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KS Lotto Winner Heading Back to Work

Posted: 06/06/2008 - 59 year-old man says he will go back to work as a wrecker in the Pittsburg area after winning over five and a quarter million dollars in the lottery. After taxes and opting for the lump sum payment, he will take home just under two and a quarter million.

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Storms Spark Damage Across State

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Downed tree limbs and power outages were the most common damage reports from a string of storms that moved through Thursday afternoon and evening. In Clay County, a tornado destroyed one home and damaged several other buildings.

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Topeka Clinic Participates in Crohn's Trial

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Topeka's Cotton-O'Neil Digestive Health Center is taking part in a clinical trial, looking at whether adult stem cells, taken from healthy adult donors, can bring relief to people with Crohn's disease. Crohn's is an inflammation in the intestinal tract.

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Police Release Kwik Shop Robbery Surveillance Video

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Topeka's Crimestoppers is offering a reward in a robbery to the Kwik Shop on North Topeka Boulevard June 1st. Surveillance video shows the suspect pulling a gun on the clerk and demanding money.

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Storm Cuts Power to Thousands Thursday Night

Updated: 06/05/2008 - Click here for a complete list of counties reporting over 100 homes without power. *Note only counties with over 100 outages are on the list.

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Hearing Date Set for Accused Sex Offender

Posted: 06/05/2008 - 41-year old Oscar Garza will have a preliminary hearing July 25th in Shawnee County District Court. Garza is accused of indecent liberties with two different children.

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Riley County Adds Up Hail Damage

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Riley County damage assessment teams say 1663 homes and businesses were damaged by the softball and baseball sized hail that blew through Monday.

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Hunger Banquet Teaches Students Lesson

Posted: 06/05/2008 - High school students from the Topeka area had a chance to learn about the inequality between income levels first hand. It was part of the 2008 Rotary Youth Leadership Academy sponsored by Washburn University.

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Sebelius Names Johnson County Judge

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius has named David Hauber 10th District Court Judge. Hauber has practiced law for 25 years.

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Tornado Safety Tips

Updated: 06/06/2008 - In severe weather season, here are a few tips provided by Shawnee County Emergency Management in the event of severe weather.

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AG Steve Six Plans to Run for Full Term in 2010

Updated: 06/05/2008 - A spokesperson confirms Kansas Attorney General Steve Six will run for election to a full term in the officel. Six was appointed to fill out Paul Morrison's term when he resigned amid a sex scandal. Six says he'd like to keep the job a long time.

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Tornado Safety Tips

Posted: 06/05/2008 - The City of Topeka is working with Shawnee County Emergency Management in preparations for the possibility of dangerous weather today. As new information becomes available, we will continue to update you.

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Governor Appoints Judge in Johnson County

Posted: 06/05/2008 - David W. Hauber will serve as a Johnson County District Court judge. He replaces Janic Russell, who retired. Hauber is currently in private practice in the Kansas City area.

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Lobbyist Spending Tops $1 Million Again

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Lobbyists spend $1.11 million trying to influence Kansas lawmakers during the 2008 legislative session. The leading spender was Sunflower Electric, which spent $181,000 trying to get approval for two coal-fired plants in Finney County.

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KSU Scientists say National Biodefense Center is Safe

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Kansas State University officials say a new national biodefense lab poses little danger. Some have raised questions about the safety of such a facility. Kansas is competing with four other states for the $451 million lab.

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Weather Radios Sold Out

Posted: 06/05/2008 - The Franklin County Sheriffs Department is reporting that Midland Weather Radios have been sold out county wide Thursday.

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Dave Johnson Reads to Kids at Library

Updated: 06/05/2008 - 13 News is partnering with the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library to help kids stay involved in reading. Dave Johnson read three books to the kids Thursday morning.

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Storm Damage Reports

Updated: 06/05/2008 - Click here for a complete list of severe weather reports. The reports are being updated by the minute as the reports come in.

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Jayhawk Fans Boogie w/ Team for Good Cause

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Fans are flying in from across the country to join Bill Self and Jayhawks players for a "Bill's Basketball Boogie," a night at Kansas Speedway to raise money for a children's wellness center.

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