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Former KC Chiefs player promotes health, wellness in Topeka - WIBW

Former KC Chiefs player promotes health, wellness in Topeka  WIBW

A former Kansas City Chiefs player was in Topeka on Saturday to promote health and wellness at the first ever Will to Succeed Health Fair.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 10:16 pm


Letter to the editor: Finding the right perspective - Opinion - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: Finding the right perspective - Opinion  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Finding the right perspectiveI am heartbroken by the recent mass shootings which are remembered by people for a while and then we move onto another crisis ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:23 pm


Letter to the editor: Thank you for act of kindness - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: Thank you for act of kindness  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Thank you for act of kindnessI was in Topeka on July 18. I visited North Topeka and its unique shops. I decided to eat lunch at Bradley's Corner Cafe as I had ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:23 pm


Hearing postponed for defendant in 2017 Topeka triple murder - Kansas City Star

Hearing postponed for defendant in 2017 Topeka triple murder  Kansas City Star

A plea hearing for man charged in a 2017 triple murder in Topeka has been rescheduled.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:09 pm


This weeks Food Find: Bobos Drive-In - The Topeka Capital-Journal

This weeks Food Find: Bobos Drive-In  The Topeka Capital-Journal

This week's Food Find comes from a longtime Topeka drive-in, Bobo's Drive-In.Bobo's Drive-In, 2300 S.W. 10th Ave., has been located in Topeka since 1948.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:08 pm


Cooler weather expected this weekend in Topeka - Dodge City Daily Globe

Cooler weather expected this weekend in Topeka  Dodge City Daily Globe

Cooler weather is expected to hang around for a few more days, as highs in Topeka are expected to top out around 80 degrees on Friday and Saturday.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 10:57 am


At Home: Automation trending in home security - The Topeka Capital-Journal

At Home: Automation trending in home security  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Automation is the latest trend in home security systems, allowing users to monitor their residence from a distance via a smartphone or tablet 24/7, even on ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:17 am


Group protests in Topeka against mass incarceration, private prisons - KSNT News

Group protests in Topeka against mass incarceration, private prisons  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The state of Kansas is preparing to send hundreds of prisoners to a private prison in Arizona beginning in September. However, many ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:03 am


Two Topeka restaurants host TRM fundraisers this weekend - WIBW

Two Topeka restaurants host TRM fundraisers this weekend  WIBW

The Topeka Rescue Mission is getting some monetary help from two Topeka restaurants to prevent them from closing their doors because of a cash shortage.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:05 pm


Gaining Ground: Work continues on Topeka Police Department mural - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Gaining Ground: Work continues on Topeka Police Department mural  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Local artists on Friday continued to work on the Topeka Police's Department's "Common Ground" mural. Artists hope to complete the 230-foot mural, located on ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:05 pm


CapFed Best News: Couple taking North Topeka congregation outside four walls of the church building - The Topeka Capital-Journal

CapFed Best News: Couple taking North Topeka congregation outside four walls of the church building  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Rev. Raymond Berry used to look around his North Topeka church on Sunday mornings and wonder why more people weren't in the pews.Sure, Berry said ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:30 pm


Editorial: Tossing banned book list good step - Opinion - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Editorial: Tossing banned book list good step - Opinion  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Jeff Zmuda, the new acting secretary at the Kansas Department of Corrections, has taken a valuable first step by figuratively tearing up a list of 7000 books and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Letter to the editor: More questions about rescue mission - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: More questions about rescue mission  The Topeka Capital-Journal

More questions about rescue missionI know the Topeka Rescue Mission has provided support to folks who are in great need and have done so over decades.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:11 pm


Shane Mays plea hearing rescheduled for Oct. 24 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Shane Mays plea hearing rescheduled for Oct. 24  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A plea hearing for the final defendant in a 2017 North Topeka murder was rescheduled Friday for Oct. 24.The decision to push back the plea hearing for Shane ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:35 pm


Secure campus lifted at Highland Park - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Secure campus lifted at Highland Park  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A secure-campus mode was lifted Friday morning at Highland Park High School, a short time after the measure had been implemented, authorities said.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:16 pm


String of injuries shaped Tyrell Browns career choice - The Topeka Capital-Journal

