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Lenexa Police Release Name of Man Killed by Officers

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Lenexa police have released the name of the man shot and killed by Kansas City officers after he swung a sword at them. A police statement Monday identified the man as 54-year-old Marvin Parker.

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Kansas Senate Candidates Face Off in First Debate

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Democratic challenger Jim Slattery is attacking Republican Sen. Pat Roberts for getting the intelligence used to invade Iraq wrong while he was chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Topeka RoadRunners Play Softball

Posted: 09/08/2008 - The Topeka RoadRunners are at home on the hockey rink but on Sunday they got a taste of the softball field.

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Early Morning Topeka Car Chase Ends in Capture

Posted: 09/08/2008 - An early morning chase Monday morning ended in Topeka with at least one person in custody. The incident happened just before 4:00am Monday morning.

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Lessons Learned From Katrina

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Kansas and Louisiana officials say lessons they learned from Katrina helped in preparing for Gustav and looking ahead to Ike.

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Grandmother, Grandchildren Escape Topeka House Fire

House Fire

Updated: 09/07/2008 - A grandmother and two of her grandchildren escaped from a house fire Sunday morning. The fire burned parts of the upstairs of the building, but luckily the family were able to make it out downstairs.

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Power & Light Seeks Increase

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Kansas City Power & Light Utility seeks up to 17.5 percent increase in rates, which will cost customer between $150 and $168 per year.

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Kansas Guard Helps New Orleans

Posted: 09/07/2008 - Kansas National Guard units handed out ice and food to people in new Orleans affected by Hurricane Gustav. Some are concerned about the incoming threat of Hurricane Ike.

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Keys Evacuated as Ike Strengthens

Posted: 09/06/2008 - Visitors to the Florida Keys were told to pack up and leave Saturday because of the threat from Hurricane Ike, swirling in the Caribbean.

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Manhattan Troops Ready For Iraq

Posted: 09/06/2008 - The Army Reserve has called the 538th Transportation Company to action. The Manhattan-based unit will be heading to Iraq.

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Embattled Judge Retires

Posted: 09/06/2008 - Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Stewart is retiring, but state officials plan to continue a disciplinary case against him.

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"Outlaw" Premieres at Topeka Civic Theatre

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Topeka theatre fans were taken back to the windblown days of 1871 in Baxter Springs, KS with the scene of Topeka Civic's Theatre's newest production.

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Marian Clinic Ready for "Ultimate Concert"

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Topeka's Marian Clinic will hold its annual fundraiser, the "Ultimate Cancer," at 3pm Sunday, Sept. 7, at Washburn's White Concert Hall. The featured performance is the Fountain City Brass Band.

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Community First Turns in Sumner Funding Info

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Community First handed over its fundraising information for the former Sumner School building to the city of Topeka Friday. The group needs to show it has the finances to renovate the building and sustain its programs. The city will review the info next week.

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Cash Delays Could Stop Some Road Work Projects

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The Kansas Department of Transportation may not be able to continue some projects because of federal money shortcomings. KDOT Secretary Deb Miller said she has plans in place to deal with the situation. But the trust fund may be billions of dollars short by the end of September.

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Sebelius Calling: Gov. Chats with Soldiers in Iraq

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Governor Sebelius called a group of soldiers from Fort Riley who are deployed to Iraq earlier this week. She visited by teleconference with about 45 soldiers stationed at Camp Taji, Iraq. It was the first such arrangement for Sebelius.

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