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Stocks Extend Gains After Home Sales Report

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Stocks are extending their gains after a bigger-than-expected jump in sales of existing homes. The National Association of Realtors says sales of previously occupied homes rose 3.6 percent from May to June.

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Kansas Bioscience Authority Budgets For NBAF

Posted: 07/23/2009 - The Kansas Bioscience Authority is setting aside $1 million to fight off any challenges to a decision to build a new biosecurity lab in Kansas.

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2 Kansas Teachers Suspended Over Misconduct Claims

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Two teachers at an eastern Kansas high school have now been suspended while police investigate claims that both had inappropriate relationships with a female student.

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Film Crew In Kansas

Posted: 07/23/2009 - A crew from Germany's largest public television station is in Kansas filming a documentary about the Santa Fe Trail.

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City Council Meeting

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Topeka City Officials set the mil levy cap increase for the upcoming budget at 1.85.

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Van and Trailer Fire Ruled Accidental

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Fire investigators have ruled a van and trailer fire in Topeka accidental. It happened around 7 p.m. on Wilcox Street.

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ESU Foundation Sees Increase In Fundraising

Posted: 07/22/2009 - While a significant portion of the increase was credited to deferred gifts, the foundation also said many donors were stepping forward to provide immediate help in response to the economic crisis.

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Ohio Woman Sues Applebee's, Claims False Listing Of Calories

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The cases allege fraud and negligence, as well as a conspiracy to conceal the accurate nutritional information from consumers. An Applebee's spokeswoman did not immediately respond to an email Wednesday seeking comment.

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Boeing's 2Q Profit Climbs; 787 Plans Still Pending

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Chicago-based Boeing is reporting a 17% increase in second-quarter profit. That beat Wall Street's expectations, but Boeing says it's still assessing the financial impact of the latest delay of its new 787 jetliner.

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13 News at 4 "Hot Jobs" for July 22nd!

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Here they come.. another list of hot jobs for this week, with tons of listings for the new Home Depot Distribution Center being built in Topeka.

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Sex Offenders Under Miami Bridge May Get New Home

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Homeless advocates and county officials intend to move a group of registered sex offenders living under a bridge to private housing this week amid growing criticism — and lawsuits — over the county's ordinance that they must live at least 2,500 feet from places where children gather.

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Massive New Zealand Quake Moves Country West

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Southern New Zealand has moved slightly closer to the east coast of neighboring Australia as a result of a massive earthquake last week off the country's South Island, a scientist said Wednesday.

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Biden Pledges Support For Georgia, Ukraine

Posted: 07/22/2009 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged support for efforts by Ukraine and Georgia to break free of Russia's orbit, saying Washington would not recognize Kremlin claims to an exclusive sphere of influence over former Soviet states.

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Lawyer: Police Seek Jackson Manslaughter Link

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Authorities searched the Houston clinic of Michael Jackson's doctor Wednesday, and his attorney said they were seeking evidence of manslaughter.

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Burger King Woos Japan With 'Angry' Burger

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The Angry Whopper is arriving in Japan, a nation where the competition over hamburgers is as sizzling hot as the new spicy offering from U.S. fast-food chain Burger King.

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Clinton To Offer N.Korea The Carrot Or The Stick

Posted: 07/22/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to tell North Korea that it can avoid "unrelenting" sanctions and win normalized relations with the U.S. by completely scrapping its nuclear program.

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Deputy: No Plans To Investigate Roethlisberger

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Law enforcement officials in Nevada have no intention of opening a criminal investigation into allegations Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raped a woman at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino a year ago, the sheriff's department said Wednesday.

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Obama May Have To Wait For Health Care Passage

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Conservative House Democrats signaled on Wednesday that Congress is far from fulfilling President Barack Obama's goal of overhauling health care, just hours before the president planned another televised appeal to lawmakers to get the job done.

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Feds: US Man Gave Al-Qaida NYC Subway Information

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Authorities revealed Wednesday that an American — charged with giving al-Qaida information on the New York transit system and attacking a U.S. military base in Afghanistan — has been a secret witness in the fight against terror both here and overseas.

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Concealed Guns Law Rejected In Close Senate Vote

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The Senate on Wednesday rejected letting people carry hidden guns in 48 states if they have a concealed weapon permit in any one of them, a rare victory for gun control advocates in a Democratic-controlled Congress that has been friendly to the gun lobby.

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