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Former Death Row Inmate Resentenced

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former death row inmate whose appeal led the Kansas Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional has been resentenced to life in prison.

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Kids "Run for Life" Friday

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Kids laced up their shoes and raced off in the "Junior Run for Life" Friday night. The event sets the stage for Saturday's "Run for Life," benefiting the topeka organ transplant organization.

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Groovy, Baby! Coins Are Back at NJ's Oldest Casino

Updated: 04/03/2009 - It used to be the signature sound of gambling: the clacking of coins spilling into metal trays on slot machines. But newer electronic machines that spit paper vouchers or credit winnings to cards now emit only canned noise.

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On new cell phones, QWERTY eases out 1-2-3

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Goodbye, numeric cell phone keypads. You're going the way of the rotary dial. Touch screens and QWERTY keyboards will take over from here, thank you.

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Homeland Security boss says cartels under pressure

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Beefed up vehicle inspections, more drug-sniffing dogs and improved surveillance should help curb the flow of guns and drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Friday.

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Kraft Foods offers salmonella timeline

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Kraft Foods Inc., the company whose testing led to the nationwide pistachio recall, said Friday it first heard there was salmonella in its trail mix in late 2007, but could not trace the possible source to tainted nuts from California until two weeks ago.

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Former Kansas Death Row Inmate Resentenced

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former death row inmate whose appeal led the Kansas Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional has been resentenced to life in prison.

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Easter Egg Hunts Begin Tomorrow

Updated: 04/03/2009 - We're hoping the sun will shine on several Easter Egg hunts planned around Topeka Saturday. The big one is at Cedar Crest, the annual governor's Easter Egg hunt is at 11 a.m.

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Fort Riley Jobs Moving

Updated: 04/03/2009 - An Army consolidation means nearly a hundred fewer jobs at Fort Riley.

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Ex-Sailor Gets 10 Years In Terror Case

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former Navy sailor convicted of leaking details about ship movements and the best ways to attack them was sentenced Friday to the maximum 10 years in prison.

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Pest Control Worker Found Dead in Driveway

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office says the owner of a pest control company was found dead in a driveway Friday night. They say it appears he died of natural causes, and not due to any chemicals related to his work.

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Judge Rejects Michael Vick Bankruptcy Plan

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Fallen NFL star Michael Vick told a bankruptcy judge Friday that he became a changed man in prison and is determined to do all the right things upon his release from prison, including repaying his creditors with the millions he hopes to resume earning in professional football.

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Va. Boy Drove 1,300 Miles To Texas Rodeo Grounds

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A 13-year-old Virginia boy apparently loaded his family's pickup truck with food, clothes and his dog, hitched up a trailer with two horses in tow and drove nearly 1,300 miles to Texas, police said. The teen's parents found him safe Friday

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Stimulus Boost For Food Stamp Recipients

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The government's stimulus package is giving a much smaller bonus to people on the bottom end of the economic ladder - the more than 32 million Americans who rely on food stamps. That's one out of 10 Americans, an all-time record high.

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Late Surge Pushes Dow Over 8,000

Updated: 04/03/2009 - After fluctuating modestly for most of the day, the Dow surged past 8,000 points in late trading - the first time the index eclipsed that mark since February. Wall Street's fifth straight advance came despite receiving another grim picture of the U.S. job market.

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