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House Fire Claims Five Lives

Posted: 01/01/2010 - An early morning house fire in Plymouth, MO killed five people, three of them children.

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County Bar Satisfies Non-Smokers

Posted: 01/01/2010 - Topeka’s smoking ban put a dent in the wallets of some area bars as they increased outdoor accommodations for smokers, but a sports bar in the county also made some renovations that are unique from the rest.

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New Year Grounds TPD Chopper Unit

Posted: 01/01/2010 - The Topeka City Council removed funding for the Topeka Police Dept. helicopter unit from this year's budget. Patrols continued through New Year's Eve night.

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TPD Arrests Four For DUI On New Years Eve

Posted: 01/01/2010 - Extra Police helped net the arrests. Those officers were on duty on voluntary basis. They were paid for by the Impaired Driving Deterrence Grant administered by KDOT.

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Missing Teen Found Safe

Posted: 01/01/2010 - Chicago Police say 16-year old Gabriel Tate was found safe.

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Shedding The Holiday Pounds

Posted: 01/01/2010 - Holiday treats were good during the holidays but now it is time to loose the pounds for some.

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Top Of The Tower Hosts Revelers

Posted: 12/31/2009 - One of Topeka's most popular New Years spots was at the Top of the Tower. The event benefited the Florence Crittenton Services.

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Lottery Raffle Winner Claims Prize

Updated: 12/31/2009 - Just moments before the Kansas Lottery in Topeka closed its doors for the New Year’s holiday, the holder of a $1 million lottery ticket rushed in to claim her prize.

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Rollover Slows Downtown Interstate Traffic

Posted: 12/31/2009 - A rollover accident on Interstate 70 slowed traffic in downtown Topeka Thursday afternoon. Shortly before three o'clock, emergency responders were called to the 1st Street exit after a Toyota Corrolla rolled over.

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County Fuel Tax Revenue Distribution Won't Change

Posted: 12/31/2009 - A "no" vote Thursday from Commissioner Shelly Buhler shot down a resolution from Commissioner Vic Miller to opt out of a state law which requires only Shawnee and Sedgwick counties to give half their state motor fuel tax to the cities within their county.

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Disaster Declaration After Record Snowfall

Posted: 12/31/2009 - Lt. Gov. Troy Findley signed a State of Disaster Emergency declaration for 48 counties affected by record-setting snowfall in the final weeks of 2009.

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New Year Brings New Laws

Posted: 12/31/2009 - 2010 means a few new laws go into effect across the state of Kansas, including one that eliminates all duplicate vanity plates.

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Topeka Police Add Enforcement For DUI Patrol

Posted: 12/31/2009 - The Topeka Police Department will increase their DUI enforcement by having additional shifts available for officers to work voluntary overtime to target Impaired Drivers on New Year’s Eve. These officers will be in addition to officers working their regular assigned shifts.

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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Posted: 12/31/2009 - While there is a ton of safety advice out there, the following simple tips may assure a safe and enjoyable New Year’s celebration. Most importantly Don't drink and drive and Buckle Up! It's the Law!

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