String of injuries shaped Tyrell Browns career choice  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A string of serious injuries dating back to his sophomore year at Topeka West hindered Tyrell Brown's playing career at both West and Washburn.But those ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Letter to the editor: Baltimore history misunderstood - Opinion - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: Baltimore history misunderstood - Opinion  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Baltimore history misunderstoodProposed caption: What's really going on in Baltimore? Having moved from Baltimore to Topeka, I found President Trump's ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Dawn of a new era for K-State, Klieman - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Dawn of a new era for K-State, Klieman  The Topeka Capital-Journal

MANHATTAN — When Bill Snyder announced his retirement last December, marking an end — for a second time — to the most successful era in Kansas State ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Greater Topeka Partnership to host free event Sept. 5 to inspire community pride, update Topekans on Momentum 2022 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Greater Topeka Partnership to host free event Sept. 5 to inspire community pride, update Topekans on Momentum 2022  The Topeka Capital-Journal

SJ Hazim believes there is a "perfect storm" brewing in Topeka.Hazim, who is the founder of a local volunteer and mentorship organization called Project ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Letter to the editor: Topeka needs to support its citizens - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: Topeka needs to support its citizens  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka needs to support its citizensIt appears the mayor and its council members are proposing to reverse many of the positive actions taken on behalf of the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Kansas in Brief - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas in Brief - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Judge denies request to vacate sentenceLEAVENWORTH — A judge has denied a request to vacate a prison sentence for a 1990 murder in Leavenworth ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Letter to the editor: NOTO among top tourism sites in Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Letter to the editor: NOTO among top tourism sites in Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

NOTO among top tourism sites in TopekaThe opinion article “Topeka Tourism News Credit to Many Efforts” on Aug. 13 missed an important destination area in ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Topeka West threat reported through SNCO Crime Stoppers - KSNT News

Topeka West threat reported through SNCO Crime Stoppers  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)– Topeka Police are urging students to speak up when they hear or see something that may be threatening to public safety in schools.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:26 am


Central Topeka family struggling to rebuild after fire - WIBW

Central Topeka family struggling to rebuild after fire  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan, (WIBW) -- Daniel Hawley-Webb and his family are trying to rebuild after an August 9th fire damaged their home and claimed the life of one of their ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:45 pm


U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins ducks reporters amid speculation he could resign - The Topeka Capital-Journal

U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins ducks reporters amid speculation he could resign  The Topeka Capital-Journal

FORT SCOTT — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins declined to answer news reporters' questions at a campaign event Thursday amid a flurry of ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:22 pm


Topeka mother arrested after tip her son was living in "drug environment" - WIBW

Topeka mother arrested after tip her son was living in "drug environment"  WIBW

A Topeka mother has been arrested after the Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office received a tip her young son was living in a drug-filled environment.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:37 pm


Hodge faces felony charge for Topeka West threat, DA says - WIBW

Hodge faces felony charge for Topeka West threat, DA says  WIBW

The Shawnee Co. District Attorney's Office announced charges against the 19-year-old whose threat against Topeka West High School forced officials there to ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:59 pm


4-D experience coming to new Topeka movie theater - KSNT News

4-D experience coming to new Topeka movie theater  KSNT News

B&B Theatres announced it's making "huge progress" at the new Topeka Wheatfield location.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:37 pm


Topeka Rescue Mission announces “Mission Possible” campaign - KSNT News

Topeka Rescue Mission announces “Mission Possible” campaign  KSNT News

Executive Director for the Topeka Rescue Mission Barry Feaker announced a new campaign Thursday.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:18 pm


A few weeks remain to see the sharks at the Topeka Zoo - WIBW

A few weeks remain to see the sharks at the Topeka Zoo  WIBW

A couple 'stars' of the special Saving Sharks exhibit at the Topeka Zoo visited the Red Couch.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:31 am


Warden of womens prison in Topeka to take over new Lansing facility - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Warden of womens prison in Topeka to take over new Lansing facility  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The warden of the state-run women's prison in Topeka has been reassigned to Lansing Correctional Facility, where she will take over operations next week.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:41 pm


Topeka television assailant accused of 'brutal attack' on corrections officer - KWCH

Topeka television assailant accused of 'brutal attack' on corrections officer  KWCH

The man locked up following his attack at the WIBW-TV studios in 2012 could end up in prison a lot longer after what the Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:03 pm


3-vehicle crash south of Topeka sends man to hospital - The Topeka Capital-Journal

