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Murder Victim's Mom Calls Killer Coward

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mother and younger sister of Josh Kalina, who was killed outside a topeka Pool Hall in April 2007 lash out at his convicted killer, who was recently sentenced to more than 20 years.

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Kansas Obesity Rate Growing

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The Centers for Disease Control says a survey shows that 27.7 percent of Kansans were obese in 2007, up from 25.9 in 2006. The national rate for last year was 25.6 percent, up from 15.3 percent in 1995.

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Murder Victim's Mom Calls Killer Coward

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mother and kid sister of a man shot to death outside a Topeka pool hall lash out at his killer during his sentencing in Shawnee County District Court.

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Turnpike Crash Near Wichita Kills One, Injures Two

Posted: 07/18/2008 - A 27 year-old Oklahoma man was killed late Thursday night when the SUV in which he was riding collided with two semis at a Turnpike service station south of Wichita.

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Purse Snatching at Topeka Convenience Store

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Topeka police are looking for the man that robbed a woman last night at a convenience store. It happened at about 11:30 Thursday at the Kwik Shop in the 5600 block of Southwest 21st Street.

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Argument in Front of SRS Building Threatens Violence

Posted: 07/17/2008 - Witnesses say groups arguing in Topeka Thursday afternoon shouted threats that a violent act would be committed Thursday night. Police arrested one male juvenile on gun charges.

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Holton Celebrates on Main Street

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The Jackson County town held a community barbecue and street dance to celebrate Holton's recent designation as a Kansas Main Street City.

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New Manhattan City Pool Delayed

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The Manhattan Mercury reports that commissioners now discovered Manhattan must put this type of project out for bid and select the lowest among those submitted.

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Stormont-Vail Among First in Country to Use Newly-Approved Stent

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The new Xience drug-eluting stent earned FDA approval in early July. Topeka's Stormont-Vail HealthCare was among the first in the country to use it. It's coated with a new drug that reduces the risk the stent will abruptly close and renarrow the artery.

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A Brother and Sister in Arms

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Naerly 88 national guardsmen of the 35th Infantry Division were welcomed home Thursday from a deployment in Kosovo. Two of those soldiers made history while deployed overseas.

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Durbin Gives Up Fort Riley Command

Posted: 07/17/2008 - After the opening ceremony parachute crash, Major General Robert Durbin relinquished command of the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley. Durbin has been nominated to the post of special assistant to the Army chief of staff for enterprise management in Washington.

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Shadid Gets Nearly 20 Years for 2007 Killing

Posted: 07/17/2008 - Timothy Shadid was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the heat of passion for the shooting of Joshua Kalina in April, 2007.

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Melissa Reads to Kids at Library

Posted: 07/17/2008 - 13's Melissa Brunner was the latest WIBW-TV personality helping kids catch the "Summer Reading Bug." A different 13 News personality is reading at the Topeka and Shawnee Co. Public Library each Thursday this summer. Story time is 9:30 am.

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Iraq's Al-Qaida Fighters Now `Furtive Terrorists'

Posted: 07/17/2008 - It's quiet around here in farm country, south of Baghdad where al-Qaida once held sway. Just months ago U.S. foot patrols through the wheat fields nearby would regularly draw fire — if the soldiers managed first to elude al-Qaida-planted roadside bombs.

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1989 Murder Trial Delayed Again

Posted: 07/16/2008 - The trial for Theodore Netherland has been delayed two months while his new attorney gets more prepared for the case. Netherland is charged in the murder of Karen Estes.

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