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Topeka Native Gary Woodland Captures First U.S. Open Title - kansaspublicradio.org

Topeka Native Gary Woodland Captures First U.S. Open Title  kansaspublicradio.org

Topeka native Gary Woodland has won his first career major golf tournament title by capturing the 119th U.S. Open. Woodland is a former star athlete at ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 2:30 am


Man arrested for Sam's Club fire found dead - KSNT News

Man arrested for Sam's Club fire found dead  KSNT News

The man who was arrested for starting the fire at Sam's Club in Topeka is now dead.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:38 am


Area students participate in WU Leadership Academy - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Area students participate in WU Leadership Academy  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Twenty-four high school students from eight Shawnee County schools participated this week in the third annual High School Leadership Academy (HSLA) at ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:21 am


Camp Invention teaches kids about STEM fields - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Camp Invention teaches kids about STEM fields  The Topeka Capital-Journal

On a recent afternoon at Berryton Elementary school, 80 students from different grades, were learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.)

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:05 am


Editorial: Mental health needs merit community solution - Opinion - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Editorial: Mental health needs merit community solution - Opinion  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Our state has failed to provide enough funding to community mental health centers to truly meet the need for care. Individuals with the most severe, persistent ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 10:25 pm


One woman dead, Police standoff at home in downtown Topeka - KSNT News

One woman dead, Police standoff at home in downtown Topeka  KSNT News

Around noon on Sunday police found a woman dead at a home in downtown Topeka. That death triggered a police standoff.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:59 pm


Marking Father's Day, Kansas police urge mothers to turn in criminal dads - Washington Examiner

Marking Father's Day, Kansas police urge mothers to turn in criminal dads  Washington Examiner

A Kansas police department promised a family memory that would "last a lifetime" by encouraging mothers to turn in fathers with outstanding warrants, drugs, ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:21 pm


Eagles Senior Legion wins twice in Topeka - Hays Post

Eagles Senior Legion wins twice in Topeka  Hays Post

TOPEKA – The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team had two big innings on Saturday which carried them to two wins. The Eagles beat Rossville ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:04 am


Topeka High kicks off 150th Anniversary fundraisers - KSNT News

Topeka High kicks off 150th Anniversary fundraisers  KSNT News

Some Topeka High school students spent their day fundraising for the high school's 150th anniversary.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:43 am


Juneteenth celebrations kick off in Topeka - WIBW

Juneteenth celebrations kick off in Topeka  WIBW

Saturday, hundreds of people came together for the sixth annual Juneteenth celebration at Hillcrest Park.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 3:43 am


Man sentenced to nearly 18 years for Topeka shooting death - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Man sentenced to nearly 18 years for Topeka shooting death  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Topeka man has been sentenced to nearly 18 years in prison for the July shooting death of another man. The Capital-Journal reports that ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 3:22 am


Women's Freedom Ride Sets New Record in the United States - WIBW

Women's Freedom Ride Sets New Record in the United States  WIBW

Female bikers from all over the country gathered in the Capital City on Saturday for the Women's Freedom Ride.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:11 am


Chocolate fans flock to downtown Topeka for Saturday festival - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Chocolate fans flock to downtown Topeka for Saturday festival  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Michelle Scheidegger had one thing on her mind on Saturday when she made the trip to downtown Topeka from Mayetta for the fourth annual Kansas Chocolate ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 10:27 pm


Topeka Police look to reduce crime, strengthen community ties through community mural - KSNT News

Topeka Police look to reduce crime, strengthen community ties through community mural  KSNT News

Dozens gathered in downtown Topeka Saturday to start painting a new community mural.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 10:08 pm


Topeka gears up after flooding moves music festival - KSN-TV

Topeka gears up after flooding moves music festival  KSN-TV

The 24th annual Kicker Country Stampede will be held from June 20-22 at Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka. The event typically draws more than 170000 ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 7:43 pm


Topeka council to discuss labor contract, 2020 city budget - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka council to discuss labor contract, 2020 city budget  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A labor contract, Topeka's city budget and a potential sales tax increase at a shopping center are among matters Topeka's mayor and city council plan to take up ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 11:54 am


