More Headlines

Kan. Mom Pleads No-Contest to Abandoning Baby

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A 19-year-old McPherson mother pleads no-contest to child abandonment, and prosecutors say she likely will face probation. Prosecutors dropped a charge of child endangerment as part of the plea deal. Harman is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 15.

Read More

Mo. Teen Sentenced in Parents' Shooting

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A southern Missouri teenager is sentenced to two consecutive life terms for having her boyfriend shoot her parents while they slept in their home. She was 16 at the time she talked her boyfriend, Chad Brantley, into shooting her parents at their home near Summersville.

Read More

Wildfires Force Frantic Evacuations Near LA; 2 Die

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Residents near Los Angeles are being warned to stay on alert during the night as two huge wildfires burn in parts of the San Fernando Valley. Strong Santa Ana winds that could exceed 60 mph are forecast overnight. Fire officials fear the winds will blow embers across a wider area.

Read More

Cambodia Issues Ultimatum to Thailand to Withdraw

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Cambodia's prime minister has issued an ultimatum to Thailand to withdraw its troops from a disputed border area by noon or face a "life-and-death battle zone."

Read More

TPD Officers Remain on Paid Administrative Leave

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The four off-duty officers involved in a shooting incident on Saint Patrick's Day continue to be on paid administrative leave. According to Captain Stanley it is standard procedure to place the officers on paid administrative leave until the criminal investigation is complete.

Read More

Topeka Police Believe Man Committed Suicide at Mount Hope

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Topeka Police say they believe suicide was the cause of death of a body found at Mount Hope Cemetery. They are waiting for confirmation from the coroner's report. Police never believed foul play was a factor in the death.

Read More

Doctors Say, Double the Vitamin D

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Child doctors urge that a "twice a day" routine may reduce a child's risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease later in life.

Read More

Man Accused in 2 Traffic Deaths May Keep License

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A man with four DUI convictions might not permanently lose his license, even if convicted a fifth time for an accident that killed a Wichita woman and her child. He would still have to be caught driving under the influence twice more before his license could be permanently revoked

Read More

Mixed Emotions Surround USD 437 Boundary Proposal

Updated: 10/13/2008 - Students at Wanamaker, Jay Shideler, Auburn, and Indian Hills Elementary Schools could be impacted by the new boundaries being created for the new Farley Elementary School.

Read More

Podium Gets Carried Away During Bush Toast

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi toasted President Bush with pieces of a podium Monday night while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was dubbed a "prima donna" during translation in a Columbus Day official dinner at the White House.

Read More

KDHE Working to Find the Source of Two E. Coli Cases

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Two children have died from the disease in the past few days. One was in Seward county, the other in Chase county. The KDHE says the deaths were unrelated and were caused by different E. coli serotypes.

Read More

China Dairy Sued Over Infant's Toxic Milk Death

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The family of a baby whose death has been blamed on toxic milk filed suit against one of China's largest dairies Monday, while another dairy ensnared in the scandal said it was a victim of unscrupulous subcontractors.

Read More

EU Tells Music Lovers to Turn Down MP3 Players

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The European Union told music lovers Monday to turn down the volume of MP3 players, saying they risk permanent hearing loss from listening too long at maximum levels.

Read More

States Ask Baby Product Companies to Avoid BPA

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Attorneys general from Connecticut, New Jersey and Delaware sent letters Friday to 11 companies that make baby bottles and baby formula containers, asking they no longer use the chemical bisphenol A in their manufacturing because they said it was potentially harmful to infants.

Read More

Therapy Helps Hard-to-Transplant Get a New Kidney

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Nearly one in three patients who need a kidney transplant may never get one because their bodies are abnormally primed to attack a donated organ. Now doctors are trying new ways to outwit the immune system and save more of those so-called "highly sensitized" patients — often with kidneys donated by living donors, considered the optimal kind.

Read More

GM to Close Stamping Plant Near Grand Rapids

Posted: 10/13/2008 - General Motors Corp.'s efforts to hoard cash and outlast a prolonged economic slump claimed the jobs of more than 2,700 workers Monday as the automaker announced the demise of factories in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Read More

US, Bankers Rework Bailout Plan; Stocks Surge

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Bush administration plans to greatly expand protections for the U.S. banking system out of deep concern for the faltering economy, an industry official said Monday night after banking executives and top federal officials met to revamp the largest bailout plan in the nation's history. President Bush was to announce the expansion Tuesday morning.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability