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City To Demolish Historic House

Posted: 03/30/2011 - The city is set to destroy a dilapidated house at the end of the week. But local preservationists are fighting to save a Highland Park house they say was part of the Civil War Underground Railroad.

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Former KU Ticket Employee Sentenced To Prison

Posted: 03/30/2011 - A former systems analyst at the University of Kansas ticket office was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her part in a $2 million ticket scalping conspiracy.

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House Advances Abortion Clinic Bill

Posted: 03/30/2011 - A bill imposing greater regulations on Kansas abortion clinics has won first-round approval in the House.

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OSHA Inspector Charged With False Reporting

Posted: 03/30/2011 - An inspector with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is charged in Kansas with lying about performing inspections at work sites.

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Shawnee County Ranks 61st in Healthiest Kansas Counties

Posted: 03/30/2011 - In a new report released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Shawnee County ranked 61 out of 98 in overall health compared to other counties in the state.

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Sen. Moran: Google Announcement Great News For Kansas

Updated: 03/30/2011 - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement regarding Google’s announcement Wednesday that they signed a development agreement to build their first ultra high-speed network in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Kansas City, Kan. Chosen For Google Fiber

Updated: 03/30/2011 - Google announced Wednesday its selection of Kansas City, Kansas, as the location for its ultra high-speed fiber project. While KCK is the first city chosen, Google made it clear that the company's efforts will expands to other cities in the future.

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Sex Offender Pollock Loses Bid For Parole

Posted: 03/30/2011 - A man who nearly killed a 13-year-old Topeka boy during a sexual assault in 1981 will not be paroled, and isn't eligible to be considered again for another 10 years.

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Fire Consumes Empty House

Updated: 03/30/2011 - A house on North Kansas Avenue was fully engulfed by flames early Wednesday morning.

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Capital District Project to Recruit Today

Posted: 03/29/2011 - And the theme will be "From Mass St. to Mass in the Street" as Kansan Grill hosts guest speaker Dean Palos of Johnson County Planning.

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Rabies Case In Salina

Posted: 03/29/2011 - The Salina Animal Shelter sent a skunk that had been killed by dogs to K-State for testing. The rabies test came back positive March 24th.

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Hughes Home Gains Historic Distinction

Posted: 03/29/2011 - Topeka City Council members approved a request Tuesday night for the home at 419 Southwest Taylor St. to be rezoned in a Historic Landmark Overlay District.

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City Cites Sidewalk Owners

Posted: 03/29/2011 - The Topeka City Council on Tuesday night authorized the city to do repairs on 11 sidewalks deemed unsafe if the property owners don't do it themselves in 30 days.

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Two Sentenced In NE Kansas Vandalism Rampage

Posted: 03/29/2011 - A 60-day jail term is part of the sentences ordered Monday for 19-year-old Roney McClintock Jr. and 28-year-old Brandon Sweet, both of Hiawatha.

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City Manager Keeps His Job

Updated: 03/29/2011 - Councilman John Alcala made a motion to add to Tuesday's agenda a resolution to terminate Bonaparte's employment. The motion failed, 3-6. Sylvia Ortiz and Bob Archer joined Alcala in voting yes.

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