ZOO AND YOU: Topeka Zoo chosen for Envista Cares in June - KSNT News

ZOO AND YOU: Topeka Zoo chosen for Envista Cares in June  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Fundraising is key for any zoo and this month the Topeka Zoo is getting help from a local bank. Envista Credit Union has selected the ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:59 am


Topeka man sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for July 2018 murder - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka man sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for July 2018 murder  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Topeka man was sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for a July 2018 murder.Tony Lee Foster, 33, was found guilty in March of second degree murder and ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:37 pm


Woman arrested in shooting at Topeka Gas N Shop - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Woman arrested in shooting at Topeka Gas N Shop  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police said they arrested a woman Thursday in connection with a shooting committed earlier that day.Shawnee County Jail records indicated Kathalena ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:06 pm


Topeka woman who attended Monroe school now head of local NAACP - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka woman who attended Monroe school now head of local NAACP  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Nearly everywhere she turns, Topeka native Darcella Goodman finds herself surrounded by civil rights history.She was born April 1, 1954, in Topeka — a little ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 10:17 pm


Topeka bank helps protect against identity theft with free shredding day - WIBW

Topeka bank helps protect against identity theft with free shredding day  WIBW

Simply tearing up your important documents and throwing them in trash is not always enough.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:11 pm


Topeka Metro bus and truck collide at busy intersection - KSNT News

Topeka Metro bus and truck collide at busy intersection  KSNT News

A Topeka Metro bus and a truck collided at a busy Topeka intersection Friday afternoon.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:15 pm


Topeka community honors Poet Laureate of Kansas - WIBW

Topeka community honors Poet Laureate of Kansas  WIBW

TOPEKA (WIBW)-- Topeka is home to the 2019--2021 Poet Laureate of Kansas and he wants to share his passion for the arts with the world. Family, friends and ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:38 am


Winners list: All of the winners from the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway - KSNT News

Winners list: All of the winners from the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway  KSNT News

The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway brought more with it than just a house, there were a number of other prizes to be won!

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:20 am


High school athletes honored at Topeka Capital-Journals Best of Kansas Preps banquet - The Topeka Capital-Journal

High school athletes honored at Topeka Capital-Journals Best of Kansas Preps banquet  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas high school student-athletes and their friends and family packed the Stormont Vail Events Center on Thursday for The Topeka Capital-Journal's Best of ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:49 am


Expocentre gets new name - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Expocentre gets new name  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Stormont Vail Health will pay Shawnee County more than $2.57 million over 10 years to acquire sponsorship naming rights for the former Kansas Expocentre ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:46 am


Photo Gallery: Topeka Zoo Sponsor Appreciation Night - KSNT News

Photo Gallery: Topeka Zoo Sponsor Appreciation Night  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Topeka Zoo and the Friends of the Topeka Zoo members held a Sponsor Appreciation cookout Thursday evening at the new exhibit ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:25 am


Woman arrested in southeast Topeka shooting - WIBW

Woman arrested in southeast Topeka shooting  WIBW

Topeka Police have arrested a 23 year-old woman, in connection with a shooting at a southeast Topeka gas station.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:13 am


Topeka's Vikings Grille invading Manhattan - WIBW

Topeka's Vikings Grille invading Manhattan  WIBW

Manhattan will soon be home to the second location of a Topeka-based restaurant.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 11:11 pm


Refinancing saves Shawnee County more than $500,000 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Refinancing saves Shawnee County more than $500,000  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Shawnee County Commission approved a refinancing arrangement Thursday that will save the county more than $500000.Commissioners Bob Archer, Bill ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:49 pm


SOLD OUT: 7,500 tickets in to win Topeka's St. Jude Dream Home - KSNT News

SOLD OUT: 7,500 tickets in to win Topeka's St. Jude Dream Home  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - All tickets for a chance to win Topeka's St. Jude Dream Home have officially been sold, and 7,500 people now have a chance at the ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 5:02 pm


Man charged with crashing into Sam's Club found deceased - WIBW

Man charged with crashing into Sam's Club found deceased  WIBW

The man charged with crashing his vehicle into the Sam's Club on Wanamaker Rd. was found deceased Monday.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 4:42 pm


Topeka Police investigating robbery, shooting victim at hospital - KSNT News

Topeka Police investigating robbery, shooting victim at hospital  KSNT News

Topeka Police are working two incidents involving an aggravated robbery and shooting victim. They said they do not have enough information at this time to ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:46 am


