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Topeka, Kansas is located in Shawnee County. Zip codes in Topeka, KS include 66647, 66604, and 66620. The median home price in Topeka is $110,000 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Topeka information.

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Local news for Topeka, KS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Topeka native plays key role in autopsy in Ferguson shooting

Shawn Parcells, a 35-year-old Topeka native, recently was hired to assist in the autopsy of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose fatal shooting Aug. 9 at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer has incited protests in the small St. Louis suburb for the past two weeks.

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6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Teen hospitalized after rollover on US-24

A teenager was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries early Thursday afternoon following a rollover crash on a North Topeka highway.

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11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Jury trial continued for Topekan charged with rape, kidnapping

A Jackson County jury trial for a Topeka man charged with kidnapping, raping and battering his then-girlfriend has been continued.

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13 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

2nd Rush Hour Wreck Slows Traffic On I-470

Authorities aren't sure if a second rush hour wreck in west Topeka was a result of an earlier deadly incident on I-70 earlier Thursday morning.

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14 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Man dies after being hit by semi on I-70 in west Topeka

A man was struck and killed early Thursday after he ran in front of a semi-trailer on Interstate 70 in west Topeka, backing up traffic for more than two hours during rush-hour, authorities said.

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16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Man dies after being hit by vehicle on I-70 on west side of town

Police say a man ran out in front of traffic Thursday morning and died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 on the west side of Topeka.

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18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Masked gunman robs Kicks 66 gas station

A masked gunman held up a southwest Topeka gas station and convenience store early Thursday, and the assailant remained at large, authorities said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kansas Jayhawks

2014 Volleyball Season Outlook: Defensive Specialists and Liberos

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas begins the year ranked No. 22 on the AVCA preseason poll, the second-straight season that the Jayhawks garnered early national attention.

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The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Yellow bags highlight a great idea

Yellow bags have joined the orange cones and construction barricades in downtown Topeka.

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The Capital-Journal

Data leak not fixed as Topeka school leaders claimed

Confidential student data continued to be available this week to unauthorized people at Topeka Unified School District 501, even after the superintendent assured The Topeka Capital-Journal and the U.S. Department of Agriculture the problem had been fixed.

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The Capital-Journal

City seeks to keep Heartland Park plan on track

Doug Gerber, financial and administrative services director for the city of Topeka, used those words Wednesday to describe the city's plan to buy Heartland Park Topeka and expand its redevelopment district to solve a problem regarding Sales Tax Revenue bond debt.

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The Capital-Journal

City of Topeka issues health advisory

The City of Topeka has issued a health advisory for Wanamaker Creek north of I-70 to the Kansas River, a press release from the city said.

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The Capital-Journal

India Fest delivers delicacies

Indian foods, considered by many to be among the most delicious and flavorful in the world, will be available in abundance at a special cultural event this weekend in Topeka.

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Advocate

Comedian's Billboard Taunts Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka

God, or whoever it is who runs God's Facebook page, used his almighty powers to counter the scornfully antigay message of the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church with a billboard paid by followers of the page.

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Marion County Record

Vietnam traveling wall coming to Topeka

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall honoring Vietnam War veterans will be at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport from 12 p.m. on Aug. 28 to 3 p.m. on Aug. 31. Marion County service members honored include Robert Boese of Marion, Ronald Schultz of Hillsboro, Leonard Christeson of Durham, and Wesley Sidener of Burns.

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The Capital-Journal

Crews battle house fire near Washburn University

Residents of two homes were evacuated after an early-morning fire broke out Wednesday at a vacant central Topeka residence.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: WIT lends a hand

During these weeks of mid-summer, hundreds of pounds of fresh vegetables are being harvested at the dozen or so community gardens across Topeka that are supported by Topeka Common Ground, a community gardening program.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Wolgast: Ferguson Has People Asking, "What About Topeka?"

The situation in Ferguson found its way into Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

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The Capital-Journal

Cheatham defense: police report suggests defendant outside Topeka when victims shot

The Topeka police lead detective investigating the 2003 shooting deaths of two women and wounding of a third woman wrote a document suggesting defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr. was outside Topeka when the women were shot here, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Free parking shows positive response

Five days after the city announced that residents can have two hours of free parking in downtown Topeka, businesses are already noticing a change.

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