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Police Shoot And Kill Man Near Capitol

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Police say a routine stop near the U.S. Capitol turned deadly Wednesday after a driver produced a weapon. Eyewitnesses say they heard multiple gunshots.

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Mike Huckabee to Visit Kansas Next Week

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The former Arkansas governor and Fox News commentator will visit Kansas next Wednesday, boosting the hopes of Tim Huelskamp.

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McCartney Rocks Ed Sullivan Theater

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Thousands packed the street outside the Ed Sullivan Theater to see Paul McCartney on the Late Show with David Letterman.

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Jail To Host 'Bed And Breakfast' Event

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Want to spend a night in jail? And how about paying for the privilege? The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department in eastern Missouri has come up with a novel way to pay for mattresses at a new jail addition.

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Trash Turned Energy

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A new project in north Shawnee County turns trash into energy.

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Oldest Woman To Give Birth Dies, Leaving Twins

Posted: 07/15/2009 - She devoted years to caring for her mother, who died at age 101. Then Maria del Carmen Bousada embarked on a quest to become a mom herself. She lied to a California fertility clinic to skirt its age limit, and later pointed to her mother's longevity as a reason to expect she'd be around to care for her kids.

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Perfect Score

Updated: 07/15/2009 - It's safe to say Sam Ho is superior at standardized tests.

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Carson And Barnes Circus Is In Town

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The second day of the Carson and Barnes Circus got underway this afternoon under the tent at Westridge Mall.

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Westar Wants To Equalize Customers' Rates

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Westar Energy charges different rates in its northern and southern divisions. The company wants to place the same charges for some items, such as transmission costs, on all customers' bills.

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Work To Widen Gage Will Bring Lane Closures

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Gage Boulevard from 10th to 12th streets will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning July 17 as crews begin expanding the road to five lanes.

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Boeing To Make Defense Cuts

Posted: 07/15/2009 - In an internal memo Monday, Boeing's Jim Albaugh says the company must cut about 1000 jobs in its Integrated Defense Systems to stay competitive. He cites budget cuts at the Pentagon as the reason.

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Topeka Leaders Upset With State Of Historic School

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Zaire and Mary Beth Thomas of Topeka have been asked to explain next week in an administrative hearing why they haven't repaired broken windows and a retaining wall at the historic Sumner School. They bought it at auction earlier this year.

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Arrest Has Former DC Mayor Barry Back In Spotlight

Posted: 07/15/2009 - For many Washingtonians, it's yet another episode in the long-running drama of former Mayor Marion Barry: there's the attractive ex-girlfriend, accusations that he stalked her and a matter of questionable use of public funds.

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New Deadline Set For SE Kansas Casino Applicants

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The Kansas Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to set Oct. 19 as the new deadline for applications for a southeast Kansas casino if none are received by Monday. The casino is to be built in Crawford or Cherokee county.

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Former Kansas Officer Wins Delay In Fraud Case

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Calvin Schaffer had been scheduled for trial July 28 on a charge of defrauding the Goddard Police Department. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown postponed the trial to Sept. 8.

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168 Killed In Iran Plane Crash

Posted: 07/15/2009 - A Russian-made jetliner carrying 168 people nose-dived into a field after taking off from the Iranian capital on Wednesday in a fiery crash that shredded the aircraft and killed everyone aboard - Iran's worst air disaster in six years. Witnesses say the plane's tail was on fire before it went down.

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