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  1. Details emerge in fiery Kansas Turnpike crash that killed five peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    Five people died in a fiery traffic crash Tuesday on Interstate 70 near 174th Street west of Bonner Springs. Here's what happened according to reports from the Kansas Turnpike Authority.


  2. Kansas Highway Patrol helicopter makes hard landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    Authorities say two Kansas Highway Patrol troopers escaped serious injury when the patrol helicopter they were occupying made a hard landing at an airport in Topeka. The patrol says the accident happened early Friday when the Bell 407 helicopter's tail rotor hit a hangar at Philip Billard Municipal Airport.


  3. Robbie Knievel on hand for opening of Topeka museum honoring his daredevil fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    When the Evel Knievel Museum opened Friday in Topeka, one guest didn't have to be told about the exhibits. "I recognize almost everything," Robbie Knievel, son of the late motorcycle stuntman , told the Topeka Capital-Journal while gazing at his father's photos and relics.


  4. Why Thursdaya s NBA Draft remains important for KUa s future recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    When Malik Newman talked to Kansas the second time around - after he decided to transfer from Mississippi State - there was no specific conversation about how the school could help him get drafted. "They knew what I wanted.


  5. 150 volunteers revive Wichita by painting homes, removing graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Teenagers, college students and adult sponsors spend one week volunteering to paint the homes of Wichita-area families in need as part of the 10th annual Wichita Work Camp. Teenagers, college students and adult sponsors spend one week volunteering to paint the homes of Wichita-area families in need as part of the 10th annual Wichita Work Camp.


  6. Kansas lawmakers reject single plan on taxes, school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas state Rep. Melissa Rooker, right, R-Fairway, speaks to fellow House Republicans about a school funding and tax package, as Rep. Larry Campbell, R-Olathe, follows along, Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Top Republicans are pushing a plan that both raises income taxes and increases spending on public schools.


  7. Museum honoring daredevil Evel Knievel opens in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Double doors lead to the entrance of the new Evel Knievel Museum in Topeka, Kan., Friday, June 2, 2017. A new Kansas museum is giving enthusiasts of late motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel a jump on appreciating his death-defying, bone-breaking exploits.


  8. Couple playing Pokemon Go in Kansas cemetery find something scarier than ghost typesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Tim Johnston and his fiancee were playing the app-based game in Topeka Cemetery on Saturday afternoon when a push alert sounded on his cell phone from the WIBW TV station in Topeka. The alert said police were looking for two aggravated robbery suspects who were armed and dangerous and on the loose, according to WIBW .


  9. Kansas struggles for budget fix on anniversary of tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas House Taxation Committee Chairman Steven Johnson, R-Assaria, answers questions from reporters as he and other House members prepare to restart talks with the Senate over raising taxes to fix the state budget, Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Lawmakers are struggling to agree on tax proposals.


  10. Kansas lawmakers still struggling on taxes, school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this May 3, 2017 file photo, Kansas House Majority Leader Don Hineman, R-Dighton, answers questions from reporters at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Legislators in Kansas have drifted through another week without debates in either chamber on a plan for boosting spending on public schools or proposals to increase taxes to pay for it and also fix the state budget.


  11. Painting of Kansas Muslim teen to hang in US CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A portrait of a Muslim teenager from Kansas painted by a schoolmate will soon be hung in the U.S. Capitol. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins of Topeka visited Washburn Rural High School on Monday to present a certificate to the artist, 18-year-old Claire Fallon.


  12. Carrolla s Rodney Steven repeats as Class 5A singles championRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Arkansas City's Berett Hollis tried to flip the script, but Bishop Carroll's Rodney Steven was equal to the task. Steven captured his second straight Class 5A boys singles tennis championship with a 7-6 , 6-4 triumph Saturday at Kossover Tennis Center.


  13. Plea: Man lied to FBI agents serving warrant on fugitive at Topeka motelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Topeka man who lied to federal agents about having met with one of Kansas' most-wanted fugitives before his body was found in a fire-gutted motel last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of making a false statement. Prosecutors say that when 37-year-old Quentin Kirk Lawton was questioned by the FBI, he denied visiting Orlando J. Collins at the Country Club Motel at 3732 SW Topeka Blvd. in Topeka on April 23, 2016.


  14. Recent Kansas EditorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Ten years ago, an EF-5 tornado wiped out most of Greensburg. But it couldn't destroy the town's spirit.


  15. Eight robberies in five months get Topeka man federal indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Prosecutors say Joshua Alexander Musgraves pulled off eight Topeka- and Lawrence-area robberies between December and April. An indictment handed down Wednesday by a federal grand jury called to serve in the United States District Court in the District of Kansas charges him with 13 criminal counts, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Tom Beall.


  16. Changes to Wichitaa s branch libraries recommendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wichita's libraries are the lowest funded in the region, and all the branch libraries have room for improvement, a Wichita State University study has found. The analysis recommends tailoring the branches' book collections, technology, meeting spaces and ambience to better fit with the areas they serve.


  17. Gordmans in Wichita, Topeka spared from closings listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wichita's two Gordmans stores are not on a closing list filed as part of the discount clothing and home accessories retailer's bankruptcy. That's according to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, where Gordmans Stores filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in mid-March.


  18. He stopped to help the stranded motorist. Then she stole his pickup.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A woman is accused of stealing the pickup truck of a volunteer firefighter who had stopped to help her while she was stranded along I-70 in Topeka then leading authorities on a chase. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports 23-year-old Erien Knox is charged with possession of stolen property and felony obstruction.


  19. Local election officials lack accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Good for Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, for championing an effort to make election commissioners accountable to citizens in the state's most populous counties. In 101 counties in Kansas, running elections is among the duties of elected county clerks.


  20. Kansas justice-system director suspected of child sexual exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    The executive director of the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System has been arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child. Records show that Gordon Elmo Lansford II, 72, of Topeka was booked into the Shawnee County Jail on March 16. Topeka police arrested Lansford in connection with sexual exploitation of a child, according to jail records.


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