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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Six months away from possibly having to close their ranch for juvenile offenders, Sedgwick County officials and local legislators made their case for more state funding to keep it open during a Wednesday meeting with state Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts.
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7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
The first funeral service for Carla and Eric Avery were held this morning at Mount Caramel Baptist Church in Topeka.
8 hrs ago | Kansas Cyclist
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12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Topeka city attorney Chad Sublet says the city's code compliance department concluded this property at 1611 S.E. 29th doesn't violate the city's property maintenance code.
The dancing sensation and Topeka native who wowed the county each week on "So You Think You Can Dance" is back in her hometown tonight.
The Seidel family had no idea what was in store when staff at Gradient Insurance Brokerage opened a door at their Topeka offices to reveal a waiting crowd.
A Topeka man who kept authorities at bay for several hours Tuesday during a standoff in Osage County isn't unfamiliar with area authorities.
Another chilly day is in the forecast Wednesday for the Topeka area, as the mercury should top out in the lower 20s.
Investigating credit card fraud often leads to costs greater than the fraud itself, so law enforcement agencies around the country generally don't pursue cases involving less than $2,000, according to Topeka police Capt.
But Monday was different story. 4-year-old Cameron Fagen was strapped into his seat on his way to school, but instead of being dropped off and headed to his classroom, his parents, Carrie and Jeffery Fagen say he was left alone on the bus, in the cold weather, with no heater on, for 3 hours.
A Shawnee County jury has been selected for the trial of a Topeka man facing more than 100 counts of child pornography.
An exhibition of John Steuart Curry's sketches for his murals at the Kansas Statehouse will be displayed at the Mulvane Art Museum at Washburn University beginning Dec. 20. It will feature drawings and watercolors made by Curry in preparation for the murals he created on the second floor of the Statehouse, "Kansas Pastoral and "The Tragic Prelude," ... (more)
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and victim service providers met with family and friends of homicide victims Monday at a remembrance reception in Topeka.
The Joint Economic Development Organization on Thursday will consider approving a 2014 budget that would reduce spending for salaries by 19 percent for Go Topeka, the private organization that administers the economic development program financed by a countywide, half-cent sales tax.
When picking 12 jurors to decide whether photographs of naked youngsters younger than 18 are against the law, can a prosecutor ask prospective jurors their feelings about child pornography? During the trial of Jason W. Hachmeister, the challenge for attorneys will be to pick their words very carefully when talking about sex, talking about children, ... (more)
Topeka city officials want public input on a temporary sign plan that could change what you see during your morning drive to work.