More Headlines

Bigger tax write-off ready for high-cost fuel

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Internal Revenue Service, citing the drain that high gas prices are having on people's finances, said Monday it is raising the automobile mileage rate that businesses and others can claim.

Read More

Charges filed in shooting of pregnant bank teller

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A man accused of shooting a pregnant teller during a bank robbery and causing her to lose the twins she was carrying was charged Monday with two counts of killing a fetus, among other charges.

Read More

GM to raise prices on 2009 models, cut production

Posted: 06/23/2008 - General Motors Corp. told dealers Monday it plans to raise prices on 2009 models by an average of 3.5 percent despite a tough market that is forcing the automaker to cut production and discount its 2008 models.

Read More

Carlin to be Given Mark Twain Prize Posthumously

Posted: 06/23/2008 - With George Carlin already informed of the honor, the Mark Twain Prize for Comedy presentation in November will become a tribute to the comic. Carlin died Sunday. He was 71-years old.

Read More

United Airlines cutting 950 pilot jobs

Posted: 06/23/2008 - United Airlines said Monday it plans to eliminate about 950 pilot jobs beginning this summer in addition to an already announced plan to cut 1,600 salaried positions and reduce its fleet.

Read More

Brain injuries cause half of seniors' fall deaths

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The elderly fear breaking a hip when they fall, but a government study indicates that hitting their head can also have deadly consequences: Brain injuries account for half of all deaths from falls.

Read More

Stocks End Mostly Lower As Oil Prices Advance

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Stocks stalled Monday, ending mostly lower after rising oil prices and ongoing worries about the financial sector gave investors little reason to buy a day ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.

Read More

Va. Judge Imposes Death in Guard, Deputy Slaying

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A jail escapee who set off a manhunt near Virginia Tech's campus by killing a hospital guard and later, a sheriff's deputy, was sentenced to death Monday despite his attorney's pleas for leniency.

Read More

Scuffles Break Out In Line for Wis. Food Vouchers

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Pushing and shoving broke out Monday among some of the 2,500 people hit hard by recent floods who lined up outside a county office in hopes of collecting free food vouchers.

Read More

Pastor: Haggard has Left 'Restoration Program'

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The evangelist forced out of his job after being caught up in a sex scandal involving a male prostitute has left a "spiritual restoration program" and no longer has any ties to the megachurch he founded, the congregation's new pastor said Sunday.

Read More

Attorneys Say Delaware Execution Went Bad

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Delaware prison officials botched the execution of a murderer who was put to death three years ago, attorneys challenging Delaware's use of lethal injection said in court papers filed Monday.

Read More

Flood Victims Say FEMA is Doing a Heckuva Job

Posted: 06/23/2008 - When floodwaters knocked out the water treatment plant in Mason City, Iowa, FEMA rolled into town and promptly set up an account with a Pepsi bottler to supply bottled water. Then FEMA officials moved into a vacant store and began handing out the stuff.

Read More

Mass. Mayor Says No Proof Girls Had Pregnancy Pact

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The city's mayor said Monday there is no evidence a group of young girls made a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together, seeking to dispel an explosive theory put forth by the high school principal.

Read More

Va. Says Groom and 'Bride' Deceived Officials

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Now authorities in Virginia, where same-sex marriages are illegal, are weighing whether to file misdemeanor charges against the couple, Antonio E. Blount, 31, and Justin L. McCain, 18. An announcement is expected this week.

Read More

Rehearsals and Parties Set Stage for BET Awards

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles is the hot spot for the BET Awards this year. The BET Awards will be broadcast live Tuesday from the Shrine at 8 p.m. EDT.

Read More

God accused of selling cocaine near Tampa church

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Police say a man named God was arrested near a Tampa church for selling cocaine. Authorities began investigating God Lucky Howard in April, and he was arrested on Saturday.

Read More

Obama tells women he supports equal pay

Updated: 07/02/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama, determined to win over female voters, talked Monday about the women who helped shape his life in arguing that he would be a better proponent of equal pay than Republican John McCain.

Read More

Court OK's border fence despite environmental worry

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Supreme Court said Monday it won't stand in the way as the U.S. extends its security fence hundreds of miles along the border with Mexico, allowing building to proceed full-speed despite claims that it harms the environment and animals who live in the area.

Read More

McCain proposes $300M prize for new auto battery

Posted: 06/23/2008 - McCain said such a device should deliver power at 30 percent of current costs and have "the size, capacity, cost and power to leapfrog the commercially available plug-in hybrids or electric cars."

Read More

Polygamist Leader's Daughter Wants New Lawyer

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A convicted polygamist leader's teenage daughter, who was among the children removed from her sect's Texas compound during an abuse investigation, is fighting her attorney's attempt to shield her from a church official.

Read More

Obama, Hillary Clinton to campaign together on Fri.

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Former rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton plan to campaign together Friday in the small New Hampshire town of Unity, their first joint appearance meant to ease tensions over the closely fought Democratic primary.

Read More

Charges Against Former SE Missouri St. Employee

Posted: 06/23/2008 - SE Missouri State University informs students a former employee was found with data files containing names and Social Security numbers of about 800 students.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.