Updated: 12/21/2008 - Vice President Dick Cheney blamed Congress for failing to bail out the auto industry, saying the White House was forced to step in to save U.S. car companies.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Movie audiences greeted Jim Carrey and Will Smith with a lukewarm "yes' as snowstorms undermined weekend debuts from both stars.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - A study of the Greensburg tornado has found that southern and central Kansas saw more twisters that night than initially thought. And those tornadoes were particularly strong.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Two men are in custody in the slaying of a 48-year-old women, the first homicide in the south-central Kansas town of Pratt in almost 20 years.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - The United States adoption process can be frustrating to some would-be parents. That is why so many, including some in Topeka, are looking to China for their children.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - As the cake candles flickered, relatives and friends singing to seven surviving octuplets on their 10th birthday Saturday had to pause and consider after "happy birthday to ..."
Updated: 12/21/2008 - WIBW's Morning News Team was featured in the Sunday edition of the Topeka Capital Journal this week.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - While on vacation in Hawaii, the Obama family is staying in a $9 million single-story oceanfront home in a laid-back neighborhood over the mountain from downtown Honolulu where the president-elect grew up.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - The epic election that made Barack Obama the first African-American president was the top news story of 2008 - followed closely by the economic meltdown that will test his leadership, according to U.S. editors and news directors voting in The Associated Press' annual poll.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Two crowns will be at stake this weekend in Lawrence. The Miss Kansas USA and Miss Teen Kansas USA pageants are being held in Lawrence for a third year.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - A 20-year-old Kansas man was killed as he tried to put gas in his car on Interstate 70.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - So you fancy yourself a singer, eh ... alone, in your car, with the windows up, when no one's looking.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - A fierce winter storm blew in from the Pacific with up to 2 feet of snow and icy wind, creating a nightmare for holiday travelers already stymied by winter's dance across the northern half of the country.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Firefighters said it was like something out of a movie - passengers emerging from a smoke-filled ravine where the remains of a Boeing 737 lay in flames, its landing gear and left engine shorn off.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - American troops will move into southern Iraq early next year to replace departing British forces, the top U.S. general in Iraq said.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Vice President Dick Cheney says he's guessing that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is still alive.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - Successive waves of wintry weather gripped much of the country Saturday, frustrating holiday travelers from coast to coast and keeping the lights off for thousands of people who lost power after ice storms just days ago.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - A Continental Airlines jet taking off from the Denver airport went off the runway and caught fire Saturday night, forcing more than 100 passengers to evacuate on emergency slides and injuring at least seven people, officials said.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - The top U.S. military officer said Saturday that the Pentagon could double the number of American forces in Afghanistan by next summer to 60,000 — the largest estimate of potential reinforcements ever publicly suggested.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - One measure of how tough times are in the Motor City: Some of the offenders in jail don't want to be released; some who do get out promptly re-offend to head back where there's heat, health care and three meals a day.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - A police chase through Kansas City on both sides of the state line lasted for about a half hour last night.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - The Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is focusing several events next year on Abraham Lincoln.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - Two crowns will be at stake this weekend in Lawrence.
Updated: 12/20/2008 - A Wichita man with a criminal history says he accidentally strangled a woman two years ago during sex.