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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal
A Jackson County jury trial for a Topeka man charged with kidnapping, raping and battering his then-girlfriend has been continued.
3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
Authorities aren't sure if a second rush hour wreck in west Topeka was a result of an earlier deadly incident on I-70 earlier Thursday morning.
4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
A man was struck and killed early Thursday after he ran in front of a semi-trailer on Interstate 70 in west Topeka, backing up traffic for more than two hours during rush-hour, authorities said.
6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Police say a man ran out in front of traffic Thursday morning and died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 on the west side of Topeka.
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas begins the year ranked No. 22 on the AVCA preseason poll, the second-straight season that the Jayhawks garnered early national attention.
Yellow bags have joined the orange cones and construction barricades in downtown Topeka.
Confidential student data continued to be available this week to unauthorized people at Topeka Unified School District 501, even after the superintendent assured The Topeka Capital-Journal and the U.S. Department of Agriculture the problem had been fixed.
Doug Gerber, financial and administrative services director for the city of Topeka, used those words Wednesday to describe the city's plan to buy Heartland Park Topeka and expand its redevelopment district to solve a problem regarding Sales Tax Revenue bond debt.
The City of Topeka has issued a health advisory for Wanamaker Creek north of I-70 to the Kansas River, a press release from the city said.
Indian foods, considered by many to be among the most delicious and flavorful in the world, will be available in abundance at a special cultural event this weekend in Topeka.
God, or whoever it is who runs God's Facebook page, used his almighty powers to counter the scornfully antigay message of the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church with a billboard paid by followers of the page.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall honoring Vietnam War veterans will be at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport from 12 p.m. on Aug. 28 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 31. Marion County service members honored include Robert Boese of Marion, Ronald Schultz of Hillsboro, Leonard Christeson of Durham, and Wesley Sidener of Burns.
Residents of two homes were evacuated after an early-morning fire broke out Wednesday at a vacant central Topeka residence.
The situation in Ferguson found its way into Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
The Topeka police lead detective investigating the 2003 shooting deaths of two women and wounding of a third woman wrote a document suggesting defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr. was outside Topeka when the women were shot here, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.
Five days after the city announced that residents can have two hours of free parking in downtown Topeka, businesses are already noticing a change.
A free food distribution will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 26 beginning at 9 a.m. in the west parking lot of Family of God Church, 1231 N.W. Eugene in north Topeka, organizers announced.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:43 am
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