Posted: 09/23/2008 - Marlin Williams, 38, faces 54 years under Jessica's Law for forcing teen to work as prostitute in Dallas. Defense lawyer argues Williams should only serve 46 months.
Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Kansas Corporation Commission orders Internet phone companies to start paying a surcharge imposed to ensure telephone service is available everywhere, including rural areas.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - A forum was held Monday evening at Topeka High to discuss High School Athletes interested in playing at the collegiate level. Coaches, parents and students with first-hand knowledge all shared their experiences at the forum.
Updated: 09/23/2008 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Monday it is giving $63.5 million in federal public assistance to the state. 65 counties were made eligible for the assistance last February.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - That according to KMAN radio in Manhattan. They report the theft happened between 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday at Hill and Company in Manhattan.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Interested in becoming a police officer?
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Chamber Director Andy Contreras says there was nothing left of the old decorations. He said the chamber is negotiating with two vendors and a final decision won't be made until the end of the month.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Kansas Agriculture Statistics Service says 12 percent of the 2009 winter wheat crop is planted. Progress is slower than normal for this late in the season.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - State employees were recognized Monday for their hard work over the years. An award ceremony was held Monday at the Kansas Museum of History for the employees that have given 40 and 50 years of their service to the state of Kansas.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in finding this week's set of Hot Wheels. Police are looking for a 2000 dark blue Cadillac Deville. They say it was stolen from the 2300 block of SW Madeline Lane on September 22.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Emporia wants to find out what exactly you love about the city. That's the purpose behind a new online survey asking the public what their favorite things about Emporia are, from the school systems, to the parks, shops and restaurants.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Soldiers from the 15th Financial Management Company are welcomed by their families in a ceremony Monday night after returning from a 14-month deployment to Iraq.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Enrollment in all-day kindergarten programs is booming in Kansas. The state Department of Education says it's more than tripled over the past decade. In the last school year, more than 27,000 students were enrolled in such programs, compared with about 8,000 during the 1998-99 school year.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Overland Park-based Brooke Capital Corporation's pending sale of a Topeka based life insurance company has been put on hold. First American Life, which is a Brooke Corporation subsidiary, was set to be sold to First Trinity Financial Corporation, based out of Tulsa.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Each month Fort Riley honors Soldiers and civilians who are retiring from service. This month’s ceremony will be conducted 9 a.m. Sept. 24.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - The logo change comes after the University of Wisconsin-Madison filed a lawsuit against Washburn for copyright infringement.
Updated: 09/23/2008 - Capt. Bruce E. Hays, 42, died of wounds suffered Sept. 17 in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, when the vehicle he was traveling in struck an improvised explosive device.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Sterling Ray Hall, III was in court Monday for the first day of his jury trial in the shooting murder of Pam McMaster. McMaster was shot outside her room at the Topeka Regency Inn in May.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - The capital murder case credited for prompting the passing of "Alexa's Law" began with jury selection Monday. Elgin Robinson, Jr. could face the death penalty for masterminding the death of 14-year-old Chelsea Brooks.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Oscar Garza, 41, of Topeka, was sentenced Friday to 13 years, nine months in prison for three counts of Aggravated Indecent Liberties Against a Child.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - If the weather cooperates the ramp from westbound I-470 to westbound I-70 will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. for bridge deck repairs.
Posted: 09/22/2008 - Witnesses say people in three cars got into a dispute, one of them pulled a gun and fired it.