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New Bill seeks to Limit Home Appraisal Rates

Updated: 02/03/2009 - A new proposal would limit how much a home appraisal could increase each year. The bill would only allow for a home's value to increase by 2% a year.

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Mayor Under Fire After Shooting Dogs

Updated: 02/03/2009 - A shooting in a small southeast Kansas town leaves two pets dead, and the man behind the gun is the city's mayor.

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Community Mourns Teen Killed in Accident

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Friends of Corey Davis, 16, say they'll miss his bear hugs. Wetmore Principal, David Schmitz, said Davis was a great friend and had a good sense of humor. Davis died Monday in an accident about five miles north of Netawaka.

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Victim in Hwy. 75 Accident Identified; Road Re-opened

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says 16-year old Corey Davis from Netawaka was killed in a Monday night crash at Hwy. 75 and K-20. Davis was a sophomore at Wetmore High School. Hwy. 75 didn't reopen until just before 9:30 am Tuesday.

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Bill Would Abolish Kansas Turnpike Authority

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Kansas Turnpike Authority would be abolished and its powers and functions shifted to the state Department of Transportation under a bill before the Legislature.

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Planning Cost Cuts

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Tuesday it will be announcing cost-cutting plans Feb. 18, when Goodyear releases its earnings report of the 2008 fourth quarter and full year.

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Judge Rules Against City of Topeka in ERP, Helicopter Lawsuit

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Shawnee Co. District Court Judge Larry Hendricks ruled Tuesday that the City of Topeka's contracts for a police helicopter and a human resource software system are null and void. He also said the City Council does not have authority to override a mayoral veto.

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Arrest Warrant Issued for SE Kansas Mayor

Updated: 02/02/2009 - McCune mayor Don Call says his shooting of two dogs that reportedly were bothering residents was justified. The Crawford Co. Sheriff has forwarded results of an investigation to prosecutors.

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Senator Pat Roberts Applauds Kansas Senate

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Senator Pat Roberts is applauding the Kansas Senate for opposing Guantanamo Bay terrorists being moved to Fort Leavenworth. Senators Monday unanimously approved a resolution opposing the move. State reps have a similar measure on their agenda Tuesday.

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Kansas Authorities Identify Man Found in River

Updated: 02/02/2009 - The body of 40-year-old Shawn Burditt was recovered Sunday night in Hutchinson after it was spotted by some hikers. Authorities had searched the area where the discovery was made when Burditt disappeared in November.

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Man Assaulted Monday Night in Topeka

Updated: 02/02/2009 - One man was taken to the hospital Monday after he claims he was jumped by five people. Police say it happened somewhere between 21st and California and 21st and Michigan.

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Vassar Rounds Out Country Stampede Lineup

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Phil Vassar was announced as the final headlining act for this year's event at Tuttle Creek State Park. He'll be the last performer to take the stage on Sunday, June 28th.

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Wreck Kills One, Shuts Down Highway 75

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Brown Co. Sheriff says Hwy. 75 at the K-20 intersection is shut down indefinitely while they clear a multi-vehicle accident. It happened just after 6:15 pm Monday night. One person was killed.

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Kansas Prison to Close Earlier Than Planned

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Corrections Secretary Roger Werholtz said Monday the Stockton prison will close April 1 rather than June 30, when the current budget year ends. The move is expected to save $339,000.

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Kansas Goveror Criticizes Legislators on Budget

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius issued a statement Monday saying she's disappointed with the leaders of the House's Republican majority. They have not set a date for debate on $323 million in adjustments to the budget for the fiscal year that ends June 30.

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Child Stuck in Home Several Days with Mom's Dead Body

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Riley County Police say the body of Erin Yeager, 32, was found Saturday morning. It appeared she had been dead about four days and her two year old son left alone in the home with her all that time. He was found in critical condition.

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Shawnee Co. Puts Emergency Sirens On Hold

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Shawnee County Emergency Management Director Dave Sterbenz wanted commissioners to waive the standard bidding process and buy the new system from Grain Valley, Mo.-based Blue Valley Public Safety.

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