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Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.
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A Topeka attorney confirmed Wednesday afternoon he is representing City Councilman John M. Campos II in a criminal case filed Monday.
Topeka police responded to reports of gunfire on Interstate 70 late Wednesday night.
Michael Dean Engstrom, 34, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Wednesday, according to Shawnee Co.
A chamber ensemble that includes 17-year-old Topeka cellist Joe Teeter will perform the world premiere of a contemporary classical work composed by 18-year-old New York composer Jack Gulielmetti at a concert Thursday night on the campus of Washburn University.
The suspected shooter in a road rage incident on Kansas highways over the weekend has been charged and is set to appear in court next week, court records show.
A Kansas bank that was declared insolvent in 2008 is now disputing that seizure by going after state bank regulators in court.
Jackson Co. Attorney Shawna Miller wants to try the Topeka teen arrested in connection with the abuse of a 7 month-old baby over the weekend tried as an adult.
The Patriot Guard lined the roadway as a Topeka pilot who lost his life in the skies of World War II Burma.
ABC, NBC and CBS routinely offer fawning coverage over Michelle Obama and her role as First Lady.
Shawnee County Dispatch told 13 News Topeka Firefighters said a trailer at 907 NE Madison was completely on fire when they arrived just after 1 a.m. Wednesday.
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.
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.
Shawnee County's new emergency communication system has been rolled out in part, but some bugs still remain, said Sheriff Herman Jones.
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.