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Miss Capital City Arrives at Miss Kansas Pageant

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Miss Capital City is ready to represent Topeka in this year's Miss Kansas Pageant. Megan Ensley arrived in Pratt Wednesday for this year's pageant. The Wichita State student will compete in preliminary competitions Thursday and Friday.

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Accident Survivors' Stories Intertwine

Updated: 06/04/2008 - Seeing Julie Vandervoort's story on 13 News last October, Rick Morris - an accident survivor himself - was inspired to help by giving her a prosthetic leg at no cost.

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Holton Receives Super-fan Concession Stand

Posted: 06/04/2008 - A concession stand was to be donated and built at the Auburn Baseball Field Wednesday. However, because the stand construction was not okayed, the stand was instead donated and built in Holton.

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Fort Riley Hosting Golf Tournament

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The Garrison Commander's Golf Tournament is a four-person best-ball tournament kicking off at noon on June 6.

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June is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Kansas Department of Health and Environment is promoting screening tests for prostate cancer, the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in Kansas.

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Cleanup Begins After Tuesday's Storm

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Hail and high winds caused damage throughout southeastern Kansas. People began cleaning up debris from homes and buildings Wednesday.

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Elderly Man Stabbed

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Topeka Police say the man in his 60's was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening stab wounds. Police are investigating the incident, including where the stabbing occurred.

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Good Samaritan Awarded Champion of Character Award

Posted: 06/04/2008 - An award is given to a man for his efforts in aiding police in a struggle with a suspect. Group says recipient demonstrated character that significantly improves the health, safety and quality of life in the community.

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Fort Riley to Conduct Exercise

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The mock emergency situation pay affect traffic flow at various post locations on June 18.

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Two More Kansas Superdelegates Go for Obama

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Congressman Dennis Moore and Wichita superdelegate Helen Knetzer say they'll support Barak Obama for President. The state's other Democratic Congressperson, Nancy Boyda, says she'll remain uncommitted.

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Kansas Tax Collections Fall $51 Million Short in May

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Preliminary figures show the Department of Revenue collected 8-percent less than expected in tax revenue in May. It's sparking concern because the budget was based on the financial forecast, and a financial crunch for next year was already anticipated.

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Warnings of 'Violent' Tornadoes in Kansas

Updated: 06/05/2008 - The National Weather Service has issued a warning for northeast Kansas, predicting hail bigger than baseballs, +80 mph winds, and possibly a few "violent, long-lived" tornadoes."

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Dept. of Revenue Reports $51 Million Shortfall in May

Posted: 06/04/2008 - In what legislators already expected to be a tight year fiscally, tax revenue last month in fell nearly 8 percent short of projections, with individual income taxes coming up about $38 million short.

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Trial Date Set in Construction Workers' Death

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The 48 year-old woman accused of the hit and run deaths of two construction workers near Lawrence in 2007 will appear in court on Sept. 2nd to face charges two counts of second-degree murder.

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KCK Fuel Tank Fire Burning Itself Out

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Firefighters are still at the scene of a fire at a gasoline storage tank in Kansas City, Kan., believed to have been sparked by lightning Tuesday night. An official said the 2.5 million gallon tank was about half full.

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Manhattan Petition Ordinance Drive Begins

Posted: 06/03/2008 - A petition ordinance drive is underway in the little apple. Manhattan Citizens for Sustainable Downtown Redevelopment is circulating two ordinance petitions, both stemming from decisions made by the City concerning the downtown redevelopment project.

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Osborne, Snyder to Join Forces at Mentoring Conference

Updated: 06/03/2008 - K-State and Nebraska are longtime rivals, but former coaches Bill Snyder and Tom Osborne will put that aside at the Governor's Conference on Mentoring in Wichta June 11-12. Osborne will deliver the keynote speech and sit on a panel with Snyder.

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