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A Topeka man arrested last Friday in connection with an attempted drowning of a four year old girl has been formally charged.
Trevor Hughes, 22, of Topeka, was booked in connected with carrying a weapon without a license and making criminal threats.
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.
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.
Competitors in the Tough Mudder challenge at Heartland Park make their way over a pit of water via monkey bars.
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.
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.
Understanding and coping with government rules and regulations is seldom a simple process.
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.
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.
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.
A couple whose dog was shot by Topeka police will be able to take him home pending trial on dangerous dog charges.
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.
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.
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.
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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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:14 am
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