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Tropical Storm Claudette Heads Toward Florida

Posted: 08/16/2009 - Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle by early Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center, and the storm's outer bands already were pounding the area with heavy rain Sunday evening.

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California Vulnerable To Massive Fires

Posted: 08/16/2009 - Dry conditions and strong winds in California left much of the state vulnerable to massive fires, with blaze-starters ranging from a cooking fire at a drug trafficking operation to a bird flying into a power line.

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Sebelius On Swine Flu: 'We're Preparing For The Worst'

Posted: 08/16/2009 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Sunday that it would likely be Thanksgiving before the most vulnerable, high priority populations are completely vaccinated against the H1N1 or swine flu virus. In the meantime, Sebelius said parents and schools need to make back-up plans to deal with possible illness.

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Obama Gets Personal in Health Care Town Hall Meeting

Posted: 08/16/2009 - In an unexpectedly personal moment during a town hall meeting Saturday, President Obama invoked the death of his grandmother as he took to task critics of overhauling health care.

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Early Morning Assault

Posted: 08/16/2009 - A man was assaulted around 6:30 Sunday morning at 430 SE Winfield.

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Milwaukee Mayor Attacked by Man with Metal Pipe

Posted: 08/16/2009 - Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was in stable condition Sunday at a local hospital after he was attacked by a man with a metal pipe at the Wisconsin State Fair on Saturday night, police said.

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15 Arrests Made During Manhattan Sobriety Checkpoint

Posted: 08/16/2009 - The Riley County Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint early Sunday morning. 15 arrests were made during the two hours officers were there. Eight of those arrests were for Driving Under the Influence.

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Break-In at Indian Hills Elementary School

Updated: 08/16/2009 - Shawnee County Sheriff Deputies and Topeka Police were notified of a break-in Saturday night at Indian Hills Elementary School. A window was broken in the Principal's office.

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Pizza Hut Employee Assaulted

Posted: 08/15/2009 - Topeka Police say the female worker was making the deposit at the US Bank at White Lakes Center when she was approached by a man with a gun.

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Police Chase Ends At Red Robin

Updated: 08/15/2009 - It started around 8:15 p.m. Saturday when a blue Dodge neon refused to pull over for a routine stop according to Topeka police.

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Michael Zapletal Remembered: Two Years Later

Posted: 08/15/2009 - Two years ago on August 15, Michael Zapletal drowned in the Kansas River. Now, nearing that anniversary, his father looks back and remembers the son he watched down on that fateful day.

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Woodstock Remains Legendary

Posted: 08/15/2009 - The 1967 Monterey Pop Festival was arguably more influential and, like Woodstock, spawned a terrific film, D.A. Pennebaker's "Monterey Pop." The 1969 Isle of Wight Festival in England, two weeks after Woodstock, included the elusive Bob Dylan.

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Ransom Demanded For Missing Ship

Posted: 08/15/2009 - A ransom has been demanded for a missing Russian cargo ship which vanished two weeks ago after being involved in a suspected hijacking off the coast of Sweden last month, Finnish police told CNN Saturday.

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Capital City Cluster: A Dog-Gone Good Time!

Posted: 08/15/2009 - The Capital City Cluster brings dogs from across the nation right here to Topeka for a great dog show. The puppies are cute, smart and talented! Check out this story for great video of the dogs.

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Marines Continue Afghan Battle

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Fierce battles rage on in a key town where the power of the Taliban is concentrated.

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Prince Charles to Hit the Commercial Circuit?

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Sales are way down from his own line of organic food products, forcing the royal family to think about turning the future king into a sales pitch artist.

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Jersey Cop Asks for Bob Dylan's ID

Posted: 08/14/2009 - It's probably been a while since the rock icon has been treated as a perfect stranger, but he was.. by one New Jersey police officer.

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Mexican State Postpones School Start Because Of Flu Fears

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Officials in Mexico's Chiapas state postponed classes Friday for more than 1 million students in an effort to avoid a resurgence of H1N1 flu, which has sickened thousands throughout Mexico this year.

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Just 2 of 5 Controllers On Duty At Time Of Hudson Crash

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Only two of the five air traffic controllers assigned to New Jersey's Teterboro Airport were on duty when two aircraft collided Saturday over the Hudson River, according to federal investigators.

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