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Kansas Governor Reportedly Makes Obama's Final Four

Posted: 08/18/2008 - The Associated Press reports Sen. Barack Obama has narrowed his list of potential running mates to four - and Kansas Gov. Kathleenn Sebelius is among them. The announcement is expected to be made in the coming days.

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Domestic Dispute Ends with Woman Stabbed

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Topeka Police arrested 41-year old Peter Blancas. They say he stabbed 31-year old Sarah O'Brien with a bayonet during a domestic dispute. Her injuries are not considered life threatening.

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Topeka Public Schools Consider Early Childhood Learning Plan

Posted: 08/18/2008 - A draft proposal for improving early childhood education in Topeka's USD 501 was presented to the public Monday. It includes four key goals - from providing the programs, to staffing them, advocating for them and providing outreach.

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Sentencing Next Week for July 2005 Murder

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Rashawn Anderson, the man that pleaded no contest to the 2005 murder of Christopher Carraway, will be sentenced in court next Tuesday, Aug. 26th. Carraway was shot in an altercation at Colonial Park Town Homes.

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Fort Riley Brigade to Deploy to Iraq

Posted: 08/18/2008 - The 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team has received orders to deploy to Iraq in early October for a 12 month period. There are more than 3,900 soldiers in the brigade.

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Sewage Leak Puts Creek Under Advisory

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Wanamaker Creek is under a stream advisory because of a line break that allowed sewage into the creek, according to the City of Topeka.

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Raney Named Chief of Staff for 35th Infantry Division

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Col. Matthew Raney, Kansas National Guard, has been named the 35th Infantry Division chief of staff, a position he was appointed to fill temporarily in July 2007 following the deployment of Col. Michael Selby to Kosovo.

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Accident Blocks of Roadway in Topeka

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Topeka Police say one person went to the hospital Monday afternoon with minor injuries resulting from an accident on 53rd Street between Wanamaker and Urish Roads.

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Fort Leavenworth Breaks Ground on New Chapel

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Fort Leavenworth is breaking ground on a new religious complex. The new building will replace the over 100 year old church that burned in 2001. The complex will have room for at least 600.

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Union Member Hit and Killed at Hawker Beechcraft Plant

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Man on his way to a strike rally outside the Hawker Beechcraft plant in Wichita was hit and killed by a pickup truck early Monday morning. The man is reported to be 49-years-old but his name has not been released. The strike is entering its third week.

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School Begins in Chapman

Updated: 08/19/2008 - The start of school had been in doubt after a tornado in June damaged or destroyed most of the Chapman school district's facilities. But thanks to help from other districts, classes started today for Chapman students.

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Texting Tips to Crimestoppers

Updated: 08/18/2008 - People who want to provide authorities with confidential information about a crime now have a new way to do it, and it's right at their fingertips.

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Topeka Man Rescued Monday Morning

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Traffic near I-70 and SW 10th was disrupted early Monday morning after a man threatened to jump off an overpass. Topeka police responded to the call at about 1:30a.m.

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Students Move Into KU Residence Halls

Posted: 08/17/2008 - College Freshmen are one step closer to hitting the books as they move into their Residence Halls on the campus of the University of Kansas.

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Tax Revenue Steady For July

Posted: 08/17/2008 - New figures show that state tax revenue last month was close to what was expected.

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