Topeka Tower's new management looking to revitalize building - KSNT News

Topeka Tower's new management looking to revitalize building  KSNT News

New management said the Topeka Tower's maintenance was neglected over the past few years. Office spaces have been left vacant after previous tenants ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 6:05 am


Trial underway for Topeka man accused in Lawrence triple homicide - WIBW

Trial underway for Topeka man accused in Lawrence triple homicide  WIBW

LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) -- A prosecutor and a defense attorney pointed to opposing parties as the instigators to a fist fight that exploded into late-night gunfire ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:52 am


Topeka Day of Giving brings 94 nonprofit organizations to TPAC - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Day of Giving brings 94 nonprofit organizations to TPAC  The Topeka Capital-Journal

This year's Topeka Day of Giving had not only a new location but also a new name.Topeka Day of Giving, which had been called Topeka Gives since 2013, was ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:42 pm


Topeka Police arrest woman in connection with May 16 shooting - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Police arrest woman in connection with May 16 shooting  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police arrested a woman Wednesday in connection with a May 16 shooting.Jessica Joann Spencer, 36, was arrested in connection with aggravated ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:41 pm


History Guy: Topeka woman was among Angels of Bataan - The Topeka Capital-Journal

History Guy: Topeka woman was among Angels of Bataan  The Topeka Capital-Journal

U.S. Army nurse Blanche Kimball, who was from Topeka, received what was considered to be a desirable assignment when she was transferred in 1941 to the ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:03 pm


Officials say they will be ready for (country) stampede of visitors - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Officials say they will be ready for (country) stampede of visitors  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police and Shawnee County sheriff's officials say they feel confident they will be able to deal successfully with any challenges they might face as a result ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:44 pm


City of Topeka to offer free vinyl siding removal workshop - The Topeka Capital-Journal

City of Topeka to offer free vinyl siding removal workshop  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Former PBS TV show host Bob Yapp on Friday evening and during the day Saturday will teach a free public vinyl siding removal workshop being sponsored by ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:39 pm


Downtown Topeka, NOTO to be included in possible new TIF district - KSNT News

Downtown Topeka, NOTO to be included in possible new TIF district  KSNT News

The Topeka city council will continue their discussion on designating a new tax increment financing district.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:02 pm


Eary brothers land 'golden' chance with Topeka - WIBW

Eary brothers land 'golden' chance with Topeka  WIBW

Each Topeka Golden Giants team in the past has become a band of brothers. This year, new manager JB Eary and new assistant coach Jason Eary take the ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 3:53 am


Topeka city council delays vote on water division pay increase, second shift - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka city council delays vote on water division pay increase, second shift  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A lengthy hearing and discussion during Tuesday's city council meeting led council members to delay voting on a proposed wage issue involving Topeka's ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 3:49 am


City of Topeka looks to build better neighborhood leaders - WIBW

City of Topeka looks to build better neighborhood leaders  WIBW

Dozens attended the second Topeka Neighborhood University Tuesday.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 11:28 pm


Officials deliver encouragement to computer coding students at Topeka womens prison - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Officials deliver encouragement to computer coding students at Topeka womens prison  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas Department of Commerce secretary David Toland offered encouragement Tuesday to inmates at the state-run Topeka women's prison who are ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 10:50 pm


Sex offender paid for car to transport Topeka teen to Nebraska - KSNT News

Sex offender paid for car to transport Topeka teen to Nebraska  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Bellevue Police Department arrested Nicholas James Avery, 34, Thursday after he a paid for a car to transport a Topeka teen to ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 10:33 pm


Jury selection underway for Kansas triple homicide suspect - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Jury selection underway for Kansas triple homicide suspect  The Topeka Capital-Journal

LAWRENCE — Jury selection is underway in the trial of a man charged in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 9:59 pm


Roads reopened, residents allowed back in homes after Tuesday morning gas leak - KSNT News

Roads reopened, residents allowed back in homes after Tuesday morning gas leak  KSNT News

Police blocked off the area around a gas leak Monday morning at a west Topeka intersection.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 5:05 pm


Cool, breezy weather on tap for Topeka area - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Cool, breezy weather on tap for Topeka area  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka is expected to have a few more days of reprieve from intense heat.The National Weather *Service* says cool, cloudy and breezy weather is in store ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 1:29 pm


