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Topeka Swimming Pools Packed With People Beating The Heat

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Topeka pools are busy places during the recent heat. At Blaisdell Pool, lifeguards are taking longer breaks between rotations and must drink water instead of soda pop. Plus, they're providing free ice water for pool patrons.

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Trial Set For Man Accused In Fatal Fire

Updated: 06/26/2009 - 33-year-old Rrank Robinson will stand trial Aug. 3rd for a fire three years ago that killed 53-year-old Marvina Washington.

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Shawnee County Short on Siren Coverage

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Emergency management director Dave Sterbenz says two storm sirens on the Menninger campus were mistakenly torn down, and a third siren at Logan Elementary School was removed during renovations. He says plans are to replace those sirens.

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BET Awards Show Turns into Jackson Tribute

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The show to be hosted by Jamie Foxx, is being completedly overhauled, allowing stars to honor the "king of pop" at Sunday's BET Awards.

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Summer Honors Choir

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The 2009 Summer Honors Choir has its concert.

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Playing it Safe with Fireworks

Updated: 06/26/2009 - It's always good to get a refresher course on using fireworks safely. Here's what the police and fire departments recommend.

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House Passes Major Energy-Climate Bill

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The U.S. House passed an energy reform bill Friday, 219-212. It puts limits on pollution linked to global warming and also ushers in cleaner, yet more costly, energy

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Coroner: Cause Of Jackson Death Undetermined

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A spokesperson for the L.A. County Coroner says a three-hour autopsy of Michael Jackson showed no signs of foul play or trauma. Further tests will take four to six weeks.

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Famous Daves Eyes Topeka Location

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Famous Dave's barbecue restaurant is moving into the building at SW 17th and Wanamaker where Ruby Tuesday used to be.

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Police Focus On Medical Treatment In Jackson Death

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Police investigating Michael Jackson's death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.

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Geithner: Administration Pushing Financial Reform

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday the administration will send legislative language to Congress in the next few days to create a consumer financial products agency, one of the key parts of its overhaul plan.

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Bond Set In El Dorado Teen Murder Trial

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A man suspected of 2007 killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model is being held on a $3 million bond.

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Kansas AG Moves To Stop Wichita Gambling Operation

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Attorney General Steve Six and several other agencies sent a letter to the Highlands Gastropub & Cardroom in Wichita, demanding it shut down what the officials say is an illegal gambling operation.

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Disability Store Opens At Mall

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Those who have trouble walking now have a little help shopping at West Ridge Mall. A new store offers mobility equipment to purchase or rent.

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Southbound Gage To Close Monday

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Both southbound lanes of SW Gage Blvd. near Huntoon in Topeka will be closed starting Monday to repair a water main break.

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Diplomat Says U.S. to Consider F-16 Sale To Taiwan

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The de facto U.S. ambassador in Taiwan said Friday the Obama administration will consider the contentious sale of F-16 fighter jets to the island after key American officials are settled into their jobs.

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Hutchinson Machine Manufacturer Closing

Updated: 06/26/2009 - MegaFab will close its Hutchinson plant by September. It's moving the operations to a facility in Rockford, Ill. The move will cost 13 production jobs.

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