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Storms Wash Out Opening Night of Country Stampede

Updated: 06/27/2008 - With heavy rain and lightning not letting up, organizers decided to cancel the main acts of opening night Country Stampede in Manhattan. Kellie Pickler, .38 Special and Charlie Daniels never got to take the stage.

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Garden City Woman Killed in I-70 Accident

Updated: 06/27/2008 - Police identify the two women involved in an accident near Paxico that killed the driver and sent her passenger to the hospital.

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Commissioners Table Discussion of Sheriff's Request

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Shawnee County Commissioners have granted Sheriff Richard Barta's request to table the discussion of his proposal for the Sheriff's Office to take over as head of the county's Communications Center when Director Bill Singer retires.

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Raising the Cholesterol You Want to Have

Updated: 06/26/2008 - When it comes to cholesterol, some you want, some you don't. A high HDL cholesterol level can lower your risk for heart disease, while a high LDL leve will increase your heart disease risk. Certain foods and regular exercise will boost your HDL.

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Hearing Delayed For Man Accused of Topeka Murder

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Antonio Armstrong is one of three men charged in the shooting death of James Dyer. Dyer was found shot inside a Topeka home on MacVicar Avenue August of last year.

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Salvation Army Taking Donations For Recent Midwest Disasters

Posted: 06/26/2008 - The Salvation Army is asking for your help as it helps victims from all the recent disasters in the midwest. They are asking for financial donations so they can continue their help in flood and tornado devastated areas.

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Goodyear Plans Greater Global Focus

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company plans to invest at least $1 billion annually through 2010 to expand and improve plants and focus more on international growth markets.

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Kansas State's Cardwell Hall to Reopen

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Classes at a K-State's Cardwell Hall - damaged by the June 11th tornado - will be back in session Friday after being closed most of the week.

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Woman Arrested After Scuffle, Lost Shirt

Posted: 06/26/2008 - An alleged robber not only lost her freedom after being arrested this past week -- and lost her shirt during the attempted robbery.

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Shawnee County Coroner Says Goodyear Death Was an Accident

Updated: 06/26/2008 - The Shawnee County Coroner's office today released its official reports, saying the death of a Goodyear worker in April was ultimately an accident. 59-year-old Walter Haake Junior died after being tased by Sheriff's Deputies.

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Kansas Governor Arts Awards

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Kansas Artists received high honors from the Governor Thursday night. The Elaris Duo, Steven and Larisa Elisha, two of the awardees of the Kansas Governor's Arts Awards.

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Jeff County Farm Fields Cleared

Posted: 06/26/2008 - The state's Agriculture Department lifts embargoes on fields in the Perry-Oskaloosa-Valley Falls area, and one other Kansas county on Thursday. Their investigation centers on a poisonous fungicide sprayed too close to fields.

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Fireworks Season in Topeka

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Topeka Police remind you to have a safe holiday, follow the rules and know what the penalties are for breaking those rules.

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Topeka Woman Arrested as Robbery Suspect

Posted: 06/26/2008 - 27-year-old Topeka woman arrested in connection with early Saturday morning attempted robbery. She knocked on a door, was let in to use phone, and tried to grab the purses of the two women occupants. Police are looking at this case in connection with other recent similar cases.

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Governor Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for 49 Counties

Updated: 06/26/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius has signed a letter to President George W. Bush requesting a federal disaster declaration for 49 counties impacted by severe storms hitting the area from May 22 through June 16, 2008.

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Kansas Gov. Sebelius Says VP Talk Flattering

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says all this talk about her as a candidate for Senator Barack Obama's running mate are "flattering and a little surreal." What Sebelius isn't saying is whether she would accept.

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GI Found Dead in Hotel Has Kansas Ties

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Army and family ask why no one checked on soldier when she missed formation, Ft Riley spokesperson says family hasn't yet made public statement

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United Way's Nancy Perry Honored

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Thursday afternoon community members a chance to honor a leader in the Capital City. The United Way held an open house today in recognition of retiring CEO Nancy Perry.

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Investigators Release Findings on Kansas Blast

Posted: 06/26/2008 - A federal agency says a static spark from a loosely held measuring float was the probable cause of an explosion at a Barton Solvents distribution plant last year.

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Static Spark Blamed for Barton Solvents Blast

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Investigators fromthe U.S. Chemical Safety Board release their findings from an investigation into the explosion at Barton Solvents which forced 3,000 Valley Center residents from their home.

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When Can We Start Setting Off Fireworks?

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Starting June 27, the City of Topeka allows fireworks to be set off in city limits during certain times of the day, beginning at 8 a.m. There are also a few rules Topeka officials want you to be aware of before you start your home fireworks shows.

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