More Headlines

River reaches record high in Fargo, region braces

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The rising Red River broke a 112-year record early Friday and breached one of the dikes fortifying the city, but the mayor pledged to "go down swinging" as he called for more evacuations and additional National Guard troops to prevent a devastating flood.

Read More

NCAA top seeds N. Carolina, Louisville play tonight

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Syracuse plays Oklahoma and top-seed North Carolina takes on Gonzaga tonight in the NCAA's South Regional semifinals. In the Midwest, top-seed Louisville plays 12th-seed Arizona and Michigan State plays defending national champion Kansas.

Read More

US judge orders Iran to pay $25M for Hamas killing

Updated: 03/27/2009 - A federal judge on Friday ordered Iran to pay $25 million plus interest to the family of Israeli soldier Nachshon Wachsman, who was kidnapped and executed by Hamas in 1994.

Read More

VA says 10 colonoscopy patients have hepatitis

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The Veterans Affairs department says 10 people have tested positive for infectious liver disease since they were exposed to contaminated colonoscopy equipment.

Read More

Rapper T.I. sentenced to year on weapons charges

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Rapper T.I. was sentenced Friday to one year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to federal weapons charges after he tried to buy a stash of machine guns and silencers to protect himself after his best friend was killed.

Read More

$150M buys you late TV producer's L.A. mansion

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The widow of producer Aaron Spelling is placing "The Manor" in the exclusive Holmby Hills neighborhood on the market for a jaw-dropping $150 million, making it by far the most expensive home for sale in the U.S.

Read More

'American Idol' Drills Down to 9 Contestants

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Michael Sarver got a crude awakening Thursday night from his "American Idol" life. The 27-year-old oil rig worker from Jasper, Texas, made his final plea by belting out "Ain't Too Proud to Beg," but it just wasn't slick enough for the judges to overrule the votes of viewers.

Read More

Obama: Taliban and al-Qaida Must Be Stopped

Updated: 03/27/2009 - President Barack Obama on Friday ordered 4,000 more military troops into Afghanistan, vowing to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat" the terrorist al-Qaida network in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan.

Read More

River Reaches Record High in Fargo, Region Braces

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The rising Red River broke a 112-year record early Friday and breached one of the dikes fortifying the city, but the mayor pledged to "go down swinging" as he called for more evacuations and additional National Guard troops to prevent a devastating flood.

Read More

Shuttle Crew Prepares For Return To Earth

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The Discovery astronauts prepared for their return home Saturday, checking out the space shuttle's re-entry systems and packing for the glide back to Earth to close out a challenging space station assembly mission.

Read More

Japan OKs deployment of missile defense system

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Japan took the rare step Friday of ordering missile-equipped battleships and missile interceptors to protect the northern coast, preparing should a rocket launch by communist North Korea go awry. Still, Tokyo urged calm and said the likelihood of rocket debris falling on the country was low.

Read More

Japan OKs deployment of missile defense system

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Japan took the rare step Friday of ordering missile-equipped battleships and missile interceptors to protect the northern coast, preparing should a rocket launch by communist North Korea go awry. Still, Tokyo urged calm and said the likelihood of rocket debris falling on the country was low.

Read More

Jury Finds Tiller Not Guilty in Abortion Case

Dr. George Tiller

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Jurors have found one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers not guilty of violating Kansas law requiring an independent, second opinion for the procedure.

Read More

Consumer spending up for second straight month

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The government says consumers increased spending for a second straight month in February even though their incomes slipped due to continuing massive layoffs.

Read More

Woman Accused Of Using Stroller To Shoplift

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Police say a Massachusetts woman has been accused of shoplifting in Salem, N.H., and that she hid merchandise in stroller being pushed by her 3-year-daughter. Police said Macy's employees reported Wednesday that a woman was shoplifting at the store.

Read More

Groups find common ground on health care overhaul

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Groups often at odds over health care reform - consumers, insurers, doctors, employers - reached a broad agreement Friday that could serve as a starting point for lawmakers trying to overhaul the system.

Read More

Indonesia Dam Bursts, Flood Kills Scores

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Torrential rain caused an old dam to burst its banks early Friday, sending a wall of muddy water crashing into a suburb of the Indonesian capital. The flood killed at least 50 people, left scores missing and submerged hundreds of homes.

Read More

Dallas Chief Sorry For Dying Woman Delay

Updated: 03/27/2009 - A police officer was placed on administrative leave Thursday after pulling over an NFL player rushing to see his dying mother-in-law, threatening the player with jail, drawing his gun and holding him in the hospital parking lot as the woman died.

Read More

Suicide attack kills 48 at Pakistani mosque

Updated: 03/27/2009 - A suicide bomber demolished a mosque packed with hundreds of worshippers attending Friday prayers near the Afghan border, killing at least 48 people and injuring scores more, in the bloodiest attack in Pakistan this year.

Read More

River reaches record high in Fargo, region braces

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The rising Red River broke a 112-year record early Friday and breached one of the dikes fortifying the city, but the mayor pledged to "go down swinging" as he called for more evacuations and additional National Guard troops to prevent a devastating flood.

Read More

N. Korea Missile Puts Japan On Alert

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Japan's defense minister ordered the military to prepare to shoot down any debris that could fall on Japanese territory if a North Korean rocket launch fails, mobilizing interceptor missiles and sending two warships to the Sea of Japan.

Read More

White House says bank CEOs meeting was productive

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The White House says President Barack Obama has urged CEOS of some of the nation's largest banks to deal with the bad assets they own so they can resume lending money to businesses and consumers.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.