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Kan. Company Allowed to Build Transmission Lines in OK

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A Kansas-based company will be allowed to build transmission lines in Oklahoma. The company plans to build high-voltage transmission lines in Oklahoma and Kansas. They already have approval to build in Kanas. The lines probably won't be built until 2012 at the earliest though.

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Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A 33-year-old pleads guilty to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers. He allegedly knew his co-worker was taking the goods from 1999 through 2003 and putting them up for sale.

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Topeka Police Ask For Help Solving Eight-Year-Old Murder Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police are asking the the public's help solving a murder case from 2000. Stephanie Shields was struck by bullets when someone fired shots into the apartment at 2954 SE Highland Court. she and her boyfriend were visiting.

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Kan. Official Relieved by Action on Highway Bill

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that shifts $8 billion from general revenues into the trust fund. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to approve it and send it to President Bush. Kansas Transportation Secretary Deb Miller says she's relieved that Congress is close to passing a federal highway bill.

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Topeka Teen Arrested After Police Chase

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police arrested a seventeen year-old who they say fled from them overnight. They stopped him after he crashed his car at Huntoon and Fairlawn. He was booked into the Juvenile Department of Corrections.

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Fort Riley Remembers September 11, 2001

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Among the memorial ceremonies in the area Thursday morning, the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley held a ceremony at the global war on terrorism monument to remember those who lost their lives September 11, 2001 and at war.

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Penn National Gaming Pulls Out of Cherokee Co. Casino Plan

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Penn National Gaming was the only applicant to run a state-owned casino in Cherokee County, but it's abandoned its plans, saying it can't compete with an Indian casino across the state line in Oklahoma.

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Construction Workers Hurt In Wichita

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A wall collapsed at a car wash that's under construction in Wichita, leaving four construction workers seriously injured.

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Former Arson Investigator Sentenced

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Richard Blevins of Maple Hill sentenced to 32 months for soliciting sex from a teenager. The teen did not have to testify due to a plea.

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Pregnant Emplyees Suing Company

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A federal agency has sued a New Mexico company in federal court in Kansas, alleging it discriminated against pregnant employees it had hired as security guards on Army bases.

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SRS Goes To One Hotline

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The state welfare agency is shifting to only one number for people to call to report possible child abuse and neglect.

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Governor Sebelius Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff for Patriot Day

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Flags around the state and country were flown at half-staff in recognition of Patriot Day. Gov. Sebelius issued the order in Kansas to honor the memory of lives lost in the terrorist attacks and lives lost in the line of duty in our military.

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4 Construction Workers Hurt

Updated: 09/11/2008 - A wall collapsed at a car wash that's under construction in Wichita, leaving four construction workers seriously injured.

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Ex-Arson Investigator Sentenced in Teen Sex Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Former Kansas state fire investigator, Richard Blevins, is sentenced to more than 2 and a half years in prison for indecent solicitation of a child under the age of 14.

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KSU Basketball Team visits Fort Riley

Updated: 09/11/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley remembered those who died due to the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The mens basketball team from Kansas State was on hand to watch.

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Ford Expected to Shut Down SUV Line for 1 Week

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A union leader says Ford Motor Company is planning a 1-week shutdown of the compact SUV line at its suburban Kansas City plant due to slowing sales.

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Sebelius Rips McCain's choice of Palin

Updated: 09/11/2008 - Governor Sebelius says no company CEO would ever choose a top lieutenant and potential successor the way that John McCain picked Sarah Palin as his running mate.

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Topeka Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a tuesday evening armed robbery. It happened just after nine thirty at the kwik shop at 102 southwest 37th.

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Bush to Mark Sept. 11 With Moment of Silence

Posted: 09/11/2008 - President Bush is observing the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Thursday at a time when he's having to dispatch more U.S. troops to fight rising violence in Afghanistan, the launch site for al-Qaida's assault on America.

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