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A Topeka man who was in World War II will be buried with full military honors at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the interment shelter at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
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A public outcry from some Topeka Unified School District 501 graduating seniors and parents about Michelle Obama speaking at a combined graduation May 17 has made national headlines and caused bloggers across the world to respond.
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Shawnee County's new emergency communication system has been rolled out in part, but some bugs still remain, said Sheriff Herman Jones.
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Tim Aydukovich of Oskaloosa crushes boxes, sweeps the sidewalk and takes out the garbage two days a week at Thriftway, and were he ever to be asked to wash the front windows or carry a bag of groceries to a little old lady's car for her, in all likelihood the affable 42-year-old man would be more than happy to oblige.
Kansas Legal Services of Topeka will benefit from the Law Day 5K and 1 mile run/walk on track for Saturday, April 26. The run steps off at 8 am Saturday from outside the Washburn Law School near SW 17th and MacVicar.
The Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office identified the 17 year-old accused of abusing a 7 month-old baby.
James Clulo leaves the township hall with hot meals for several clients in Valley Falls.
Topeka city manager Jim Colson acknowledges the city might need someone to serve temporarily as police chief as he seeks to permanently fill the position being vacated by outgoing Chief Ron Miller.
For many of the participants in this weekend's 420 Urban Music Festival just northeast of Topeka, their ultimate objective is the same.
A two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon north of Lawrence in Nortonville killed one and seriously injured several others including two Topekans, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.
Authorities investigate a collision-turned-shooting on Sunday evening on eastbound US-24 highway near the exit ramp to the Oakland Expressway.
In the 1930s, bank robbers Bennie and Stella Dickson sometimes stayed at a rural cabin in southwest Shawnee County that was equipped with a tunnel as an escape route for its fugitive residents, a relative of Bennie Dickson recalled this week.
More than a year has passed since Alex White, a Topeka youngster dealing with a hereditary condition that causes progressive muscle weakness, lost his beloved service dog when it was struck by a passing car.
An accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. at the Highway 24/ Oakland Expressway and K-4 interchange which lead to an altercation in which one person was shot.
If they didn't know it before, visitors to the Topeka Zoo on Saturday learned they can make a positive difference in the earth's fragile environment.
The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation has named a Shawnee Heights High School senior as a young entrepreneur of the year award finalist.