Posted: 08/12/2008 - Topeka Police say an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line on the Sardou Bridge, then hit the side of the bridge, a utility pole and an oncoming vehicle. The pole came down and sparked a small grass fire.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Boeing officials are meeting with Pentagon officials in Ohio Tuesday to discuss the new draft request for proposals issued last week for a $35 tanker contract. Some analysts say the new guidelines favor the larger plane of Northrop Grumman.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - A USDA report shows Kansas may have its highest planted acreage of corn since 1936 at just over 4 million acres. Corn production is forecast to reach a record high, and the wheat crop should be 29-percent higher than 2007.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Incumbent Rep. Virginia Beamer of Oakley wants a recount of her 19-vote primary loss to challenger Don Hineman of Dighton. Democrat Andy Sandler also wants a recount in his three-vote loss to Mike Slattery in Johnson County.
Updated: 08/12/2008 - Three schools in Topeka are listed as Title I schools who did not make adequate yearly progress.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Correne Green, Wichita, has been appointed by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to the State Civil Service Board. Reappointed to the board is Robert Van Cleave, Overland Park.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius orders flags be flown half-staff Thursday, Aug. 14 in honor of Spc. William Mulvihill, a Leavenworth native who was killed in Afghanistan on August 1st.
Updated: 08/11/2008 - Dr. Kevin Singer, new USD 501 Superintendent, is holding meetings with staffers in the district before the new school year begins. The first was Monday at Highland Park High School.
Updated: 08/11/2008 - Sasaki Associates delivered a draft of its master plan for development to the Topeka-Shawnee County Riverfront Authority. The $56.6 million plan calls for a weir, trails and boardwalk, among other things, and focuses on downtown Topeka.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - Drains and lights are among items that remain unfinished on the new Topeka Boulevard bridge. The bridge opened to traffic just over a week ago.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - After 30 years, the Sunflower State is rolling out a new campaign to pitch its agriculture products.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - A Topekan is about to be a prominent figure in Texas A&M sports -- it's not a football or basketball recruit, it is a dog! Kelly the collie from Topeka is about to become the eighth Reveille.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding the 2007 GMC truck taken last Wednesday.
Updated: 08/11/2008 - A judge ruled Monday to modify bond conditions for Jason Judd that barred him from having contact with witnesses, many of whom are Shawnee County deputies and fellow TPD officers.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - Protesters from the animal rights orgnization PETA, gathered in front of the KFC on north Topeka Boulevard Monday.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - Young men claiming to be University of Kansas Athletes, are bringing their latest scam to your front door. The KU athletics department warns the men claim to be KU baseball student-athletes asking for donations to fund a team trip to Hawaii.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - Shawnee Co. Commissioners met as the Board of Canvassers Monday to certify results of Tuesday's primary elections. They considered 484 provisional ballots and decided a tied precinct committeeperson race by coin toss.