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Employee found dead from apparent suicide at Topeka VA
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) --The VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System is mourning the loss of one of their employees.According to Public Affairs Officer Joseph Burks, an employee was found deceased from an apparent suicide at a Topeka VA Medical Center administrative office.The Topeka VA Medical Center had
Lawrence Rescue offering waived adoption fees
LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) - Saturday is Clear the Shelter Day, and the Lawrence Humane Society has a treat for everyone.
Immigration appeals board rules Lawrence professor should get chance to present case
An attorney for a Lawrence, Kansas, chemistry professor fighting deportation said an immigration appeals board ruled Syed Jamal should be given an opportunity to present his deportation case to an immigration judge.
Legal Notice Edgerton City - Gardner News
On August 9, 2018, the City of Edgerton, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 1085, amending the City Code to adopt the 2018 Standard Traffic Ordinance, while preserving Local Traffic Provisions contained within the City Code that supplement and/or modify certain portions of the Standard Traffic Ordinance.
Robbery reported at Lawrence sandwich shop
The robbery was reported about 9:55 p.m. at Subway, 4000 W. Sixth St., where a man reportedly came into the store and demanded money, Officer Derrick Smith, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman, said in an email to the Journal-World.
Lawrence developer Thomas Fritzel, other associates, make first appearance on federal charges
The tax fraud charges stem from development of the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave., in Lawrence. Prosecutors allege Fritzel, 52, and his employee, Keela Lam, 46, who worked as a bookkeeper for Fritzel, defrauded the city of Lawrence out of more than $400,000 in sales tax refunds by exploiting two speci
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes Race to Kris Kobach
TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) - Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, one week after Election Day in Kansas, has conceded the Republican Party's gubernatorial primary to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.
Prosecutor wants jurors to hear dead woman's testimony in murder trial
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) —A defendant charged in the death of a man who was clubbed and stabbed faces the prospect of hearing testimony from a dead witness.Arthur Lee Ford IV, 37, is charged in Shawnee County District Court with intentional second-degree murder and aggravated burglary.Ford, of Topeka, or
Large-scale jury selection process kicks off Motel 6 murder trial in Lawrence
Lawrence Police Department officers investigate a fatal Saturday night shooting at Motel 6 in North Lawrence, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.
Three dead, ten injured when church van crashes north of Bolivar
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 14-year-old girl from Louisburg, Kansas, a 16-year-old boy from Olathe, Kansas, and a 17-year-old girl from Stillwell, Kansas, died in the single-vehicle wreck on southbound Highway13 just north of 390th Road, about 5 miles north of Bolivar.
Home-invasion robbery reported near Lawrence High School; police investigating possible link to drugs
The robbery reportedly occurred around 2 a.m., and the victim reported it to police about 45 minutes later, said Officer Derrick Smith in an email to media.
Century-old tunnel under Lawrence neighborhood raises concerns
A ravine once ran through Old West Lawrence to the Kansas River, but in 1911 the city built the 6-by-6 foot, arched brick drainage tunnel in its place and covered it with dirt. Eventually, houses were built on top, and some areas of the neighborhood are flooding as the tunnel and other nearby storm
Lawrence and area events for Monday, Aug. 13
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 1141 Massachusetts St.
Dozens of kids get free snow cones thanks to Olathe police
OLATHE, Kan. -- Kids lined up for a chance for a free snow cone Monday, and they left with a lot more than just a summertime treat.
KU Parking sees record number of ticket appeals
A record number of students appealed tickets from KU Parking within the last year, according to Parking officials, causing a backup of almost 10 months worth of unaddressed appeals.Between August 2017 and June 2018, University students filed 3,566 appeals on parking tickets, up about 160 appeals fro
Gunshots pierce a peaceful nights sleep at Olathe home
“I heard five shots,” said Claudio Molina, who lives at the home. “They were fast, like ‘pow, pow, pow, pow, pow.’”
Topeka teen arrested on domestic violence charge - WIBW News Now!
A Topeka teen was arrested after police say he fired a gun in a domestic incident Friday.The cops were called to the 1200 block of NW Van Buren just before midnight Friday night and found 19-year-old Jaime Fernandez. No one was hurt. Fernandez was booked for aggravated assault on law enforcement off
Teacher in Child Porn Investigation Found Dead
According to Olathe East High School's website, John Derby "taught metals, jewelry and ceramics" at the Johnson County school.
Shots fired into Olathe home with people inside early Sunday
Gunshots were fired into an occupied house in Olathe early Sunday morning, according to police.The gunfire was reported about 3:30 a.m. in the 800 block of South Hunter Street.No injuries were reported. Police said they are investigating and are working to identify a vehicle and suspects involved in
Tonganoxie police searching for man last seen Saturday
Joseph Atchison was last seen in the city at about 3 p.m., he was driving a red 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck with Kansas tags: 898BBF. He was wearing tan cargo shorts, a grey T-shirt and a baseball cap.