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Topeka's Aerial Fire Trucks Back in Service

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Both of the Topeka Fire Department's primary aerial trucks were in service Wednesday night. Mechanical issues surfaced with them Tuesday. Wichita sent a truck and two firefighters to Topeka Tuesday to help cover.

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Car Accident Claims Life

Posted: 07/23/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident happened about 8:40 Wednesday morning on K-63 just South of the Nebraska State line.

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Lee Arena Packed to Remember "Buzz" Wilson

Updated: 07/23/2008 - Hundreds of people packed Washburn's Lee Arena Wednesday morning for a memorial service for former basketball great Greg "Buzz" Wilson. He died Saturday at age 50 of complications from heat-related illness.

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Democrat Tries to Tie Kan. Senator to Gas Prices

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Jim Slattery's new television ad criticizes Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) for three votes that supported tax breaks for big oil companies. Roberts campaign responded saying Slattery supported a package that included an increase in motor fuels taxes.

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Sentencing Delayed for Anastacio Gallardo

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Man charged with raping and impregnating an inmate at women's correctional facility east of Topeka will be sentenced later this month. He pleaded guilty last month in exchange for having one count of rape dropped.

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Area Red Cross Headed to Texas

Posted: 07/23/2008 - A storm in Texas has people in Topeka jumping into action. A crew from the American Red Cross left Topeka Wednesday morning to help those in need.

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Slattery Tries Tying Roberts to High gas Prices

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Democratic challenger Jim Slattery released a new ad criticizing three of the Kansas Senator's votes in 2005, which Slattery claims demonstrated Roberts supported tax breaks for oil companies and cost consumers at the pump.

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Police: Teens Post Video of Crimes on Net

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Teenagers apparently recorded themselves igniting a large firecracker attached to an aerosol can and breaking into a skateboard facility in Lawrence, then posting the footage on the YouTube, according to Shawnee police.

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Trial Looms for Lansing Man in Death of Pregnant Girlfriend

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Sedele Fox is charged with shooting his prenant, 20 year-old girlfriend in January, two months before she was due. he also faces of charges of setting a bomb underneath his trailer to kill her just days before the shooting.

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Teens Post Video of Crimes on the Net

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Police in suburban Kansas City are trying to find a group of teenagers they believe videotaped themselves breaking into a facility and committing other vandalism and then posted the videos on the Internet.

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Americans United Decries Military 'Free Day'

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Americans United for Separation of Church and State is hoping the Department of Defense will investigate a service connected to Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

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Historical Society Announces Trust Fund Workshops

Posted: 07/23/2008 - The Kansas Historical Society is holding four Heritage Trust Fund workshops across the state. The program matches funds for the preservation of properties on the National Register of Historic Places or the Register of Historic Kansas Places.

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Boy, 12, Accused of Sex Crimes with 6-Year-Olds

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Salina police charge 12 year-old boy with sex crimes against three six year-old boys early in July. Police claim the boys knew each other prior to the incident.

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Kline Fundraising Letter Uses Anti-Abortion Group Letterhead

Posted: 07/23/2008 - The Johnson Co. District Attorney's campaign manager calls the fundraising letter sent using the anti-abortion group Women Influencing the Nation letterhead a "terrible mistake;" group could lose tax-exempt status after error.

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Slattery Reports Strong Fundraising Numbers

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Jim Slattery, candidate for U.S. Senate, announced his campaign has raised $932,210 for his race to unseat incumbent Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

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Hubbell Leaving Health Policy Authority Board

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Connie Hubbell announced she'll leave her position as chairperson of the Kansas Health Policy Board when her term ends in August. Hubbell is launching a lobbying practice.

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