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Topeka House Fire Causes $80,000 In Damage

Posted: 09/15/2008 - An apparent electrical fire did an estimated $80,000 damage to a home in Topeka's Potwin neighborhood. Heavy smoke was coming from the basement when fire crews arrived at the home on Greenwood just after 11:00 p.m. Sunday.

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Storm Siren Testing In Topeka Finds 4 Faulty

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Storm siren testing in Shawnee County Monday found 4 of the counties 72 sirens not working properly. Emergency management officials remind you sirens are not designed to be heard indoors. They recommend a NOAA weather radio for your home.

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McCain, Obama blast regulators, managers for Wall Street woes

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama on Monday both blasted regulators and managers for failing to head off the financial woes rocking Wall Street and called for an overhaul of the rules governing financial institutions.

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Shattered homes greet Galveston Residents

Posted: 09/15/2008 - When iReporter Carlos Ortega evacuated Galveston's West End last week, there was a road, a row of houses and about 150 feet of sand between his house and the water. Now the surf laps about 30 feet from his door.

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Galveston 'unhealthy and unsafe,' city manager says

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Galveston city leaders on Monday urged the 15,000 to 20,000 residents left on the hurricane-battered barrier island to leave, saying they cannot provide essential services.

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Laura Bush Arrives in Topeka Today

Updated: 09/16/2008 - The battle between Congresswoman Nancy Boyda and Treasurer Lynn Jenkins is heating up and First Lady Laura Bush arrives in Topeka Tuesday to help her fellow Republican. RaeChelle Davis and Amanda Lanum are Twittering Live.

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Obama, McCain Blame Economic Woes on Greed, Policy

Updated: 09/15/2008 - With chaos rocking financial markets, John McCain assailed "greed and corruption" on Wall Street and promised to clean it up, while Barack Obama blamed White House policies and said his opponent would only deliver more of the same.

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Dad chases nude boy from daughter's room with pipe

Posted: 09/15/2008 - DELTONA, Fla. (AP) -- An angry Deltona father whacked his teenage daughter's boyfriend with a metal pipe after finding the boy naked in his daughter's room. Authorities say the father, 45, didn't even know his daughter had a boyfriend or that the youngster had been sneaking into the home for more than a year.

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Take-Two sinks after EA says it won't buy company

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Now that a potential buyer has walked away, the video game publisher behind the popular "Grand Theft Auto" series could remain an independent company for the foreseeable future.

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Dog calls 911 after owner has seizure

Posted: 09/15/2008 - "Man's best friend" doesn't go far enough for Buddy - a German shepherd who remembered his training and saved his owner's life by calling 911 when the man had a seizure.

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Homing pigeon takes up wrong home in N.H.

Posted: 09/15/2008 - A New Hampshire couple are trying to figure out what to do with a homing pigeon that came to the wrong home - theirs. From an identification band, Don and Fran Roy of Manchester have traced the bird - which they have named "Trouble" - to a Pennsylvania man who races pigeons.

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Fla. police use Taser on nude man walking a dog

Posted: 09/15/2008 - 40-year-old man walking his dog in the nude was Tasered by police when he refused to follow an officer's commands. David McCranie of the Tallahassee Police Department said an officer on patrol spotted the man shortly after 8 p.m. Friday.

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Woman mistakes skunk for a cat, gets sprayed

Posted: 09/15/2008 - A Pennsylvania woman who thought she was petting a neighbor's cat got a smelly surprise when it turned out to be a skunk. Not only did the skunk spray the woman before dawn Monday, but it ran into her Mount Carmel home.

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Woman faces charge after dishwashing dispute

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Police say a 20-year-old woman faces an aggravated assault charge after she bit her boyfriend, broke a picture frame across his face and swung at him with a sword during an argument about him not doing the dishes.

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