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Schwan's Products Recalled

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Three chicken products distributed by Schwan's home service are being recalled because pieces of rubber were found in them.

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KOSE and State Reach Agreement

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Kansas Organization of State Employees announced the agreement with the state Friday. The agreement covers health and safety, training, and personal protective equipment

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Croco Road Opens Up

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A portion of southeast Croco Road between 29th and 21st streets is now five lanes.

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GM Workers to be Indefinitely Laid Off

Posted: 11/07/2008 - General Motors says about 3,600 workers will be laid off indefinitely beginning early next year as the automaker slows down production at 10 of its assembly plants.

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Topeka Hotels Give Back

Updated: 11/08/2008 - TOPEKA, Kan. - With a chilly holiday season just weeks away, three local hotels are spreading a little warmth

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Westar Reports Lower Earnings for Third Quarter

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Westar Energy has released its third quarter earnings, and blames cooler weather on the lower numbers. The company reported Friday earnings of $88 million, or 81 cents per share for the quarter.

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Sebelius Names New Judge for 2 Kansas Counties

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has named a Tonganoxie attorney to be the new district judge for Leavenworth and Atchison counties. Michael Gibbens, 58, was named to the bench on Friday, filling the vacancy left by retiring Judge Philip C. Lacey.

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Arguments Heard Friday in Daycare Death Case

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The trial continued Friday for a day care provider accused in the death of a child who was in her care at the time. 35-year-old Michelle Bolze-Sann is charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated endangering of a child in the July 2007 death of Zachary Typer.

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Minimal Damage Caused in Friday Apartment Fire

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Firefighters were called to an apartment fire early Friday morning in Topeka. Police received the call around four in the morning that there was smoke throughout an apartment building at the 1200 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd.

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Gun Sales Increase After Election

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Some Kansas gun dealers say Barack Obama's election to the presidency has sparked an increase in firearms sales. Retailers say sales have risen 10 to 15 percent in the past month, when polls showed Obama leading John McCain.

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Kansas Man Votes For McCain-Palin as Debt

Posted: 11/07/2008 - When Luke Smith cast a vote for the McCain-Palin ticket, the Arkansas City man says his decision included a ``debt of honor'' to the governor of Alaska.

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Budget Woes Not Halting Statehouse Project

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Kansas' budget crisis forces a few changes in the Statehouse renovation but doesn't appear likely to slow it down. The project began in 2000 and is scheduled to finish near the end of 2011.

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Westboro Picketing TN High School after Cheerleader Deaths

Posted: 11/07/2008 - WATE-TV reported the schools are closed today because the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka announced it would stage a demonstration over the traffic crash deaths of four Scott County High School cheerleaders last month.

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Closed Tracks May Lose Licenses

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission considers whether to revoke the state license of three closed race tracks.

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Coffeyville Man Gets Life for Killing Woman

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Christopher Lowrance of Coffeyville was sentenced Thursday in the death of 23-year-old Rachel Dennis, whose body was found in the Verdigris River 11 days after she went missing.

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Dealers: Kansas Gun Sales Up on Obama Fears

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Some Kansas gun dealers say Democrat Barack Obama's election to the presidency has sparked an increase in firarrms sales. Retailers say sales have risen as much as 15 percent in the past month.

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Rising Country Star Performs at Washburn Univ.

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Washburn students and country music fans were welcomed to a free concert featuring Megan Conner Thursday evening. The rising young star and her band rocked the house in the Washburn Room of the union.

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Veterans Honored at Topeka/Shawnee Co. Library

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Veterans were honored five days early at the Topeka Shawnee County Library with an impressive display of military might. A retired Air Force Colonel, who's also a Kansan, delivered tonight's keynote speech.

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