Posted: 12/08/2008 - Commissioners voted Monday for pay increases for county department heads, as well as commissioners' salaries. Their salary will go up 3.7 percent, to $43,000 a year. An intent to issue industrial bonds for an as-yet-unnamed business was also approved.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Nominations are being accepted for the YMCA Character Values Awards. The awards recognize a youth or adult who exemplifies any or all of the YMCA's core values, caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - As unemployment increases across the country, Kansans now have a little extra time to find a new job. The state Department of Labor has added seven weeks of eligibility beyond the standard maximum of 26 weeks and 13 more provided by the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act (EUC08).
Posted: 12/08/2008 - KU Chancellor Robert E. Hemenway announced Monday he will be stepping down on June 30, 2009.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - For the first time, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment this year is recommending that anyone in Kansas aged 6 months through 18 years be vaccinated.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sprint Nextel has struggled since acquiring Nextel in 1995 as technical problems, ineffective marketing and poor meshing of the two companies have led to massive subscriber losses.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Lawrence police say a sexual assault last week may be connected to several other armed sex crimes in the city since 2004
Posted: 12/08/2008 - The Capitol Restoration Commission agreed Monday not take any action on additional bonds for the project. The commission oversees the renovation project when the Legislature isn't in session.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Kris Kobach plans to step down as the Kansas Republican Party's chairman early next year and said today he's seriously considering a run for secretary of state in 2010.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Using unclassified information, the group of about three dozen majors at Fort Leavenworth are working on strategies that could be used to fight a resurgent Taliban and other terrorist groups.
Updated: 12/08/2008 - Keeping our ciitizens safe, it is the number one job of the Topeka Police Department. When they wanted to add a few good men and women to the force, TPD hopefuls had to pass the Police Officer Physical Agility Test. Dave Johnson, Lindsay Shively, and Drew Switzer put themselves to the test.
Updated: 12/08/2008 - After 14 years as chancellor at the University of Kansas, Robert E. Hemenway is retiring next year to teach and write.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - 13 News is On Your Side with details of a product recall from Walgreens. The drug chain is recalling 173 teddy bears with chocolate bars sold in stores since late September 2008.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - John and Edna Chapel celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary December 6, 2008. The two say staying together for them was as simple as loving one another and just getting along all these years.
Updated: 12/08/2008 - Topeka Police investigate a bomb threat Sunday night. They have barricaded a square block near the 13th and Polk.
Posted: 12/07/2008 - That e-mail showing a female mountain lion and two cubs feeding on a deer carcass east of Mulvane? Didn't happen.
Posted: 12/07/2008 - The state Supreme Court condemned former Attorney General Phill Kline's conduct, but it resolved little with its latest ruling in Kline's five-year legal mud-wrestling match with abortion providers.
Posted: 12/07/2008 - Those involved in agriculture are anxiously waiting to see who President-elect Barack Obama taps to the be the next secretary of agriculture.
Posted: 12/07/2008 - December 8-12 is National Influenza Vaccination Week
Posted: 12/07/2008 - With the leaves off the trees and snow just around the corner, the City of Topeka Street crews are reminding citizens to keep drainage basins, roadways and sidewalks clear of lawn debris and snow.
Posted: 12/07/2008 - Police arrived at a Topeka Kwik Shop on a robbery call only to find the suspects still at the store, attempting to rob it.
Updated: 12/08/2008 - Topeka Police say two people were cut by another after a fight broke out in the early Sunday morning hours at Heart Attack Jack's bar.