Ann Marie Bush

Classics at Forbes Field will raise funds for American Flight Museum

The second annual Classics at Forbes Field on Saturday will help the American Flight Museum keep its planes flying.

Cars, trucks, bikes and... Read more

Powerball jackpot tops $300 million for Wednesday night's drawing

The Powerball jackpot continues to climb after no tickets matched all numbers in Saturday’s drawing.

The estimated Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing... Read more

Kansas preparing for appeals in three capital murder cases

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Solicitor General Steve McAllister will offer arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in three... Read more

Shawnee County Sheriff's, Soldier Township Fire taking part...

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Soldier Township Fire Department is taking part in the National Take Back Initiative Day on Saturday.

There... Read more

Topeka police investigating shooting

Topeka police are investigating a shooting that happened late Tuesday night or early Wednesday.

A gunshot victim showed up at an area hospital... Read more

36th annual Apple Festival will offer entertainment, demonstrations, food and shopping

The 36th annual Apple Festival will take place Oct. 4 at Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site, S.W. 1st and Clay.

There... Read more

Wyandotte County, Wichita and Dodge City receive grants for law enforcement body cameras


The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded federal grants to buy law enforcement body cameras in Wyandotte County, Wichita and Dodge City,... Read more

Vehicle fire closes down portion of I-70 in Topeka for more than an hour

The left westbound lane of Interstate 70 between the Auburn and Urish exits was closed for more than an hour Friday morning... Read more

Topeka weather: Rain, possible severe thunderstorms expected Friday

While many people in Topeka woke up to rainfall Friday morning, the chance for severe weather will be later in the afternoon,... Read more

Lawrence police investigating shooting of teen south of Lawrence...

Lawrence police officers are investigating the shooting of a teenage boy that occurred early Friday south of Lawrence High School, Sgt. Trent... Read more

Topeka 5-kilometer race will raise funds for nonprofit child care organization

A 5-kilometer race to raise funds for a local nonprofit child care and early education organization will take place Sept. 26 at... Read more

Topeka Friends of the Library sale offers deals on books, records and more

Attention readers and book lovers — the Friends of the Library book sale this weekend will offer fiction books, as well as... Read more

KU police issue crime alert after man tried to steal a woman's satchel

The University of Kansas issued a crime alert after a man tried to steal a woman’s satchel near the Lied Center.

Capt. James... Read more

Topeka police, DEA partner for Take Back event

The Topeka Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give people an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired,... Read more

Flooding along Shunganunga Creek will be topic of Shawnee County Commission meeting

The Shawnee County commissioners on Thursday will consider a contract with the Army Corps of Engineers that could help mitigate flooding problems... Read more

Motorcycle ride will benefit veterans with PTSD and their family members

Hundreds of motorcyclists will hit the road Saturday to help patients with post traumatic stress disorder and their families.

The Prairie Band Casino... Read more

Capital-Journal seeking entries for Best/Worst Vacation photograph contest

School is back in session and summer vacations are over for most people. But, ah, the memories stay alive.

The Topeka Capital-Journal’s September... Read more

Pittsburg man sentenced to more than 11 years on federal firearms, drug charges

A Pittsburg man was sentenced Thursday to 136 months — more than 11 years — in federal prison on federal firearms and... Read more

Pottawatomie County Sheriff identifies Wichita men arrested in...

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat identified two Wichita men arrested in connection with stealing a car from a residence Thursday.

Dalton Flax, 19,... Read more

Kansas Lottery official grants 90-extension requested by Kansas Crossing

Terry Presta, the executive director of the Kansas Lottery, has granted a 90-day extension requested by Kansas Crossing.

Kansas Crossing wants to open... Read more

Electrical wiring cause of southeast Topeka fire

A Monday evening fire in southeast Topeka caused $55,000 in damages and content loss, the Topeka Fire Department said.

Firefighters were dispatched to... Read more

Woman sentenced for conspiracy in kickbacks on Glock firearms

A Georgia woman was sentenced to 12 months and a day in federal prison for helping conceal bribes an executive of the... Read more

Children invited to try hockey, ice skating at Kansas Expocentre

Boys and girls — ages 4 to 10 — are invited to try hockey and ice skating on Saturday.

The Topeka Youth Hockey... Read more

Parties reach settlement agreement, end litigation in Hall v. KU case

The University of Kansas on Thursday announced that a settlement agreement has been reached between the university, KU School of Business lecturer... Read more

Federal jury finds Junction City man guilty of stealing his father's identity

A federal jury Thursday returned a guilty verdict in the case of a Junction City man who stole his father’s identity to... Read more

El Dorado company sentenced for mishandling chemicals

An El Dorado company was ordered Wednesday to pay $97,612 in restitution and a $10,000 fine for mishandling waste chemicals, U.S. Attorney... Read more

Man who pushed woman out of car pleads guilty to carjacking

A Kansas City, Kan., man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges he pointed a gun at a woman and pushed her out... Read more

Wichita man who put gun to girlfriend's head pleads guilty

A Wichita man who was arrested after putting a gun to his girlfriend’s head pleaded guilty Monday to a federal firearm charge,... Read more

Kansas agencies partner to enhance inpatient psychiatric resources

Twelve additional adults can now be served in a new inpatient psychiatric unit at KVC’s Prairie Ridge Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.

The... Read more

Sheriff: Topeka man drowns in Shawnee County pond

A 52-year-old Topeka man drowned in a Shawnee County pond Tuesday night, said Shawnee County Sheriff’s Lt. Danny Lotridge.

The sheriff’s office at... Read more

2 people shot at early Friday in 800 block of Fillmore in central Topeka

Two people were shot at early Friday in central Topeka, said police Lt. Shane Lind.

At 1:04 a.m., two men were outside talking... Read more

C-J seeking entries for garden contest

Are your tomato plants providing a good crop this year? Are your flowers flourishing? Do you have a green thumb?

The Topeka Capital-Journal... Read more

Police identify 51-year-old victim of shooting over weekend on S.E. Wear

Officials have released the name of a man shot Saturday night in southeast Topeka.

Vincent Henderson, 51, was shot about 9:30 p.m. in... Read more

Two of three men charged in home invasion enter pleas of not guilty


Two men charged in connection with an alleged home invasion on the Kickapoo Reservation have entered pleas of not guilty, said Brown... Read more

Horton man charged with sex crimes against a child enters not guilty pleas

A Horton man charged with sex crimes against a child entered pleas of not guilty to six felony charges in Jackson County,... Read more

Lawrence police: Father accidentally shot 10-year-old son

A 10-year-old Lawrence boy who was accidentally shot by his father Friday night is expected to be released from the hospital soon,... Read more

No arrests made in North Topeka Long John Silver's robbery that netted $2,337

Topeka police officers on Monday still were looking for two robbers who stole $2,337 in cash and damaged a hot sauce container... Read more

One Topekan injured in Douglas County wreck


One Topekan was injured in a one-vehicle Douglas County crash early Sunday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Sonji M. Daniels, 46, was... Read more

NWS: Thunderstorms likely Friday afternoon, night

A hazardous weather outlook has been issued by the National Weather Service in Topeka.

The outlook is for east central, north central and... Read more

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