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Budget Deadline Looms For Topeka City Council

Updated: 08/10/2009 - The Topeka City Council met as the budget committee Monday night to discuss the 2010 budget. The big issues remain the Topeka Police Helicopter Unit and Topeka Transit. The Council will vote August 18. This story contains in-depth interviews with Richard Harmon, Karen Hiller and Bill Bunten.

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Breast-Feeding May Protect At-Risk Women From Breast Cancer

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Women with a family history of breast cancer may have a new weapon against the disease: breast-feeding. In a new study of more than 60,000 women, nursing a baby for at least three months cut the risk of breast cancer in half for those who had a family history of the disease.

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War Against Taliban Insurgency Continues

Posted: 08/10/2009 - It has been nearly eight years since U.S. forces overthrew the Taliban leaders of Afghanistan, but the war against the Taliban insurgency is bloodier than ever.

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String Of Bombings Shakes Iraq

Updated: 08/10/2009 - Two truck bombs blew up just seconds apart in Mosul, leaving a massive crater and reducing an entire neighborhood to piles of bricks and metal. The attack was one in a string of bombings that killed at least 45 people and injured hundreds of others.

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Clinton in Congo: "I'm Secretary of State, Not Bill"

Posted: 08/10/2009 - The State Department chief's temper flared up Monday when a student asked for an opinion on a huge Chinese loan. Here's how a mistake from the translator set off the diplomatic flap.

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Twin Typhoons Devastate Asia

Updated: 08/10/2009 - Typhoon Morakot washed away buildings and destroyed thousands of homes across Taiwan. A mudslide covered an entire town in the mountains. As many as 600 are missing. Helicopters have carried about 100 residents to safety.

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Divers Return To Scene Of Midair Collisions

Updated: 08/10/2009 - The NTSB hopes debris of a helicopter and single-engle plane can help piece together what caused the aircraft to collide Saturday, killing nine people. Divers are trying to locate the bodies of two victims.

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Autopsy Complete But Secret; Deal Reached For Jackson Movie

Updated: 08/10/2009 - The LA Police Department has placed a “security hold” on the details of Michael Jackson's autopsy. Meantime, a deal was reached for a major motion picture including footage of Jackson's final concern rehearsals.

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Storm Sweeps Salina With Major Damage

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Salina city officials estimate 80 percent of the city suffered some type of damage when winds gusting nearly 80 miles per hour blew through around 11 am Monday.

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USD 437 Teachers Ready To "Take Care Of Business"

Posted: 08/10/2009 - The Washburn Rural High School marching band filled the gym with the musical strains of "Taking Care of Business," to the delight of the district's teachers. The teachers gathered for a back to school rally.

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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

Posted: 08/10/2009 - A 19-year-old victim told police he was shot in the Eastboro neighborhood of Topeka. He said he was jumped and shot by two unknown men. The man took himself to a Topeka hospital.

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Court Approves Form Needed For Topekan To Get Out Of Jail

Posted: 08/10/2009 - The Kansas Supreme Court approved language of a consent order Monday stating David Price will not practice unauthorized law in Kansas ever again. Price must sign the document to be released from jail, which he has not.

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Wife Remembers Husband As Caring, Helpful

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Genie Kingsbury says she and her husband Dale often let people who needed help stay at their rural Oskaloosa farm. She says she never thought allowing Adam Hooper into their home would end in her husband's death.

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Search Resumes For Hudson Crash Victims

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Divers went back into the Hudson River on Monday morning, resuming their search for two victims from a weekend air collision that killed a total of nine.

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