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FDA Warns Against Some Diet Pills Sold On The Web

Updated: 12/23/2008 - If you're looking for a little help shedding extra pounds after the holidays, the government is warning you to stay away from nearly 30 weight-loss products that contain unlisted and possibly dangerous ingredients.

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Official Says Calif. Could Be Broke In 2 Months

Updated: 12/23/2008 - California's chief financial officer warned Monday that the state would run out of money in about two months as hopes of a Christmas budget compromise melted into political finger-pointing by the end of the day.

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Lesbian's Brutal Gang Rape Investigated In Calif.

Updated: 12/23/2008 - A woman in the San Francisco Bay area was jumped by four men, taunted for being a lesbian, repeatedly raped and left naked outside an abandoned apartment building, authorities said Monday.

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'Sopranos' Actor Cleared of Murder In NYPD Death

Updated: 12/23/2008 - Lillo Brancato, who played a bumbling aspiring mobster on "The Sopranos," was cleared Monday of second-degree murder in the shooting death of an off-duty policeman during a drunken, late-night search for drugs.

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Worship Schedule for Fort Riley

Updated: 12/22/2008 - Soldiers and their families are invited to attend worship services during the holiday season on Fort Riley, December 24 through January 1

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Digital Readiness Test Update

Updated: 12/22/2008 - We wanted to update you on the digital readiness test we aired last Wednesday. Many of you who have Cox Cable service complained that your picture was scrunched into a letterbox look and others that the audio on Cox was poor and muffled.

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Gage Blvd. Closed Monday for Power Line Work

Updated: 12/22/2008 - A stretch of Gage Blvd. was closed Monday while power lines were moved. The eight power lines were moved across the street between 10th and 12th streets. Gage was closed for a little over an hour while the work was done.

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Group Home Fire in Topeka Causes $25,000 in Damage

Updated: 12/22/2008 - An electrical fire in Topeka Sunday caused around $25,000 worth of damage. It happened at a group at 615 southwest 9th around 2:00 p.m. The home is a resident care facility, which provides room and board for mentally ill patients.

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PMCA Donates Gas to KHP for Christmas

Updated: 12/22/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol is filling up on fuel instead of presents this Christmas. The Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association donated gasoline to fill up KHP's patrol cars from Christmas Eve until New Years Day.

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YWCA Complying with New Safety Law

Updated: 12/22/2008 - You won't see it right away, but the YWCA is helping keep you and your children safer. They are upgrading their pool drain covers to comply with a new safety law which took effect Friday.

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5 Found Guilty In Fort Dix Terror Plot

Updated: 12/22/2008 - The Muslim defendants were convicted of conspiring to kill military personnel, but were cleared of attempted murder charges.

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Winter visits with a vengeance from East to West

Updated: 12/22/2008 - The weather outside was frightful from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Ore., on Monday, with last-minute holiday shoppers shivering and stranded travelers hoping for the best as Christmas rapidly approached. The little town of Eustis, Maine, got nearly 3 1/2 feet of snow. In Marysville, Wash., north of Seattle, heavy snow collapsed part of the roof Monday at the Whitley Evergreen factory, which makes modular buildings. No one was injured, but inspectors were dispatched to make sure other buildings in the business park were safe.

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4 recruiter suicides lead to Army probe

Updated: 12/22/2008 - HENDERSON, Texas (AP) -- Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Henderson, a strapping Iraq combat veteran, spent the last, miserable months of his life as an Army recruiter, cold-calling dozens of people a day from his strip-mall office and sitting in strangers' living rooms, trying to sign up their sons and daughters for an unpopular war.

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5 men convicted of conspiracy in Fort Dix plot

Updated: 12/22/2008 - CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy Monday in a case that tested the FBI's post-Sept. 11 strategy of infiltrating and breaking up terrorist plots in their earliest stages. The men could get life in prison when they are sentenced in April.

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Lions' Marinelli angry about columnist's question

Updated: 12/22/2008 - ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Rod Marinelli was as angry publicly on Monday as he's been in three seasons as coach of the Detroit Lions. Leading the NFL's first 0-15 team didn't do it. A question from a columnist did. Detroit News columnist Rob Parker asked Marinelli if he wished his daughter married a better defensive coordinator, taking a shot at his son-in-law Joe Barry, after Sunday's 42-7 loss to New Orleans.

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Mom accused of smoking marijuana with teen kids

Updated: 12/22/2008 - MINDEN, Nev. (AP) -- A 39-year-old woman was arrested last week on suspicion of smoking marijuana with her two teenage children. Douglas County sheriff's deputies said the woman was detained after they responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies said the woman told them that she was teaching her son to drive, but they smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle.

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'Sopranos' actor cleared of murder in NYPD death

Updated: 12/22/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Lillo Brancato, who played a bumbling aspiring mobster on "The Sopranos," was cleared Monday of second-degree murder in the shooting death of an off-duty policeman during a drunken, late-night search for drugs.

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