Updated: 01/31/2009 - Leaving a garage door opener in your vehicle can be a free pass for burglars to break in and steal it, look up your address on your registration or insurance, and go to your house to rob you.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Sales and Marketing Executives of Topeka will present its 2008 Sales and Marketing Executive of the Year award to Duane Fager, President and Chief Executive Officer, CoreFirst Bank and Trust.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state took in $513 million during the month. Officials had expected tax collections of $534 million. The difference is about 4 percent.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - State government's leading health care policy group has started to push again for an increase in tobacco taxes.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - A Bellevue pilot and his family have refiled a lawsuit alleging a Cessna aircraft's poor design led to a 2007 crash that left him disabled.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Shawnee Co. DA Chad Taylor says a review of pending cases back to the year 2000 shows 3,955 with no decision made on whether to prosecute or decline charges.Taylor says 1,724 of those have had the five-year statute of limitations run out.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Payments of $6.6 million in overdue state fuel tax revenue sent to the wrong counties is included in a budget-balancing bill sent to the House. Money for 19 counties is included.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - House Federal and State Affairs Committee Chairman Melvin Neufeld said Friday that his committee is drafting a bill to reduce the minimum investment required to operate a state-owned casino in the southeast Kansas gambling zone of Crawford and Cherokee counties.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Project Topeka kicked off its annual community food drive. The goal is to collect 199 tons of nonperishable food items through the month of February.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - The Lawrence and Topeka humane shelters are housing dogs seized by the Kansas Animal Health Department from a Douglas County breeder earlier this week. The Lawrence shelter also received 50 more dogs seized from southeast Kansas.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - A committee in the Kansas House endorses a new bill for closing a state budget deficit.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Negotiators for the union representing 700 engineers at Boeing's military aircraft plant in Wichita are urging workers to reject the company's so-called final offer.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Sedgwick County Health Department says it is investigating a syphilis outbreak in Sedgwick County.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - Authorities say a small plane makes an emergency landing in a field near Wichita but no serious injuries are reported.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - The teaching license of a former Shawnee Heights teacher and coach has been revoked. An attorney for the State Department of Education said an SRS investigation in 2008 provided clear and convincing evidence Samuel Muff sexually abused a minor.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - Thousands of students joined Governor Sebelius Thursday to mark Kansas day. They sang "Happy Birthday" to mark the occasion.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - If you've noticed your water at home seems harder than usual, that's because it is. Topeka city spokesperson Dave Bevens said Thursday many customers have been complaining about it.
Updated: 01/30/2009 - The Topeka City Council is deliberating whether or not to approve the sale of the Sumner School to Zaire Thomas' World Outreach Ministries. Thomas, as well as Community First, spoke to a neighborhood association Thursday night.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - Kansas 1st District Congressman Jerry Moran filed paperwork Thursday to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sam Brownback.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - Senators gave final approval to a budget deficit reduction bill Thursday. The vote was 25-14. The measure now goes to the House.
Updated: 01/29/2009 - Congressman Todd Tiahrt says he'll announce his 2010 political plans Saturday in Topeka at a GOP annual meeting. He's already filed paperwork to run for Senate.