Updated: 01/08/2009 - A 28-year-old Leavenworth man is jailed on charges that he stabbed his stepfather with the broken handle of a toilet plunger.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - Deon Ross, 24, is charged with felony murder, rape, and kidnapping in the death of Alheli Alcantara. Amanda Lanum follows the events live via Twitter.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - On the eve of sentencing for a former Kansas debate coach convicted of molesting a student, a judge granted a delay so the 69-year-old man could have eye surgery.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - Macy's says it will close 11 underperforming stores in 9 states — affecting 960 employees — after one of the weakest holiday seasons in years.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - Some 40 new jobs are coming to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita to help fill a shortfall in an Air Force Reserve unit.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - Koch Industries is cutting 150 jobs at its Wichita headquarters through attrition and layoffs.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The Community Blood Center held a blood drive Wednesday at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. They say they are critically low on supply at this time of year, and need all the help they can get.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Subscribers to Dish Network welcomed another Topeka affiliate back to their tv line-ups Wednesday. Dish Network reached an agreement with KTKA-TV to rebroadcast its signal, which returned Wednesday.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The president and CEO of the world's largest meat processor has announced his resignation.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The Wichita air base will add personnel to fill a Reserve unit shortfall.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Locals are getting involved and making sure everybody counts. A volunteer training program was held Wednesday at Topeka's Cyrus Holliday Building for a state-wide point in time count of all the homeless in Kansas.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Adam Herrman's sister says she contacted authorities about missing brother. But tracing the roots of the renewed search has been difficult.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Two people are behind bars in Jackson County after leading officers on a high speed chase Wednesday morning.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Chad Taylor will be sworn in Monday as the new Shawnee County District Attorney. He says he's working to improve communications with law enforcement. He'll also have a couple high-profile cases waiting for him.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - A Topeka man was sentenced Wednesday for the killing of a retired jeweler. Allen Dale Smith, 37, was found guilty of first degree murder and aggravated battery.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius opposes any effort to relocate some 250 suspected terrorists being housed at Guantanamo Bay to Kansas.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - For a while there seemed to be a nice break from the high gas prices, but they could be back on the rise.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - A fund has been set up to help a family whose home was heavily damaged by fire.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The 1st Infantry Division Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard will participate in the inaugural parade for President Elect Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20.
Updated: 01/08/2009 - The world's most successful anti-crime program now makes it even easier for you to anonymously tip off detectives by offering three technology-friendly options: toll-free calling, text and online entry.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The former Topeka restaraunt is set become a women's clothing and accessories store.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The biological father of a Kansas boy missing for 10 years from the home of his adoptive parents says officials unjustly terminated his parental rights.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - An attorney for abortion provider George Tiller tells a judge that the current Kansas attorney general can't sanitize his predecessors' conduct in investigating the doctor.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - On Thursday, January 8 the Topeka Police Department will be assisting soldiers from Fort Riley who are preparing for President Elect Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration that takes place on January 20, 2009.