Posted: 12/05/2008 - Topeka Police Chief Ron Miller says the DA's office informed him of the decision regarding the March 18th incident. A fourth officer, Jason Judd, has a preliminary hearing scheduled next week on charges including aggravated battery.
Posted: 12/05/2008 - Elgin Robinson receives the recommended sentence of life in prison at a hearing that led to a ruckus in a Sedgwick County courtroom.
Posted: 12/05/2008 - Prosecutors said Friday that John Toth and two Californians were indicted in an alleged scheme to sell medical equipment and treatments for a nonexistent epidemic of Lyme disease.
Posted: 12/05/2008 - A former Texas congressman tells the Kansas Livestock Association that the Agriculture Department needs to be restructured to better oversee food safety.
Updated: 12/05/2008 - he records are key evidence in a criminal case Kline filed in October 2007 against a clinic operated by Planned Parenthood in Overland Park. His 107 charges allege the clinic falsified documents and performed illegal late-term abortions.
Posted: 12/05/2008 - Kansas Entertainment announced Friday it is withdrawing its pending application to build and manage the casino. Its proposed gambling-and-hotel complex would overlook the NASCAR track.
Posted: 12/05/2008 - The Legislative Research Department reports those collections were nearly $14 million less than anticipated, about 3 percent off. The state expectied almost $410 million, but getting about $396 million.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Amtrak and the Kansas Department of Transportation agreed Thursday to the scope of a feasibility study on expanding Amtrak passenger service between Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Fort Worth, Texas.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Police say two men are seen on surveillance video taking a 1991 Buick Skylark from outside a business at Eugene and Paramore in North Topeka. The theft happened just after 11 pm, November 20th. The victim left the car running when she went inside the business.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Grant money to encourage schools to develop and strengthen district wellness policy was awarded Thursday. The largest recipient was the Seaman school district in Topeka. It will get $16,000.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - You can now own the same ornament that adorns the Kansas tree in our nation's capital.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Rashawn Anderson pleaded no contest to premeditated first degree murder in the July 2005 shooting death of 19-year old Christopher Caraway. He now wants to withdraw the plea.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Topeka's Better Business Bureau has moved from its old "satisfactory"/"unsatisfactory" ratings of businesses to a new letter grade system. The information is at topeka.bbb.org.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - The US Department of Education named the Reading Recovery program the best program assisting young students who are struggling with learning to read and write.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - After Hours events give chamber members an opportunity to swap business cards and become more familiar with each others services.
Updated: 12/04/2008 - Amarr Garage Doors says it's laying off 16% of its workforce. The company says the decision stems from the downturn in the housing market.
Updated: 12/04/2008 - HealthWise 55 and the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging are among those offering assistance for Medicare D prescription drug coverage enrollment. The deadline is Dec. 31st.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - You can help area families get enough to eat this holiday season on your next trip to the grocery store.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - Attorney General Steve Six is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit from Sunflower Electric Corp.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - The group that has proposed charter schools in the past feels this time will be different, and hopes the new plan makes it this time around.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - He was convicted in October of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The victim, now 24-years old, came forward when she learned cormack was ordained to serve as a chaplain at Kansas State University.
Posted: 12/04/2008 - The Kansas Supreme Court plans to rule Friday in a dispute over patient records from an abortion clinic in Overland Park.