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27 min ago | KUAD-FM Windsor
Charley Barnes on his first trip to Topeka on June 5, 2011. This was his way of expressing his right of free speech and invading the privacy of members of the Westboro Baptist Church at their own homes, church and law firm.
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4 hrs ago | Information Technology
Utility, the makers of Rocket Vehicle Routers, Atlas video recorder systems, and other popular Situational Awareness technologies for mobile resource management, announces a Declaratory Judgment lawsuit filed by Digital Ally in October 2013 has been dismissed by Sam A. Crow, U.S. District Senior Judge of Topeka, Kansas.
8 hrs ago | KHGI
A Topeka, Kan., church known for protesting at the funerals of soldiers says it plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on June 1. The Westboro Baptist Church says in an online flyer published Sunday that it plans to send protesters to the center because "God hates your idols."
20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
Safe Streets is holding its first planning meeting for this year's activities in Shawnee County at 6:30 pm Thursday, April 17, at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
When a serious brain disorder strikes your family , you can feel very alone. But the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, says you don't have to be.
21 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Topeka police on Monday night were searching for the driver of a black Honda Accord after he struck another vehicle and fled the scene on foot in the Oakland community.
Shawnee County sheriff's officials say a 32-year-old man drove through a T-bone intersection at a high rate of speed before striking two parked vehicles Monday morning in Montara.
The clothing retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after failing to find a buyer or a source of capital to help fund turnaround efforts.
Topeka police Capt. Darin Scott, special assistant for neighborhood relations to city manager Jim Colson, holds a copy of the International Property Maintenance Code book Friday while pointing to a house he said has been wrapped in plastic sheeting for two years at 3914 S.W. Munson.
The National Weather Service reported hail as large as a quarter in the capital city Sunday afternoon, adding the city had officially received 0.56 of an inch of rain as of 3 p.m. at Philip Billard Municipal Airport.
A woman and three children were among several people who jumped to safety from their second-floor windows early Sunday when a fire that officials said was started by a charcoal grill swept through a five-unit apartment building in southwest Topeka, causing an estimated $550,000 in damage.
Emma Jo Pisocki and her father, Jason, are shown in this photo from Emma Jo's Facebook page.
Jeremy Hutsell, service manager for Capp's Bike Shop and Fitness, works on a bike at the store, 2917B S.W. Topeka Blvd. Donations can be made through the Topeka Community Foundation to the Topeka Bikeways Fund.
A two-vehicle head-on accident Sunday afternoon in south Topeka possibly caused by the rain-filled streets sent one 23-year-old woman to a local hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, an official with the Topeka Police Department said.
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Spotter reports indicate nickel- to hen egg-sized hail dropped in counties to the north and west of Topeka on Saturday evening as storms brewed.