Updated: 12/10/2008 - Army officials say they are about halfway through a $1.7 billion construction boom that was started to handle the return of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley.
Updated: 12/09/2008 - The Topeka Police Department is asking victims of non-injury accidents to move vehicles off the road if possible, exchange information, and report the accident within 24 hours.
Posted: 12/09/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says no one aboard a school bus driven by a 78-year-old substitute driver was injured in a collision with a car in Reno County.
Posted: 12/09/2008 - The Sedgwick County public defenders office says it is not taking any new clients. It says its existing caseload is overwhelming at a time the office is underfunded and understaffed.
Posted: 12/09/2008 - Lawrence police say the recent rape of a University of Kansas student at her home could be related to five other sexual assaults dating back to 2004.
Posted: 12/09/2008 - The Hugoton Republican says the plan is needed even though the state faces financial problems that some officials believe are worse than anything since the Great Depression.
Posted: 12/09/2008 - Kansas Book Connect lists books that fit the reading level and interests of students by using annual reading scores and other student data. That information will be given to schools within the next few months .
Updated: 12/08/2008 - A public hearing was held Monday night at the Law Enforcement Center on the Topeka Police Department's request for accreditation.
Updated: 12/08/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by 18-year old Alyssa Kanicki of Topeka sideswiped a minivan on northbound Hwy. 75 driven by 42-year Teresa Vleck of Holton, causing Vleck's vehicle to overturn.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - The auction of the former Sumner School building will be conducted at 6 pm, January 22nd in the first floor conference room of the Holliday Building. It's one of the buildings linked to the historic Brown versus Board of Education desegregation case.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Boulevard Grill is open for business at 3251 South Topeka Boulevard. Ron Cleaver, was manager of the Bennigans that used to be at that location, says he's hired back most of the crew he'd worked with at Bennigans.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Linda Schneider's lawyers contend she's been subjected to cruel and punitive conditions while in solitary confinement. U.S. District Judge Monti Belot on Monday refused to intervene, saying the defense failed to prove its allegations.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sen. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he's introduced legislation to stop the transfer of any detainees from Guantanamo to Fort Leavenworth.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Two charges, including attempted first degree murder, were filed against 41-year-old Tracy Hackney. Hackney was arrested Friday evening in Topeka. He's suspected of shooting a woman in Clay Center Thursday morning.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Commissioners voted Monday for pay increases for county department heads, as well as commissioners' salaries. Their salary will go up 3.7 percent, to $43,000 a year. An intent to issue industrial bonds for an as-yet-unnamed business was also approved.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - More than 150 soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division were welcomed home Monday afternoon. The troops spent the past 15 months in Iraq, where they took command of more than seven battalions and about 4000 soldiers.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Nominations are being accepted for the YMCA Character Values Awards. The awards recognize a youth or adult who exemplifies any or all of the YMCA's core values, caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - As unemployment increases across the country, Kansans now have a little extra time to find a new job. The state Department of Labor has added seven weeks of eligibility beyond the standard maximum of 26 weeks and 13 more provided by the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act (EUC08).
Posted: 12/08/2008 - KU Chancellor Robert E. Hemenway announced Monday he will be stepping down on June 30, 2009.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - For the first time, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment this year is recommending that anyone in Kansas aged 6 months through 18 years be vaccinated.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Sprint Nextel has struggled since acquiring Nextel in 1995 as technical problems, ineffective marketing and poor meshing of the two companies have led to massive subscriber losses.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Lawrence police say a sexual assault last week may be connected to several other armed sex crimes in the city since 2004
Posted: 12/08/2008 - The Capitol Restoration Commission agreed Monday not take any action on additional bonds for the project. The commission oversees the renovation project when the Legislature isn't in session.
Posted: 12/08/2008 - Kris Kobach plans to step down as the Kansas Republican Party's chairman early next year and said today he's seriously considering a run for secretary of state in 2010.