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Woman Rides To Landfill In Trash Bin

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Workers at the Frederick County Landfill were surprised by what they found in a large trash bin trucked in from a Goodwill Industries store: a woman who had apparently gotten trapped. "They opened the door and she got out," said landfill manager Ron Kimble.

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New Swiss Firefighting Tool: TV Remote control

Updated: 07/03/2009 - It must rank among the easiest fires ever to put out. Zurich authorities say police and firefighters were called to the house of an elderly woman early Thursday after she reported her television set was burning. When they arrived, they discovered no signs of fire or smoke.

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Seven People Arrested In Syracuse

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Seven people have been arrested on more than 50 drug crimes in Syracuse after a joint investigation.

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Recent KCK Killings Bring Concern

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Some Kansas City, Kan., residents see a recent killing spurt that claimed nine lives as just the latest wave of violence for the city.

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Palin Resigns As Governor, Leaves Plans Secret

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin abruptly announced Friday she is resigning from office at the end of the month, a shocking move that rattled the Republican party but left open the possibility she would seek a run for the White House in 2012.

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Abortion Doc Murder Suspect Sending Jail Mail

Updated: 07/03/2009 - A man charged with shooting abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, has been sending mailings from his jail cell that claim such killings are justifiable.

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Topeka Population Up

Updated: 07/03/2009 - More people are calling Topeka home than at any time since 1970. A new estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau puts the Kansas capital's population as of July 2008 at 123,446 _ up by 881 from July 2007.

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Budget Causes Correctional Facility Changes

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Female juvenile offenders now housed at a north-central Kansas facility will be transferred to Topeka because of state budget problems.

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Officials: 17 Die In US Missile Strike In Pakistan

Updated: 07/03/2009 - U.S. missiles struck a training facility operated by Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud and a militant communication center Friday, killing 17 people and wounding 27 others, intelligence officials said.

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Mystery Of Train Death Continues

Updated: 07/03/2009 - The death of a man who spent much of his life around trains is a mystery after his body was found beside tracks in central Kansas.

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Mayor Bunten Still Has Pneumonia

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Topeka Mayor Bill Bunten says he is unsure when he'll return to office as he continues to recover from pneumonia.

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Water Main Break

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Water mains continue to break causing street closings.

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Just War?

Updated: 07/02/2009 - A discussion on war was held at Washburn University Law school.

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Kansas Budget Cuts Impact Education

Updated: 07/02/2009 - State budget cuts will have a big impact on K-through-12 education. It will be cut by $39 Million in Kansas. It brings the per-student numbers to 2006 funding levels.

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Bomb Targeting Police Kills 2 In Pakistan

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Bombs targeting police and employees of a Pakistani nuclear facility killed two people and wounded scores more Thursday - the latest attacks to hit Pakistan as it battles Taliban insurgents near the border with Afghanistan.

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French: Air France Plane Hit the Sea Belly First

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Air France Flight 447 slammed into the Atlantic Ocean, intact and belly first, at such a high speed that the 228 people aboard probably had no time to even inflate their life jackets, French investigators said Thursday in their first report into the June 1 accident.

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North Korea Fires Missiles; Launch Toward US Feared

Updated: 07/02/2009 - North Korea fired a barrage of short-range missiles off its east coast Thursday, a possible prelude to the launch of a long-range missile toward Hawaii over the July Fourth holiday.

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United Computer Problems Cleared Up at O'Hare

Updated: 07/02/2009 - A computer problem temporarily disrupted United Airlines flights at O'Hare International Airport on Thursday, causing long delays and lines for travelers headed out for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Judge Tentatively Acquits Woman in MySpace Case

Updated: 07/02/2009 - A federal judge on Thursday tentatively threw out the convictions of a Missouri mother for her role in a MySpace hoax directed at a 13-year-old neighbor girl who ended up committing suicide.

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