More Headlines

Two Face 345 Charges for Alleged Cockfighting Ring

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Johnson County DA Phill Kline files 172 counts of unlawful conduct of cockfighting against 37-year old Fernando Tapia and 50-year old Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Machain. Rodriguez-Machain is also charged with obstruction of official duty.

Read More

Wichita Moving 5 Families Because of Methane Gas

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Officials think a landfill near a mobile home park in Wichita might have caused a spike in methane gas. Kansas Gas Service discovered it in routine surveys. Residents of five homes will be relocated as a precaution.

Read More

Family, Friends of Kidnapped Story Clerk Relieved by Safe Return

Posted: 06/27/2008 - 48-year old Joyce Patterson, missing since Monday, was found safe Friday. She tells investigators a man robbed the convenience store where she was working, then abducted her. He kept her tied up until media coverage of her disappearance made him drop her off at her pastor's home.

Read More

State, Defense Rest Cases in Hunting Death Trial

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Testimony ended Friday afternoon in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Theron Thomas Kent. He's charged with the death of Beau Arndt, who was shot while hunting last December. Jurors could begin deliberations Monday.

Read More

Lightning Blamed for Morning House Fire

Updated: 06/27/2008 - A fire at 6747 NE Indian Creek Rd. is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike. The fire was discovered around 7 am Friday. Fire officials say it did $112,000 damage.

Read More

Judge Dowd Departs For Two Sex Offenders

Updated: 06/30/2008 - Judge Matthew Dowd came under fire for giving Orlando Paul Cisneros probation instead of putting him in jail. Now he has departed on two recent sex offender cases -- giving one particularly brutal offender a lighter sentence, and giving the other probation.

Read More

Kan. Governor Asks Agencies to Cut Spending

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius Friday asked most state agencies to cut one to two percent from their budgets for the upcoming spending year. She did not ask that cuts be made to funding that would affect students, such as public schools.

Read More

Operation Falcon roundup nets 125 Kansas fugitives

Updated: 06/27/2008 - U.S. Marshalls arrest 125 fugitives throughout Kansas. The operation targeted sex offenders and violent criminals. The annual sweep is part of a nationwide project known as Operation Falcon.

Read More

Kaw Area Tech Merges With Washburn University

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A ceremony marked a merger between Washburn University and Kaw Area Technical School. Officials say students will benefit from the new arrangement.

Read More

Two Face 345 Charges For Alleged Cockfighting Ring

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline on Friday filed 172 counts of unlawful conduct of cockfighting each against 37-year-old Fernando Tapia and 50-year-old Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Machain. Rodriguez-Machain also faces one count of obstruction of official duty, bringing the total charges between the two to 345.

Read More

Wichita: Missing Store Clerk Found Alive, Safe

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A Wichita-area woman found unharmed four days after she disappeared says her 300-pound abductor left her at her pastor's house after an apparent change of heart.

Read More

Country Stampede Alert: Shuttle Bus Implemented

Updated: 06/27/2008 - Due to rain-soaked grounds, Country Stampede organizers have implemented a shuttle bus for general admission ticketholders. Buses will run every 15 minutes from the parking lot on the east side of the K-State campus, near North Manhattan Ave. and Claflin Rd.

Read More

Formerly Homeless Graduate Program

Updated: 06/27/2008 - Six area students celebrated at a graduation ceremony Friday. The formerly homeless group completed a program to help them improve their lives.

Read More

Bill Self Talks About KU Players in the Draft

Updated: 06/27/2008 - KU Head Coach Bill Self spoke the day after the NBA draft on how the KU players faired, mock drafts, and where KU stars Darrell Arthur and Mario Chalmers ended up.

Read More

Judge Gives Hospitalized Man No Reprieve on Prison

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Judge refuses convicted man's request for a second extension on his prison reporting date after he was hospitalized to have a pacemaker installed, was convicted of unlawfully distributing prescription drugs.

Read More

Kansas Seeks Federal Help for Drought, Storms

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Governor Sebelius asks FEMA to declare 49 counties disaster areas because of the storms that hit the region in May and June, including the tornadoes that struck Manhattan and Chapman, also asks the Ag Dept. to declare six SW counties disasters because of severe drought conditions.

Read More

1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Olathe Shooting

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Police respond to an Olathe apartment complex early Friday morning after a shooting kills one person and wounds another. Authorities have not released the victims name

Read More

Collective Brands to Pay K-Swiss $30M

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Thirty million dollar ruling comes on the heels of a a $305 million award to Adidas last month that Collective brad has asked a judge to dismiss.

Read More

KS Supreme Court Upholds Gambling Law

Updated: 06/27/2008 - Unanimous decision by the state Supreme Court upholds last year's measure allowing the Lottery to build new casinos around Kansas which would be run by outside companies. House Speaker expresses disappoint, AG says questions are answered.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability