Posted: 08/27/2008 - Visit Topeka, Inc. held its fifth "Meeting Planner Showcase" Wednesday. The event shows off Topeka as a one-stop shop for meetings, conventions, conferences and other events.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Lansing Elementary School Principal Tim Newton reports Wednesday to train for a tour in Iraq. He's encouraging teachers and students to send him school supplies which he can take to the children there.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - KU's public safety office says a 28-year old medicinal chemistry research aide was arrested on suspicion of making a controlled substance in a university labe. Coworkers called police. The suspect is free on $15,000 bond. No charges have been filed.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Spirit AeroSystems says it will invest $260 million and add 700 jobs at a new factory on its Wichita site. The location will build the fuselage for the Cessna Citation Columbus.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - The 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery unit of the Kansas National Guard is inviting people to watch its Sept. 13th rocket firing exercise at Fort Riley.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - 61-year old John Henry Horton was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for the 1974 murder of 13-year old Lizabeth Wilson. Lizabeth disappeared while walking home from the Prairie Village swimming pool.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Senator Sam Brownback will be speaking at the GOP national convention next week. His speech will be focused on the message the the Republican party cherishes all life. Brownback is considered an important role in helping John McCain appeal to religious right.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - 24-year-old William Phelps arrested and charged in connection with an assault that happened early Sunday morning. Police are still looking for a second suspect, described as a black male with braided hair. The assault happened outside 1424 SW Lane.
Updated: 08/27/2008 - 86 K-State students had their names and Social Security numbers stolen from a parked vehicle last week. An instructor had them in a backpack in his car that was broken into. The university has alerted the students.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Raylynn M. Gardner and Kyler A. Gardner passed away of heat stroke after being found in a disabled family car Sunday afternoon. Their parents Brentt and Jolene Gardner along with their family have set up a memorial fund for the children to help with funeral expenses.
Updated: 08/27/2008 - On August 18th we told you about a mother who had to walk her 4 children to school and back each day through the 470 on and off ramps. Now USD 501 has allowed her and other families to have bus service.
Updated: 08/27/2008 - Democrat Jim Slattery's campaign is apologizing for an e-mail sent to thousands of people that contained a crude word to describe Republican Senator Pat Roberts.
Updated: 08/26/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and the Fort Riley Equal Opportunity Office hosted an observance honoring the history of women's voting rights Tuesday.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) announced the addition of four state legislators and a city leader to the Transportation-Leveraging Investments in Kansas task force.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Boeing makes an offer to its Machinists uion that includes a 9 percent wage increase over three years. It also withdraws some proposals, including negotiating a separate contract for workers in Wichita.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Fort Riley will honor 18 soldiers retiring from active service on August 27th.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Legislators have asked the head of the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs to improve relationships with veterans groups.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Despite facing picketing by more than 50 city employees, the City Council faced several issues Tuesday evening, many issues caused by the 2009 budget.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska labs wrapped up a week-long exercise aimed at ensuring the safety of drinking water. The EPA testing looked at how the labs could help each other in the event of a disaster, terror attack or other emergency.
Posted: 08/26/2008 - The Topeka Public School District announced a tentative contract agreement with its teachers Tuesday. A key point is a 4% pay increase. Teachers and the USD 501 school board must still ratify the deal.