3-vehicle crash south of Topeka sends man to hospital  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A three-vehicle crash early Wednesday just south of Topeka sent one person to a local hospital with injuries that weren't considered to be life-threatening, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:01 pm


1 injured in 3 vehicle wreck in south Topeka - WIBW

1 injured in 3 vehicle wreck in south Topeka  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- One person was sent to the hospital Wednesday morning when three vehicles collided near Topeka Regional Airport. According to the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:33 pm


Man, 19, jailed in connection with threat against Topeka West High School - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Man, 19, jailed in connection with threat against Topeka West High School  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A 19-year-old man has been booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with an incident on Tuesday in which authorities said he made a threat against ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:27 pm


Thunderstorms headed to Topeka area Wednesday - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Thunderstorms headed to Topeka area Wednesday  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Scattered thunderstorms are expected Wednesday morning in the Topeka vicinity, with redevelopment across the area this afternoon and evening.Some of the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:01 pm


Topeka Metro votes to eliminate last hour of service, increase price of reduced fare pass - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Metro votes to eliminate last hour of service, increase price of reduced fare pass  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority board members have voted to make changes to the bus system that will increase its reduced fare pass and eliminate the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:01 am


Council could consider new Topeka flag soon - WIBW

Council could consider new Topeka flag soon  WIBW

The question of whether to adopt a new design for the City of Topeka flag could finally land back on the council's agenda in September.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:46 am


Teen arrested in connection with threat at Topeka West HS - WIBW

Teen arrested in connection with threat at Topeka West HS  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A teenager was arrested in connection with threats that sent Topeka West High School into secure campus procedures, Topeka Police ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:03 am


City enables Blue Cross to add parking stalls - The Topeka Capital-Journal

City enables Blue Cross to add parking stalls  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka's mayor and city council approved a zoning change Tuesday evening enabling Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas to add at least a dozen parking stalls ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:00 am


Topeka police calls — update for Aug. 20, 2019 - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police calls — update for Aug. 20, 2019 - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies:Brandon James Massey, 30, on an outstanding Shawnee County felony warrant ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 10:21 pm


DA asks that Topeka teen be charged as adult in shooting death of 18-year-old Topeka woman - KSNT News

DA asks that Topeka teen be charged as adult in shooting death of 18-year-old Topeka woman  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Tuesday that his office has begun the proceedings to ask that the ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:31 pm


KSNT gets sneak peek at ‘Brew Bank’ in downtown Topeka - KSNT News

KSNT gets sneak peek at ‘Brew Bank’ in downtown Topeka  KSNT News

KSNT News got an exclusive look at downtown Topeka's Brew Bank on Tuesday.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:33 pm


KPZ Preview: Topeka High aiming for title breakthrough - WIBW

KPZ Preview: Topeka High aiming for title breakthrough  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The talent is never the question for Topeka High football. And neither is the desire for a state championship. It's the execution it takes to ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 3:58 am


Topeka's had more rain so far in 2019 than it does in an average year - WIBW

Topeka's had more rain so far in 2019 than it does in an average year  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- To say 2019 has been a wet year would be a bit of an understatement. The most recent rains pushed Topeka's rain gauges past a ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:23 pm


Topeka construction projects may slow down daily commutes - WIBW

Topeka construction projects may slow down daily commutes  WIBW

Two construction projects in Topeka may slow down people on their way to work or school.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:40 pm


Topeka Metros new general manager hopes to bring change to citys transit - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Metros new general manager hopes to bring change to citys transit  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Metro's new general manager is crossing county lines to serve in his new position with hopes of bringing change to the city's transit *service*.During an ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:38 pm


Topeka city manager talks Topeka Rescue Mission funding - KSNT News

Topeka city manager talks Topeka Rescue Mission funding  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka City Manager Brent Trout said the city is looking at the possibility at trying to help people at the Topeka Rescue Mission get into ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:08 pm


Car hits wooden power pole in west Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Car hits wooden power pole in west Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

No injuries were reported Monday morning when a car ran into a wooden power pole in west Topeka.The crash was reported at 9:51 a.m. at the northwest ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:46 pm


Heat advisory issued for Topeka area Monday and Tuesday - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Heat advisory issued for Topeka area Monday and Tuesday  The Topeka Capital-Journal

