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Topeka Riverfront Project Final Report Finished

Posted: 10/20/2008 - The Topeka Shawnee County Riverfront Authority says the final report on the Riverfront Project is finished. Members received the report at their meeting Monday.

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Helping Hands Humane Society Needs Shredded Paper

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Helping Hands Humane Society is asking for your help in keeping the animals warm this winter. They have an immediate need for shredded paper, which is used as bedding for the animals.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony in Manhattan for New Hospice House

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A ground-breaking ceremony kicks off the beginning phases of a new hospice facility in Manhattan. The Homecare and Hospice Foundation held the ceremony Monday at the future site of the Hospice House.

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National School Bus Safety Week

Posted: 10/20/2008 - An extra reminder to keep an eye out for kids headed to school this week. In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week, Durham School Services urges you to remember "Stop on Red, Kids Ahead."

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Plane Lands on Highway in Salina Sunday

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a Kansas highway Sunday, causing traffic problems but no injuries. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the pilot was preparing to land Sunday afternoon at the Salina airport when the engine quit.

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Man Struck by Train, Killed Sunday in Merriam

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train in Merriam. Police said the man was walking on railroad tracks at about 8:00 p.m. Sunday night when a coal train traveling 20 to 25 miles per hour struck him from behind.

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Topeka Police Question Teen in Toddler's Death

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Police say they're hoping to get answers from a 15-year-old whose 3-year-old cousin was shot in the head Friday. Sylk White was picked up at a Topeka motel Sunday night as a material witness in Friday's shooting of TreVonte Williams.

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Gov. Challenges Kansans to Reduce Energy Use

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius challenges Kansans to reduce their energy consumption this week for "Energy Awareness Week." She says a good way to lower heating costs this winter is to turn off lights and pay attention to where your thermostat is set.

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McCain Targets Liberals in Sharpened Stump Speech in Missouri

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Republican John McCain is using a visit to Missouri Monday to brand Democrat Barack Obama a liberal and criticize feminists and the media. McCain and his supporters are trying to rally their conservative base in Missouri, a hotly contested state.

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Cause of Death Pending for Man Found in River

Posted: 10/20/2008 - The Shawnee County Coroner's Office is conducting an autopsy on Jason McNaughton, the man found in the Kansas River Friday, Oct. 17. Results from that report are pending a toxicology test.

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Latest space tourist gets his money's worth

Posted: 10/20/2008 - The world's latest space tourist, a computer game wizard and astronaut's son who paid $30 million to fly to the space station, said Monday from orbit that he's gotten his money's worth.

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Gas Drops Below $3 Nationwide

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Prices At Pump Approach Year-Ago Levels Even As Likely OPEC Cuts Push Oil Prices Higher.

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Kansas GOP, Boyda Fight over Taxpayer-Funded Mailings

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Kansas GOP cries foul over Democrat Nancy Boyda's use of taxpayer money for mailings when she criticized her opponent for it two years ago. Boyda says the criticism then was very specific.

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