2 hrs ago
Drive To Feed Campaign Rolls Into Alma
Tour sponsors say they aim to raise awareness of world hunger. They say the world will need 70 percent more food by the year 2050.
6 hrs ago
One jailed in overnight stabbing
One man was in custody and another man was hospitalized after a late-night stabbing on Tuesday in southeast Topeka, authorities said.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
County to consider replacing 103-year-old bridge
The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday will consider applying for federal funding to cover most of the estimated $653,100 cost of replacing it.
KCC lawyer points to a meetings law infraction
An attorney with the Kansas Corporation Commission identified a previously unrecognized violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act in processing of a controversial rate increase for water customers in Salina.
Topeka Jewelry Store Owner Arrested
WIBWNewsNow reports that the owner, who they name as 51-year-old John Dasher, was arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Jail last week.
N.E. 39th from Croco to Meriden to close
June 24 may throw a kink in many commuters usual routes as N.E. 39th closes from Croco to Meriden.
Ask a Lawyer: Did Superman Have a Legal Obligation to Save Lives in Man of Steel ?
James Daily, a lawyer and co-author of The Law and Superheroes and the Law and the Multiverse , takes a look at the potential legal issues faced by Superman in the film Man of Steel .
Lansing inmate from Topeka loose as 'unauthorized leave'
A Topeka man serving time at a state correctional facility for an August 2011 burglary in Osage County is on the loose and sought by authorities after being declared an "unauthorized leave," a corrections spokesman said Monday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Berryton Girl Dies Following Friday UTV Accident
A 12-year-old girl has died following a UTV accident Friday, the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Judge denies psych eval of child in sex case of ex-vicar
A Shawnee County District Court judge denied a defense motion Monday that would have required a juvenile sex offense victim to undergo a psychological evaluation tied to the defendant's case.
Berryton girl dies from injuries in utility vehicle crash
A 12-year-old Berryton girl injured Friday night in a utility vehicle crash has died, the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Kansas Death Penalty Foe To Bike Ride For Repeal
Bill Lucero will attempt to make the ride Tuesday around Topeka and Shawnee County.
Federal grant to aid downtown Rossville makeover
Now Rossville has been awarded a $532,000 federal grant to help improve its downtown streetscape, said Linda Gentry, assistant city clerk.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Capital case retrial spurs more defense motions
When defense attorneys first appeared in court in the retrial of capital murder defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr., they estimated they would file 35 to 40 motions before the jury trial started.
Saturday Night Sobriety Checkpoints Yield No DUI Arrests
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office reported that officers didn't arrest anyone for DUI, but made 31 traffic stops.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Weather doesn't deter Wheatstock's musical harvest
A tent introduced at Wheatstock VIII proved handy Saturday at Wheatstock IX by blocking the sun when it broke through the clouds and keeping things dry when those clouds produced rain.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Motor vehicle accident on S.E. 69th sends one to hospital
A Berryton girl remained in serious condition Friday night after sustaining head injuries when a utility vehicle rolled on top of her.
Teen Seriously Injured In Utility Vehicle Rollover
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says the girl was driving a four-wheeled, enclosed utility type vehicle through a grassy area.
Letter: Buyer beware of offered savings on trash service
Recently, a salesman came to our door offering "about $100 a year savings" on our trash service, compared with to the county rate, as an introductory offer.