Posted: 10/17/2008 - A Reno County jury says a former Buhler high school debate coach and teacher is guilty of child sex crimes involving a foreign exchange student.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Federal prosecutors charge the owner of a Kansas tobacco wholesaler and his business associates with a scheme to avoid paying taxes on cigarettes. The government alleges in a 43-count indictment unsealed Friday that the scam cost the state of Oklahoma and Indian tribes $25 million in tax revenue.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Across the nation, predators who use to use the internet to lure children are now using text messages and images, communicating by cell phones.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Local elementary school students are being recognized for all their hard work. Shaner Elementary had their first quarter awards assembly Friday for grades K-5.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - A local school is doing its part as well to help the fight the fight against breast cancer.disease. Topeka High School students held a door decorating contest Friday in an effort to raise awareness of the disease during the month of October.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing the community is pitching in to help fight the disease. More than 800 brassieres were strung across the North Lawrence River Bridge Friday, all part of the "Bras Across the Kaw Awareness Campaign."
Posted: 10/17/2008 - The United Way of greater Topeka is a big step toward its six million dollar fundraising goal, thanks to employees of Hill's Pet Nutrition. Hill's set a personal business goal of one million dollars and certainly rose to the occasion.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - At the height of the corn harvest in the long muggy days of August, 10-month-old Zhang Peng began refusing to drink his milk, crying fitfully at night as he struggled to sleep. Soon his twin sister Zhang Xue fell ill, too.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - A former Central Heights High School teacher is accused of unlawful sexual relations with a student. Bryce Mulkey, 27, was arrested Thursday in Franklin County, following an investigation into his actions with a 17-year-old student at Central Heights...
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Ailing department store chain Mervyns LLC, which had been operating for almost five decades, has become the latest merchant headed for extinction.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Wall Street ended a tumultuous two-week run relatively quietly Friday, finishing another back-and-forth session mixed as investors were cheered by signs of easing in the credit markets.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - A woman pleaded no contest Friday to charges she helped a sexual predator escape from Larned State Hospital. Colean McCoy, 55, of Great Bend, was charged in the August 5th escape of 50-year-old Perry Isley, from the hospital's sexual predator treatment program.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Four Tops frontman Levi Stubbs, whose dynamic and emotive voice drove such Motown classics as "Reach Out (I'll Be There)" and "Baby I Need Your Loving," died Friday at 72.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney, embroiled in an adultery scandal and a tight race for re-election, admitted Friday.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - The state of Michigan was granted temporary custody Friday of four suburban Detroit siblings.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Berated as "evil" and "the lowest of the low," a man convicted of killing a college senior after a chance encounter was sentenced Friday.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Investigators were looking for the grandfather of a kidnapped 6-year-old boy Friday.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - The nation is on track to build fewer homes this year than at any time since the end of World War II, adding to the woes of an economy that analysts said Friday.
Updated: 10/19/2008 - The body found in the Kansas River has been identified as that of a man reported missing last month. The body is that of 31-year-old Jason Michael McNaughton of Topeka.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Evangelist Tony Alamo told a judge on Friday that he understood that he could get life in prison if convicted of taking a minor across state lines for sex, and he'll argue next week that he should be released from custody pending trial.
Posted: 10/17/2008 - You know those people you can read just like a book? Well, on Saturday you will be able to borrow one of them when this city turns its main library into a "Living Library."
Posted: 10/17/2008 - Investigators in Las Vegas say they're looking for the grandfather of a kidnapped 6-year-old boy with the hope he can lead them to the child.