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TPD Officer Arrested For DUI Resigns

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Topeka Police Officer Trent Stanley resigned from the department Thursday. He was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last week while off duty.

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Pop Star Michael Jackson Dead

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Michael Jackson, the record-breaking, sensationally gifted "King of Pop" who emerged from childhood superstardom to become the entertainment world's most influential singer and dancer, and the tabloid world's most disturbing celebrity, has died. He was 50.

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DC Mayor Concedes Subway System Needs Improvement

Updated: 06/25/2009 - District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty says this week's deadly crash of a Metro subway train dramatizes the need for officials who operate the system to upgrade and modernize the fleet.

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Billy Bob Thornton's Estranged Daughter Indicted

Updated: 06/25/2009 - -- The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been indicted on several charges in the death of a 1-year-old girl she was baby sitting in central Florida.

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Alleged Lover Of Nina Wang Backs Claims To Estate

Updated: 06/25/2009 - The alleged lover of Asia's richest businesswoman defended his claim Thursday to her multibillion-dollar estate, testifying that they shared a life of feng shui, cooking and playing with model helicopters.

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Jive-Talking Twin Transformers Raise Race Issues

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Harmless comic characters or racist robots? The buzz over the summer blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" only grew Wednesday as some said two jive-talking Chevy characters were racial caricatures.

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Doorstep's Dovetail Shoppe Reopens Its Doors

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Clothing, furniture, dishes, knick knack, and various various households items line the shelves, all without price tags. The agency says rather than price them, it will accept any reasonable donation for an item.

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Testing For National HIV Testing Day

Updated: 06/25/2009 - One in five people living with H.I.V. in the United States is unaware s/he is living with the disease. To help encourage Americans to get tested National HIV Testing day has been set for June 27.

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Charges In KCK Slayings

Updated: 06/25/2009 - A 37-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of four people, including a 3-year-old girl and the child's mother. Burks also is charged with aggravated battery and eluding police.

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'Charlie's Angel' Farrah Fawcett Dies At 62

Updated: 06/25/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Farrah Fawcett, the "Charlie's Angels" star whose feathered blond hair and dazzling smile made her one of the biggest sex symbols of the 1970s, died Thursday after battling cancer. She was 62.

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Regents Raise Tuition At Kansas Schools

Updated: 06/25/2009 - The increases range from a 3.9 percent increase for Kansas residents at Kansas State University to 8.5 percent increase for in-state residents at Wichita State University.

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City Manager Meets With Citizens

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Topeka residents got the opportunity to give their opinions to Topeka City Manager Norton Bonaparte Thursday morning. It was part of a series of meetings Bonaparte has set up.

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PC Makers Race To Comply With China's Web Filter

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Days before a deadline abruptly imposed by China, computer makers are scrambling to comply with an order to supply Web-filtering software with PCs and worrying what it might do to their reputations.

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Water Main Breaks Near Stormont-Vail

Updated: 06/25/2009 - The Topeka Water Department expects repairs to the water main breaks at the intersection of SW 9th and Garfield and along SW 10th Street between Washburn and Garfield to last all Thursday.

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Obama Not Closing Door On Possible Health Care Tax

Updated: 06/25/2009 - With lawmakers trying to crunch the numbers on a $1 trillion health care overhaul, President Barack Obama is leaving the door open to a new tax on employer-provided health care benefits.

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