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Former Shawnee County Sheriff Member Passes Away

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A former member of the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office has passed away. Sheriff's officials told 13 News Monday that Major Ken Pierce passed away Sunday night at his home.

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Final Election Totals for Lyon County

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The final election totals are in for the Lyon County Clerk and County Commissions races. The initial votes could have been challenged until noon today. Lyon County has confirmed the final numbers.

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Kansas Banks Wary of Federal Bailout

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The head of the Kansas Bankers Association says the state's banks are reluctant to accept money included in the financial bailout. Capitol Federal CEO John Dicus said his bank already has sufficient resources to continue lending money to home buyers.

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Cops have tough time finding sober driver for boy

Posted: 11/10/2008 - SCHERERVILLE, Ind. – Indiana state police said that after a mother was arrested for drunken driving, the three relatives who came to pick up her 1-year-old son also had all been drinking. A state trooper stopped a minivan for speeding early Saturday on U.S. 30 in Schererville in northwestern Indiana. He arrested the 24-year-old woman on a drunken driving charges.

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TSA expands 'family lanes' at airport checkpoints

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Transportation Security Administration is expanding the "family lane" concept to every airport security checkpoint in the country, and will direct not only families to those lanes, but also people who have "medically necessary" liquids and gels in excess of current 3-ounce limits.

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Obama launches Web site to reach public

Posted: 11/10/2008 - (CNN) -- Barack Obama had a formidable online presence during his quest for the White House, and he is once again turning to the Internet to communicate with the American public as president-elect.

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Beyonce on offers for wedding pics: 'Ridiculous!'

Posted: 11/10/2008 - NEW YORK – Beyonce insists she would have never considered selling photos of her hush-hush wedding to Jay-Z to a glossy celebrity magazine. Still, the singer acknowledges that she was amazed at the amount of money that was offered.

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Charity worker finds $7,500 among donated shoes

Posted: 11/10/2008 - GLEN CARBON, Ill. – This stacks up among the better finds at a Goodwill store: $7,500 in cash stuffed in a shoebox. A recent Bulgarian immigrant found the money during her first day on the job last week at a Goodwill near St. Louis in Glen Carbon, Ill.

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Man questioned in Hudson case to stay in prison

Posted: 11/10/2008 - JOLIET, Ill. – A parole review official on Monday refused to release the convicted felon questioned in the killings of Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, after a witness reported seeing him with a gun similar to the one used in the slayings.

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Palin sorts clothes to see what belongs to the RNC

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASILLA, Alaska – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spent part of the weekend going through her clothing to determine what belongs to the Republican Party after it spent $150,000-plus on a wardrobe for the vice presidential nominee, according to Palin's father.

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Wall Street falls, unable to shake economic woes

Posted: 11/10/2008 - NEW YORK – Wall Street's initial enthusiasm about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package fizzled Monday, as investors succumbed to anxieties about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending.

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Veterans Day Events Across NE Kansas

Updated: 11/11/2008 - A list of events across northeast Kansas happening to honor our Veterans and their sacrifice. Map included.

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Cops Have Tough Time Finding Sober Driver For Boy

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Indiana state police said that after a mother was arrested for drunken driving, the three relatives who came to pick up her 1-year-old son also had all been drinking.

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2 Dead In Feud Over Ala.-LSU Football Game

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Authorities say an argument over Saturday's Alabama-LSU football game led to the shooting deaths of a couple at a home in south Alabama.

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Competency Hearing Set for Murder Suspect

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A competency hearing for Justin Thurber is scheduled for December 16th in the murder case of Cowley College freshman Jodi Sanderholm

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Panel Reviews Future Kansas Energy Costs

Posted: 11/10/2008 - State efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could have an effect not only on Kansas power plants, but on agriculture and anyone who owns a vehicle.

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Longoria is AL Rookie of Year, Soto wins NL award

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Evan Longoria won the American League Rookie of the Year award Monday by unanimous vote, and Geovany Soto ran away with the NL honor. Following a season of breakthroughs for the AL champion Rays, Longoria became the first Tampa Bay player to win a national award from the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

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Soldiers/ Veterans Highlighted in Manhattan Parade

Posted: 11/10/2008 - More than 1,000 Soldiers will march in the Veterans Day parade in Manhattan Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. This year's grand marshal is Brig. Gen Perry Wiggins, commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

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World's ugliest dog dies after battle with cancer

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A one-eyed, three-legged dog that won the title of world's ugliest pooch this summer has died. The St. Petersburg Times in Florida reports that Gus, a Chinese crested dog, had cancer. He was 9. Gus was rescued from a bad home and went on to win the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in northern California.

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