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Jaci Velasquez Easter Concert

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Wanamaker Woods Church of the Nazarene had a very special celebration today. Nationally-acclaimed Christian singer Jaci Velasquez gave a concert there this evening.

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Obama sees positive signs from Venezuela, Cuba

Updated: 04/19/2009 - President Barack Obama on Sunday suggested Cuba release its political prisoners and strongly defended his highly publicized handshake with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the end of overseas trip that he said heralded a new start in U.S. ties with Central America.

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William Allen White Awards Announced

Updated: 04/19/2009 - A story about a free-spirited third-grader and a story about a Jewish girl living in ghetto during World War II won William Allen White Children's Book Awards.

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Kansas Wesleyan University in the Market for New President

Updated: 04/19/2009 - Kansas Wesleyan University is in the market for a new president. Philip Kerstetter announced Friday that he is resigning as president of the Salina school to head Mount Olive College in North Carolina. He will start his new job July 1.

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Man Shot During Argument

Updated: 04/18/2009 - Topeka Police say it appears an argument between two men resulted in one shooting the other while inside a home in the 1100 block of Woodhull around 4:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Person Pistol Whipped, Robbed Overnight

Updated: 04/18/2009 - Topeka Police are searching for suspects in an armed robbery that happened at a house party near Armagh and Scapa Place around 2:15 Saturday morning.

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Kansas Children's Book Award Winners Announced

Updated: 04/17/2009 - A story about a free-spirited third-grader and a story about a Jewish girl living in ghetto during World War II won William Allen White Children's Book Awards.

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Preliminary Hearing Set on Reduced Charge in Shooting

Updated: 04/17/2009 - The Clay Center Dispatch reports a judge bound Tracey Hackney over on a charge of second degree attempted murder Friday. Hackney was charged with attempted first degree murder in the December shooting of Terry Buskirk.

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Four Dogs, Ferret Saved from Topeka Fire

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Firefighters managed to stop a kitchen fire from destroying a home Friday night. No one was hurt. Crews rescued four dogs and a ferret from smoke and flames.

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Bloggers Pitch in to Help Young Burn Victim

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Bloggers from cjonline met Friday to sign a get well card for one-year old Fabian Hackett, the child severely burned while in the care of a babysitter. So far, the bloggers have raised $1100 for Fabian and his family.

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Topeka Man to Stand Trial

Updated: 04/17/2009 - A Topeka man will stand trial in the shooting of a Clay Center woman- but on a lesser charge than prosecutors sought. The Clay Center Dispatch reports a judge Friday bound Tracey Hackey over on a charge of second degree attempted murder.

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Manhattan Company Host Paper Shred

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Now that tax time has passed for most of us a Manhattan company wants to help you safely get rid all those personal financial and health documents and prevent identity theft.

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Prom Night for Seniors at Washburn Rural Middle School

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Washburn Rural Middle School students invited their grandparents or another special older adult to join them for a night out dancing Friday. They even spent the day getting ready learning their dance steps during PE and SFA classes.

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Unemployment Rises in March

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Unemployment was up again in March in Kansas, rising to 6.5 percent. That's up from 6.2 percent in February and 4.2 percent in March 2008. The data was released Friday ahead of a new fiscal forecast for state revenues.

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WU Students Showcase Knowledge, Talents

Updated: 04/17/2009 - A select group of Washburn University student got the opportunity to show off their skills. Officials say Friday's performances help show the quality of the university.

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Kansas Tax Revenues Lowered $744M

Updated: 04/18/2009 - The new forecast will force legislators to consider revising the $13 billion budget already approved for fiscal 2010, which begins July 1. They also could be forced to consider raising new revenues.

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Group Graduates to Better Lives

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Improving the lives of those in need is the goal of an organization that celebrated the graduation of four members Friday.

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Formal Charges Filed in Burning of One-Year Old

Updated: 04/17/2009 - 24-year old Jason Lopez was formally charged Friday with one count of aggravated battery, intentionally causing great bodily harm or disfigurement. One-year old Fabian Hackett suffered 3rd degree burns over 70-percent of his body while in Lopez' care.

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Sebelius to Speak at Harvard Graduation

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has been chosen to give the commencement address to graduates of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government June 3.

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Topeka Cabbie Dodges Bullets

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Police say a Topeka cab driver dodged bullets from a would-be robber Friday morning. Police say they got the call just before 4:30 Friday morning of an attempted robbery around the 800 block of Southeast Overton.

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Governor Sebelius Signs the Kelsey Smith Act

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius has signed the Kelsey Smith Act, allowing law enforcement to gather cell phone information more quickly during an emergency situation.

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Topeka Demolishes Building Targeted by Arsonists

Updated: 04/17/2009 - Crews from McPherson Wrecking tore down an apartment building at 634 SW Taylor Friday. The building has been the target of several arson fired, most recently March 29, that rendered the building unsafe.

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