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Storm Damages Kansas School Ceiling with Asbestos

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Classrooms at Haysville Middle School have reopened after wet asbestos was found in the ceiling, which was damaged by melting ice after a recent winter storm.

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New Anti-Abortion Bill Passes Kan. House

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The bill would impose new reporting requirements on providers and allow patients and others to sue them over potentially illegal late-term abortions.

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Kansans Warned of Mortgage Scam

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Kansas consumers are being warned to beware of companies that charge money to help modify home mortgages. The state attorney general's office said scammers target those who are in the midst of foreclosure or delinquent.

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Additional DUI Enforcement Planned in Topeka

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The Topeka Police Department will increase their DUI enforcement this weekend (DEPENDING ON WEATHER CONDITIONS) by having five additional shifts available for officers to work voluntary overtime to target Impaired Drivers.

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District 7's Bob Archer

Updated: 04/02/2009 - He's Lisa Stubbs closest challenger in the race to replace Brett Blackburn. Hear how Robert Archer would change things at City Hall.

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District 7's Lisa Stubbs

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Ralph wraps up his candidate interviews with all three candidates vying for Brett Blackburn's seat. Lisa Stubbs left the Council four years ago, and is eyeing a return to local politics. Here's why..

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Underage Sex Charges Filed Against Man

Updated: 04/02/2009 - The District Attorney's office accuses Brian Dean Henthorn of aggravated indecent liberties with a child between fourteen and sixteen and aggravated sodomy with a child under fourteen.

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Jenkins Bashes Obama Budget Bill

Updated: 04/02/2009 - U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins says the President's proposed $3.5 trillion budget "spends too much, taxes too much and borrows too much."

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Kansas Cell Phone Tracking Bill Approved

Updated: 04/02/2009 - A bill requiring cell phone companies to release caller location information promptly to police when asked is on its way to the Governor. It was inspired by the 2007 kidnapping and killing of Kelsey Smith.

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Saline Co. Sheriff's Canine Passes Away

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Saline County Canine Deputy Jim Hughes lost his partner, the canine officer lost a three week battle with pneumonia. Rony passed away at K-State's veterinary clinic in Manhattan.

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Organ Donors Give Precious Gift

Updated: 04/02/2009 - The need for organ donors continues to grow with heart, kidney and liver failure on the rise. WIlling donors must let their families know of their decision.

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Girl Culture Exhibit Spurs Discussion

Updated: 04/02/2009 - An exhibit at the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library courts controversy, and inspires conversation. It's called "Girl Culture," and it shows many different photographs of women of all shapes and sizes.

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After School Cool

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Garfield Community Center After School Program gets Renovation

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Senate Vote on Kansas Gov. Sebelius' HHS Nomination to Wait

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Senators will wait until after their upcoming two-week recess to decide the nomination of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services secretary. The Senate Finance Committee held a confirmation hearing for her Thursday.

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Washburn Students Fed Up with Food Service Deal

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Students protested the university's extension of a food services contract with Chartwell Thursday. They say they didn't have a choice in the decision and think 10 years is too long for the deal. Chartwell would pay for renovation of the food services area as part of the agreement.

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Compromise for Asphalt Plant

Updated: 04/02/2009 - The County Commission granted a permit for Bettis Asphalt and Construction incorporated to build the plant on a 20 acre plot of land north of 45th street and near the county line.

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AAA Offers Help with Driving Lessons

Updated: 04/02/2009 - A AAA report says that while teen drivers make up just six percent of licensed drivers in the state, they're involved in a fifth of the wrecks.

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Work Begins on Home Depot Warehouse

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Home Depot breaks ground on a new distribution warehouse, which will be located in the Central Crossing Commerce Park, north of 57th street, west of South Topeka Blvd.

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Bumpy Ride for McCarter Elem. Kids

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Police got a call after eight this morning of a bus accident. They indicate the driver may have had a medical condition that caused him to lose control of the bus which hopped up on the curb.

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Family of Goodyear Man Who Died Filed Suit

Updated: 04/02/2009 - Family members of the man who died after being tasered in the parking lot of the Goodyear plant in March 2008 have filed a lawsuit against several parties, including Shawnee County, Sheriff Richard Barta and two deputies.

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