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Kansas Schools Look Ahead to 2010 Budget

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Administrators from across the state gathered in Topeka on Thursday to plead for fair cuts from the 2010 budget -- and to argue massive education cuts will only hurt the state -- now, and for the future. Video and links included.

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Students Raise Thousands for Local Shelter

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Students at Washburn Rural High School raised more than spirit during this year's spirit week. Organizers announced the total for students' fundraising at $2,500 during a pep rally today.

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Robbers Hold Up Residents in Topeka

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Topeka Police are asking for the public's help finding the two men accused of robbering a Topeka home at 237 SE 35th Terrace early Thursday morning.

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Escapee Captured in Topeka

Updated: 02/12/2009 - Gina Kay Weisdorfer, who was wanted by the Kansas Department of Corrections for Aggravated Escape from the Topeka Correctional Facility Wednesday night, was apprehended at approximately 9:00am Thursday morning in Topeka.

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Valentine Blood Drive Held in Honor of Topeka Girl

Updated: 02/12/2009 - Another event is held in honor of Jessica Seidel, a 12 year old Topeka girl going through chemotherapy and awaiting a bone marrow transplant. Jay Shideler Elementary is hosting a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12.

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2nd Man Arrested for Salina Double Homicide

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A police news release issued Thursday said Terrance J. Watson of Los Angeles was booked in the Saline County Jail on suspicion of two counts of capital murder.

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Kan. House Approves Deficit Plan; Senate Next

Updated: 02/12/2009 - The vote Thursday was 70-51. Senators also expected to vote on the bill Thursday. Senate approval would send the measure to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.

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Students Honor Black History Month

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Students at Topeka West High school spent Wednesday night honoring Black History Month. They gathered at the school cafeteria for a diversity dinner.

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Jet Makers Defend Their Planes in New Ads

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Wichita, Kan.-based Cessna Aircraft Co. and Hawker Beechcraft Inc. are using ad campaigns to tell business executives it's OK to fly on corporate jets.

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OYS: Lane of Gage to Close Thursday

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Thursday the Southbound right lane of Southwest Gage and 17th will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a church reconstruction project.

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Correctional Facility to Close, Save Money

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Winfield correctional facility will close a housing unit March 7th to help cut spending in the current department of corrections budget.

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Jury Continues Murder Trial Deliberations

Posted: 02/11/2009 - 21-year-old Kelvin Phillips , 23-year-old Drake Kettler, 19-year-old Corky Williams, and 19-year old Antonio Armstrong face charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree and criminal possession of a firearm.

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Brownback Hosting Adoption Event

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Senator Sam Brownback is helping raise awareness to promote adoption. He and his wife are hosting an event at Washburn University Saturday where they will discuss the different aspects of the adoption process.

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Patton Urging New Measures Against Underage Drinking

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Kansas State Representative Joe Patton is taking new measures to reduce underage drinking. Patton Wednesday asked the Kansas House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee to recommend a house bill for passage.

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Health Expert Visits Kansas

Posted: 02/11/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment released a health status report. It outlines strategies for reducing infant mortality rates, obesity rates, tobacco use, nutrition, and access to medical care for racial and ethnic communities in Kansas.

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GOP Leaders Reach Deal on Kansas Budget Deficit

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Senate President Steve Morris and House Speaker Mike O'Neal resolved differences between their chambers' budget negotiators Wednesday. The final disagreement involved funding for social services.

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