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KDOT Expects $380 Million From Stimulus

Posted: 02/13/2009 - State transportation officials now expect Kansas to receive about $380 million for transportation projects from the federal stimulus plan that passed the House and Senate today.

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Deadly Kansas Blaze Ruled Accidental

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Authorities say an Abilene fire that killed three children was sparked by combustible materials left too close to the furnace.

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Injury Accident in Topeka Friday Night

Posted: 02/13/2009 - One person was taken to the hospital Friday night an SUV nearly flips over. Police say it happened around 7:45 p.m. at 26th and Indiana in Topeka.

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Catch Spring Fever This Weekend

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The Kansas Expocentre is hosting the Garden Show Friday, Feb. 13 - Sunday, Feb. 15. The show boasts 127 vendors, some with green themes, many with tips and ideas for your garden.

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Police Search for Hooded Robber

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Police say a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt robbed Some Like It Hot, 4720 S Topeka Blvd. late Thursday/ early Friday.

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New Post Exchange Celebrates Grand Opening

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley celebrated the grand opening of the Army Air Force Exchange Service Post Exchange with a ribbon cutting ceremony February 13th at the facility's new location on Trooper Drive in Camp Forsyth.

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Kansas Bill Protects Journalists' Sources

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he expects his panel will vote on a bill to protect journalists from revealing information about sources.

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YMCA Character Award Winners

Updated: 04/28/2009 - We take time to honor some local residents who take the time to give back to their community.

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Stimulus Package Will Affect City Transportation Projects

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The Kansas Department of Transportation is hosting a meeting with officials from cities and metro areas in Kansas to discuss how the federal economic stimulus package might affect local transportation projects.

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Bald eagles Find Home in Western Kan.

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A nesting pair of bald eagles has been spotted at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in western Kansas for the first time.

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Kansas Senator Defends Private Plane Purchases

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The Kansas Republican says it's time to cool the "overheated'' rhetoric on use of private business planes. He wants to remind the public that the makers of those private planes and jets are also getting hit in the economic downturn.

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Kan. Man Gets 15 Yrs. for Burying Body in Basement

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Chilo Hernandez of Wichita was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Jennie Heltsley. Hernandez was living in the back half of the house when Heltsley went missing in December 2007.

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Kan. GOP Director Stepping Down

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Kansas Republican Party executive director Christian Morgan said Thursday he will leave March 31 to pursue other job opportunities. He said he's weighing offers in the political and private sectors, adding that he wasn't fired or asked to leave.

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Regents Could Gain Control of Admission Standards

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Under the bill introduced by Republican House member Deena Horst of Salina, regents would set admission standards that could be different for each university in accordance with each institution

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Kan. High School Teacher, Student Had Sex

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Lucas-Luray High School English teacher Nina Urban is free on $10,000 bond after Thursday's hearing on a charge of unlawful sexual relations. Her lawyer said a preliminary hearing will be set at a later date.

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Crimestoppers Crime of the Week

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Our Crimestoppers crime of the week takes us back nearly sixteen years to a homicide in southwest Topeka.

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