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Mother Testifies about Day Daughter Disappeared

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Cindy Sanderholm testified Wednesday in the capital murder trial of Justin Thurber. He's accused of kidnapping, raping and killing her 19-year-old daughter Jodi in 2007.

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Small Kansas Communities Get Improvement Grants

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The state Commerce Department awarded a total of a half-million dollars to seven communities Wednesday. The money is from a program to fund community improvements with cities whose population is less than 5000.

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Judge to Hear Arguments in Lawsuit by Kansas Utility

Updated: 02/04/2009 - U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren is giving each side 30 minutes Thursday in a hearing on the state's request to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Sunflower Electric Power Corp. over denial of permits for two coal-fired power plants.

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Kansas House Panel to Discuss Coal Bill Next Week

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The House Energy and Utilities Committee had a hearing Wednesday on a bill limiting the power of the secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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Justice Deptartment Sues Westar over Alleged Plant Pollution

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The federal government says Westar made major modifications to the Jeffrey Energy Center in St. Marys over the past decade but didn't update the plant's pollution control equipment. It's filed a lawsuit against the company.

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WU Hosts Blood Drive

Updated: 02/04/2009 - A shortage in the blood supply prompted a couple of groups from Washburn University to host blood drives.

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Safety Lessons for Teen Drivers

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The leading cause of death for teens is motor vehicle crashes. There are ways parents can reduce their teens chances significantly.

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Twitterers Get Together at Topeka TweetUp

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Members of the social networking site Twitter get together in something called a TweetUp, where they meet and socialize. Topeka held its second TweetUp Wednesday night at SouthWind Gallery.

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Kansas Senate Passes Bill on Ed Board Races

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Kansas Senate passed a bill 40-0 Tuesday, doubling the limit on campaign contributions for State Board of Education candidates to $1,000.

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Emergency Response Training Session Planned

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Representatives from several state agencies will be participating in training next week to better coordinate their responses during a disaster.

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MGP Ingredients to End Ethanol Production

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Atchison-based MGP Ingredients Inc. says it plans to leave the ethanol business and will temporarily shut down distillery operations in Illinois, requiring the temporary layoffs of 79 workers.

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Jurors Visit Sites Connected to Sandersholm Killing

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Jurors have visited sites connected with the abduction and killing of a Cowley College student after hearing from witnesses who testified the defendant had stalked them.

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Supporters Reach Out to Jodi Sanderholm's Mother

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The mother of Jodi Sanderholm is getting support during the trial of her daughter's accused killer from women who've been there. The mothers of murder victims Kelsey Smith and Rachel Dennis sat with her in court on the first days of Justin Thurber's trial.

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Topeka City Council Approves Sumner Auction

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Zaire Thomas, representing True Foundation World Ministries, is now the owner of the historic Sumner School. Sandra Lassiter, representing Community First, would not rule out a lawsuit against the city.

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Bike Shop Ruling Could Take Weeks

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Topeka Capital Journal reports Tuesday Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis says he couldn't say when he will issue a ruling.

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