More Headlines

Local Grocery and Deli Closes

Updated: 10/27/2008 - After decades of business, Steinbock's Meat and Deli will close for good on Friday.

Read More

New Hotel Opens in Topeka

Updated: 10/27/2008 - A brand new hotel has opened in Topeka. The Hampton Inn at 1515 S.W. Arrowhead Rd. held its grand opening ceremony Monday with a ribbon cutting.

Read More

Fire Destroys Leo's VW Repair

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Fire crews were called to 2300 South East Virginia shortly before eleven this morning. Vehicles were inside the shop when the fire started. No word yet on damage estimates. The fire is believed to be accidental.

Read More

Bodies Found in Lawrence Friday Identified

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Two bodies found in Lawrence Friday have been identified. The bodies of Bronson Lee Standlee, 18, of Oklahoma, and Cory M. O'Connor, 29, of Indiana, were discovered around 3:00 p.m. Friday.

Read More

Topeka Mechanic's Shop Destroyed by Fire

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Topeka fire officials are still investigating the cause of a fire at a mechanic's shop Monday. The fire spread rapidly and destroyed Leo's VW Repair. Fire crews were called to 2300 Southeast Virginia shortly before 11 a.m. Monday.

Read More

Funeral Services Held For 3-Year-Old Shot in Head

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Funeral services were held Monday for a three year old boy that died of a gunshot wound to the head. Tre'vonte Williams-Lucas was remembered at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel.

Read More

Staph Germs Harder Than Ever to Treat, Studies Say

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Drug-resistant staph bacteria picked up in ordinary community settings are increasingly acquiring "superbug" powers and causing far more serious illnesses than they have in the past, doctors reported Monday. These widespread germs used to be easier to treat than the dangerous forms of staph found in hospitals and nursing homes.

Read More

Wal-Mart Scaling Back US Namesake Store Growth

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., with its emphasis on low prices and improved merchandise, is stealing market share from competitors and is well-positioned for the holiday season, CEO and President Lee Scott told investors Monday.

Read More

Feds Disrupt Skinhead Plot to Assassinate Obama

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Law enforcement agents have broken up a plot by two neo-Nazi skinheads to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and shoot or decapitate 88 black people, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives said Monday.

Read More

Stocks End Lower as Financials Give Up Early Gains

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Wall Street has ended another highly volatile session with a big last-minute loss as the market's stubborn worries about a protracted downturn in the economy and tight credit markets erased the bulk of the financial sector's gains. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 203 points, with almost all the decline coming in the last 10 minutes.

Read More

AP Source: 6-8 Steroids Cases Under Investigation

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Six to eight players are under investigation by the NFL for violating the league's drug policy by taking a weight-loss diuretic that is considered a masking agent for steroids.

Read More

Ted Stevens Found Guilty in Corruption Case

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was convicted of seven corruption charges Monday in a trial that threatened to end the 40-year career of Alaska's political patriarch in disgrace.

Read More

Oil Prices Fall as Investors Eye Weak Demand

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Oil prices waffled Monday, touching their lowest levels in nearly a year and a half but also showing some strength after a surprisingly upbeat home sales report gave investors a glimmer of hope that the housing market might rebound and help ease the economy's many problems. Crude finally ended the day falling less than a dollar.

Read More

Cable Co. Cox to Launch its Own Wireless Service

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Cable TV provider Cox Communications Inc. is set to announce Monday that it plans to have its own cellular network up and running next year, a move that intensifies cable's competition with phone companies.

Read More

Man Drives Off in Car Being Towed By Repo Worker

Posted: 10/27/2008 - State police say they are looking for a Laurel man who drove his car off a tow truck around 12:30 a.m. Saturday as a repossession worker tried to tow it away. Police said a 37-year-old man came out of his home as a worker from Complete Auto Recovery was putting his car on a tow truck.

Read More

World's Heaviest Man Marries in Mexico

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Manuel Uribe, who hasn't left his bed in six years, married his longtime girlfriend Claudia Solis Sunday in northern Mexico..

Read More

Treasury Set to Dish Out Financial Rescue Funds

Posted: 10/27/2008 - The Treasury Department will start doling out $125 billion to nine major banks this week to get credit flowing again, giving a lift to U.S. markets on rising confidence that the government's moves would stave off a protracted recession.

Read More

McCain vows to shift from Bush's economic policies

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Republican John McCain promised to pivot from President Bush's economic policies and impose strict controls on government spending that would spur investor confidence and the stock market's recovery. "I will protect your savings and retirement accounts and get this stock market rising again," said McCain, after huddling with economic advisers and pledging a break with Bush administration policies.

Read More

McCain vows to shift from Bush's economic policies

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Republican John McCain promised to pivot from President Bush's economic policies and impose strict controls on government spending that would spur investor confidence and the stock market's recovery. "I will protect your savings and retirement accounts and get this stock market rising again," said McCain, after huddling with economic advisers and pledging a break with Bush administration policies.

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