Hit and run suspect crashes vehicle in east Topeka - WIBW

Hit and run suspect crashes vehicle in east Topeka  WIBW

A hit and run suspect fled a crash scene Monday evening, then fled police and crashed his own vehicle, according to Topeka Police.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 11:53 pm


Fire does $150,000 in damage at southwest Topeka strip mall - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Fire does $150,000 in damage at southwest Topeka strip mall  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Topeka Fire Department estimated a blaze did $150000 in damages after breaking out early Monday at a two-story strip mall housing multiple businesses at ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 10:49 pm


Editorial: Thriving bike-share program merits funding - Opinion - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Editorial: Thriving bike-share program merits funding - Opinion  The Topeka Capital-Journal

When Topeka Metro Transit Authority launched a bike-share program in the spring of 2015, few would have predicted the success the program would become.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:00 pm


Topeka and area recreation calendar, June 10, 2019 - Sports - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka and area recreation calendar, June 10, 2019 - Sports  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not be taken over the telephone and will not be published any other day of the week.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:55 pm


Two Topeka men arrested on burglary, theft charges - WIBW

Two Topeka men arrested on burglary, theft charges  WIBW

Two men have been arrested after rummaging through a house and hiding from police Sunday morning.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:09 pm


Topeka Fire responds to blaze at local business - WIBW

Topeka Fire responds to blaze at local business  WIBW

Topeka Fire crews responded to a fire at a local business early Monday.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:44 am


Sixth annual Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday in Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sixth annual Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday in Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

When Norma Avery started a Juneteenth celebration in 2014 in Topeka, she wasn't sure how long it would last.But last it has, and on Saturday, June 15, the sixth ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 11:39 pm


Photo Gallery: Project Forward Topeka Festival - KSNT News

Photo Gallery: Project Forward Topeka Festival  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Project Forward held their first annual Festival in Downtown Topeka On Saturday. Project Forward is a nonprofit Organization that ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 3:09 am


Topeka families get free relief from summer heat - WIBW

Topeka families get free relief from summer heat  WIBW

Area families were able to get some free relief from the summer heat Saturday afternoon.

Published on 8 June 2019 | 6:30 pm


Man dies from explosion at Topeka racetrack while using torch to cut open metal drum - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Man dies from explosion at Topeka racetrack while using torch to cut open metal drum  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

TOPEKA, Kan. — A man Kansas authorities say was using a blow torch to cut into what he thought was an empty metal drum died after the drum exploded.

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Saturday Photo Gallery - NHRA.com

Topeka Saturday Photo Gallery  NHRA.com

There was a lot to see on Saturday at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties. Here are a few of our favorite images from National ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Its Your Business for Sunday, June 9, 2019 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Its Your Business for Sunday, June 9, 2019  The Topeka Capital-Journal

HiringsStormont Vail Health announced John Ma will rejoin its team and practice as a radiation oncologist. From 2015 to 2017, Ma provided radiation oncology ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Family of businesses finds new home in downtown Topeka warehouse - WIBW

Family of businesses finds new home in downtown Topeka warehouse  WIBW

As downtown revitalization efforts continue in Topeka, a 24000 square-foot warehouse off Kansas Ave. is now the new home of three businesses.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 9:51 pm


At Home: Topeka Garden Tour highlights variety - The Topeka Capital-Journal

At Home: Topeka Garden Tour highlights variety  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Topeka Beautification Association will host the 2019 Topeka Garden Tour on Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16.For the price of admission, ticket holders ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Minnesota man reaches halfway point in Topeka as part of 3,400-mile bike ride - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Minnesota man reaches halfway point in Topeka as part of 3,400-mile bike ride  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Minnesota cyclist is in the middle of completing a bike ride that will end with 3400 miles ridden and whose journey reached its halfway point earlier this week ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Community members gather to discuss ways to eliminate gun violence in Topeka - KSNT News

Community members gather to discuss ways to eliminate gun violence in Topeka  KSNT News

