Updated: 11/19/2008 - It was a close call for one pedestrian Thursday. He was clipped by a moving car. It happened around 4:45 p.m. at 17th and College in Topeka. Authorities say the car hit a juvenile who was in the street.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Topeka area families who need extra help this holiday season have just a couple more days to register for the Christmas Bureau.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The mother of an 11-year-old girl killed in a car wreck in May will undergo a psychological evaluation.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Spangles is offering a free turkey on pita Thursday to anyone who "Quits cold turkey," and brings in a pack of cigarettes three fourths full or more.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Approximately 350 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade returned home from Iraq Wednesday.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Kansas economic forecasters say the state's share of casino revenues for the next budget year will be around $24 million. Initial estimates had put it at $200 million a year for the state.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Wichita-based Hawker Beechcraft landed a $171 million contract for 23 extended-range King Air 350ER turboprops. The company said the planes would be delivered in 2009.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission fined the political action committee ProKanDo $2500 Wednesday. It could have been up to $15,000. The commission said the PAC failed to disclose some donors' occupations and employers as required by law.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The state is asking universities, community colleges and technical colleges to make deep budget cuts. Higher education funding would be reduced by $114 million for Fiscal Years 2009 and 2010.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - A hearing for Wichita abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, continued in Wichita Wednesday. His attorneys are trying to paint former Attorney General Phill Kline as an overzealous prosecutor to get the charges dismissed. A former investigator took the stand Wednesday.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - A rollover accident slowed down traffic Wednesday afternoon at a Topeka intersection. It happened at Huntoon and Lane just before five p.m.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - New efforts being made to make driving safer this winter season. More than 25 cameras have been installed along I-70, I-135 and US-75.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - More than half of computer and video games are sold during the holiday season. Kansas Attorney General Steve Six says those buying the games should check the ratings to be sure it's age- and content- appropriate for the recipient.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Shawnee County Commissioners will consider a 5-percent rate hike for Shawnee County Refuse service at their Thursday meeting.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Shawnee County Health Agency is marking the Great American Smokeout by offering free "Quit Kits" to smokers. They contain tips on quitting, smoking substitutes to fight cravings and information on Kan-Stop, the state's toll-free quitline.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals named Ron Vinduska of Seaman High School as its MetLife High School Principal of the Year. He's in his seventh year as Seaman's principal.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Heartland Visioning Strategic Plan was released Wednesday. A committee will meet Thursday to determine what actions will be taken first.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Registration endes Friday, Nov. 21 for families seeking assistance through the Christmas Bureau this year.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Former Attorney General Paul Morrison's affair has given Wichita abortion doctor, George Tiller, an avenue to allege unfairness in the criminal case against him.
Updated: 11/19/2008 - Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade are expected home November 19th after a 15-month tour in Iraq