59 min ago
Gas Main Rupture Shuts Down California
Topeka officials have shut down SE California between 32nd and 35th because of a gas main that ruptured Friday morning about 8:00 a.m. Utility crews were called to the scene and shut off the gas supply.
7 hrs ago
Topeka woman injured in Holton after jumping from moving vehicle
A Topeka woman was injured late Thursday after she reportedly jumped from a moving van in Holton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.
9 hrs ago
Meetings to focus on where city's growth should occur
Topeka's city government next week will hold the first of three public meetings to share information and gain public input for a planned effort to update the city's official policy document outlining how and where growth should occur.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Two country stars to shine at Prairie Band Casino
Country singer and songwriter Gary Allan, shown performing Oct. 6, 2013, at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla., will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Great Lakes Ballroom at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort, 12305 150th Road, north of Topeka, where fellow country artist Clay Walker will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Crime Of The Week Focuses On Topeka Lottery Ticket Robbers
Crime Stoppers "Crime of the Week" turns its spotlight on two suspects linked to a recent holdup in Topeka.
City of Topeka to consider ban on public nudity
City manager Jim Colson's weekly report released Thursday included a copy of the preliminary agenda for the council's Sept.
Vietnam Traveling Wall comes to Topeka
Activities include: a- Friday: 8 a.m., reveille ceremony; 7 p.m., Fairlawn Road Swing band concert; and 7:30 p.m., evening ceremony.
Owner of Topeka Diamond House indicted for buying stolen jewelry
A Topeka jewelry store owner has been indicted on charges alleging he knowingly bought jewelry stolen in home invasions and resold it as gold scrap.
Boys and Girls Club picked to run Abbott Center
The Shawnee County Commission Thursday chose the Boys and Girls Club of Topeka to run East Topeka's Juan "Poppy" Abbott Community Center.
Boys and Girls Clubs picked to run Abbott Center
The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday chose the Boys and Girls Clubs of Topeka to run East Topeka's Juan "Poppy" Abbott Community Center.
Relihan: Chance for showers Thursday
Another warm day is on tap for Topeka-area residents on Thursday, with a chance of thunderstorms entering the picture in the afternoon.
Traffic in I-70 downtown work zone to shift Tuesday
An upcoming traffic pattern change in the work zone along Interstate 70 in downtown Topeka won't move cars any more quickly through the single lanes that have contributed to backups and delays since the project began this past spring.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
350 signatures gathered on Heartland Park ballot question petition
More than 350 signatures were gathered during the first weekend of a petition drive seeking to bring about a ballot question election regarding Heartland Park Topeka, organizer Chris Imming said Wednesday.
Editorial: KORA request shouldn't be cause for alarm
An open records request seeking information about legislators being invited to school district or school functions has some superintendents and at least one legislator all atwitter.
Preliminary hearing for Topeka teen charged with child abuse continued one month
The preliminary hearing for a Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a Holton baby has been postponed, said Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller.
Police hunt man in shooting, carjacking in East Topeka
Police are looking for a bald, black man who shot another man and took his Ford Explorer Wednesday morning in East Topeka.
Walking Naked: It's Legal In Topeka, Kansas
Walking Naked: It's Legal In Topeka, Kansas It turns out walking around naked in Kansas is not actually against the law.
Police officers help put out car fire
A pair of Topeka police officers were on their way to a call in the southeast part of the city about 5:55 a.m. Tuesday when they noticed a car that was fully involved in flames in the driveway of a home in the 2500 block of S.E. Adams.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Vietnam Traveling Wall Getting Special Salute In Topeka
A tribute to one group who gave their lives to our country will get a special salute when the Vietnam Traveling Wall comes to Topeka.
Topeka corrections officer faces sex charges after inmate comes forward
Bryon P. Dixon, 37, of Topeka, was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with unlawful sexual relations with an inmate 16-years-old or older on Aug. 5. A redacted version of the original probable cause affidavit, obtained through an open records request, indicated Dixon was employed at the Topeka Correctional Facility - which houses ... (more)