People in the Topeka community are taking a stand against gun violence.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Steak House auctioned off; buyer has plans to reopen restaurant under same name - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Steak House auctioned off; buyer has plans to reopen restaurant under same name  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Topeka Steak House was auctioned off Thursday, and the new owner has plans to reopen the iconic restaurant.Jon Grimmett purchased the steakhouse, ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Zoo: Keeper did not lock door before being attacked by tiger - WIBW

Topeka Zoo: Keeper did not lock door before being attacked by tiger  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) --- A Topeka zookeeper did not lock the door that would have prevented one of the zoo's tiger from entering the outdoor enclosure prior to ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Local businesses attend Topeka meeting to gain inspiration and advice - WIBW

Local businesses attend Topeka meeting to gain inspiration and advice  WIBW

A national program held their monthly Topeka meeting to encourage members of the community to discover solutions to everyday problems.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Construction on south Topeka exit delayed for a month - WIBW

Construction on south Topeka exit delayed for a month  WIBW

Construction on a popular South Topeka exit will not start for another month, avoiding an added traffic tie-up for Country Stampede.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka contractor admits fraudulently applying for government contracts - WIBW

Topeka contractor admits fraudulently applying for government contracts  WIBW

A Topeka businessman pleaded guilty on Monday to a federal charge linked to fraudulently applying for and receiving construction contracts.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


First responders surprise Topeka boy for 4th birthday - KSNT News

First responders surprise Topeka boy for 4th birthday  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - We rely on first responders to help us when emergencies strike. Now a local family is thanking them for helping without being called.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Man charged in Topekas most recent homicide - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Man charged in Topekas most recent homicide  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Monday he had filed charges that included first-degree murder against Kristoffer Lee Klesath, the man ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Shawnee County officials hope Country Stampede stays in Topeka for following years - KSNT News

Shawnee County officials hope Country Stampede stays in Topeka for following years  KSNT News

Country Stampede is moving to Topeka this year and Shawnee County officials are working to make sure the event is one to remember, in hopes it comes back ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police identify suspect in NW Topeka apartment stabbing - WIBW

Police identify suspect in NW Topeka apartment stabbing  WIBW

A woman was stabbed Friday at a northwest Topeka apartment complex. The suspect is now in custody.

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka school districts provide free summer meals - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka school districts provide free summer meals - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

With school out for the summer, there are a number of Topeka children who will miss the the daily school breakfasts and lunches they need.This is why the ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man arrested Friday in connection with North Topeka stabbing - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka man arrested Friday in connection with North Topeka stabbing  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Topeka man was arrested Friday in connection with a stabbing.Christoper Dean Gustin, 28, was arrested in connection with attempted murder, aggravated ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Police ask for public's help in identifying jean thief - KSNT News

Topeka Police ask for public's help in identifying jean thief  KSNT News

Topeka Police are searching for a man they suspect of stealing jeans from a local business.

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


From the King to the Country Stampede, Topeka no stranger to big-time musicians - The Topeka Capital-Journal

From the King to the Country Stampede, Topeka no stranger to big-time musicians  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The stage is set for Jason Aldean, Clint Black and various other country music stars to appear in Topeka when the Country Stampede comes this month to ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


After 35 years and over 100 sets built, Topeka West teacher celebrates retirement - The Topeka Capital-Journal

After 35 years and over 100 sets built, Topeka West teacher celebrates retirement  The Topeka Capital-Journal

After 35 years and over 100 sets built, Mike Callaway can shuffle through hundreds of photos and recall off the top of his head what play the set is from and who ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Country Stampede move will have big impact on Topeka and Manhattan - WIBW

Country Stampede move will have big impact on Topeka and Manhattan  WIBW

Manhattan's biggest country music festival of the year is being moved to Topeka this year because of flooding concerns near the Tuttle Creek lake park area.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man faces charges for turning pistol into fully automatic weapon - WIBW

Topeka man faces charges for turning pistol into fully automatic weapon  WIBW

A Topeka man is facing federal charges -- he's accused of turning pistols into a fully automatic weapon.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Fire ravages downtown Topeka warehouse, damages apartments - KSN-TV

Fire ravages downtown Topeka warehouse, damages apartments  KSN-TV

The fire was reported Wednesday evening at the Trails Market and Gallery, and firefighters battled the flames into early Thursday morning.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 1:28 pm


