More Headlines

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

Police Release Picture of Topeka Bank Robbery Suspect

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Authorities issued a warrant Friday for 30-year old Daniel Lee Dukewits. Police identified him as a suspect in Monday's attempted robbery of Kaw Valley Bank and robbery of UMB Bank.

Read More

15 Injured in Bus-Train Collision in L.A.

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Passengers on train suffer minor injuries, fire official says. Cause of crash under investigation. Crash comes one week after fatal collision involving commuter train, freight train.

Read More

Transsexual Wins Lawsuit Against Library of Congress

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Officials rescinded job offer after learning of transition. Ex-Army Special Forces officer David Schroer became Diane Schroer. Judge finds discrimination on basis of gender. ACLU applauds ruling; library has no comment.

Read More

Mystery Ship Washes Ashore in Alabama after Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Wreck partially uncovered when Hurricane Camille cleared away sand in 1969. Marine archeologist says ship is likely the Monticello, which ran aground in 1862. Monticello partially burned when it crashed trying to get past Navy during Civil War. Others say it could be an early 20th century schooner that ran aground in 1933.

Read More

Theater Smash Hit Coming to Topeka

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A theatrical smash hit is making its way to Topeka in December with some added surprises. International sensation "Stomp" will be playing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center December 9th and 10th.

Read More

National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2008

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Friday marks a day to stop, remember, and honor the brave and patriotic Americans who serve our country. President Bush proclaimed Friday "National POW/MIA Recognition Day," honoring those who have been prisoners of war or are still missing in action.

Read More

Kansas State Wants to Help Revive Aggieville

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Kansas State University plans to help spark the revival of Aggieville, the popular shopping and entertainment district bordering the campus in Manhattan.

Read More

Guilty Plea in Murder of Topeka Teen

Posted: 09/19/2008 - 25-year old Christopher Hall pleaded guilty Friday in the murder of 15-year old Nacole Winter. Winter's body was found near Lake Shawnee in December 2006.

Read More

Convention Crunch for Britain's Weakened Leader

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Here's a primer for the modern British politician: Smile a lot, give short, punchy answers to questions, mingle easily with the public, and always pretend to be enjoying it.

Read More

California's Chaotic Finances Almost in Order

Posted: 09/19/2008 - California legislators were poised Friday to pass a compromise spending plan for the second time in a week to meet Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's demands for budget reform, ending the state's 81-day fiscal impasse.

Read More

New dwarf planet named Haumea for Hawaiian goddess

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A newly discovered dwarf planet in the solar system has been given a Hawaiian name: Haumea (how-MAY'-ah), after the Hawaiian goddess of earth and fertility. Haumea's name was approved Wednesday by the International Astronomical Union in Paris.

Read More

Topeka Police Investigate School Bus Accident

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Friday afternoon accident involving a school bus and two other vehicles. Police say there were a total of 27 people involved in the accident. No one was injured.

Read More

OJ Jurors Hear Recording of Hotel Confrontation

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Jurors in O.J. Simpson's armed robbery and kidnapping trial on Friday heard a recording of the football star angrily accusing two memorabilia dealers of stealing his mementoes and saying, "Don't let nobody out of this room."

Read More

$6B storm? Ike's economic impact is felt widely

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Shrimpers and oystermen lost their boats to the muck. Tourist areas on the coast that should be bustling at the start of convention season are flattened. Lingering power outages are keeping offices empty and restaurants closed from Texas through the Midwest.

Read More

Woman Finds 'Goldilocks' Snoring in Her Son's Bed

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A man was charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into a home, ate cheese from the refrigerator, made a mess in a bathroom and fell asleep on a child's bed. Tracy Mullins, 47, of Billings, was arraigned in District Court on Thursday by video from the county jail.

Read More

Milk Off Shelves as China's Safety Scandal Grows

Posted: 09/19/2008 - China's food safety crisis widened Friday after the industrial chemical melamine was found in milk produced by three of the country's leading dairy companies - prompting stores, including Starbucks, to yank milk from their shelves.

Read More

Ike Helps Uncover Mystery Vessel on Ala. Coast

Posted: 09/19/2008 - When the waves from Hurricane Ike receded, they left behind a mystery - a ragged shipwreck that archeologists say could be a two-masted Civil War schooner that ran aground in 1862 or another ship from some 70 years later.

Read More

Bailout Plan May Cost a Half-trillion or More

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration on Friday laid out a radical bailout plan with a jawdropping price tag - a takeover of a half-trillion dollars or more in worthless mortgages and other bad debt held by tottering institutions.

Read More

Woman revises lawsuit over Heath Ledger tape

Posted: 09/19/2008 - A magazine freelancer suing two photographers and a paparazzi agency over a video that purportedly shows Heath Ledger doing drugs has amended her lawsuit to downplay her role as a reporter.

Read More

Investigator: Palin probe to end before election

Posted: 09/19/2008 - The Alaska lawmaker directing an abuse-of-power investigation of Gov. Sarah Palin promised Friday the probe will be finished before the election, despite refusals by key witnesses to testify, including the governor's husband.

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