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Shawnee Co. Signs Off On Heartland Park Plan

Updated: 08/21/2014 - Shawnee Co. Commissioners signed off on Topeka's plan to take over city's race track. On Thursday, they approved the City Council's plan to expand its redevelopment district to include Heartland Park.

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2nd Rush Hour Wreck Slows Traffic On I-470

Updated: 08/21/2014 - Authorities aren't sure if a second rush hour wreck in west Topeka was a result of an earlier deadly incident on I-70 earlier Thursday morning.

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Kansas Fights Labor Rule For Home Health Workers

Updated: 08/21/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback says he's not sure the federal government knows the unintended consequences of a planned labor overtime rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.

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Leavenworth Cutting Property Tax By 40%

Posted: 08/21/2014 - A sales tax increase approved by Leavenworth voters earlier this year is paying off with a 40 percent cut in the city's property tax.

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Pedestrian Death On I-70 Ruled Suicide

Updated: 08/22/2014 - The 18 year-old stepped out in front of an eastbound semi near the Wanamaker overpass around 6:20 a.m., they said.

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Wanamaker Creek Health Advisory Lifted

Updated: 08/25/2014 - The City of Topeka lifted a health advisory for Wanamaker Creek on Monday. The warning was issued last week after sewage was found to leaking into the north Topeka creek.

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KCC: Westar Rates "Unjust And Unreasonable"

Updated: 08/20/2014 - The agency contends Westar Energy could reduce rates by nearly $16 million a year -- a number it expects to double over the next five years.

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Tax Scam Targets Kansans

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Customers have alerted the Kansas Department of Revenue to fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with garnishment if they don’t pay a tax debt.

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Kansas Man Indicted For Movie Fraud Scheme

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Federal prosecutors say they have indicted a Derby man who created dozens of false identities so he could buy discounted DVD and Blue-ray movies and then resell them.

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Kansas Man Sentenced In Fatal Police Chase

Posted: 08/20/2014 - A Kansas City, Kansas, man was sentenced to more than 22 years and five months in prison for second-degree murder and other crimes arising from a fatal accident while he was fleeing from police.

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Kansas Lawmaker Joe Edward Dies

Updated: 08/20/2014 - Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick of Stillwell announced Wednesday that Rep. Joe Edwards of Haysville died late Tuesday of a suspected heart attack.

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