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Eisenhower Museum Sets Attendance Record

Posted: 12/02/2008 - The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene says it set an attendance record for public, outreach and education programs in November. A record 815 people attended 21 programs.

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Christmas Parade Fun in Emporia

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Christmas is more than three weeks away, but holiday festivities are already lighting up Emporia.

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21st and Urish Open in Topeka

Posted: 12/02/2008 - The roundabout is open to traffic in all directions. It was finished just five days beyond the original completion date, even with power company and weather delays.

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More Kansas Coal Plant Debates Expected

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Legislative leaders expect another round of debate next year over whether coal-fired power plants should be built in Western Kansas.

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College Hill Developer Gets More Time to Finish

Posted: 12/02/2008 - A makeover for the College Hill area will get a little more time to finish up. The Topeka City Council gave developer Henry McClure until December 31 of 2010 to complete building "J" of the apartment and townhome development Thursday night.

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Former Soldier's Execution Stayed

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Judge Richard Rogers issued his order last week in the case of Ronald Gray. He was set to die December 10th for a series of rapes and murder in the 1980s.

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Phelps Want $5 Million Ruling Overturned

Posted: 12/02/2008 - A federal appeals court in Virginia is being asked if Westboro Baptist Church was protected by the first amendment when it protested at a soldier's funeral.

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Grinch Steals Salvation Army Kettle in Topeka

Posted: 12/02/2008 - The kettle was in front of the Gordman's store on South Topeka Boulevard. When the bell ringer took a break for lunch around 2:30, someone took the kettle off the stand.

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Sex abuse allegations against evangelist detailed

Posted: 12/02/2008 - A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses evangelist Tony Alamo of sexually abusing five girls on separate occasions beginning in 1994, including a period when he was serving a tax-evasion sentence at a halfway house in Texarkana.

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Coleman pleads no contest to disorderly conduct

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Gary Coleman has pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a September incident at a bowling alley. The 40-year-old former star of "Diff'rent Strokes" was ordered to pay a $100 fine in a Payson court Tuesday. He also pleaded no contest to a reckless driving charge, which will be waived if he doesn't have any other violations within a year.

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Man accused of tossing Christmas tree at his dad

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Authorities say a west Florida man who lives with his parents has been arrested on a felony assault charge after he used a Christmas tree as a weapon to attack his father.

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Collective Brands Eliminating Jobs

Updated: 12/03/2008 - About two-percent of the company's current workforce will be affected by the job cuts, according to a company statement. The rest of the jobs being eliminated are already open positions.

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Lawmakers Intend to Renew Coal Plant Debate

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Senate President Steve Morris, a Hugoton Republican, said Tuesday work is under way to draft a comprehensive energy bill that will include allowing construction of the two plants outside Holcomb.

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Sen. Brownback to Discuss Moving Detainees

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Sen. Sam Brownback has scheduled a news conference for Thursday to discuss reasons why Guantanamo Bay detainees should not be moved to Kansas.

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Va. Court Hears Arguments in Westboro Case

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A federal appeals court in Virginia is considering whether a Kansas church was protected by the First Amendment when it protested at a soldier's funeral.

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Burglary Attempt Leads to Chase Through Lawrence

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Police in Lawrence have arrested a woman following a chase which began after she allegedly attempted a burglary in the 3100 block of Tomahawk Rd., near the Lawrence Country Club. A Lawrence Police Officer was injured during the incident.

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USD 501 Receives Charter School Application

Updated: 12/02/2008 - School officials report they received an application monday for a charter school that would temporary be housed at the former location of the Family Service & Guidance Center. After completed renovations, the charter school would permanently be located at the historic Sumner Elementary School.

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Obama Seeks to Assure Nervous Governors

Updated: 12/02/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama pledged quick work Tuesday on an economic recovery plan and told the nation's governors he wants their advice in designing a package to help their hard-hit states.

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Stocks Rebound After Steep Selloff

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Wall Street rebounded Tuesday, regaining some of the ground lost in the previous session's huge drop. The Dow Jones industrials rose more than 225 points, regaining a third of Monday's nearly 680-point plunge.

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