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Pit Bulls Attack TPD - Dogs Shot

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Just after 7 a.m., officers headed to Topeka Collegiate school after a student and teacher reported being charged by two pit bulls.

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Jardine Middle School Honors Volunteers

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Dozens of volunteers help students at Jardine Middle School throughout the year. Friday, the school held a special reception to thank them for their role in the students' success.

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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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