Posted: 06/20/2008 - Three child advocacy groups step up pressure on SRS Secretary Don Jordan to resign. They called a news conference, upset with comments accusing prosecutors of bullying caseworkers into making misleading statements. He's since backed off the comments.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - Second Annual Kansas Contractors Association Safety picnic held Monday at Lake Shawnee. Issues such as keeping road work zones safe while keeping them open to traffic among topics discussed.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - A federal report says moving a new biodefense research lab to Kansas or Texas could cause billions of dollars in damage if a disease outbreak reaches near-by cattle. A potential outbreak would cost much less if built at existing lab in New York.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - Kansas Triple-A is calling for changes in teen driving laws.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - One family is struggling with the cleanup of their loved ones apartment after Wednesday mornings fire at The Pines. The cleanup efforts have been challenging because their loved one is overseas in Iraq serving as a military nurse.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - Child advocacy groups are calling for an investigation into the Kansas child welfare agency and the resignation of its head. Their requests follow a controversy over whether prosecutors pressure Kansas caseworkers to remove children from their parents.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - The rebuilding process after a recent tornado hit Chapman will be affected by the central Kansas town's low-lying terrain.
Updated: 06/20/2008 - For many it has been a 20-month headache as the Topeka Boulevard Bridge gets a complete face-lift that project is nearing an end.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - Former Air Force Secretary claims if bidding for the tanker is reopened, it could mean the new planes would not be in service until 2013, says he is disappointed in GAO report that found faults in bidding process.
Posted: 06/20/2008 - NASA's Phoenix Mars lander has discovered ice on the Red Planet. The robot lander exposed chunks of bright material while digging a trench in the Martian arctic. The mission's lead investigator says because the white stuff later vanished, it must have been frozen water that vaporized after being exposed.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - Kansas Department of Labor announces some changes about who must file online
Posted: 06/19/2008 - The Topeka Police Department wants to make clear that recent political endorsements of candidates running for Shawnee County District Attorney do not necessarily reflect the view of the Department or City.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - The annual "Hero's Behind the Badges" Blood Drive starts Saturday, June 21 at Topeka Community Blood Center. Donors receive a t-shirt, a chance to win prizes and the opportunity to vote for their favorite "hero": Police Department, Sheriff's Department, Fire Department, KHP or KBI.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - Dillons grocery store shoppers have donated more than $9500 so far to help Kansas storm victims. WIBW and Dillons have teamed up so shoppers can round up their purchase, with the extra change going to the Red Cross to help those affected by the storms.
Updated: 06/19/2008 - Shawnee County Commissioners voted to go along with treasurer Larry Wilson's recommendation for an external lockbox system, despite some wanting to use an internal system, where treasurer's employees rather than bank staff would scan checks.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - A device called the UbiDuo uses two keyboards with a wireless connection to allow a hearing and non-hearing or non-speaking person to communicate by typing back and forth. Topeka's Stormont-Vail HealthCare recently purchased one for use in the hospital.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - Millions of Nextel customers dodged a bullet Thursday when the FCC waived a deadline for Sprint to stop using wireless channels that were due to go to public safety agencies. Enforcing would have forced Sprint to drop service to some customers.
Posted: 06/19/2008 - AHG Group bought the defunct Wild West World amusement park near Wichita Wednesday. The group says plans for the area could include a tribal casino. Owner Alan Ginsburg has been active in the American Indian gaming book across the country.