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Judge Denies Contempt Motion in Kansas 'Pill Mill'

Updated: 01/12/2009 - A federal judge refuses to take up a government request to hold a Kansas doctor, his wife and their attorneys in contempt in the case against a Haysville clinic linked to 59 deaths.

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New Wellness Spa Opens in Downtown Topeka

Updated: 01/12/2009 - A group gathered to cut the ribbon on Changes at 807 S. Kansas Ave. Changes is a spa and salon business, designed to address problem areas of the body without surgery.

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Four Dead in Scranton Home

Updated: 01/12/2009 - Officials confirm four people are dead at home in Scranton. They were called just before 11am that there was smoke coming from the home. They arrived on scene to find the bodies.

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3 Physicians in Kansas Senate

Updated: 01/12/2009 - When it comes to health care, the Senate has three members who have a lot of firsthand knowledge.

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Kansas Has 30 New House Members, 10 New Senators

Updated: 01/12/2009 - The Legislature began Monday and the day largely was filled with formalities followed by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' State of the State address in the evening. The 125-member House has 12 new Republicans and eight Democrats. One new legislator from each party previously has served in the chamber

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Sen. Brownback Invites Obama to Tour Leavenworth

Updated: 01/12/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback has invited Barack Obama to Fort Leavenworth, saying the president-elect should see for himself that Guantanamo Bay detainees should not be moved to Kansas.

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Local Woman Organizes Blood Drive

Updated: 01/12/2009 - Give 45 minutes of your time, and give someone else life. That's the idea behind the blood drive at Land Kansas Real Estate today. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., donor volunteers can give blood in the Community Blood Center's "Blood Vessel."

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Wind Energy Gains Power in the State

Updated: 01/11/2009 - Spring is a long time coming, but green may be the new color of the season. Governor Kathleen Sebelius and Lieutenant Governor Mark Parkinson announced a new environmental policy for the state on Friday that is already changing things up.

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Kan. Lawmaker Seeks Audit for Case of Missing Boy

Updated: 01/11/2009 - A state senator wants to know if the Kansas social services department had any contact with an 11-year-old boy who went missing a decade ago but whose disappearance wasn't reported until this month.

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Dog Trapped In Snare For Two Weeks

Updated: 01/11/2009 - A Melvern dog was missing for two weeks until it was found in a trap, which had dug into her ribs. She is recovering, but it stands as a horrific reminder for trappers to always check their traps once a day.

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Shots Fired Outside KC Basketball Game

Updated: 01/11/2009 - Shots fired after basketball game near Kansas City following a game between on-court rivals. No injuries were reported.

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Former Attorney General Takes Teaching Job

Updated: 01/11/2009 - Former A.G. Phill Kline will be a visiting law professor at Liberty University in Virginia. His first day is Monday, which is also the last day in his current position as Johnson County District Attorney.

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Hundreds Sign Up to Drop Extra Weight

Updated: 01/10/2009 - Registration is open for the Get Fit Topeka! Challenge at the downtown YWCA. The seven-week program offers weekly weigh-ins and prizes for the biggest losers.

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House Fire Started by Electrical Circuits

Updated: 01/10/2009 - Topeka Fire officials say a fire at 539 NE Wilson Ave. Friday night was caused by the malfunction of electrical branch circuits on the second floor of the residence.

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Gay Rights Advocates March in Wichita

Updated: 01/10/2009 - Expressing anger and disappointment, thousands of gay-rights advocates marched across the nation Saturday in largely peaceful protests against Valifornia's passage of an initiative banning same-sex marriage.

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Wichita Man Sentenced in Shooting

Updated: 01/10/2009 - A Wichita man is sentenced to 11 years in prison for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

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