Updated: 05/12/2009 - Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback is heading to Guantanamo Bay to review detainee operations at the U.S. base in Cuba.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - A helicopter pilot who was videotaped receiving oral sex from a woman as he flew her around San Diego acted so recklessly that his license must be revoked, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The personal doctor to a professional wrestler who killed himself, his wife and their 7-year-old son was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday for illegally prescribing painkillers and other drugs to patients.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Eminem says he and Jimmy Kimmel will fly about 200 laid-off autoworkers to Los Angeles for Friday's taping of his appearance on Kimmel's show.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The head of the Republican Party said Tuesday he regrets the public interpretation of comments in which he said the GOP voted against Mitt Romney last year in part because he was a Mormon.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The parents of slain Army Ranger and NFL star Pat Tillman voiced concerns Tuesday that the general who played a role in mischaracterizing his death could be put in charge of military operations in Afghanistan.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Social Security and Medicare are fading even faster under the weight of the recession, heading for insolvency years sooner than previously expected, the government warned Tuesday.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns held a work shop stressing how important it is to have a plan during a time of disaster.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Artifacts dating back 1,000 years were uncovered in western Kansas during an archaeological dig that was required before work on a dam could begin.
Updated: 05/13/2009 - The Topeka Transit Authority will see a mill cap increase to five mills for 2010, but will have to wait until the Topeka City Council looks at the budget to see if their new, higher budget is approved.
Updated: 05/13/2009 - A former Topeka mayor will not be granted a teaching license.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Some Wichita graduates will listen to words of wisdom from a very important speaker at their commencement.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Former K-State running back Leon Patton has been arrested on battery charges.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The jury trial will begin next week for a Shawnee County man charged with 68 counts of rape.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - One-year old Fabian Hackett is said to be doing well as he heals from third degree burns over 70-percent of his body.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - AAA is estimating that 32 point four million americans will travel during the holiday weekend, that's up 1.5% from last year.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson says he's asked the state's Chief Justice not to furlough any judiciary employees until lawmakers have a chance to rectify what might have been a mistake in the budget process.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - The Army Chief of Staff Tuesday announced the assignment of Col. (promotable) Paul. J. LaCamera as deputy commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are considering limiting - but not eliminating - the tax-free status of employer-provided health benefits to help pay for President Barack Obama's plan to provide coverage to 50 million uninsured Americans.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. military command launched an investigation Tuesday into whether it offers adequate mental health care to its soldiers, a day after a sergeant finishing up his third tour of Iraq allegedly shot and killed five comrades at a clinic on a U.S. base.
Updated: 05/12/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Social Security and Medicare are fading even faster under the weight of the recession, heading for insolvency years sooner than previously expected, the government warned Tuesday.
Updated: 05/13/2009 - Russell Eugene King, 49, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of arson to a dwelling without consent, a severity-level 6 person felony; and burglary, a severity-level 7 person felony. The crimes are alleged to have occurred May 10, 2009 at 820 SW 6th Street.