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Price Tag Increases On Topeka Public Schools Bond Issue Proposal

Posted: 12/19/2013 - The USD 501 board of education heard an update Thursday on a proposed bond issue. District spokesperson Ron Harbaugh told 13 News the revised plan has a price tag of $142 million, rather than the $90 million previously discussed.

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SW Topeka House Fire Intentionally Set

Updated: 12/19/2013 - Firefighters were called around 2:45 p.m. to 3716 SW Munson. Crews saw smoke coming from the house when they arrived.

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Woman Killed Crossing SW 29th St. Identified

Updated: 12/20/2013 - A woman was killed late Thursday evening as she tried crossing main southwest Topeka artery and was hit by passing vehicle, according to the Topeka Police Dept.

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Manhattan Roundabout Receives Pedestal Statue

Posted: 12/19/2013 - The pedestal atop the roundabout at 4th and Bluemont in Manhattan is empty no more thanks to a special delivery that arrived Thursday afternoon.

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Kansas Jobless Rate Declined To 5.1% In November

Updated: 12/20/2013 - The state Department of Labor reported Thursday that November's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 5.6 percent in October to 5.1. The jobless rate in November 2012 was 5.5 percent.

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Pakistan Protests May Require US Fly War Cargo Out Of Afganistan

Posted: 12/19/2013 - U.S. officials, frustrated that hundreds of military shipments heading out of Afghanistan have been stopped on the land route through Pakistan because of anti-American protests, face the possibility of flying out equipment at an additional cost of $1 billion.

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Officer & Fugitive Shot In Kansas City Standoff

Updated: 12/19/2013 - A Kansas City, Mo., police officer was shot as he and other officers tried to capture a fugitive on Thursday, according to KCTV. The fugitive, who barricaded himself inside a home, was also shot, authorities told them.

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