With hot, humid conditions expected Monday afternoon and evening in the Topeka area, a heat advisory has been issued for much of northeast Kansas.The heat ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:35 am


Topeka Police introduce bilingual patrol car - KSNT News

Topeka Police introduce bilingual patrol car  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka police are working to be more accessible to people in our city. On Sunday they took to Facebook to show off their newest ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 12:50 am


Teen arrested in killing of 18-year-old Topeka woman - WIBW

Teen arrested in killing of 18-year-old Topeka woman  WIBW

The Topeka Police Dept. has arrested a seventeen-year-old in connection with Saturday's shooting death of a Topeka woman.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 2:13 pm


20th annual Harley Party benefits Boys & Girls Club of Topeka - WIBW

20th annual Harley Party benefits Boys & Girls Club of Topeka  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Hundreds gathered at Vaerus Aviation on Saturday for the 20th annual Harley Party, raising money for the Boys & Girls Club of Topeka.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 2:31 am


Felon arrested for shooting a gun into a Southwest Topeka home - KSNT News

Felon arrested for shooting a gun into a Southwest Topeka home  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Police arrested a convicted felon for having a gun that they say he shot into a home on Saturday morning. Officers said that around 8:00 ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:58 pm


Q&A with Topeka Rescue Mission executive director Barry Feaker - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Q&A with Topeka Rescue Mission executive director Barry Feaker  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Residents opened up their hearts and their pocketbooks after the Topeka Rescue Mission made a public plea for contributions Aug. 5, having donated more ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 8:14 pm


Teen girl dies in Southeast Topeka shooting, teen charged with murder - KSNT News

Teen girl dies in Southeast Topeka shooting, teen charged with murder  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Police are investigating a shooting that killed a teen girl in Southeast Topeka on Saturday afternoon. Topeka police officers said around ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 7:42 pm


NNO holding wrap-up celebration at Topeka Library - WIBW

NNO holding wrap-up celebration at Topeka Library  WIBW

Organizers for the annual event are holding a wrap-up celebration at the Topeka and Shawnee Public Library at 6:30 p.m. August 21. The celebration will be in ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 6:37 pm


Downtown Adventure Race Topeka set for Aug. 24 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Downtown Adventure Race Topeka set for Aug. 24  The Topeka Capital-Journal

When the Downtown Adventure Race Topeka was started in 2011 by Robb Cummings and Ryan Wenrich, the idea stemmed from the Oyster — but not the kind ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 1:10 pm


Topeka police lift Walk-In Accident Reporting procedures - WIBW

Topeka police lift Walk-In Accident Reporting procedures  WIBW

UPDATE: The Topeka Police Department has returned to normal accident reporting phase as of 7:30 A.M..

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:11 pm


Victim in serious condition after being shot, ran over by car in southwest Topeka - KSNT News

Victim in serious condition after being shot, ran over by car in southwest Topeka  KSNT News

Topeka Police are investigating after a shooting at The Lazy Toad Bar Saturday morning. Officers responded to southwest Topeka bar just after 2 a.m. Saturday.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:11 pm


Woman jailed after she throws iced coffee on Topeka police officer - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Woman jailed after she throws iced coffee on Topeka police officer  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A woman found herself behind bars after she threw a cup of iced coffee on a Topeka police officer who was responding to a complaint call Friday morning in the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 2:29 pm


Hutchinson earthquake felt in Manhattan and Topeka - WIBW

Hutchinson earthquake felt in Manhattan and Topeka  WIBW

According to the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Map, the tremblor struck within three miles of the south-central Kansas city and registered at 4.2 ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 1:37 pm


Lawrence shelter downsizing, Topeka mission couldnt meet overflow - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Lawrence shelter downsizing, Topeka mission couldnt meet overflow  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Lawrence Community Shelter is requiring about 60 of its residents to move out by Sept. 1, and the Topeka Rescue Mission is incapable of accommodating ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Jury finds 83-year-old man guilty in Topeka murder case - KSNT News

Jury finds 83-year-old man guilty in Topeka murder case  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A jury has determined that the man charged with the murder of a Topeka father is guilty on Friday. Anthony Darcy, 83, was found guilty ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Dozens of homeless living in Topeka ‘tent city’ asked to relocate - KSNT News

