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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Suspect In 1990 Death Wants Charges Dismissed

Posted: 08/07/2009 - An attorney for 75-year-old Eric Montgomery argued Thursday in Leavenworth County District Court that a murder charge could not stand because Montgomery was granted immunity in a different murder trial.

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KC Police Make Arrest In Death Of Illinois Baby

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas City's FBI fugitive task force members helped arrest 28-year-old Katie L. Stockton Wednesday at an extended-stay hotel near Merriam. She was wanted on charges of leaving her newborn to die in freezing weathe rin 2004.

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General Motors Plant Adds 375 Jobs

Posted: 08/07/2009 - General Motors says it will add 375 jobs to its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas to help assemble the 2010 Buick LaCrosse.

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Pa. Gunman Used Same Web Store As Va. Tech Shooter

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The gunman who killed three women and wounded nine others at a Pittsburgh-area health club bought accessories for a handgun from the same Wisconsin-based dealer that sold a gun to the Virginia Tech shooter.

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Gun Owners Sue DC For Right To Carry Weapons

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The attorney who got the Supreme Court to overturn the District of Columbia's handgun ban is now challenging rules that prohibit gun owners from carrying their weapons outside their homes.

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Sotomayor's Swearing In To Court Set For Saturday

Posted: 08/07/2009 - When Sonia Sotomayor is sworn in Saturday to the Supreme Court, she'll be able to claim two firsts: first Hispanic justice and first high court member to have her oath-taking made available to TV cameras.

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Court: Dad Beat, Shoved, Sat On Son Who Died On Father's Day

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Newly released court documents allege that a Massachusetts man who authorities say severely beat his son on Father's Day and is charged with killing the 7-year-old had choked the boy, hit him with a belt, shoved him into the wall, sat on him and struck him in the stomach.

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Gov't Reassures Schools On Staying Open With Flu

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The government said Friday that schools should only close this fall if large numbers of students have swine flu, and could allow their sick kids to return 24 hours after a fever is gone.

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AP Source: Jackson Doc Gave Sedatives Before Death

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Hours before Michael Jackson's death, his doctor administered multiple sedatives along with a powerful anesthetic the pop star used to sleep, according to a law enforcement official. It's a safe combination if done properly; potentially lethal if not.

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'Cash-For-Clunkers' Program Gets $2B Refill

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Car shoppers caught up in the frenzy of the "cash-for-clunkers" program now have more time and a $2 billion reason to trade in their old gas guzzlers.

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Aide Says Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed By US

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Pakistan's Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud, who unleashed a fearsome campaign of suicide attacks and assassinations that made him the country's most-wanted man, was killed in a U.S. missile strike, an aide said Friday.

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GOP Sources: Sen. Martinez To Resign

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Republican Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida will resign from the Senate this fall, more than a year before his term ends, according to several GOP sources.

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