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Crowds Turn Out for Weather Radio Wednesday

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The Skywatch 13 Weather team, Jeremy, Drew, and Rob Peppers, were on hand to program weather radios so people could get the watches and warnings for their area.

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April Fools' Spreads to GOP Senate Primary

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Word leaks through the Internet and via email that Congressman Jerry Moran was withdrawing from the 2010 Senate race, but it turned out to be an April Fools' joke.

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Dow closes on $16.5B buyout of Rohm & Haas

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Dow Chemical Co. said Wednesday it has closed on its $16.5 billion buyout of Rohm & Haas Co., a deal that it hopes will fuel growth in the high-margin specialty chemicals market.

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Twin twitchers: Conn. pet shop has 2-nosed bunny

Updated: 04/01/2009 - It's no April Fools joke. The baby bunny really does have two noses. A Connecticut pet shop worker found the nosey bunny in a delivery of 6-week-old dwarf rabbits that arrived at the Milford store last week.

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Sam Lutfi's sister says Britney wanted help

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The sister of Britney Spears' former manager testified Wednesday that the pop singer said in recent months that she was afraid of her father and wanted help hiring her own lawyer.

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Suspect's wife sorry for NC nursing home shooting

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The estranged wife of a man charged with gunning down seven residents and a nurse at a North Carolina nursing home said Wednesday she wishes she had been the victim instead. Wanda Gay Neal told WRAL-TV she has apologized to some families of those killed.

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US to boost ports of entry along US-Mexico border

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The Obama administration plans to spend more than $400 million to upgrade ports of entry and surveillance technologies to help thwart drugs and arms smuggling along the U.S-Mexico border.

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Feds seize Madoff's mansion, yacht, small boat

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Federal authorities seized disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach mansion, his vintage yacht and a smaller boat Wednesday, part of an effort to recoup assets to pay back investors he swindled.

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Obama, Brown say G-20 deal will fight recession

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Doggedly optimistic in the face of doubts, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown predicted Thursday's emergency G-20 economic summit would produce a significant global deal to tackle the deepening worldwide recession. Others weren't so sure.

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Penn Gaming Gets in Casino Game

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Penn National Gaming Inc. proposed a $500 million project built in two phases. There would be a casino with 2,000 slot machines and a 250-room hotel with ancillary facilities.

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Westar Wants Another Rate Hike

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The latest round of rate increases would cover costs associated with the company's transmission system, environmental upgrades to its plants and its investments in wind farms.

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Charges Filed in Oct. Fatal Acccident

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Charges have been filed against a driver involved in a fatal accident last October. Forty-one year old Stephen Forgy was taken into custody Monday.

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Charges Filed in Motel Six Shooting

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Phillip Tyrone Williams faces one count of aggravated robbery and another of possession of a narcotic with the intent to sell as well as two counts of criminal possession of a firearm.

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Lawyer Says Prosecutors' Request Has 'Cleared' Stevens

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Former Republican Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska has been "cleared" by the Justice Department's request to dismiss his federal corruption convictions and drop all charges against him, his lawyer said Wednesday.

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Woman Driving Wrong Way on I-70 Charged

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Shawnee County D.A. Chad Taylor today filed one count of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol against 38-year old Evelyn Brooks.

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Man Involved in TPD Shooting Arrested

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Topeka police arrested one of two brothers shot during an altercation with four off-duty TPD officers in 2008. Daniel Llamas was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Tuesday morning.

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