Dozens of homeless living in Topeka ‘tent city’ asked to relocate  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Railroad workers are asking dozens of homeless people to relocate from a growing 'tent city' under the Kansas Avenue bridge, police ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


CapFed Best News: Topeka Stars Special Olympics team looking for second straight North American crown - The Topeka Capital-Journal

CapFed Best News: Topeka Stars Special Olympics team looking for second straight North American crown  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The players for the Topeka Stars' Special Olympics men's softball team have never backed away from a challenge, either in life or sports.And although the Stars ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Inside look at new theatre coming to Topeka - KSNT News

Inside look at new theatre coming to Topeka  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Workers are busy building a new movie theatre in Topeka. While it doesn't look like much yet, the company promises it will be a movie ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Rescue Mission sees outpouring of generosity - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Rescue Mission sees outpouring of generosity  The Topeka Capital-Journal

An outpouring of generosity from the Topeka community has things "looking really good" at the Topeka Rescue Mission, executive director Barry Feaker said ...

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Editorial: Topeka gets powerful partner in Plug and Play - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Editorial: Topeka gets powerful partner in Plug and Play  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The decision by Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play to bring its business incubation platform to Topeka and Shawnee County should raise spirits and hopes ...

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


More than 80 events scheduled for National Night Out in Topeka - KSNT News

More than 80 events scheduled for National Night Out in Topeka  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – National Night Out is this Saturday and more than 80 neighborhoods across the Capital City are taking part in this year's event.

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka hotel revenues on record pace - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka hotel revenues on record pace  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka hotel revenues are on pace to set a record high this year, according to Visit Topeka Inc., the organization officially assigned to promote Topeka as a ...

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Victim shot in North Topeka; gunman escapes - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Victim shot in North Topeka; gunman escapes  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A man was taken to a local hospital after being shot once late Wednesday at a North Topeka mobile home court, police said. No arrests had been made.A news ...

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Announcing the Best of Topeka Top 3 finalists - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Announcing the Best of Topeka Top 3 finalists  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Following are the top three finishers in Best of Topeka, shown in alphabetical order.Final results will be published in our annual Best of Topeka magazine on ...

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka tourism on record pace - WIBW

Topeka tourism on record pace  WIBW

Visit Topeka says new data from Smith Travel Research found Topeka hotels sold 7585 more room nights this year, compared to the same time frame in 2018.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Police calls — update for Aug. 23, 2019 - News - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Police calls — update for Aug. 23, 2019 - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

People booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with felonies.Kyle Cameron Scott, 35, in connection with taking aggravated indecent liberties with a ...

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Rescue Mission asks community to open hearts, pocketbooks - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Rescue Mission asks community to open hearts, pocketbooks  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Charlotte Amo wiped tears from her eyes Tuesday as she recalled becoming homeless and moving into the Topeka Rescue Mission nearly a year ago."I didn't ...

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Jackson Co. chase ends just east of toll plaza near Topeka - WIBW

Jackson Co. chase ends just east of toll plaza near Topeka  WIBW

A car chase that began in Jackson County early Tuesday afternoon ended in a crash on the Kansas Turnpike, just east of Topeka.

Published on 6 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Small explosion sparks scare at Topeka Walmart - WIBW

Small explosion sparks scare at Topeka Walmart  WIBW

An explosion outside the Walmart Supercenter in west Topeka sent customers running from the store late Monday morning.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Rescue Mission could close doors over money issues - WIBW

Topeka Rescue Mission could close doors over money issues  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Topeka Rescue Mission could close its doors next month if it cannot find new funding. In a news release issued Monday morning, ...

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Blvd. Cruise Night brings "good old days" back to the Capital City - WIBW

Topeka Blvd. Cruise Night brings "good old days" back to the Capital City  WIBW

Hundreds of car owners of all makes and models were on display Saturday night as owners brought the brought back the good old days to the streets of Topeka.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka apartment building to be restored - WIBW

Topeka apartment building to be restored  WIBW

A Topeka apartment building will be getting a makeover for the next couple of years.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Man wanted in connection to Topeka drive-by shooting arrested in Wichita - WIBW

Man wanted in connection to Topeka drive-by shooting arrested in Wichita  WIBW

The United States Marshals *Service* arrested 44-year-old Andre Wallace Friday night.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Rescue Mission to close N. Topeka Thrift Store - WIBW

Topeka Rescue Mission to close N. Topeka Thrift Store  WIBW

The Topeka Rescue Mission Thrift Store, 1312 N. Kansas Ave., will close its doors by the end of next week.

