Posted: 09/02/2008 - Critics say the money spent on a new computerized voting system for the Kansas House chamber would have been better spent elsewhere. The system cost $1.5 million, which breaks down to more than $12,500 per legislator.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Boeing's Machinists union members vote Wednesday on a contract offer that leaders recommend they reject. If at least two-thirds approve a strike, the walkout will begin 12:01 am Thursday. A strike would include 1800 workers in Wichita.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - The first of two waves of Kansas National Guard units left Tuesday to assist with relief efforts from what's now Tropical Storm Gustav. Guard officials say the mission continues, despite damage not being as bad as first feared.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Lawyers for a woman accused of running a "pill mill" with her husband argued Tuesday for a judge to let her be released until her trial. Linda and Dr. Stephen Schneider were arrested in December. He was released from custody in April.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Consultants for the Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board heard Tuesday that two applicants for a Dodge City casino would each generate around $55 million. The board will decide Sept. 18th and 19th who gets the contract for that area and for Wyandotte County.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Attorneys for a Kansas nurse accused of running a ``pill mill'' with her husband are appealing to a federal judge for her release pending trial.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Jury selection begins in the trial of a woman accused in the hit-and-run deaths of two highway workers south of Lawrence.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - The Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board is told that two applicants for a proposed state-owned casino for Dodge City would generate about the same amount of revenue.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - The National Guard units are headed for the Gulf Coast states to help recovery efforts now that Hurricane Gustav has passed through.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Around 600 Kansas Guard members have been mobilized and are headed to regions of Louisiana and Mississippi similar to the ones in which they served following Katrina.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - It's been a violent year in St. Louis, and now, three more people are dead after more shootings. The latest incidents happened Monday night and early Tuesday. The shootings were apparently unrelated.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Authorities say a Missouri man is in custody in two men's deaths in Oklahoma. Travis Danley was tracked to Missouri after allegedly killing the men and leaving their bodies in a burned-out house near Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sunday.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - A jury trial is scheduled to begin later this month for Missouri Department of Corrections fugitive apprehension agent Steven Julian, who is accused in the death of a man he was seeking to take into custody.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning car chase. There is no word if charges were filed against the person that led authorities on the chase.
Posted: 09/02/2008 - Jerry Lewis raised a record $65 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in his annual Labor Day telethon, a benefit that also made a pitch for those inconvenienced by Hurricane Gustav.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - A consultant hired to try breaking into computer at the Kansas Health Policy Authority was unsuccessful when using a password cracker. He was successful by impersonating a technician and sending out an email asking employees for their passwords.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - 50 to 75 electrical trucks from different companies in Kansas head to the Gulf Coast to help restore power lines downed by Gustav. Gustav has now weakened to a tropical storm. Kansas also has sent National Guard and Red Cross aid to help in the recovery process.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - The 2008 annual Labor Day Jerry Lewis MDA telethon raises $222,424 in Northeast Kansas. Members of the 13 News team joined Topeka Harley Davidson in raising money to help those suffering from Muscular Dystrophy.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - 23-year-old Tamera Kreger hits the side of a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old that failed to yield at a stop sign and pulled out in front of Kreger's vehicle on Highway 56 west of Council Grove. Kreger and the 17-year-old both suffered injuries.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - Medicaid customers will be getting longer lasting identification soon.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - A new state labor report says 5 of the top 10 fastest growing occupations in Kansas will see a 40 percent rise in demand through 2014.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - Not everyone could take off on Labor Day...in fact, many were hard at work making sure those with the day off had a great day off.
Updated: 10/10/2008 - Dowtown Topeka hosted the city's 7th Annual Labor Day Festival, complete with parade, free food and guest speakers.
Posted: 09/01/2008 - A new state labor report says five of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations in Kansas will see a 40 percent rise in demand through 2014.