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General Motors Plant Adds 375 Jobs

Posted: 08/07/2009 - General Motors says it will add 375 jobs to its Fairfax plant to help assemble the 2010 Buick LaCrosse.

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Women Travel To Indiana To Donate Breast Tissue

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Chris Baker and Robin Colgrove are making the 460-mile trip from Kansas City to Indianapolist to undergo a simple procedure to remove a small portion of their breast tissue for a research project.

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Bennett, Hastert To Visit Kansas To Help GOP Hopeful

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett is scheduled to visit Wichita on Aug. 27 and former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is due in Leawood on Sept. 1. Both visits will raise money for Rep. Todd Tiahrt's Senate campaign against fellow GOP hopeful Rep. Jerry Moran.

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Federal Stimulus Touches Even Kansas Statehouse

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas officials are using a program authorized by the stimulus legislation to slightly lower the costs of financing the 12-year Statehouse restoration project.

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Kansas State Optimistic Lab Will Be Built In State

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas State officials say the design and safety standards of the proposed National Bio and Agro Defense Facility are sound. Some critics of the estimated $650 million lab question whether it can safely handle pathogens.

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Suspect In 1990 Death Wants Charges Dismissed

Posted: 08/07/2009 - An attorney for 75-year-old Eric Montgomery argued Thursday in Leavenworth County District Court that a murder charge could not stand because Montgomery was granted immunity in a different murder trial.

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KC Police Make Arrest In Death Of Illinois Baby

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Kansas City's FBI fugitive task force members helped arrest 28-year-old Katie L. Stockton Wednesday at an extended-stay hotel near Merriam. She was wanted on charges of leaving her newborn to die in freezing weathe rin 2004.

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General Motors Plant Adds 375 Jobs

Posted: 08/07/2009 - General Motors says it will add 375 jobs to its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas to help assemble the 2010 Buick LaCrosse.

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Former KU Researcher Charged; Security Increased

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Prosecutors say 46-year-old David Young was charged Thursday with multiple crimes, including stalking, telephone harassment and violation of a protective order.

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KSU Optimistic Lab Will Be Built In Kansas

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Some critics of the estimated $650 million lab question whether it can safely handle pathogens such as the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease.

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Bennett, Hastert Coming To Kansas To Help Tiahrt

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett is scheduled to visit Wichita on Aug. 27. Tiahrt's campaign says the conservative commentator will appear at a fundraising reception at the Hyatt Regency hotel.

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Army Announces MP Units For Fort Leavenworth

Posted: 08/06/2009 - The 40th Military Police Battalion and the 165th Military Police Company are due to be activated at Fort Leavenworth. They will have a total of 274 soldiers.

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Gang Member Gets 8 Years In Prison

Posted: 08/06/2009 - The U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday that 35-year-old Mario Hutton pleaded guilty earlier to one count each of conspiracy to engage in racketeering and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

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Topeka 501 Tackles Truancy

Posted: 08/06/2009 - More than 1,000 truancies were reported by Topeka 501 during the 2008-09 school year according to a new report. The Topeka 501 School Board tackled the issue at its Thursday meeting.

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Groups Tout Benefits of Breastfeeding

Updated: 08/06/2009 - During Breastfeeding Awareness Week, health professional are touting the benefits breast milk can give babies, such as improved immunity and brain development.

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Westar Profits Up Second Quarter

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Westar Energy Inc. says its second-quarter profit jumped significantly thanks to higher rates and lower costs,but said it was lowering its earnings expectations for the year.

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