Police Calls—update for June 16, 2019 - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Police Calls—update for June 16, 2019 - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Police calls. People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies. Miranda Chelsey Pitts, 26, in connection with theft, 6/14. Clarence Ray ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka police investigating incident where female found dead - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police investigating incident where female found dead  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Police are investigating an incident Sunday where a female was found dead.Police are asking the public to avoid the area of 15th and Tyler while they ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man indicted on charges of purchasing device that transforms pistol to machine gun - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka man indicted on charges of purchasing device that transforms pistol to machine gun  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Topeka man was indicted Wednesday on charges stemming from purchasing devices that turn a pistol into a fully automatic machine gun.Jacob Gragg, 33 ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Large blaze in downtown Topeka under investigation - WIBW

Large blaze in downtown Topeka under investigation  WIBW

The Topeka Police Dept. is urging people to avoid the area near 1st Street and Kansas Ave. in downtown Topeka because of a large fire.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Man arrested in connection with Topekas latest homicide - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Man arrested in connection with Topekas latest homicide  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A 29-year-old man was behind bars early Wednesday after his arrest in connection with the city's latest homicide, which occurred over the weekend in central ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Former Kansas commerce secretary violated policy with data dump - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Former Kansas commerce secretary violated policy with data dump  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Kansas Department of Commerce secretary in the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback was involved in secretly transferring a treasure trove of state data on ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Sheriff: Topeka man found sleeping in stolen truck, arrested - WIBW

Sheriff: Topeka man found sleeping in stolen truck, arrested  WIBW

A Topeka man was arrested Monday after reportedly falling asleep in the truck he is suspected of stealing.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


More than 3,700 Westar customers were without power in southwest Topeka - WIBW

More than 3,700 Westar customers were without power in southwest Topeka  WIBW

A pair of power outages have left more than 3700 Westar customers in southwest Topeka in the dark.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


CJ Extra: Topekas Germanfest celebrates history, heritage - The Topeka Capital-Journal

CJ Extra: Topekas Germanfest celebrates history, heritage  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The immigration of Germans into the Topeka area began in the mid-1700s with an invitation by Catherine the Great of Russia for citizens of her native Germany ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Man suffers life-threatening injuries in SE Topeka shooting - WIBW

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in SE Topeka shooting  WIBW

Topeka Police said a man was found with gunshot wounds, just after 9 p.m. Monday at SE 25th and Wisconsin.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka police identify suspect in weekend armed robbery, standoff - KSNT News

Topeka police identify suspect in weekend armed robbery, standoff  KSNT News

Topeka police have a suspect in jail after an armed robbery and hours-long standoff that ended Monday morning.

Published on 27 May 2019 | 7:00 am


The Big Biscuit to add location in west Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Big Biscuit to add location in west Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Kansas City-based breakfast establishment has plans to bring a location to Topeka.The Big Biscuit, which has several locations in Kansas City and one in ...

Published on 26 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man dead after central Topeka shooting - WIBW

Topeka man dead after central Topeka shooting  WIBW

Topeka Police say a man has been taken to the hospital in critical condition after being shot in central Topeka.

Published on 26 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Kansas River At Topeka Water Levels - WIBW

Kansas River At Topeka Water Levels  WIBW

If it rains in Goodland, Kansas... much of that water travels down the Kansas River right through the Capital City. The Kansas River basin is huge, draining water ...

Published on 26 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Man fighting for his life after Central Topeka shooting - KSNT News

Man fighting for his life after Central Topeka shooting  KSNT News

UPDATE: Police said the victim died in the hospital. Police identified him as Darton A. Fields II, 34, of Topeka. His family has been notified of his death.

Published on 25 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man pleads guilty to cyberstalking, child pornography - KSNT News

Topeka man pleads guilty to cyberstalking, child pornography  KSNT News

Blake Adam Austin, 35, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to cyberstalking and distributing child pornography, U.S Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 8:08 pm


Topeka toddler dies after falling into pool - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Topeka toddler dies after falling into pool  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

TOPEKA, Kan. — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died after falling into a swimming pool in a residential area west of downtown Topeka. Shawnee County ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


UPDATE: Topeka child dies after falling into pool - KSNT News

UPDATE: Topeka child dies after falling into pool  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - On Sunday around 4:30 p.m. Shawnee County Sheriff's Office and the Mission Fire Department were called to a Southwest Topeka ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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