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Students Take New Careers for a Test Drive

Updated: 03/13/2009 - About 300 students got a taste of possibility and potential at the 2009 Youth Career Day. Junior high students from Topeka schools gathered at the Kaw Area Tech, 5724 SW Huntoon St. today.

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Appeal says juror sent 'tweets' during $12.6M case

Updated: 03/13/2009 - A building materials company and its owner have appealed a $12.6 million verdict against them, alleging that a juror was posting related messages on Twitter.com while hearing the case.

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10 drink windshield wiper fluid at Ark. day care

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Ten children at a day care center drank windshield wiper fluid after a staffer served it from a container mistaken for Kool-Aid and placed in a refrigerator, authorities said Friday.

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Police Chase Ends in Arrest

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Topeka police have a man in custody after he fled police this morning. Speeds during the chase reached 80 miles per hour as the man drove through downtown Topeka.

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Topeka City Manager Prepares for Annual Evaluation

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Topeka City Manager Norton Bonaparte, Jr. marked his third anniversary as city manager by addressing the work he's done for the city and what he plans to do for the future of Topeka.

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German Police Try To Determine If They Were Duped

Updated: 03/13/2009 - German police worked with U.S. authorities Friday to determine if they had fallen victim to an Internet hoax as they investigate a school shooting in southern Germany that killed 15 people.

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Phelps Talks To NBC About Marijuana Pipe Photo

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Michael Phelps insists he's more worried about the pain he caused family, friends and fans than losing money in endorsements after he was photographed inhaling from a marijuana pipe.

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Stewart Hammers Cramer On `The Daily Show'

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Jon Stewart hammered Jim Cramer and his network, CNBC, in their anticipated face-off on "The Daily Show," repeatedly chastising the "Mad Money" host for putting entertainment above journalism.

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Wall Street set to Extend Gains for 4th Session

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Stock futures pointed higher early Friday as investors, following the lead of overseas traders, prepared to extend Wall Street's advance into a fourth straight session.

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Michelle Obama Begins Advocacy As First Lady

Updated: 03/13/2009 - The nation owes not only gratitude but tangible assistance to the nation's military and their families, and she'll make that a focus of her time in the White House, first lady Michelle Obama says.

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A 'Sorry And Ashamed' Bernard Madoff Pleads Guilty

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Bernard Madoff went from a $7 million penthouse to a tiny jail cell with cinderblock walls and linoleum floors after confessing he carried out what may be the biggest fraud in Wall Street history to escape the pain of a recession.

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Officials: Obama Close To Stating New Afghan Goals

Updated: 03/13/2009 - The Obama administration is close to announcing a redrawn strategy for a war in Afghanistan that the president says the United States is not winning, focusing on enlisting Pakistan in the fight against extremism and trimming U.S. expectations for military victory, administration, defense and intelligence officials said.

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Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend, Doctors Charged

Updated: 03/13/2009 - Anna Nicole Smith's death may have been from an accidental overdose, but prosecutors say her ex-boyfriend and two doctors were responsible for feeding the Playboy Playmate's addiction.

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New Debate on How to Decide Best Health Treatments

Updated: 03/12/2009 - People's lives and plenty of money are at stake when it comes to determining which medical treatments work best. So some prominent health industry and patient advocacy groups are trying to reframe the debate over how such decisions are made in order to ensure their interests are protected.

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Study: Some Heart Patients Undoing Drug Benefits

Updated: 03/12/2009 - European heart patients are taking more medication than ever before to lower their blood pressure and cholesterol, but bad habits such as overeating and smoking are undermining the drugs, a new study says.

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Murdoch Shuffles the Deck at Fox in L.A.

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire chief executive of News Corp., shuffled leadership of the company's Fox operations in Los Angeles on Thursday, as the media company prepares for the departure of President Peter Chernin.

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Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend, Doctors Charged

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Prosecutors say Anna Nicole Smith's former boyfriend and attorney, Howard K. Stern, and doctors Sandeep Kapoor and Khristine Eroshevich were charged Thursday with three felony counts of conspiracy in furnish drugs to her before her 2007 overdose death.

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NASA Shooting for Sunday Shuttle Discovery Launch

Updated: 03/12/2009 - NASA is replacing some space shuttle connections in hopes of plugging a gas leak and launching Discovery to the international space station on Sunday, after delays of more than a month.

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Second Man Convicted in Speedway Shooting

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Kansas City Star is reporting that Wyandotte County jurors found 53-year-old Nolden Garner guilty Thursday of several charges, including attempted second-degree murder.

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Stewart Hammers Cramer on 'The Daily Show'

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Jon Stewart hammered Jim Cramer and his network, CNBC, in their anticipated face-off on "The Daily Show," repeatedly chastising the "Mad Money" host for putting entertainment above journalism.

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