More Headlines

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,221

Updated: 01/05/2009 - As of Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at least 4,221 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

Read More

US ambassador: 2009 key year for

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Iraq has made tremendous progress over the past three months but the United States must remain engaged over the long term if it wants those gains to solidify, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq said.

Read More

Search Goes Nation-wide for Missing Kan. Boy

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Sheriff Craig Murphy said investigators have found no trace of Adam Herrman since he disappeared in 1999 from the mobile home park in Towanda where he lived with his adoptive parents.

Read More

Travolta Says He is Heartbroken at Son's Death

Updated: 01/05/2009 - John Travolta says he and his wife, Kelly Preston, are "heartbroken" over the death of their chronically ill 16-year-old son, who collapsed at the family's vacation home on Grand Bahama.

Read More

Minn. Board Expected to Announce Al Franken Winner

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The state Canvassing Board was poised to certify the results of the recount in Minnesota's grueling Senate election in Al Franken's favor - but that doesn't mean the race is definitely over.

Read More

World Leaders Converge on Israel in Push for Truce

Updated: 01/05/2009 - At least 10 Palestinian children were killed, raising the known death toll from a new ground invasion to more than 80, a Palestinian health official said. The vast majority of confirmed deaths have been civilians, fueling international outrage.

Read More

Former Lawrence State Rep. Dies

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Rep. Jessie Branson, a Democrat, was known for advocating health and arts concerns. As a legislator in the 1980s, she pushed for the law requiring young children in vehicles to ride in child safety seats.

Read More

Sebelius Still Not Interested in Commerce Job

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Sebelius said a month ago that she was taking herself out of consideration for a position in President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet. She cited the state's budget problems.

Read More

Bill Would Base Turnpike Tolls on Speed

Updated: 01/05/2009 - David Haley has introduced a bill that would allow the Kansas Turnpike Authority to charge tolls based on a driver's speed. Fast drivers traveling on the turnpike would be charged more than a flat rate.

Read More

CSI Hunley: Fate Of Historic Sub A Cold Case File

Updated: 01/05/2009 - It could be one of the nation's oldest cold case files: What happened to eight Confederate sailors aboard the H.L. Hunley after it became the first submarine in history to sink an enemy warship?

Read More

8 Dead, 1 Hurt After Chopper Crashes In La. Marsh

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Federal officials were expected to arrive Monday to find out why a helicopter bound for an offshore oil platform crashed in Louisiana's marshlands, killing eight and critically injuring another.

Read More

Burris to go to DC as his Fate Remains in Question

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Illinois U.S. Senate appointee Roland Burris is leaving for Washington on Monday afternoon for a high-stakes stakes showdown on Capitol Hill about whether he'll succeed President-elect Barack Obama in Congress.

Read More

Oil Supported above $46 as OPEC Cutbacks Take Hold

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Evidence that OPEC cutbacks were taking hold helped support oil prices above $46 a barrel Monday, with crude also getting support from new unrest in oil-rich Nigeria.

Read More

Stock Futures Mixed ahead of Auto Sales Data

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Wall Street proceeded warily into the first full week of 2009, trading mixed in premarket activity Monday ahead of readings on auto sales and construction spending.

Read More

Obama to Meet Congress Leaders on Economic Plan

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Barack Obama is heading to Capitol Hill to push for quick action on a broad economic stimulus package that congressional leaders are saying won't be ready until mid-February at the earliest — almost a month later than the president-elect wanted.

Read More

Richardson Withdraws As Obama Nominee

Updated: 01/04/2009 - Obama's cabinet choice pulls out of the running over a grand jury probe investigating lucrative New Mexico state contracts.

Read More

Florida Couple Back Home After Unexpected Cuba Trip

Updated: 01/04/2009 - A Florida couple who said they wound up in a Cuban jail after their boat was badly damaged in a storm is back home. Robert Vassallo on Friday said he and his girlfriend, Angellette Smith, flew into Miami New Year's Eve. The couple said they had been sailing around the Caribbean when they encountered rough waves, and their boat washed ashore and sustained damages.

Read More

Homicides Down In Many Major Cities

Updated: 01/04/2009 - Killings dropped by a third here last year, making Wisconsin's largest city among the nation's most successful in tackling its 2008 murder rate.

Read More

DWI Deaths: Is It Murder?

Updated: 01/04/2009 - Drunk driving kills more than 13,000 Americans a year - that's one every 39 minutes. Authorities call it an epidemic. They say that despite all the publicity, all the education campaigns, and all the advertising over the past decade, the number of drunk-driving fatalities has not gone down.

Read More

Israeli Troops and Tanks Slice Deep Into Gaza

Updated: 01/04/2009 - Thousands of Israeli troops backed by tanks and helicopter gunships surrounded Gaza's largest city and fought militants at close range Sunday, the first full day of an overwhelming ground offensive in the coastal territory.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability