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Topeka, Kansas is located in Shawnee County. Zip codes in Topeka, KS include 66647, 66604, and 66620. The median home price in Topeka is $110,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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50 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Teen gets 3 years in death of passenger, injuries to three others in high-speed wreck

At the beginning of sentencing Thursday of 17-year-old Adam David Erickson, it appeared he would be placed on three years of probation in the traffic death of a 14-year-old passenger and the injuries to three other teen passengers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Man Charged In Attempted Drowning Of Four Year Old Girl

A Topeka man arrested last Friday in connection with an attempted drowning of a four year old girl has been formally charged.

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The Capital-Journal

Father accused of taking daughter arrested

Trevor Hughes, 22, of Topeka, was booked in connected with carrying a weapon without a license and making criminal threats.

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The Capital-Journal

Two hospitalized in North Topeka motorcycle crash

Two people were taken to area hospitals early Wednesday evening after their dirt bike collided with a car at N.E. Center and N.E. Forest.

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Last of four defendants in Topeka West shootings sentenced in slaying, wounding

Three years and nine months after Matthew C. Mitchell, 20, was shot to death, and Treshawn Wynne, then 17, was wounded, the last of four defendants in the case was sentenced Wednesday.

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Race track suffered when economy crashed

Competitors in the Tough Mudder challenge at Heartland Park make their way over a pit of water via monkey bars.

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C-J staffer wins watchdog reporting award

Topeka Capital-Journal reporter Aly Van Dyke has received the top prize in the Watchdog Reporting category of the Ninth Annual Morris Journalism Excellence Awards for her ongoing coverage of government transparency and overtime abuses.

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Hays Daily News

Hutch couple giving new life to printing press

Tucked away in the basement of 211 W. Ninth Ave., beneath a main level filled with antique and retro furniture, homemade mosaics crafted from shards of broken and discarded ceramics, and other small collections of items is Scott Brown's prized discovery.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: Entrepreneurship class key to success

As a Topeka High graduate and a Youth Entrepreneurs graduate, I want to share how wonderful this class was for me.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: New zoning code to be more user-friendly

Understanding and coping with government rules and regulations is seldom a simple process.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Help Name The Topeka Zoo's Sumatran Tiger Cubs

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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Switched

The Incredible Story Of How Some Cookie Kindness Rescued This LGBT Charity

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.

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Murder victim tried to close door on shooter, police said

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.

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Dog shot by police released early pending trial

A couple whose dog was shot by Topeka police will be able to take him home pending trial on dangerous dog charges.

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Business Journal

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas | Wichita, KS

Performs administrative duties as listed below for Wichita Provider Consultant and for staff in the Topeka office as directed by the Institutional Relations Manager.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Questions remain after Berberich couple's deaths

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.

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Topeka mother recounts terror of time spent without daughter

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.

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YWCA receives mini-grant for Girls on the Run program

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.

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Heartland Park: County schedules public hearing

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.

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Four suspects taken to LEC in connection with Monday home invasion

Four people were taken down to the Topeka/Shawnee County Law Enforcement Center Monday in connection with a home invasion in downtown Topeka.

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