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"Wastebook" Targets Billions Of Government Waste

Wasted Government Money

Updated: 12/17/2013 - One million dollars to build a bus stop in Virginia. Five million for customized crystal stemware. Those are just some of the items paid for by the federal government last year.

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St Joseph Man Sentenced In Infant Son's Death

Updated: 12/17/2013 - A northwest Missouri man who left his 8-month-old son alone in the bathtub was sentenced to three years in prison for the boy's drowning death.

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Federal Panel Suggests KanCare Delay

Updated: 12/17/2013 - KanCare, the state's privatized program for the poor and disabled, is scheduled to begin providing those services Jan. 1. However, it needs a waiver from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Jan. 1.

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Carr Brothers' Attorneys Both Argue Joint Trial Unfair

Updated: 12/17/2013 - Attorney for Reginald and Jonathan Carr told the Kansas Supreme Court justices Tuesday that their clients didn't get fair trials because they were effectively treated as one entity.

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Buildings, Park Properties Open To Conceal Carry

Posted: 12/16/2013 - Shawnee County Counselor Rich Eckert told 13 News that the Shawnee County Courthouse has adequate security measures in place that guns will not be allowed inside the building.

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Salvation Army Distribution Day Announced

Updated: 12/16/2013 - Families who registered with the United Way's Christmas Bureau and received letters from the Salvation Army will be able to pick up toys for their kids and food their families this Thursday.

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Shawnee Co. Redistricting Could Affect 12,000

Updated: 12/16/2013 - More than 12,000 Shawnee County residents could end up in new commission districts. County Counselor, Rich Eckert outlined a re-districting proposal for commissioners on Monday.

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Pittsburg St. Student Killed In Head-On Crash

Posted: 12/16/2013 - The patrol says Potocnik was northbound on a highway north of Riverton when his SUV crossed the center line and struck a southbound tractor-trailer.

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Huelskamp Questions Budget Contents

Posted: 12/16/2013 - Congressman Tim Huelskamp is challenging a statement by a fellow Kansan in the U.S. House that funding for a new bioscience lab is secure under a new budget agreement.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Could Reach Billion Dollars

Posted: 12/16/2013 - The Mega Millions jackpot is juicy, but thanks to new, longer odds, it's entirely possible the payout could reach $1 billion by Christmas. That wasn't a typo -- "b" as in "boy."

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