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Kansas Gov. Sebelius Says VP Talk Flattering

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says all this talk about her as a candidate for Senator Barack Obama's running mate are "flattering and a little surreal." What Sebelius isn't saying is whether she would accept.

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GI Found Dead in Hotel Has Kansas Ties

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Army and family ask why no one checked on soldier when she missed formation, Ft Riley spokesperson says family hasn't yet made public statement

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United Way's Nancy Perry Honored

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Thursday afternoon community members a chance to honor a leader in the Capital City. The United Way held an open house today in recognition of retiring CEO Nancy Perry.

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Investigators Release Findings on Kansas Blast

Posted: 06/26/2008 - A federal agency says a static spark from a loosely held measuring float was the probable cause of an explosion at a Barton Solvents distribution plant last year.

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Static Spark Blamed for Barton Solvents Blast

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Investigators fromthe U.S. Chemical Safety Board release their findings from an investigation into the explosion at Barton Solvents which forced 3,000 Valley Center residents from their home.

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When Can We Start Setting Off Fireworks?

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Starting June 27, the City of Topeka allows fireworks to be set off in city limits during certain times of the day, beginning at 8 a.m. There are also a few rules Topeka officials want you to be aware of before you start your home fireworks shows.

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Posted: 06/26/2008 - The Topeka Fire Department offers safety tips to help you enjoy a safe 4th of July celebration.

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National HIV Testing Day is June 27

Posted: 06/26/2008 - An estimated one quarter of a million Americans are infected with HIV and don't know it. Visit your county health department to get tested, get educated and get treatment this National HIV/AIDS Testing Day.

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Safe Kids Kansas Offers Fourth of July Safety Tips

Posted: 06/26/2008 - Before a fun time with fireworks goes wrong, teach your kids what to do if their clothes were to catch fire while using fireworks, or how to handle the situation if they see it happen to someone else.

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150 Fort Riley Troops Deploy

Posted: 06/26/2008 - 150 soldiers from Ft. Riley just a few weeks away from cut-off date for shorter deployments. They are expected to serve full 15-month deployment. President Bush announced the shorter deployments in April.

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Two Arrested in Alleged Cockfighting Ring

Posted: 06/25/2008 - The Johnson County Sheriff's Department arrested two men and confiscated more than 170 fighting roosters and a large sum of cash in an alleged cockfighting ring. The Sheriff's department says eight agencies, including the Humane Society, are assisting.

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Wichita Man Gets Life Sentence in Death of Pregnant Teen

Posted: 06/25/2008 - 51-year old Ted Burnett will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for strangling 14-year old Chelsea Brooks. Prosecutors say Brooks was nine months pregnant when the father of the baby paid Burnett to kill her.

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Popular Pool Closed In Manhattan

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation says City Park Pool remaining open would have threatened public safety, and it had to be closed. It is leaving some swimmers high and dry.

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Keep Your Home Burglar-Free

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Topeka Police say there are some simple ways you can keep burglars out, and your belongings in your home.

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Shawnee County to Consider Settlement in Pool Lawsuit

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Shawnee County Commissioners will consider a settlement agreement with Champion Builders at their Thursday meeting. It's regarding a lawsuit over construction of the Shawnee North Aquatic Center. The county would agree to pay Champion and Champion's insurance company.

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