More Headlines

Envoys Can't Agree on New Iran Nuke Sanctions

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Senior envoys from the U.N. Security Council's five permanent membes and Germany can't agree on a fourth round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. However, the envoys did reaffirm their commitment to the offering incentives to stop their uranium enrichment.

Read More

Envoys Can't Agree on New Iran Nuke Sanctions

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Diplomats from six major world powers, including the U.S., have failed to reach consensus on a fourth round of U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

Read More

Regulators Shut Down Ameribank in West Virginia

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Federal regulators have shut down a small bank in West Virginia. They say the bank has overextended loans for the rehabilitation of distressed properties. It was the 12th failure this year of a federally insured bank. Its branches will be reopened by other banks on Monday.

Read More

Book on Billionaire Gets Personal

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A new biography of billionaire Warren Buffett reveals his lack of confidence as a young man, and his triumphs as a top businessman.

Read More

Pumpkin Hurl Now Has More Than Half-mile of Room

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A pumpkin hurling contest in Washington had to increase its space after a squash was tossed 1,866 feet last year. The new space has a more than 3,000 feet gourd firing range. The defending champion uses a 78-foot-tall trebuchet.

Read More

McCain Defends Retirement Accounts Amid Stock Dive

Posted: 09/19/2008 - John McCain will defend his support for privately investing Social Security money amid this week's economic turmoil. Barack Obama opposes the personal retirement accounts. McCain's campaign says there's no talk of outsourcing the program to the private sector.

Read More

Chavez Won't Answer U.S. Candidates' 'Attacks'

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says both U.S. presidential candidates have been making attacks against him. He says he'll wait for one to be elected before they try to understand each other.

Read More

Pols Ask Bush to Review Denied Medal of Honor

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A California congressional delegation asked President Bush on Friday to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Marine who was chosen to receive only the second-highest medal the Navy can bestow for valor.

Read More

Kansas SRS Honored for Good Performance

Posted: 09/19/2008 - The USDA gave Kansas $1.5 million Friday to continue improvements in its Food Assistance Program. The money is a bonus for its high performance.

Read More

Girl, Man Shot at High School in L.A. County

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Two young people have been shot and wounded at a high school in Los Angeles County. They are both in critical condition. The shooting occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Pacific time. No information is available on who fired the shots.

Read More

Police: "Patton Shook his Victim"

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Arrests warrants in Leon Patton's child abuse case says he "feloniously and intentionally" shook the baby he's charged with abusing last July

Read More

Politicians ask Bush to Review Denied Medal of Honor

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A California congressional delegation has asked President Bush to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Marine. Sergeant Rafael Peralta covered a grenade with his body to save comrades during fighting in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004 according to witnesses.

Read More

Buffett Biography Reveals Flaws, Recounts Triumphs

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A new biography on Warren Buffet reveals that his wife, Susan, discovered when they were newlyweds that her husband was "riddled with self doubt." Buffett relied on his wife to help cut his hair, stock the pantry and help him deal with other people according to the book.

Read More

Kansas Guard Returning From Hurricane Relief Mission

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A group of Kansas National Guardsmen returned home Friday night from helping out with Hurricane Ike victims. The soldiers deployed September 12. While in Texas they assisted those who lived there with immediate supplies

Read More

Penn National Wants Return of $25 million

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A Shawnee Co. District Court judge expects to rule in about a week on whether to return a $25 million privilege fee to Penn National Gaming. Penn paid the money when it won the contract to manage a state-owned casino in Cherokee County, but has since walked away from the deal.

Read More

Oktoberfest Pours into Overbrook

Posted: 09/19/2008 - The town of Overbrook is holding its annual Oktoberfest celebration. It runs until 11 pm Friday, Sept. 19 and from 10 am to 11 pm Saturday, Sept. 20.

Read More

Muslim Prayer Complaint

Posted: 09/19/2008 - 86 people have been fired from a meatpacking plant in Nebraska after walking off the job amid a prayer dispute. The workers repeatedly left work without authorization. A company spokeswoman says they had been warned.

Read More

Nev. Judge Dismisses Gun Case Against Jerry Lewis

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A Las Vegas judge has dismissed a firearms charge against entertainer Jerry Lewis. Lewis was cited in July for attempting to carry an unloaded concealed weapon through McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

Read More

Two Men Die in Plane Crash in Nebraska

Updated: 09/19/2008 - Two men have died after a plane crashed near the York airport. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene Friday, while the other man was extricated from the wreckage and taken to a hospital where he died later. There were no witnesses, and the cause is still unknown.

Read More

Serb President Prepares for U.N. Kosovo Struggle

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in February. Serbia argues that secession was illegal under international law. Belgrade lost authority over Kosovo following a war in 1999.

Read More

Medvedev: Russia Won't be Pushed into Isolation

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Medvedev dismissed a claim that Russia was sliding back to authoritarianism. Condoleezza Rice warned Russia it is on a path to isolation and irrelevance. Russia accuses NATO of displaying "Cold War reflexes."

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