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Topeka fire crews work to douse a house blaze Thursday evening at 825 S.E. Bellview.
Leo Rucker Jr., 28, of Topeka, was booked at 8:45 a.m. Thursday into the Shawnee County Jail on suspicious of criminal use of weapons, criminal discharge of a firearm, possession of marijuana, interference with law enforcement officers and possession of stolen property.
Arctic air has arrived in KAKEland and will stick around for the next several days.
It's the city's 159th birthday today! Some of the first permanent settlers to the area were three French-Canadian brothers in the 1840's.
Construction crews are reaching to remove what's been a familiar site in the Topeka skyline for the past few years.
The Shawnee County Historical Society will celebrate Topeka's 159th birthday at 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Hale Ritchie House, 1118 S.E. Madison, according to a news release.
Shawnee County will hold three public hearings to receive input regarding alternate uses of Forbes Golf Course, the Shawnee County Commission learned Thursday.
A Topeka man convicted Nov. 22 of kidnapping his sometimes girlfriend will be sentenced Feb. 7, a Shawnee County Distinct Court judge ruled Thursday.
Topeka fire crews were on the scene of a small fire early Thursday in an apartment complex on the city's south side.
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The Sunday Capital-Journal from Dec. 2, 1962, contained extensive coverage of a woman who killed her four children before committing suicide.
Northwest Kansas dairy farmer Ken McCarty is working on a $50 million business expansion to double the operation's milking herd to 14,000 cows and create 75 jobs within three years.
The four-block area surrounding a house at 1629 S.W. Central Ave.in central Topeka, where at least three people were shot to death Sunday, has in the past six years had four other homicides, three of which remain unsolved.
Melissa Jarboe, founder of the Jamie Jarboe Foundation and Military Veterans Project, was recognized as this month's Champion of Character.
Rather than leave it neglected where it is now, why not move it to the Great Overland Station, the preserved union Pacific Topeka depot.
Topeka City Councilman Richard Harmon questioned the city's practice Tuesday evening of clearing all downtown streets early in its snow-removal process.