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Kids Loving the Game of Golf

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Kids ages 9-17 took to the links for a golf tourney. Just plain fun is the reason they get out and play.

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Cell Phone Blamed for Lawrence Deputy's Death

Updated: 08/01/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol determined that a driver was distracted by his cell phone when he failed to yield the right of way to a Douglas Co. Deputy on a bicycle.

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Police Look for Suspect in BP Armed Robbery

Updated: 08/01/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Friday morning armed robbery at a BP convenience store. It happened at about 4:00 a.m. at 27th and California.

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Topeka Man Arrested in Connection to 2007 Slaying

Updated: 08/01/2008 - A Topeka man has been arrested in connection with a 2007 homicide. Police arrested 20 year old Kelvin Phillips Thursday on charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and criminal possession of a firearm for the August 10, 2007 death of James Dyer.

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Kansas Ranking on Child Well-Being Slips

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Kansas ranks 18th in the nation in a new state-by-state study of the well-being of America's children. The state's overall ranking fell from 16th last year and 12th in the prior year.

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Commission Says Thanks to Bill Singer

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Bill Singer, head of Shawnee County's consolidated communications center and information technology, retired Thursday. Commissioners presented him a plaque to thank him for his 13 years of service.

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VA Worker to Stand Trial on Indecent Liberties Charges

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Topeka V.A. Health Revenue Center supervisor Nick Bales was bound over for trial Thursday on two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child aged 14 to 15 and one count of indecent liberties. He has a pretrial hearing Oct. 9th.

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Stork's Cradle Gives Babies Healthy Start

Posted: 07/31/2008 - A program offered by the March of Dimes and Stormont-Vail Foundation gives moms-to-be incentives to follow healthy habits during pregnancy and after giving birth. It's called Stork's Cradle.

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Colbert's Remarks Draws Kan. Governor's Response

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Stephen Colbert has a standing invitation from Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to spend a night in the historic jail in Canton, Kan. because of jokes he made about the small town, calling it a "dump."

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Manhattan Residents Split Over Bio Lab

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Manhattan is one of six finalist sites for a bio and agro defense laboratory. It would pump jobs and money into the economy -- but would devastate the United States if a disease such as foot and mouth disease were to get out into the population.

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Topeka Police Ask For Help Finding Purse Snatching Suspect

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Crime Stoppers Crime of the week. Police ask for public assistance locating suspect believed to have stolen a purse from a woman at the Kwik Shop at 5633 SW 21st. He later used a credit card stolen with the purse at a store in Manhattan where he was caught on surveillance video.

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Motorcycle Accident Injures Topekan

Posted: 07/31/2008 - A 24-year-old was injured in a motorcycle accident this morning in the 1800 block of SW Gage. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No other vehicles are reported to have been involved and no one else is reported injured.

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Jeremy Goodwin Reads To Kids

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Jeremy Goodwin took a swing at entertaining kids at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Thursday morning. It was part of a summer reading program that WIBW participated in.

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Citizens Go To Jail For Good Cause

Posted: 07/31/2008 - More than 250 people were taken to jail and asked to raise bail money to help a good cause. Warehouse 414 acted as a jail to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Lawrence Fire Sends 3 to Hospital

Updated: 07/31/2008 - An apartment home near KU caught fire at five o'clock Thursday morning. Two occupants and one firefighter were taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.

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Man Steals School Bus Fuel, Hits Employee With Truck

Posted: 07/31/2008 - At 9:35 a.m. Thursday, a man was seen pumping diesel fuel into a pickup truck at the Durham School Services facility. When he was spotted, he drove through the entrance gate and hit an employee with the truck.

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Drug Investigation Nets Three More Arrests

Posted: 07/31/2008 - Three more drug-related arrests in Riley County have been made as part of an ongoing investigation. Arrested for possession of cocaine and marijuana were Jose "Pepe" Sanchez, Jr., Brian Gomena and Michael Sanchez-Saldana.

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Man Charged with Whiplash Bar Killing

Updated: 07/31/2008 - Charges were filed against James A. Qualls for the July 16th murder of Joseph Beier, Jr. The charges come one day after he surrendered to Wyandotte Co. authorities.

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