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Legislators Plan New Budget Plans to Resolve Deficit

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Senate and House committees work on their versions of the spending bill this week. Legislators began going through a 100-page document that lists all the decisions that have been put off until this part of the process.

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Law Suit Filed Over Biodefense Lab

Updated: 04/22/2009 - In January The Department of Homeland Security announced it would build the $450-million dollar facility at K-State. A group of Texas researchers said in a filing Wednesday that D.H.S. violated federal law and arbitrarily chose Manhattan over San Antonio.

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Manhattan's New Mayor Elected

Updated: 04/22/2009 - The Manhattan City Commission made some changes official Tuesday night. Bob Strawn was elected as the new Mayor of Manhattan.

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16 Guardsmen to Deploy for Afghanistan

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Soldiers drawn from the Kansas Joint Forces will be serving a year-long tour of duty in Afghanistan. They will serve as advisors and mentors to corps level staff for the Afghanistan National Army and Afghanistan Police Units.

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Authors Celebrate Earth Day with Bishop Students

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Some special guests helped classes at Bishop Elementary celebrate Earth Day Wednesday. Jancy Morgan and Tom Dunn, authors of "If This Tree Could Talk to Me" spent time with students in the school library.

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Kansas Man Faces 9 Counts in Cattle Scam

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Prosecutors say Dennis Stebbins of Overbrook was charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering and four counts each of bank fraud and money laundering.

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Earth Day at KU

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Earth Day was in full swing Wednesday all over Northeast Kansas. At KU it was not just the college students digging in the dirt to help the Earth.

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KSU Provost Hired at Idaho

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Idaho's State Board of Education announced Wednesday that K-State Provost Duane Nellis will be President at the University of Idaho.

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Topeka Police Search For Hit and Run Suspect

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Police are searching for a man involved in a hit run accident in topeka. Authorities got the call just before 4:00am Wednesday that there was an accident at the 3100 block of SE Freemont.

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Road Rage Leads To Beating, Battery Charges

Updated: 04/22/2009 - No word what started it, but a man and his girlfriend, driving near SW 29th and Burlingame got in a fight with five other men in another car. It happened just before eight last night.

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Topeka Transit Riders Concerned About Future

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Topeka Transit riders are concerned about the future of Sunday and weeknight transit, if the Topeka City Council doesn't raise taxes to support the Transit Authority.

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Plant Opens in Central Kansas Town of McPherson

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A German-based maker of plumbing and heating products has finished a 439,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution plant in the central Kansas town of McPherson.

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New Black Hawks Arrive at Fort Riley

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division received two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters at Marshall Army Airfield Tuesday night.

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Abandoned House Burns

Updated: 04/21/2009 - They quickly got it under control, but they say the house had been damaged by fire before.

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Crews Set to Begin Work on I-470

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Crews will begin work Wednesday on the eastbound and westbound shoulders in various spots of I-470 from the Wanamaker Road interchange to the US-75 interchange.

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Neosho Rapids Votes "Yes"

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The community voted Tuesday on whether the town should sell its natural gas system to Black Hills Energy.

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Poll Gives Moran, Brownback Early Edge

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A Survey USA poll commissioned by KCTV and KWCH shows Sen. Sam Brownback with a big lead over Sec. of State Ron Thornburgh in the GOP gubernatorial race. Meantime, it's neck and neck between Congressmen Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt for Senate.

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Kansas Banker Says FDIC Rates Skyrocketing

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A leader in the Kansas banking industry says some banks' FDIC insurance premiums are 30 times higher now than they were just six weeks ago.

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No Casino Applicants for SE Kansas

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A second deadline has passed without any applicants to operate a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas.

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Kansas Governor Still Reviewing Abortion Measure

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has until Thursday to deal with a bill imposing more detailed reporting requirements on doctors who perform late-term abortions. Critics say it's an attempt to restrict access to abortion. Supporters say it strengthens existing law.

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