More Headlines

Lawmakers Prepare For Heated Health Protests

Posted: 08/08/2009 - As they head home to their congressional districts for the August recess, lawmakers who support health care reform are bracing for protests and demonstrations that threaten to turn violent.

Read More

Obama uses Jobs Report To Push Health Plan

Posted: 08/08/2009 - Using better-than-expected jobs numbers to press his top domestic priority, President Barack Obama argued Saturday that overhauling the nation's costly health care system is essential to the country's economic well-being.

Read More

Billy Mays Family: No Signs Of Drug Use

Posted: 08/08/2009 - The family of TV pitchman Billy Mays said they were never aware that he used cocaine or other non-prescription drugs before his death and they were considering whether to have an independent review of an official autopsy.

Read More

Martinez To Pave Way For Crist

Posted: 08/08/2009 - Republican Sen. Mel Martinez announced Friday he would step down 16 months early, saying he was making good on a promise to voters that he wouldn't stay just to keep the seat warm.

Read More

Clinton Aims To Remake Ties In South Africa

Posted: 08/08/2009 - On a mission to improve ties with Africa's most prosperous nation, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met Saturday with South African President Jacob Zuma and later toured a housing project she had visited twice in the past.

Read More

Trial Just Getting Started For Topeka Murder Suspects

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The trial for 21-year-old Kelvin Phillips , 23-year-old Drake Kettler and 19-year-old Corky Williams got underway this week. They are charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy in the August 2007 shooting death of James Dyer, Junior. The trial could continue 4 more weeks.

Read More

Stabbing Sends Man To Hospital

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Topeka Police are investigating a stabbing that happened just after 8pm Friday at 715 SW 5th St. One person was injured.

Read More

CarMax Renews, Lowers Warehouse Facility

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Automotive retailer CarMax Inc. said Friday that it has renewed its borrowing facility and lowered the limit for its financing arm by $200 million.

Read More

Alinghi's boat Flown Over Alps To Reach The Sea

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The giant catamaran built by America's Cup champion Alinghi to defend the trophy was hoisted off Lake Geneva on Friday and flown over the Alps to the sea.

Read More

Crowds Pack TPAC For Grape Escape

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The annual "Grape Escape" packed the house at the Topeka Performing Arts Center Friday night. People could sample from more than 150 wines, enjoy food from area restaurants and bid on silent and live auction items in TPAC's major fundraiser of the year.

Read More

City of Topeka KAPE Members Ratify Contract

Posted: 08/07/2009 - City employees under the Kansas Association of Public Employees, or KAPE, voted Friday to ratify a contract which includes a pay raise.

Read More

Topeka Man Dies After Being Stung at Clinton Lake

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says John Hart was camping with wife Thursday night when he was stung. They say his wife called paramedics when his condition started getting worse.

Read More

Protesting For The Pool

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Some Ogden Residents Are Protesting The Early Shutdown Of The City Pool.

Read More

North Newton Home Explodes; 1 Injured

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Classen says Terry Reynolds was trying to light a hot water heater on Thursday when a propane leak caused the explosion. He was in critical condition at a Wichita hospital.

Read More

TPD Copter Back In Business

Posted: 08/07/2009 - TPD confirmed Friday that a fugitive search Wednesday was the first time the department helicopter responded to a call since a crash grounded the unit in April of 2008.

Read More

White House Still Warns Of 10 Percent Jobless Rate

Posted: 08/07/2009 - President Barack Obama on Friday welcomed a dip in unemployment as evidence "the worst may be behind us" with the recession well into its second year. Earlier, however, the White House said that the president still expects unemployment to hit 10 percent sometime later this year.

Read More

Women Travel To Indiana To Donate Breast Tissue

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Chris Baker and Robin Colgrove are making the 460-mile trip from Kansas City to Indianapolist to undergo a simple procedure to remove a small portion of their breast tissue for a research project.

Read More

Federal Stimulus Touches Even Kansas Statehouse

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas officials are using a program authorized by the stimulus legislation to slightly lower the costs of financing the 12-year Statehouse restoration project.

Read More

Kansas State Optimistic Lab Will Be Built In State

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas State officials say the design and safety standards of the proposed National Bio and Agro Defense Facility are sound. Some critics of the estimated $650 million lab question whether it can safely handle pathogens.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.