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Topeka Collegiate students learn the physics of physical activity

TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)--- First through seventh graders at Topeka Collegiate spend their Thursday gym class learning the physics of physical education. Taekwondo instructor, Master Chip McClellan from Legacy ATA, had kids punching and kicking to get a practical feel for how balance, speed, momentum and

WIBW - 2017-09-22 00:28:00

Beatle Sister Louise Harrison returns to Topeka with Liverpool Legends

TOPEKA (WIBW) -- Louise Harrison returns for another chat with 13's Ralph HIpp on Paul McCartney's reaction to her book, and George's thoughts on peace and religion. You can meet her Saturday night, September 23rd at 5:30 for a "Tea With Louise," before her favorite Beatles band, Liverpool Legends,

WIBW - 2017-09-23 05:51:00

Topeka police investigating attempted armed robbery at donut shop

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka police are on the scene of what appears to be an armed robbery attempt. Police told 13 NEWS a suspect with a gun tried to rob the Dunkin' Donuts on 21st Street just before 9:15 p.m. They say the suspect quickly fled the scene heading south. He was wearing dark clothing a

WIBW - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Topeka Fire Department honors 8 employees who are calling it a career

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The City of Topeka bid a fond farewell to decades of experience on its fire force. The Topeka Fire Department hosted a reception to honor eight of its own who are retiring. Family and friends joined colleagues and local leaders for the event. Shift commanders Todd Williams and

WIBW - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

West Topeka Dunkin' Donuts robbed at gunpoint

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka police are on the scene of of an armed robbery, at the Dunkin' Donuts, near southwest 21 and southwest Gage Blvd. Police received the call around 9:20, Friday night. They say the robber was a man, dressed in all black clothing. He was carrying a gun. Police are looking f

KSNT - 2017-09-23 03:08:53

Neighbors react to accidental shooting death of 1 year old girl

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT)- The 600 block of North Michigan street was blocked off for about five hours, after police responded to a shooting in the neighborhood. A one year old girl was shot and killed, despite efforts to save her. Neighbors in the area are shocked. "I've seen a lot of death in my time

KSNT - 2017-09-22 23:29:57

Aldersgate Village starts of season right will fall parade

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A local care facility started off on the right foot Friday. The Washburn Rural High School band led the way for the annual fall parade at Aldersgate Village. Classic cars and the Mission Township Fire Department also took to the streets around the village. There was even a hor

WIBW - 2017-09-23 03:22:00

Fort Riley soldier found dead in his car

FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) - Members of The Big Red One are mourning the loss of one of their own who was found dead in his car Thursday. Spc. Kashyap Bhakta, 21, a combat engineer with Company B, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found dead in his car

WIBW - 2017-09-22 23:14:00

Kansas veterinarians warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University's Veterinary Health Center is warning dog owners to be careful amid a recent outbreak of a highly contagious disease among raccoons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that veterinarians at the center say they've recently seen a high number of raccoons

KSNT - 2017-09-22 20:15:23

Friday forecast: The heat continues despite the first day of fall

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The big weather story is the continuation of the heat through the weekend even though fall begins at 3:02pm but by Monday the weather pattern starts to shift to a cooler and wetter forecast. This is all due to a storm system that very slowly shifts east keeping the rain in wes

WIBW - 2017-09-22 11:16:00

Emergency crews respond to two-vehicle accident

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Emergency crews are on the scene of a multi-car accident, near Washburn Rural High School. Topeka Police were called to the intersection of 61st and Auburn, around 5:15 this afternoon. Police say the driver of a silver vehicle, traveling on 61st, failed to yield the right-of-wa

KSNT - 2017-09-22 22:38:20

Cider days expected to have more than 19,000 visitors

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The popular arts and crafts festival, Cider Days, is coming back to the Capital City. For 2017, many of the same attractions from previous years will be there like its historical theme. There will also be a petting zoo, animal rides and great food. Something new in 2017 is appl

KSNT - 2017-09-22 09:08:26

Hy-Vee celebrates Family Meals Month

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Hy-Vee dietitians are encouraging families to eat one more meal together each week in the month of September for Family Meals Month. Registered dietitian Amber Groeling provided KSNT News with tips and ideas, to help eliminate the stress of busy weeknights and help families gat

KSNT - 2017-09-22 12:53:47

On Your Side: Sinkhole stops road work, shop owners concerned

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A sinkhole in the North Topeka Arts District has some business owners worried, because they haven't seen anyone working on it. They asked for answers, and 13 NEWS went on your side to get the answers. "Why don't they talk to us, before they do something?" asked George Mayfield

WIBW - 2017-09-23 06:08:00

Hayden High School crowns Homecoming Queen with Down syndrome

Amanda Young standing with the other Homecoming Queen candidates at Hayden High School. TOPEKA, Kan (KSNT) - It was Homecoming at Hayden High School Friday night and the name on everybody's lips was Amanda Young. Amanda was crowned Homecoming Queen in a ceremony before the game. Homecoming King Ja

KSNT - 2017-09-23 04:01:47

Man sentenced in crash that killed his step-brother

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) A man convicted in a wreck that killed his step-brother will serve two-and-half years of probation. Andrew Slack, 20, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the 2015 death of Trenton Brooks. Authorities say Slack ran the stop sign on SW 61st St. at Auburn Rd. and was hit

WIBW - 2017-09-23 03:48:00

Kansas Attorney General offers update on Equifax data breach

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - About 1.1 million Kansans were affected by this month's Equifax data breach, and the state's Attorney General is giving some updated information. Last week, Derek Schmidt, along with 31 other Attorneys General, sent a letter to Equifax, urging the company to reconsider some of

WIBW - 2017-09-23 03:06:00

Kansas to receive federal funds to fight opioid epidemic

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Half a million dollars in federal funding is going to help the opioid epidemic in Kansas. The Kansas State Board of Pharmacy will receive over $175,000 from the U.S. Justice Department to support the state's prescription drug monitoring program. The pharmacy board oversees K-TR

WIBW - 2017-09-23 02:52:00

Kansas, Taiwan sign drivers license deal

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One of the state's key agricultural partners now has a deal to help its citizens get a Kansas drivers license. Officials from Kansas and Taiwan met Friday morning at the Statehouse to sign an agreement for reciprocal driver's license privileges. It's already legal for the thous

WIBW - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

WU students work to keep seniors moving

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Washburn University students put their education to use Friday by working with clients of the East Topeka Senior Center. The older citizens visited Washburn for their WU Moves program. The sessions utilize students from various health studies speak to seniors about health and w

WIBW - 2017-09-23 02:03:00