Updated: 01/22/2009 - The Rev. Brian Schieber, pastor at Topeka's Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, gave a prayer in the Kansas House on the 36th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision decrying abortion and a ``culture of death.''
Updated: 01/22/2009 - The University of Kansas is cutting 11 jobs and not filling 110 others to satisfy a legislative mandate to cut 7 percent of its budget for the 2010 fiscal year.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Senator Pat Roberts joined colleague Sam Brownback in speaking out against moving detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Ft. Leavenworth. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday calling for the military prison to be closed within one year.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan named Randy Peterson as its interim CEO while it searches for a permanent replacement.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - A former Shawnee Heights fire fighter and his wife both charged in connection with a 2007 arson will not begin their jury trial until April.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Vagus Nerve Stimulation is helping people with epilepsy reduce the number of seizures they suffer. A generator in the chest sends an impulse up a lead implanted in the neck to disrupt the signals that trigger seizures.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - A Shawnee county jury has found Mario Alberto King guilty in last July's shooting death of Timothy Lister.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday night to an individual.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery to a clothing store Thursday night. It happened just before 7:00 p.m. at Monica's Fashion in the 1200 block of SE 6th.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - True Foundation World Outreach Ministries made the winning $89,000 bid for Topeka's Sumner School building in an auction at Topeka's Holliday Building Thursday night.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - One of three candidates in the running for the position of K-State president was in Manhattan Thursday. Steve Ballard and his wife visited the campus where an open forum was held.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Shawnee County Commissioner Vic Miller announced Thursday new allegations of former Shawnee County District Attorney Robert Hecht padding his salary. Recent accusations against Hecht led commissioners to take action.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Law enforcement officers would have to videotape their interrogations of suspects under a bill considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Sen. Tim Owens was surprised when a noncontroversial bill was greeted with a chorus of "no" votes. Turns out, it was an initiation for new members of the Senate.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Jeremy Anderson, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' deputy chief of staff, plans to become a vice president with a Kansas City, Mo., firm, Parris Communications Inc. His last day on the governor's staff is Friday.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - An executive order issued by Sebelius on Thursday creates a special commission to study possible closings of state hospitals and other institutions. Recommendations are to be drafted by Dec. 1.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Activists from both sides of the issue commemorated the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that dramaticall reshaped the abortion debate.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - With no debate, the Kansas Senate has voted for a bill that would let county, state and federal prosecutors carry concealed guns into county courthouses. It now goes to the House.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - House and Senate Democrats introduced a new plan today they hope will benefit kansas workers.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Topeka Police are asking for the public assistance in solving a nearly nine year-old homicide.
Updated: 01/22/2009 - Local economic leaders celebrated adding 400 new jobs to the community over the last year at the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting Thursday.