Posted: 09/08/2008 - President Plans To Maintain Current Troop Levels In Iraq Through End Of Year. The measured reduction — slower in scope and pace than many Democrats in Congress would like — gives the military some flexibility to shift forces into Afghanistan.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Russian president agrees to withdraw from main Georgian territory within a month. Nicolas Sarkozy traveled with EU leaders for meeting with Russian president. Russian troops remain deep inside Georgian territory, month after cease-fire. Moscow says its troops are peacekeepers who are allowed under deal to stay.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Debra Durall wants to build a home-plus near her home to house eight elderly residents. The facility would look just like any other house. The Shawnee County Commission today approved a conditional use permit to allow the facility. Durall now has to make her business plan and get a loan for the facility.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission authorized the sending of "show cause" letters to the three Kansas race tracks. The tracks now have 30 days to prove they are making progress at restarting racing programs. An administrative hearing is set Oct. 13-14 to hear from each track.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Budget pressures are leading to state to make plans to suspend operations at its smallest juvenile corrections facility for male offenders, Juvenile Justice Authority.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Slain 12 years ago, Carrie Williams' memory still pushed her father to lunge at her killer in a Kansas City courtroom Monday.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Operations at Atchison's male juvenile corrections facility will shut down in two months.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The U.S. Army says it's investigating the claim from Specialist Jeremy Hall.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The Topeka Police Department reminds citizens to be extra vigilant when unsolicited services – such as home repairs, lawn service and cable – are offered by strangers going door-to-door.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius orders flags at half-staff to honor those who lost those who died in the 9/11 attacks, and those who fight for American freedoms.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Budget pressures are leading to state to make plans to suspend operations at its smallest juvenile corrections facility for male offenders.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Qdoba Mexican Grill at 1025 Southwest Wanamaker held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday. The restaurant is running a special on Friday which includes any entree and drink for only $5.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - In June, 37 year old Coen Potts of Topeka admitted to having thousands of images of child pornography on his home computer. He told investigators he told a woman he met through a dating service that he wanted to have children with her so he could "deflower them".
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The percentage of children in Kansas receiving proper immunizations increased last year.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The state collected 3 percent more in tax revenues in August than expected.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Temporary walls have gone up in the first floor Statehouse rotunda in Topeka to seal off most of the area to all but construction workers.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in finding this weeks set of Hot Wheels. Police are looking for a 2006 blue Chrysler Town and Country mini van.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - A Kansas City woman is jailed on charges that she burned her three children, aged 5, 2, and 1, to discipline them. Latasha Lambert, 23, was charged Saturday.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - Spirit Aerosystems says it's cutting production on some Boeing products as a result of the machinists strike against Boeing. Wichita-based Spirit said it will shorten the work weeks of some employees like it did during the machinists' 4 week strike in 2005.
Posted: 09/08/2008 - The state of Kansas collected 3% more in tax revenues in August than expected. That's good news for legislators and state officials, who have been worried about the national economic slump.