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Seaman USD 345 Teachers Contract Ready for Vote

Posted: 07/21/2008 - The bargaining unit for USD 345 teachers says teachers will vote the week of Aug. 11th on a contract agreement. It increases salary 4-percent and ups the amount the district pays toward health insurance.

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Police Release Suspect Description in Purse Snatchings

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Topeka Police believe the same person is behind three purse snatchings around noon Saturday near Huntoon and Gage. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, 5'10-6' tall, 150-160 lbs.

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Evolution Could Swing with November Election

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Three moderates are not seeking reelection to the Kansas State Board of Education. That brings potential for a swing back to a conservative majority, which twice previously approved science standards deemphasizing evolution.

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Crime Victims’ Assistance Unit Receives Donation

Posted: 07/21/2008 - CD Tradepost donated a GameCube system and games to the Crime Victims' Assistance Unit Monday for older child victims and witnesses, and children whose parents are victims.

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Recovery Slow a Year After Coffeyville Flooding

Posted: 07/21/2008 - The oil-soaked houses, ruined by a refinery spill, have been demolished, but little has been rebuilt in their place and nearly half the business that left right after the flood have failed to return.

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Kline Becomes Issue in Shawnee Co. DA Race

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Incumbent Robert Hecht identifies his opponent Eric Rucker with the Johnson Co. District Atty., under whom Rucker served twice, calling the pair "a most dangerous duo" in a fundraising letter.

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Rock Drops from KC Overpass, Knocks Out Trucker

Posted: 07/21/2008 - The driver of an 18-wheeler is suffering from a head injury after a rock fell from a Kansas City overpass, smashed his windshield and knocked him unconscious.

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Topeka Heats Up

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Sunday was the hottest day of the year, so far. Several Topeka residents headed to the swimming pool to beat the heat.

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Man Injured Near Norton in Motorcycle Accident

Posted: 07/20/2008 - A man is seriously injured this Sunday in a motorcycle accident just to the west of Norton. The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened at 11:30 6 miles to the east of Norton in Norton County.

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Road Closures Start Monday

Posted: 07/20/2008 - 13 News is on your side with two traffic repairs that might delay your commute Monday.

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Fiesta Mexicana Ends With Mass

Posted: 07/20/2008 - Parishioners gathered at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for mass Sunday morning to celebrate the successful Fiesta Mexicana. The fun filled week kicked off with a street party, parade, live entertainment and continued with food, guest appearances, and more live entertainment.

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Attempted Robbery and Assault Leaves Two in Jail

Updated: 07/20/2008 - 2 male suspects drove up to 2 males on foot and demanded money Sunday morning. One victim was hit in the shoulder by the butt of a rifle, the victims then ran off and called police

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FEMA Gives Kansas Millions

Posted: 07/19/2008 - The federal emergency management agency is sending more than 52 million dollars to Kansas.

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Shawnee County Roadway Speed May Go Up

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Commissioners will take up that issue Monday whether or not to raise the speed limit on southeast 29th street to 40 miles per hour. Right now the limit is 35.

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Fort Riley Troops Come Home

Updated: 07/18/2008 - More Fort Riley soldiers are reunited with their families Friday night. About 150 of the 24th transportation unit returned from Iraq after one year overseas.

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WIBW's Drew Switzer Singing for 250 People!!!

Posted: 07/18/2008 - WIBW's own Drew Switzer grabbed a mic a showed off his vocal cords for a crowd of 250 people. Check out Drew's Wizard of Oz inspired performance.

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DA Race Heats Up Over Controversial Postcards

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mailers attack current Shawnee County District Attorney Robert Hecht. Three candidates say they are coming from a Johnson County group, and question why people from Olathe are involved in a Shawnee County election.

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City O'Fences

Updated: 04/28/2009 - According to the city, the fence surrounding one Topeka woman's home is too tall and she's being ordered to lower it.

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FEMA Gives RECs $52 million

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Federal officials have awarded more than $52 million to Kansas rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities for damage from the December 2007 winter storm.

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