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Kansas Authority Providing $3.7 million for Research

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The Kansas Bioscience Authority highlights capacity for bioscience research in Kansas by announcing its investments at a convention in San Diego. The agency says it's provided $3.7 million for research on cancer, HIV and osteoporosis.

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Hall Competent To Stand Trial

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Christopher Hall has been deemed competent to stand trial for the murder and rape of 15-year-old Nacole Winter. Her body was found near Lake Shawnee in December 2006 after she had been missing for two weeks.

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Group Discusses Elder Abuse

Posted: 06/18/2008 - A panel of professionals from area community agencies met to address questions regarding elder abuse. Organizers say this abuse is often over looked.

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Man Who Shot Two in Atchison Restaurant Sentenced

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The man who shot two people last October in an Atchison restaurant was sentenced Monday in Atchison County Court. Wannis "David" Widner, Jr. pleaded no-contest in May to the shootings. A claim to pay for medical bills was also made.

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Farmers say Locally-Produced Fruit, Vegetables Taking Root

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Local farmers say high food cuts, disease outbreaks and chemical concerns have their produce in higher demand. People are turning to locally-grown fruits and vegetables as a way to ease their worries and cut costs.

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Boeing Wins Key Round in Air Force Tanker Protest

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The Government Accountability Office grants Boeing's protest of a $35 billion Air Force tanker deal. The Air Force awarded the contract to Northrop Grumman and its European partner Airbus.

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Fort Riley Soldiers Prepare to Deploy

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Soldiers from the 300th Military Police Company at Fort Riley are set to deploy to Iraq June 25th. A deployment ceremony is scheduled to see the 150 soldiers off.

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Former Fort Riley Soldier to Receive Silver Star

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Sgt. 1st Class William K. Beaver will receive the honor during a ceremony at Ft. Riley for actions in Iraq when his group advisers came under enemy fire which killed two comrades.

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Sebelius Hands Out Business Awards.

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Salina valve maker exec named top exporter, while construction firm won Governor's Award of Excellence in awards presented by Kansas Cavalry.

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Mulvane Man, Pinned by Tractor, Dies

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Eighty-six year-old man dies after being trapped under his tractor for nearly a day, no one could hear his calls for help over the engine noise.

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Judge Scolds Kline for Dragging Feet in Kelsey Smith Case

Updated: 06/18/2008 - Edwin Hall defense attorney tells judge he had never been involved in a case requiring so many hearings in order to get evidence. Defense says its missing FBI reports, another potential suspect, and the videotape from the Target Parking lot.

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Spared by Tornado, House Struck by Lightning

Posted: 06/18/2008 - After survivng last week's tornadoes with only minor damage, while many of his neighbor's home were destroyed, lightning strike casues more than $50,000 in damages.

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Apartment Fire Drives 50 from Homes

Updated: 06/19/2008 - Massive flames sent residents fleeing their apartments at 2nd and Gage overnight Tuesday. Topeka fire crews worked to stop it from spreading to more apartments but luckily no one was hurt.

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Blue Cross Going Tobacco-Free This Summer

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas announced a new tobacco-free policy Monday, June 16. The new policy will ban smoking on company property effective July 1, 2008.

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Manhattan Roadway to Partially Close During Clean Up

Posted: 06/17/2008 - On Wednesday, June 18, sections of Amherst Avenue in Manhattan will be closed to facilitate the removal of large tree limbs and as a safety precaution, starting at 6:30 a.m.

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