Posted: 08/13/2008 - A guilty verdict was given Wednesday for the man who promised members of the tribe he led that they would also become American citizens. Malcolm Webber was found guilty on six charges connected to selling memberships to the unrecognized tribe.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Flags flew at half-staff across Kansas Wednesday. It was in honor of National Guard Specialist Ronald Schmidt, eulogized at services in Newton with hundreds of mourners in attendance.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Mario King, accused of killing Timothy Lister July 5th, will be back in court Aug. 21st. The date was set Wednesday during a docket hearing.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - 44-year old Ernest Taylor was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Prosecutors say he cut a screen to get into a woman's home while she was there, threatened to shoot her, and stole several coins.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Corkey Williams and Drake Kettler will stand trial Sept. 8th for the murder of James Dyer, Jr. last year. Both were bound over following a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Family and friends of Capt. Tony Cox marked the one-year anniversary of his death in the line of duty by planting a tree outside Topeak fire station #8. It was the last place Cox was stationed.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Westar Energy says its cost for generating power has more than doubled in the past year. The increase is passed along to customers. It comes as Westar asks the KCC for a rate increase.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - A Kansas City man is suing Time Warner Cable over the monthly fee the company charges to rent a cable box, saying he and other customers should not have to rent Time Warner's box in order to get premium channels.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - The AP says FEMA has at least 150 underground storage tanks that need to be inspected for leaks. Four are in Kansas - 2 in Topeka and one each in Garden City and Hays.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - The second district race is heating up over energy -- with both candidates pointing fingers about why things haven't been done, and saying they have the ideas to take America into the future.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Senator Brownback says the Department of Defense needs to take time and not rush into deadlines that could push a potential bidder out of the competition to replace the Air Force's aging aerial tankers. The DOD wants a new request for proposals ready to be sent out by mid-August.
Updated: 08/13/2008 - Kansas students continue to top the national average for overall scores on the ACT. This year they averaged a 22.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley allows wood cutting to anyone who has purchased a permit. Cutting is allowed year round.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley Housing Services Office will host a seminar August 22 to help all active duty soldiers, retirees and community members learn about the ins and outs of buying a hoome.
Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley announced the free 2008 Army Soldier Show will be held on the Kansas State University campus August 23- 24. The soldiers will showcase their musical and theatrical talents at this show for the 25th year.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Home Made Brand Foods has recalled nearly 5,000 pounds of tuna salad that has the potential to be contaminated.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - The board skirts are being recalled by Chelsea & Scott Ltd. due to a violation of lead paint standard.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - KDHE removed the stream advisory for Middle Emma Creek that was issued on June 10th because of a fish kill that released organic waste.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - Topeka's McEachron Elementary School was among those opening their doors for a special Tuesday night preview for students and parents. USD 501 classes resume Wednesday.