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Hwy. 75 Wreck Injures One

Updated: 12/08/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by 18-year old Alyssa Kanicki of Topeka sideswiped a minivan on northbound Hwy. 75 driven by 42-year Teresa Vleck of Holton, causing Vleck's vehicle to overturn.

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Topeka Tech Company Closes

Posted: 12/08/2008 - QuVis founder, Kenbe Goertzen, told www.cjonline.com the company is struggling under $40 million debt. He told them the company laid off its 29 employees Dec. 1st.

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Climate Envoys Battle over Forests, Emissions

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Negotiators at a U.N. climate conference worked Monday to resolve differences over a deal to protect the world's forests and pressed industrial countries to drastically reduce their carbon emissions.

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Date Set for Sumner School Auction

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The auction of the former Sumner School building will be conducted at 6 pm, January 22nd in the first floor conference room of the Holliday Building. It's one of the buildings linked to the historic Brown versus Board of Education desegregation case.

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Three Dead in F-18 Crash

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Three people died with a fighter jet crashed in a San Diego neighborhood Monday. A fourth person is missng. The pilot managed to eject safely and is in stable condition.

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Amtrak Train Hits Semi Rig in Illinois; 10 Treated

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says nine passengers and one crew member went to hospitals for evaluation after a train slammed into a big rig on the tracks in Southern Illinois. All were treated and released by Monday evening.

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Report: Leno to Stay at NBC, Moving to Prime Time

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The New York Times is reporting that NBC has signed its late-night star Jay Leno to a contract that would have him in a new show airing 10 p.m. Eastern every weeknight. The deal is to be announced Tuesday.

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Level 3 to Lay Off 450 Workers in North America

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Internet network provider Level 3 Communications Inc. says it is laying off about 450 North America employees, or about 8 percent of its total work force.

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Bennigans Becomes Boulevard Grill

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Boulevard Grill is open for business at 3251 South Topeka Boulevard. Ron Cleaver, was manager of the Bennigans that used to be at that location, says he's hired back most of the crew he'd worked with at Bennigans.

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Judge Refuses to Intervene in Jail Allegations

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Linda Schneider's lawyers contend she's been subjected to cruel and punitive conditions while in solitary confinement. U.S. District Judge Monti Belot on Monday refused to intervene, saying the defense failed to prove its allegations.

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Brownback Introduces Detainee Bill

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sen. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he's introduced legislation to stop the transfer of any detainees from Guantanamo to Fort Leavenworth.

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Charges Filed in Clay Center Shooting

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Two charges, including attempted first degree murder, were filed against 41-year-old Tracy Hackney. Hackney was arrested Friday evening in Topeka. He's suspected of shooting a woman in Clay Center Thursday morning.

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Topeka Police Arrest Man for Bomb Threat

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Russell King is in custody at the Shawnee County Jail, facing a criminal threat charge. Officials say he called and reported an explosive device about to go off at an apartment complex. Nothing was found.

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Shawnee Co. Commission Approves Salary Hike, Business Break

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Commissioners voted Monday for pay increases for county department heads, as well as commissioners' salaries. Their salary will go up 3.7 percent, to $43,000 a year. An intent to issue industrial bonds for an as-yet-unnamed business was also approved.

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Fort Riley Unit Returns from Iraq

Posted: 12/08/2008 - More than 150 soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division were welcomed home Monday afternoon. The troops spent the past 15 months in Iraq, where they took command of more than seven battalions and about 4000 soldiers.

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Call for Nomination for YMCA Character Awards

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Nominations are being accepted for the YMCA Character Values Awards. The awards recognize a youth or adult who exemplifies any or all of the YMCA's core values, caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

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Kan. DOL Extends Unemployment Benefits

Posted: 12/08/2008 - As unemployment increases across the country, Kansans now have a little extra time to find a new job. The state Department of Labor has added seven weeks of eligibility beyond the standard maximum of 26 weeks and 13 more provided by the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act (EUC08).

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KU Chancellor to Step Down

Posted: 12/08/2008 - KU Chancellor Robert E. Hemenway announced Monday he will be stepping down on June 30, 2009.

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Kansas Health Officials Urge Flu Shots

Posted: 12/08/2008 - For the first time, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment this year is recommending that anyone in Kansas aged 6 months through 18 years be vaccinated.

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Tribune Co. Files For Bankruptcy

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The Tribune owns the Chicago Cubs baseball franchise, as well as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Sun of Baltimore, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant, six other daily newspapers and 23 television stations.

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Analyst Predicts Job Cuts for Sprint

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sprint Nextel has struggled since acquiring Nextel in 1995 as technical problems, ineffective marketing and poor meshing of the two companies have led to massive subscriber losses.

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Statehouse Renovation Bonds Not Approved

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The Capitol Restoration Commission agreed Monday not take any action on additional bonds for the project. The commission oversees the renovation project when the Legislature isn't in session.

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