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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 $110,900 which is roughly $73/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

Semi overturns, blocking traffic on flyover from US-75 to I-70

The southbound flyover from southbound US-75 highway to eastbound Interstate 70 is closed because of a semi overturned on its side.

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8 hrs ago | Washington Times

Technical education enrollment continues to grow

The Topeka native spent the year splitting her time between her school, Washburn Rural High, and Washburn Tech, where she spent three hours a day studying to work in health care.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka police searching for missing dementia patient

Bobbie Jean Tolen, 61, was last seen walking in the 2700 block of S.W. Villa West Drive, Lt.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Baby Dies After Being Left In Hot Car In South Wichita

Officers were called just before 7 p.m. to the 1500 block of South Topeka. When they arrived on scene, they found the baby unresponsive in the car.

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The Capital-Journal

American Red Cross: Take precautions during heat waves

With triple-digit high temperatures in the forecast for Friday, agencies across Shawnee County are reminding residents to stay cool when they can.

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The Capital-Journal

American Red Cross: Take precautions during heat waves

With triple-digit high temperatures in the forecast for Friday, agencies across Shawnee County are reminding residents to stay cool when they can.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka Zoo promotes upcoming camp featuring Spanish-language interpreter

The Topeka Zoo since May has been promoting a special summer camp for children it will offer early next month featuring a Spanish-language interpreter.

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The Capital-Journal

Topeka police searching for missing dementia patient

Bobbie Jean Tolen, 61, was last seen walking in the 2700 block of S.W. Villa West Drive, Lt.

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The Capital-Journal

Judge orders trial for former parks and rec employees' suit against city

A lawsuit 10 former parks and recreation employees are pursuing against the city of Topeka will proceed toward trial after a judge last week denied motions for summary judgment both sides filed attempting to have the case decided in their favor without a trial.

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The Capital-Journal

Pets

The following animals have been brought to the Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 S.W. 21st.

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National Public Radio

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

Paul Davis, third from left, the presumed Democratic nominee for Kansas governor, receives the endorsements of more than 100 current and former Republican politicians on July 15, 2014, in Topeka, Kan.

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The Capital-Journal

Teen gets 3 years in death of passenger, injuries to three others in high-speed wreck

At the beginning of sentencing Thursday of 17-year-old Adam David Erickson, it appeared he would be placed on three years of probation in the traffic death of a 14-year-old passenger and the injuries to three other teen passengers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Man Charged In Attempted Drowning Of Four Year Old Girl

A Topeka man arrested last Friday in connection with an attempted drowning of a four year old girl has been formally charged.

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The Capital-Journal

Father accused of taking daughter arrested

Trevor Hughes, 22, of Topeka, was booked in connected with carrying a weapon without a license and making criminal threats.

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The Capital-Journal

Two hospitalized in North Topeka motorcycle crash

Two people were taken to area hospitals early Wednesday evening after their dirt bike collided with a car at N.E. Center and N.E. Forest.

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The Capital-Journal

Last of four defendants in Topeka West shootings sentenced in slaying, wounding

Three years and nine months after Matthew C. Mitchell, 20, was shot to death, and Treshawn Wynne, then 17, was wounded, the last of four defendants in the case was sentenced Wednesday.

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The Capital-Journal

Race track suffered when economy crashed

Competitors in the Tough Mudder challenge at Heartland Park make their way over a pit of water via monkey bars.

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The Capital-Journal

C-J staffer wins watchdog reporting award

Topeka Capital-Journal reporter Aly Van Dyke has received the top prize in the Watchdog Reporting category of the Ninth Annual Morris Journalism Excellence Awards for her ongoing coverage of government transparency and overtime abuses.

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Hays Daily News

Hutch couple giving new life to printing press

Tucked away in the basement of 211 W. Ninth Ave., beneath a main level filled with antique and retro furniture, homemade mosaics crafted from shards of broken and discarded ceramics, and other small collections of items is Scott Brown's prized discovery.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: Entrepreneurship class key to success

As a Topeka High graduate and a Youth Entrepreneurs graduate, I want to share how wonderful this class was for me.

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