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka utilities department draws attention to its history - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka utilities department draws attention to its history  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Some of the City of Topeka's utilities department's active sewer infrastructure was installed in the 1800s, that department noted this week on its Facebook page.

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka man convicted of groping 13 year-old girl - WIBW

Topeka man convicted of groping 13 year-old girl  WIBW

A Topeka man was found guilty of groping a girl, who'd just turned 13 years old.

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


History Guy tells of electric streetcars in Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

History Guy tells of electric streetcars in Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

As workers dug up S. Kansas Avenue six years ago for a project to improve downtown Topeka, they found remnants of a bygone era: Tracks that carried electric ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka police attempting to locate another person in connection with Hi-Crest shooting - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police attempting to locate another person in connection with Hi-Crest shooting  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka police are attempting to locate Lavonte D. Johnson, 22, in connection with a fatal shooting near S.E. 37th and Adams.The shooting, which occurred ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Momentum 2022 official: Pride in Topeka is rising - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Momentum 2022 official: Pride in Topeka is rising  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Pride in the Topeka community is increasing, according to results of a survey taken by the Greater Topeka Partnership.Topeka received a higher "net promoter ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Bowlers duke it out for top honors at Topeka Top Ten Championship - WIBW

Bowlers duke it out for top honors at Topeka Top Ten Championship  WIBW

Top-notch bowlers came together at West Ridge Lanes on Sunday to compete for bragging rights in the annual Topeka Top Ten Championship.

Published on 28 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Services set for Topeka bar owner killed in motorcycle wreck Thursday - WIBW

Services set for Topeka bar owner killed in motorcycle wreck Thursday  WIBW

Funeral services have been set for the Topeka man and local bar owner found dead at the scene of a northwest Topeka motorcycle wreck earlier this week.

Published on 28 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Greater Topeka Partnership hosts second annual downtown Rock and Food Truck Festival - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Greater Topeka Partnership hosts second annual downtown Rock and Food Truck Festival  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Dinner and a show — that is what people got as they strolled through downtown Topeka on Saturday evening during the city's second annual Rock and Food ...

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Concert series continues in downtown Topeka - WIBW

Concert series continues in downtown Topeka  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Downtown Topeka Inc continued the summer concert series with Rock and Food Trucks Saturday. Sean Knittle brought his daughter to ...

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Topeka Jazz announces 2019-2020 season lineup - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Jazz announces 2019-2020 season lineup  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Topeka Jazz Concert Series has announced its lineup for the 2019-2020 season.This year's lineup consists of nine performances, with the first at 3 p.m Aug.

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Boy Scouts troop hiking from Lecompton to Topeka - WIBW

Boy Scouts troop hiking from Lecompton to Topeka  WIBW

The Perry BSA Troop 88 is walking from Lecompton to Topeka this weekend on what is called the Historical Kansas Capitols Trail.

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


TPD identifies Topeka teen killed in Thursday shooting - WIBW

TPD identifies Topeka teen killed in Thursday shooting  WIBW

The Topeka Police Dept. has released the name of the 16-year-old killed in a southeast Topeka shooting Thursday afternoon.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Vigil held for Topeka bar owner killed in motorcycle crash - WIBW

Vigil held for Topeka bar owner killed in motorcycle crash  WIBW

A memorial concert is set for Friday night in honor of a Topeka bar owner killed in a motorcycle wreck Wednesday.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


16-year-old dies in southeast Topeka shooting - WIBW

16-year-old dies in southeast Topeka shooting  WIBW

A 16-year-old who was found in his car suffering from a gunshot wound Thursday has died, according to the Topeka Police Dept.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Fire damages house in central Topeka - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Fire damages house in central Topeka  The Topeka Capital-Journal

An accidental fire sparked by discarded smoking materials on the back porch did an estimated $35000 damage Friday morning at a house in central Topeka, ...

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


TPD searching for suspect in drive-by that killed a Topeka teen - KSNT News

TPD searching for suspect in drive-by that killed a Topeka teen  KSNT News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police are searching for an individual in regards to the homicide of 16-year-old Joaquin Aj McKinney Friday afternoon.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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