The FBI says the incident isn't directly related to the Ferguson protests.
Kansas legislators and Gov. Sam Brownback have approved settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former Kansas State University football player who hanged himself at Larned State Hospital.
The Environmental Protection Agency's expected to announce a plan today tightening the amount of a smog-forming pollutant in the air.
A Topeka man whose capital murder conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court because of ineffective counsel has petitioned a Shawnee County court to change his name.
A 36-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Saturday morning.
Police say a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun at a Cleveland recreation center was shot and wounded by a responding officer.
An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator were killed in an explosion on the Gaza Strip.
A Jefferson County crash claims the life of one Kansas teen and sends 6 others to the hospital.
Topeka Firefighters respond to two structure fires Friday.
Topeka utilities superintendent Don Rankin's no longer an employee of the city.
Two people were taken to Topeka hospitals after a four-vehicle crash Friday on I-70 just west of Maple Hill.
About 170 Kansas National Guard Soldiers will deploy to West Africa next spring.
Topeka Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the College Hill area.
The Library of Congress continues to expand the largest oral history program in the nation.
The United Way of Greater Topeka is gearing up for the annual Christmas Bureau. Communications Director Mike McLaughlin said not only […]
Premature birth rates are down in Kansas.
Firefighters battle a structure fire at 715 SW 12th Street in Topeka.
It’s election day…and one office working to make sure there aren’t any issues with voter fraud, is the U.S. Attorney’s […]
An annual study of small businesses indicates more optimism, but not enough optimism to add employees. That, according to Kathy […]
Just how would Independent Senate Candidate Greg Orman caucus if there were a split vote in the Senate...50 Republicans and 49 Dems - which would equal 50 with VP Joe Biden's vote?
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is accepting entries for its Green Teams Photo Contest.
The crime allegedly happened while 45-year-old Ryan White served as the treasurer of the Soldier Ball Association from 2012 through 2013.
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon which shut down US-24 Highway at Soldier Creek Bridge.
The Democratic nominee for Kansas insurance commissioner is deriding a proposed multi-state health care compact that would give the state control of Medicare within its borders.
Kansas authorities are searching for a man who they say led officers on a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is hoping you'll help the agency make a big noise through social media this Friday, by way of a 'thunderclap'.
Topeka police had to deal with a series of bogus bomb threats in the Capital City late Monday.
State Budget Director Shawn Sullivan says federal tax law has impacted state collections in recent months.
An Ellsworth woman is sentenced to two years and eight months in prison after her 13-month-old daughter died from ingesting morphine.
Federal health officials confirm a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
Ichabod Unleashed is the theme for Washburn University's homecoming coloring contest.
Senior volunteers from Shawnee and Douglas Counties are honored at a breakfast Tuesday morning at Topeka's Gage Shelter House.
Fire broke out at an apartment building near Downtown Topeka Monday night.
Police say the public helped find a missing 8-year-old Topeka girl Saturday.
Bob Dole, Mitt Romney and John McCain heads for Kansas to campaign for Pat Roberts.
Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp says there may not be a Senate vote before election day on the House-passed bill to […]
Experts say it will cost more to keep our homes warm this winter.
The Kansas Highway Patrol confirms at least one person has died Monday morning in a two-vehicle collision in Osage County. […]
The nation pauses to remember the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a new campaign in conjunction with September being Suicide Prevention Month.
U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom released a statement Tuesday morning regarding the shooting death of a Topeka Police Officer.
The Kansas State Fair was the site Saturday of the first match up of the political season between Senator Pat Roberts and challenger Greg Orman.
Chicanery. That’s what the head of the Kansas Democratic party calls the move by Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, […]
A first-of-its-kind drug for heart failure that cut the chances of death or hospitalization
Franklin County District Court Judge Eric Godderz ruled Friday statements from a 29-year-old suspected in the murder of four people can be used during his trial.
A hit and run accident Friday night leaves Topekans living in the area of 10th between Fillmore and Clay Streets […]
A former suburban Kansas City technology director faces prison time and fines totaling 1.5 million dollars if found guilty of selling […]
Truck abandoned at top of hill rolls down hill into Topeka residence.
A northeast Kansas man found hiding under a bed is found guilty of criminal trespass and other charges.
A Jackson County judge affirms a $1.1 million award against the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City and St. Joseph for violating sexual abuse settlement.
The Shawnee County Sheriff's office makes it possible to learn whether there may be offenders living in your neighborhood.
CDC works with Kansas and Missouri Health Departments on virus striking KC area infants.
Lenexa Based on-line university fighting to get award for Topeka author of GI Bill
World Health Organization says extreme measures should be taken globally to stop Ebola.
