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14 min ago | The Capital-Journal
Food pantries are nearly always in need of donations, but never more so than in the summer, when many are stretched to the breaking point.
4 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
The Topeka Bomb Squad spent much of the day at a Topeka home after learning of an artillery shell there late Friday morning, a Topeka Police Dept.
5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Topeka's planning department oversees the Local Historic Landmarks Registry, which protects designated historic properties with a zoning overlay.
9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Shawnee County District Judge Mark Braun last week recused himself from the case after Cheatham filed a judicial complaint against him.
11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
A 24-year-old man charged with the slaying of one man and the wounding of two others in a Topeka park was bound over for trial Friday.
12 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune
Kobach predicts higher primary turnout TOPEKA Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach reminds voters that the last day to cast a vote in the primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 5. He predicts that 22 percent of all registered voters will take part in the primary election this year, either in advance or at the polls.
16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
This truck was caught on surveillance video when the driver stopped at a Super 8 motel, 5922 S.W. Topeka Blvd., and stole a spool of wire valued over $1,000 out of the bed of another truck.
Topeka police recorded 628 calls for police and fire service in 2013 at St. Gregory Suites apartment building, 635 S.W. Harrison.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said in a radio interview Wednesday that he will continue to move forward with voter identification requirements and questioned the religiosity of church leaders who have opposed the law.
A memorial for Alayna L. Hutchison, the 15-year-old Seaman High School student who died Feb. 23 in a one vehicle wreck in the 5200 block of N.W. Rochester Road, was in place March 17 in the front yard of a residence where the vehicle she was driving ended up.
Just weeks after Manny's closed its doors, Bobo's Drive-In will make a comeback at their former secondary location, 1630 S.W. Arvonia.
A major water-main break caused water to shoot about 40 feet into the air around 9:15 a.m. Thursday near S.E. 9th and Jefferson, on the south side of the Shawnee County Jail.
Topeka officials late Wednesday afternoon warned residents to avoid contact with Deer Creek as it runs through the Dornwood Park area between S.E. 29th and S.E. 21st streets because of a sewage leakage into the waterway.
With less than a week before their Aug. 5 primary, Republican House candidates Joshua Powell and Fred Patton have thousands of dollars to spend thanks to very different sets of donors.
"It's time for me to not overstay my welcome, it's time for me to move on," said Miller.
Property crimes fell almost 10 percent in the first half of 2014, while violent crimes ticked down about 1 percent.
A woman was hospitalized with serious injuries and a man was arrested in connection with attempted second-degree murder after an early-morning domestic assault Wednesday on the city's west side.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:41 pm
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