Posted: 07/29/2008 - One downtown business decided watching a competitor going out of business would not be a good thing -- and decided to lend a helping hand. It is a true sign of neighbor helping neighbor in Topeka.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Campaign finance reports show Johnson Co. DA Phill Kline raised more more in six weeks than his opponent, Steve Howe, did in an entire year. Kline is running for a four-year term after being appointed in Jan. 2007. Howe is a former assistant DA.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Topeka's USD 501 began enrollment Tuesday. Parents made sure children had their paperwork in order and paid fees.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Despite announcing that it will close its doors, the Woodlands in Kansas City, KS continues negotiating with the state over slot machines. The track's manager is hopeful of reaching a deal for up to 800 slots.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) has appointed a Washburn University graduate as the newest district court judge in Wyandotte County. Wes Griffin, 53, is an administrative judge for the Kansas City, Kan. Municipal Court.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Kansas Senator Sam Brownback says hotels in China are being ordered to install software that can spy on internet use by hotel guests during the Olympics. Brownback calls it disappointing.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - The eastbound I-70 to northbound US-75 ramp roadway in Topeka will close Friday, August 1 through Monday, August 4 for roadwork.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - A committee of the Kansas Energy Council proposes lowering the state's speed limit to 65 miles per hour. They say it would lower carbon dioxide emissions.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Slattery says Sen. Pat Roberts' ads attacking him are misleading.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - Riley County Police arrested between 11 p.m. Monday night and 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, a string of crimes were committed by three men carrying handguns. All three were arrested Tuesday morning.
Posted: 07/29/2008 - President Bush approved the execution of the Army private being held at Ft. Leavenworth, the first time in over a half-century that a president has affirmed a death sentence for a member of the U.S. military.
Posted: 07/28/2008 - Kansas is one of only three states that has not adopted a graduated licensing system for teen drivers. Jim Hanni of AAA Kansas says Kansas needs to get on board with such a plan to help reduce motor vehicle crashes involving young drivers.
Posted: 07/28/2008 - All week, Shawnee County Election Office hours are extended for advance voting. The office will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday. Many other county election offices are also extending office hours.