworth Detention Facility are hospitalized after being assaulted by inmates.

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5 students taken into custody on Western Kentucky campus

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Five Western Kentucky University students were taken into custody Wednesday for questioning, a few hours after the campus went under lockdown amid reports of altercations and possible shootings.

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Topekans Take Stand Against Violence

Updated: 10/22/2008 - More than 100 people marched through the downtown Topeka streets Wednesday. It was for the YWCA of Topeka's 14th annual march against violence.

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Kan. Abortion Rights PAC Faces Ethics Hearing

Dr. George Tiller

Updated: 10/22/2008 - An abortion rights political action committee faces questions from the state ethics commission about whether it improperly failed to report donors' names.

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Munchkin Ripped Off in Missouri

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A ex-police chief is accused of taking money (and taking advantage of) one of the last surviving Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz."

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Man Arrested for OKC Murder of Topeka Brothers

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police have made an arrest in connection with the murder of two brothers originally from Topeka. Doyle Wayne Briggs was taken into custody shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. He was booked on two counts of murder in the first degree.

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Brothers, Topeka Natives, Killed in Oklahoma City

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police say 37-year old Corey Brown and 34-year old Shannon Brown were shot and killed early Monday morning. The two were born and raised in Topeka and currently lived in Texas.

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Reward Increased For Info on Washburn Fire

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Washburn increased the reward Monday from $5,500 to $12,500. The fire broke out in an elevator at the Living Learning Center just before 5:45 a.m. Saturday, causing $1,000,000 damage.

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Topeka Police Question Teen in Toddler's Death

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Police say they're hoping to get answers from a 15-year-old whose 3-year-old cousin was shot in the head Friday. Sylk White was picked up at a Topeka motel Sunday night as a material witness in Friday's shooting of TreVonte Williams.

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Murder Suspect Also Charged with Rape, Kidnapping

Updated: 10/16/2008 - Deon Ross, 24, made a first court appearance Thursday in Pottawatomie County on charges of Felony Murder, Rape and Kidnapping. He is accused of committing the crimes against Alheli Alcantara.

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Co-Worker of Murder Victim, Suspect: 'We All Got Along'

Updated: 10/15/2008 - In a 13 News exclusive: A Burger King co-worker of slain teen Alheli Alcantara and the suspect in her murder, Deon Ross, said they all joked around with one another and got along well. Ross was transferred Wednesday to Pottawatomie County to be prosecuted.

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Posted: 10/15/2008 - As part of Topeka Police Department's Operation Hot Wheels, a stolen Toyota Camry was found in the 300 Blk of SE Klein.

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TPD Investigating Assault

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating a shooting that left a man in his mid 20's injured Tuesday evening. Police report they were called to 3100 SE Freemont at about 7:56 PM today in reference to the shooting.

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19-year-old Pleads Guilty in Tyson Theft

Posted: 10/14/2008 - 19-year old Ryan Silvey pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Tuesday. He was accused of taking $140,000 from the home of Tyson Foods Chairman John Tyson in Johnson, Arkansas. Silvey was arrested in Olathe, Kansas.

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Former Kansas Principal Sentenced to Jail

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The former principal of Jefferson Elementary School in Great Bend, KS will spend 60 days in jail for stealing more than $40,000 from the PTA and student council. Don Atkinson pleaded guilty in August to six counts of theft by deception. He was sentenced Friday.

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Man Charged with Teen's Murder

Updated: 10/16/2008 - Deon Ross, 24, has been booked into Shawnee County Jail and charged with first degree murder. He was apprehended Tuesday as a suspect in the murder of 18 year old Alheli Alcantara. Alcantara was found dead behind a Manhattan hotel Sunday morning.

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