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3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
Zoo officials will assign symbolic Asian names to the three cubs, and in a variety of ways, the community will be able to pick their favorite name.
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The air conditioning unit at Planting Peace's Equality House , which is located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound in Topeka, Kansas, broke last week as temperatures hit the high-80s and mid-90s.
9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Sgt. Kevin Miller, left, and Lt. Russ Klumpp exit the front door of a home at 714 S.W. Taylor where a woman was shot and killed early Wednesday morning.
11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
A couple whose dog was shot by Topeka police will be able to take him home pending trial on dangerous dog charges.
Zona, 67, and John, 69, were on their way to a hospice care center July 16 when the A and A Medical Transit van they were in was struck by a Ford Focus at S.W. 21st and Auburn Road.
Topekan Alisha Marie Quigley spent most of Saturday and all of Sunday fighting back fear and anger: Her daughter's father had taken their little girl from her home and was threatening not to give her back.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission has awarded nearly $30,000 in Volunteer Generation Fund mini-grants to Kansas organizations, including a $2,275 award to the YWCA for Topeka for the Girls on the Run of Topeka program.
That's how much opposition from among the three Shawnee County commissioners would be enough to kill the Topeka city government's proposal to expand the Heartland Park Redevelopment District, says county counselor Rich Eckert.
Four people were taken down to the Topeka/Shawnee County Law Enforcement Center Monday in connection with a home invasion in downtown Topeka.
A man suffered a significant blood loss late Sunday morning as he tried to defend himself from his knife-wielding attacker outside a south Topeka apartment complex, authorities said.
Ed Gerhardt, president of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard's board of directors, stands near the Vietnam War display at the museum, 6700 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Gerhardt and other board directors have been working since January to bring the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall back to Topeka.
In the stillness of a muggy summer morning, under the dawn's early light, 65-year-old Jerry Reiman steers his car through the iron gate of Topeka Cemetery, 1601 S.E. 10th, and heads to an area where Civil War veterans are laid to rest.
Members of a Topeka police response team leave the scene of a standoff involving a man and child Saturday after finding the home in the 2600 block of S.W. Valley Brook Lane was empty.
The average price scrap metal yards are paying for clean copper ranges from $2.61 to $2.84 per pound, said Tito Franco, manager of Advantage Metals Recycling, 1628 N.W. Gordon.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 05:58 pm
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