Posted: 08/28/2008 - Fort Riley soldiers heading to Iraq expect entirely different conditions than when they were there last. They are still, however, prepared to stay completely prepared.
Posted: 08/28/2008 - A northeast Kansas Indian tribe wants a judge to block Harrah's Entertainment from going forward with plans to build and manage a state-owned casino in Sumner County.
Posted: 08/28/2008 - Machinists are considering an offer that includes "important and substantial improvements." If approved, they could be back at work September 2.
Posted: 08/28/2008 - The Kansas Board of Canvassers could soon approve the Aug. 5 results. The board includes Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh and representaives of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Steve Six.
Posted: 08/28/2008 - Residents of the northeast Missouri town of Hannibal are grieving the death of a 12-year-old girl who inhaled aerosol hair spray.
Posted: 08/28/2008 - St. Joseph Mayor Ken Shearin is backing Republican Rep. Sam Graves in his bid for re-election against Democratic rival Kay Barnes.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Topeka Police remind citizens to be extra cautious when dealing with strangers who go door-to-door and ask for money, ask for a ride or ask to use the phone.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Topeka truck drivers are being recognized for making safety a priority.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Mulvane is getting some storm sewer work that will close down the block from Huntoon to 13th for two weeks.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius appointed Cheryl Rios-Kingfisher as a judge for Shawnee County's Third Judicial District. Rios-Kingfisher is currening Associate Municipal Court presiding judge for the City of Topeka.
Updated: 04/28/2009 - The spotlight has been on the democratic convention for the past couple of days. The spotlight has now turned to a Topeka man who has written a song inspired by a political speech.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Visit Topeka, Inc. held its fifth "Meeting Planner Showcase" Wednesday. The event shows off Topeka as a one-stop shop for meetings, conventions, conferences and other events.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Lansing Elementary School Principal Tim Newton reports Wednesday to train for a tour in Iraq. He's encouraging teachers and students to send him school supplies which he can take to the children there.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - KU's public safety office says a 28-year old medicinal chemistry research aide was arrested on suspicion of making a controlled substance in a university labe. Coworkers called police. The suspect is free on $15,000 bond. No charges have been filed.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Spirit AeroSystems says it will invest $260 million and add 700 jobs at a new factory on its Wichita site. The location will build the fuselage for the Cessna Citation Columbus.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - The 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery unit of the Kansas National Guard is inviting people to watch its Sept. 13th rocket firing exercise at Fort Riley.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - 61-year old John Henry Horton was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for the 1974 murder of 13-year old Lizabeth Wilson. Lizabeth disappeared while walking home from the Prairie Village swimming pool.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - Senator Sam Brownback will be speaking at the GOP national convention next week. His speech will be focused on the message the the Republican party cherishes all life. Brownback is considered an important role in helping John McCain appeal to religious right.
Posted: 08/27/2008 - 24-year-old William Phelps arrested and charged in connection with an assault that happened early Sunday morning. Police are still looking for a second suspect, described as a black male with braided hair. The assault happened outside 1424 SW Lane.