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Raven Camp

Posted: 08/07/2008 - New students to Robinson Middle School got together to get a sneak preview of their new surroundings.

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Charges Filed Against Man in Wichita Girl's Death

Posted: 08/07/2008 - 23-year old Jonell Lloyd is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 1-year old Chavira Brown. Prosecutors say the girl was tortured, beaten and shaken.

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14 Geary County Precincts Add No Votes in Election

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Despite nearly 600 registered voters, no one in the 14 Geary County precincts at Fort Riley cast ballots in Tuesday's primary. A post spokesperson says a voting assistance officer reached out to families there to make sure they knew where and how to vote.

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Kline Case Costs State $475,000

Posted: 08/07/2008 - The state will pay $475,000 in court costs and legal fees to the Center for Reproductive Rights. It challenged then-AG Phill Kline's interpretation that the law required health care providers to report consensual sex by underage youth.

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Bus Inspection at USD 437

Posted: 08/07/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol was on hand to check over school buses that will be hitting the road next Wednesday.

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New Phone Book Honors Topeka Library

Updated: 08/07/2008 - AT&T unveiled its new phone book cover Thursday, featuring the Topeka and Shawnee Co. Public Library. The company also reminded people to recycle their old phone books during Project ReDirectory through Sept. 21.

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Man Indicted on Charge of Embezzling $2.6 million

Posted: 08/07/2008 - 61-year old James Foremsky and 56-year old Susan Foremsky are charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors say James Foremsky diverted money while CFO of Vektek, Inc. in Emporia.

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Larned State Hospital Escapee Captured

Updated: 08/07/2008 - Inmate who escaped from the Larned State Hospital Sexual Predator Program Tuesday was found in Colorado. 50-year old Perry Isley, Jr. was convicted in Shawnee County in 1995.

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Chiefs Preseason Debut on My Topeka TV

Updated: 08/07/2008 - Tonight's Kansas City Chiefs pre-season game versus the Chicago Bears will be seen at 7pm on My Topeka TV Digital Channel 13.2 (Cox Cable 676). WIBW-TV will carry the regular CBS lineup: 7pm - Big Brother; 8pm - CSI; 9pm - Flashpoint.

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Police: Thief backs Van Into Gas Meter, Sparks Fire

Updated: 08/07/2008 - Topeka Police say someone stole a van from the Village Cleaners near 21st and Seabrook around 2 am Thursday. then backed it into a gas meter, sparking a fire that sent flames shooting into the sky. Streets in the area have since reopened.

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"Meet and Greets" with 501 Super

Posted: 08/06/2008 - New Topeka School Superintendent Kevin Singer will spend three evenings of the first week of classes, meeting with parents of USD 501 students.

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Water Main Break Causes Road Closure

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The water main break at SE 29th Street and Kansas Avenue has been repaired, but it may take crews one to two weeks to fix the hole that's now in the road. The curbside westbound lane will be closed until it is repaired.

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Soldiers Welcomed Home

Posted: 08/06/2008 - About 60 more soldiers are back in Kansas after spending 15 months in Kuwait. The 2nd Heavy Truck, 2nd Transportation Company was reunited with family and friends at Fort Riley Wednesday night.

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Missouri Lawmakers Want Tougher Exotic Animal Laws

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Missouri state legislators have proposed tighter exotic animal laws in the past and will work to get them passed after two tiger attacks this week. A 16-year-old was critically injured Monday, and a 26-year-old had part of his leg amputated.

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People Flock To Fresh Veggies

Posted: 08/06/2008 - People headed downtown to celebrate Farmers' Market Month and grab a nutritious snack. Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, Adrian Polansky, took part in the event.

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Fort Riley Soldier Found Dead in Apartment

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Officers found a 41 year old Junction City resident, who was also a Fort Riley soldier, dead in an apartment on Valley View Drive early Wednesday morning.

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Kline's Loss Casts Shadow over Clinic Case

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Planned Parenthood's CEO predicts the new Johnson County DA will conclude the Overland Park clinic did nothing wrong. Current DA Phill Kline filed 107 charges against the clinic. However, he lost in Tuesday's primary election.

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Fort Riley Soldiers Returning Home

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Ft. Riley expects 60 soldiers with its 2nd Heavy Truck Platoon, 2nd Transportation Company to return from Kuwait Wednesday night.

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Morning Storms Cause Trouble in Emporia

Posted: 08/06/2008 - An early morning storm system downed trees and power lines and stranded drivers in Emporia. Emporia Police say at least 11 vehicles were trapped by flash floods.

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Bidding Starts Anew for $35B Air Force Tanker Deal

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The Penatgon has issued a revised request for proposals for a new fleet of refueling tankers. It's expected to be a second round of bidding between Boeing and Northrop Grumman, which was initially awarded the contract.

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Nebraska Collision Kills Louisiana Man, Kansas Man

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Julius Kosgei of Concorida, Kansas and George Muta of Lake Charles, Louisiana died Monday when their car collided with a semitrailer at the intersection of U.S. 81 and Nebraska Hwy. 91.

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Elections Commissioner: Shawnee Co. Results Unchanged

Updated: 08/08/2008 - Shawnee Co. Election Commissioner Elizabeth Ensley says more than 4000 votes from 40 precincts cast on optical scan equipment were not reflected in results given at the end of Tuesday night. However, a review did not change who won and who lost in any local race.

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