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Man Injured at Heartland Park Dies

Posted: 06/16/2008 - The man injured in an accident at Heartland Park during NHRA race weekend, has died. Topeka Police today say 52-year-old James Jenkins of Oklahoma passed away over the weekend.

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Funeral Held for Chapman Tornado Victim

Posted: 06/16/2008 - Family and friends say goodbye to a 21-year-old college student killed by the tornado that destroyed part of Chapman last week.

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Tornado Clean-up Continues in Manhattan

Updated: 06/16/2008 - On Monday Manhattan city crews will be out picking up storm debris that is placed by the side of the road in Manhattan's hardest hit areas.

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Topeka Teen Missing For Over a Week

Posted: 06/15/2008 - A Topeka teenager has been missing for just over a week and her family is asking for help finding her. 19 year old Rachel Acuna went with a friend to Rockfest last Saturday in Kansas City at Libery Memorial, her friend left abandoning her there.

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Lawrence Murder Suspect May Be Tried as an Adult

Posted: 06/15/2008 - Prosecutors have filed a motion seeking to have Kellam D. Jones tried as an adult in the shooting deaths last weekend of 20-year-old Roland Kloont and 18-year-old Gage Hauk, of McLouth.

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Phony $20 Bills Found in Garden City

Posted: 06/15/2008 - Sergeant Michael Reagle of the Garden City Police Department, says the back sides of the bills are printed upside down. Reports of the fake $20 bills began early last week.

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Kids Begin Adventure to Camp Hope

Posted: 06/15/2008 - These campers are special, they are headed to camp hope a special place for campers who either have or have had cancer. Camp Hope is in Great Bend, Kansas, and offers children with cancer the opportunity to enjoy the perks of summer including hiking, swimming, and the campfire!

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Three Arrested in Connection With Riley County Felonies

Posted: 06/14/2008 - Riley County Police arrested Henry Jones, Don Jones and Kaywaun Washington in connection with robberies to a Dollar General, Dara's Fast Lane and aggravated battery to a person at a Manhattan residence.

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Chapman

Posted: 06/14/2008 - After a severe storm and tornado did much damage to the city of Chapman Wednesday, a boil water advisory was issued in case of contamination to the water supply. Saturday, the advisory was lifted because tests conclude there are no signs of contamination.

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Greensburg Residents Find Ways to Watch Documentary on Town

Posted: 06/14/2008 - Greensburg will be back in the national spotlight next week. A new cable network called Planet Green will feature the tornado-ravaged community's rebuilding efforts as part of a documentary that will last several weeks.

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Chapman Tornado Victim Identified

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Danner Funeral Home in Abilene confirms 21-year old Crystal Bishop was the woman killed by the tornado that hit Chapman Wednesday night. A memorial fund is set up for her young daughter.

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Dillons, WIBW Team Up to Help Tornado Victims

Updated: 06/16/2008 - Dillons stores, in partnership with WIBW-TV, will round up purchases to the next dollar. The extra change will be donated to tornado victims. Stores in Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Junction City and Salina are participating.

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Juneteenth: Celebration of Freedom

Updated: 06/13/2008 - Friday was the kick off for the Juneteenth celebration of our nation's freedom. Youth Gospel Talent Night was the first event for the weekend-long celebration.

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Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn

Posted: 06/13/2008 - A Topeka man pleads guilty to having child porn on his computer. Authorities identified him using PayPal accounts used to buy memberships to commercial child porn websites. Roe's sentencing is set for this September.

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Cleanup Underway; Volunteers and Donations Needed

Updated: 06/13/2008 - The Adjutant General's Department announces donations are being accepted through the City of Chapman Disaster Relief Fund. Damages in the town are expected to top $70 million.

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Eight Topeka Police Officers Retire

Posted: 06/13/2008 - After serving the Topeka community for 20 and 30 years, 8 officers from the Topeka Police Department are retiring.

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New United Way CEO Introduced to Community

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Miriam Krehbiel will take over as CEO of the United Way of Greater Topeka in July. She'll take over for Nancy Perry, who's retiring after 24 years at the helm.

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Some Kansans Not Getting Stimulus Checks

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Some Kansans are not getting the stimulus checks they were expecting. The money is being intercepted by the state to cover back taxes. The Kansas Department of Revenue says it has intercepted 2,300 worth $1.2 million dollars.

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