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Business Scammed out of Laptop Computers

Posted: 05/09/2008 - F3 Computers tells Topeka Police it sold two laptops to someone who came in with a purchase order that appeared to be from a state agency. Turns out, the purchase order was a fake.

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Fiery Wreck in Marshall County Kills Truck Driver

Posted: 05/09/2008 - 67-year old George Stagner died when his tractor trailer rig went off Highway 77 north Marysville Thursday. The truck hit a driveway culvert and burst into flames.

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Westar Reports Profits, Hints at Rate Hike

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Topeka-based Westar reports earning almost $61 million in the first three months of 2008. The company says an income tax benefit helped profits more than double, but without that, the company didn't meet Wall Street expectations.

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Archbishop Urges Governor Not to Take Communion

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Archbishop Joseph Naumann says Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto of an abortion bill sends a "spiritually lethal message." In a column in "The Leaven," he says she shouldn't participate in Communion until she repudiates her support for abortion rights.

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TPD, Shawnee County Remember Those Lost

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Shawnee County and the City of Topeka are taking time today to remember the area deputies and police officers who gave their lives for our safety.

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Robinson Middle School Receives Award

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Officials from USD 501were on hand as Robinson Middle School was given a statewide award. The school is one of only nine schools or districts in Kansas to receive a Character Education Award.

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Man Charged in Accident That Killed Girlfriend

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Justin Spencer, 24, of Carbondale, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a one-vehicle accident in Osage County that killed his girlfriend, Jessica Alford, 27, of Topeka in February.

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Crews Respond to Topeka House Fire

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Fire call at 11th and High brings out crews late Thursday night. People inside the home got out safely, and damage was considered minor.

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Economic Stimulus Checks Roll off the Presses

Posted: 05/08/2008 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson tours regional facility in Kansas City, MO, one of four that's printing about 88 million paper checks between now and July. Paymens range from $300 to $1200.

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Golden Eagle Chicks Hatch at the Zoo

Posted: 05/08/2008 - The zoo welcomed its newest additions on April 26th and 28th. They Golden Eagle chicks are being raised in their exhibit next to Hill's Black Bear Woods.

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Advance in Open Heart Surgery Marks Milestone

Updated: 08/28/2008 - 55 years ago this week, a surgeon and his nurse used a machine to stop a patient's heart, but keep the patient alive. Today, perfusionists operate the heart / lung machine - using the machine to circulate blood through the patient's body while the heart is stopped for surgery.

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Police Honor Fallen Heroes

Updated: 05/08/2008 - Officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and in the name of protecting the innocent were honored at the annual candlelight vigil.

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Deputies Arrest Three in Burglaries at Holton Country Club

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Three men face 11 counts of burglary and six counts of felony theft for a string of burglaries at Holton Country Club in March. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says victims can come to the Sheriff's Office at 1 pm Tuesday to identify their property.

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Facebook Strikes Deal with States to Improve Safety

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Kansas AG Steve Six announced a safety agreement with social networking site Facebook Thursday. Under the deal, Facebook will provide warning messages for children and monitor age changes to profiles.

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Sebelius Appoints Members of Energy Group

Posted: 05/08/2008 - The 20 appointed voting members will advise Governor Sebelius on reducing the state's greenhouse gas emissions. The group's first meeting is May 20 in Wichita.

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Kansas River Statue Honors Michael Zapletal

Updated: 05/08/2008 - A memorial was placed along the Kansas river to honor the life of Michael Zapletal who disappeared after being swept away by the river last August. He would have turned 10 on May 19th.

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Governor Reacts To Legislative Session '08

Updated: 05/08/2008 - “This session is the most difficult session I have had as my years as governor,” Kathleen Sebelius said in press conference Thursday morning.

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Morning Manhunt in Pottawatomie County Ends With Capture

Updated: 05/09/2008 - A fugitive has been caught by Law enforcement in Pottawatomie County caught a fugitive who was on the lose Thursday morning about two miles west of St. Marys. Authorities say at 1:37 this morning a St. Marys police office pulled over what he believed to be a stolen civilian vehicle.

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Firefighters Honored in Gage Park Awards Presentation

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Peers nominated firefighters with the Topeka Fire Department for awards that represent the individuals' superior performance, professionalism and self-sacrifice while on duty.

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Hesitant About Adoption? Consider Being a Foster Parent

Updated: 05/29/2009 - There are more than 6,000 kids in foster care in northeast Kansas. There is a growing need for families and/or individuals to help by offering a home to children waiting to be adopted.

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Kansas Lawmakers Approve Final Spending Bill

Posted: 05/07/2008 - Lawmakers pass measure completing a $13.6 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1st. Critics say it contains money for a "road to nowhere."

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Kansas Lawmakers Adjourn Wrap-up Session

Posted: 05/07/2008 - The Kansas Legislature adjourned its wrap-up session Wednesday night. It was the 90th day of the session, which is the exact number of days legislative leaders scheduled.

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