Obama scheduled to sign Veteran's Health Care Bill today.
Andrew Howell says voter turnout wasn't far off 25% prediction.
Concern’s growing over Ebola. A New Jersey man who’d recently travelled to Africa sought medical treatment Tuesday for potential symptoms […]
The Former Speaker of the Kansas House doesn’t expect any major surprises in any of the big races during today’s […]
Shawnee County Election Commissioner Andrew Howell’s predicting a locally higher voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary than the prediction for the […]
Despite some interesting primary races, especially a U.S. Senate seat and a Congressional race between an incumbent and a former […]
If you need voter information, there’s now an app for that. Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office on Wednesday announced […]
A snapshot of the economy’s due out today. The government’s expected to release its first estimate of how much the gross […]
Funding U.S. highways is expected to be a priority in Washington D.C. today. The Senate plans to consider legislation to […]
House and Senate negotiators are sympatico on a compromise plan to fix a blemished veterans’ health program. A recent White […]
Fast-food employees are demanding higher wages
If you rely on employer-provided health insurance for medical coverage, you probably don’t give annual enrollment periods a lot of thought. […]
A Shawnee County District Judge recuses himself from a capital murder trial following a judicial complaint filed by the defendant. […]
Few details are available, but the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s office is working a possible rollover accident this morning. Authorities took […]
Still more cases of measles in Kansas. Three additional cases have been confirmed in Sedgwick County, and officials say they […]
A decline in school programs teaching youngsters how to drive is concerning to driver education instructors…especially given how the number […]
Seven lakes across Kansas are under toxic blue-green algae warnings. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports high levels of […]
The Kansas Supreme Court has appointed three new individuals and reappointed a fourth member to the Judicial Qualifications Commission. High […]
Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, according to the old song lyric. However, a spoon may […]
T-Mobile customers are being advised to closely check their phone bills for bogus charges. Federal regulators are accusing T-Mobile US of […]
The recent rains are helping lawns to thrive. And, the green grass could become greenbacks – out of your pocket. […]
A guilty verdict for felony theft means a Kansas woman must pay her mother’s outstanding medical bills, amounting to thousands […]
A man allegedly uses an axe to damage a neighbor’s vehicle. Topeka police were called to 8th and Plass Friday […]
A parking space leads to, well, fireworks between an East Topeka fireworks stand worker and a taco truck operator. Apparently, […]
A good samaritan who was the victim of an automobile mishap helps the driver of an SUV who’d just sideswiped […]
AAA projects nearly 3.2 million people in our region will travel at least 50 miles from home for the Independence […]
A nationwide scorecard on long-term care has just been released. The overall news is good, according to AARP Kansas Director […]
An FBI sting called Cross Country VIII results in the rescue of children from around the country — including a child from […]
Blame the recent rash of violence in Topeka on the weather. At least in part. That, from soon-to-be Interim Police […]
Shawnee County Commissioner Bob Archer says it was a matter of should it stay or should it go that made […]
A half-cent sales tax may not be going away anytime soon. The Shawnee County Commission on Monday gave initial thumbs […]
Medicare fraud costs American taxpayers billions of dollars each year. “We’re seeing everything from people who are setting up phony […]
Expect a legal challenge to new emission standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency. So says Paul Glaser, a top […]
It will likely be a while before Union Pacific Railroad knows the extent of financial damage from a couple of […]
A 37-year-old Fort Wayne, Indiana man was convicted of using the Internet to sexually exploit a Northeast Kansas teenager. “What […]
A home west of Topeka was burglarized. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s office got the call shortly at 1:16 p.m. Wednesday […]
Cleaning your gutters. It’s something that should be done to make sure they adequately carry water away from your house […]
Officials at TransCanada continue to wade through American red tape to see whether the balance of the Keystone Pipeline will […]
Filling some pretty big shoes. That’s what the City of Topeka is tasked with in finding a new Chief of Police. It’s […]
“It’s just political hacks doing what they do.” That’s what Republican Second District Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins says about a complaint […]
Tis the season for fun in the sun and noses that go ah-choo! in the night. If you suffer allergies, […]
Calling all job-seekers. AT&T is hosting a hiring event Thursday in its quest to fill about 10 positions for retail […]
Topeka Police are working a two car injury accident at SW 21st and Lincoln, near Washburn University. The crash happened […]
Thursday is another important tax deadline. IRS Regional Spokesperson Michael Devine says tax exempt organizations must file tax returns or […]
The TOTO program is celebrating the fact it has helped 425 Topekans stop writing rent-checks. The goal of the […]
Wanted: volunteers to help elderly Kansans be safer in vehicles. Jim Hanni with AAA of Kansas says the automotive agency, […]