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A Topeka police officer keeps an eye on the scene where a triple homicide was discovered at 1629 S.W. Central Park Ave. A fourth person who lived at the residence but was found critically wounded several blocks away died of her injuries Tuesday, police said.
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Kansas schoolteacher and political novice Chris Clemmons is without deep pockets financially but robustly skeptical of work by the two major political parties in Congress.
Wells Fargo Advisors in Topeka is preparing for Santa Claus coming to town to promote the "Mission Possible" campaign to collect new and gently used jeans to benefit the Topeka Rescue Mission.
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Topeka Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol officers made multiple arrests for people driving under the influence during a special enforcement campaign over Thanksgiving.
Seven shovel heads pushed into the earth and then let dirt fly. Moments later North Fairview Elementary School students collectively yelled, "Thank you."
Veteran Elmer McFadden Jr. was overcome with emotion Tuesday morning as he selected Christmas gifts for his three young children at the American Legion Auxiliary Holiday Gift Shop set up in a recreation hall at Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center.
It averaged just over $2.90 a gallon dollars, according to Gasbuddy's daily survey of 104 gas outlets in Topeka.
Two of the tree victims found dead in a central Topeka home Sunday afternoon have been revealed.
Topeka police officers spoke at a news conference Monday addressing the three bodies found in a Central Park home and the injured woman found Sunday evening.
TOPEKA, Kan. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Waste Management is accepting applications for two types of waste reduction grant programs: Kansas Green Schools grants and Waste Tire grants.
A Kansas Bureau of Investigation crime scene unit arrives Monday morning at 1629 S.W. Central Park Ave. to investigate the deaths of three adults found at the residence.
A proposal to make that move is among items on the agenda when the council meets at 6 p.m. in its chambers at 214 S.E. 8th.
Kerry Livgren, left. a Topeka native and founding member of the rock band Kansas, and Topeka Mayor Larry Wolgast light the Downtown Christmas tree with two helpers from the crowd Saturday night during the Miracle on Kansas Avenue festivities.
Topeka Police say a woman in her 40s is suffering life-threatening injuries after she was found shot at a parking lot near 21st and Washburn Saturday evening.