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Hundreds of Mourners Honor Walter Cronkite

Updated: 07/23/2009 - "60 Minutes" Andy Rooney was so overcome with emotion he was not able to speak. But many other friends spoke about their fond memories of the CBS anchorman who died a week ago.

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Health Care Vote Delay "Okay" with Obama

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Earlier in the day, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Senate would not be able to vote on a health care bill before its August recess, as the president had earlier requested.

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Circus Performer's Flight Preview Steals NASA Show

Posted: 07/23/2009 - A former stiltwalker and fire-eater stole NASA's show Thursday, saying he'll be "like a kid in a candy store" experimenting with zero-gravity tricks on his upcoming tourist trip to the international space station.

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The Ann Arbor News Hits The Streets For Last Time

Posted: 07/23/2009 - The Ann Arbor News hit the streets Thursday for the last time in 174 years, a victim of the struggling newspaper industry, and will be replaced by an online news operation built from scratch by the same owner.

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Roundabout Struggles

Updated: 07/23/2009 - The Roundabout Cafe suffered a loss of nearly $200 Tuesday when someone stole money from the donation and tip jars.

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Combating Consumer Fraud

Updated: 07/23/2009 - More Than 100 People From Law Enforcement, Financial Institutions, And Retailers Gathered For Summit On Preventing Consumer Fraud.

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Shawnee County Fair Begins

Updated: 07/23/2009 - The doors of the Kansas Expocentre are open so everyone can enjoy the 2009 Shawnee County Fair.

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Police "Pained" By Obama Criticism

Posted: 07/23/2009 - The Cambridge police commissioner says his department is "deeply pained" by President Barack Obama's statement that his officers "acted stupidly" when they arrested a renowned black scholar in his home.

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Obama Health Plan Delayed, Trouble Ahead?

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Slow down, Senate Democrats told President Barack Obama on Thursday, dashing hopes of rushing his sweeping health care overhaul to a summertime vote and adding to the troubles the plan could face as the year wears on. "That's OK," the president replied gamely. "Just keep working."

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Winehouse: I'm Too Short To Hit Fan

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Amy Winehouse told a London court Thursday that she was too short to have punched a fan in the face, saying her trademark beehive makes her look taller than she is.

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Reid: No Health Care Plan Before Recess

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday abandoned plans for a vote on health care before Congress' August recess, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's ambitious timetable to revamp the nation's $2.4 trillion system of medical care.

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Clinton, North Korea Exchange Barbs

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Hillary Rodham Clinton and North Korea exchanged pointed barbs Thursday, with Clinton declaring North Korea "has no friends left" and the communist regime calling the U.S. secretary of state a "schoolgirl."

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Bin Laden's Son May Have Been Killed In Airstrike

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Saad bin Laden, a son of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, may have been killed in a U.S. airstrike, U.S. officials said Thursday. The son was likely killed in Pakistan in the last several months, approximately in late spring, said a counterterrorism official, one of three Obama administration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence.

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Cop Who Arrested Black Scholar Was Profiling Expert

Posted: 07/23/2009 - The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on understanding racial profiling.

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Obama Says Health Care Delay In Senate "OK"

Posted: 07/23/2009 - President Barack Obama stepped up his us-against-them pitch for overhauling health care Thursday, saying the American people need it and must overcome resistance from opponents in Washington, whom he described vaguely as naysayers and skeptics.

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Several Coroner's Staffers Viewed Jackson File

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Michael Jackson's death certificate was improperly viewed by at least a half-dozen employees at the Los Angeles County coroner's office who had no role in investigating the cause of his death, a coroner's official said Wednesday.

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Debt Reduction Pushes Ford To $2.3B 2Q Profit

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Helped by a lightened debt load, Ford Motor Co. posted a surprise second-quarter profit of $2.3 billion Thursday, following the worst loss in company history a year earlier. Shares rose 10 percent in afternoon trading.

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