Winfield to rebuild park after arson

A new playground is coming to Winfield, after being the target of arson 2 times. The playground at Island Park was destroyed in an arson fir…


Rain halts early corn planting in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Several days of rain have been a mixed blessing for Kansas farmers and ranchers. Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service…


Demolition of historic church

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Recycled art unveiled for Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day, Shawnee Heights Middle School students recycled Topeka Capital Journal newspapers into spirals representing the colo…


TPD to host Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 27th, the Topeka Police Department will host a site for National Drug Take Back Day.

A FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer practices his CPR technique in a Red Cross training class., Photo Credit: Mark Wolfe / FEMA,

National Volunteer Week

Each year, Kansas Capital Area Red Cross volunteers bring food, shelter, comfort and hope to hundreds of local families faced with rebuildin…


Judge orders 7-year sentence in killing

One of nine defendants in the shooting death of a Topeka woman during a botched robbery has been sentenced to more than seven years in priso…