Phil Anderson

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:24

Topeka weather for Monday, Oct. 23, 2017: High around 70 degrees today, with no sign of rain this week

No precipitation is in the seven-day forecast for the Topeka area from the National Weather Service, as highs this week will be... Read more

Topeka weather for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017: Sunny with highs in lower 70s today

After a chilly start to the day, Monday should be a near-perfect fall day, with sunny skies and afternoon highs in the... Read more

Crews put out car fire early Monday on northeast edge of downtown Topeka

A mechanical problem was being blamed for car fire early Monday on the northeast edge of downtown Topeka.

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Topeka weather for Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017: Sunny with highs in 70s

Look for sunny skies and highs in the 70s on Thursday in the Topeka area.

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Crews sent to S.E. 29th and Minnesota on report of injury crash Wednesday morning

Emergency crews were sent Wednesday morning to a report of an injury crash in southeast Topeka.

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Topeka weather for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017: Highs in mid-60s today

After a chilly day on Tuesday, Topeka-area residents are in for a warm-up over the next few days beginning Wednesday.

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Crash reported Tuesday morning just south of Topeka

Emergency crews were sent to a report of a two-vehicle, injury crash Tuesday morning just south of Topeka, near the entrance to... Read more

Topeka weather for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017: Cool, chilly day on tap with highs in upper 40s

A cool, chilly day in on tap for the Topeka area on Tuesday, as rain is likely and highs will do well... Read more

Topeka weather for Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017: Keep those raincoats handy

Keep your raincoats and umbrellas handy, as showers and thunderstorms are likely Wednesday morning and continuing into Friday.

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Topeka weather for Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017: Chance for rain and thunderstorms this week

Look for a chance of rain on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Topeka area before sunny skies return over the... Read more

Topeka weather for Monday, Oct. 2, 2017: Clear today, but rain is on the way

A sunny, warm day will start the first work-week of October in the Topeka area, as highs should reach the upper-80s this... Read more

One killed, 2 injured in rollover crash Sunday night in southwest Kansas

One person was killed and two others were injured Sunday night in a rollover crash in Kearny County in southwest Kansas, authorities... Read more

Topeka weather for Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017: Highs in mid-70s under sunny skies

A pleasant fall day is on tap Thursday for the Topeka area, as highs should top out in the mid-70s under sunny... Read more

Topeka weather for Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017: Highs in low-70s this afternoon

Look for highs in the mid- to upper-70s through the weekend in Topeka and vicinity.

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Man taken into custody after barricading himself in apartment building near downtown

A man sought in connection with what authorities said was a “low-level” crime was refusing to surrender to Topeka police officers during... Read more

Topeka weather for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017: Fall-like weather with highs in 60s

Showers and thunderstorms are likely Tuesday, when Topeka-area residents will see a much cooler early-fall day.

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Topeka weather for Monday, Sept. 25, 2017: Warm, rainy day before temps begin to cool

One more warm, summer-like day is on tap for the Topeka area on Monday before a cold front moves through the area... Read more

Religion roundup: Chicken-and-noodle dinner served Saturday

Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church, 6020 S.E. 44th, will have its annual chicken-and-homemade-noodle dinner, country store and bakery from 3 to 7... Read more

Topeka weather for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017: Highs in lower 90s on last day of summer

Thursday marks the last day of summer for 2017, and afternoon highs in the lower 90s in the Topeka area will be... Read more

Topeka weather for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017: Afternoon highs around 88, with chance of showers later

Another warm late-summer day is in the forecast Wednesday for Topeka and vicinity, as afternoon highs should top out in the upper-80s.... Read more

Topeka weather for Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017: Warm, windy day on tap

The official start of fall is still four days away, occurring this year on Friday, Sept. 22.

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Topeka weather for Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017: Chance for morning showers, then warm and sunny

After a chance for morning showers, look for another warm, sunny day Thursday in Topeka, as highs should approach the 90-degree mark.... Read more

Topeka weather for Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017: Highs in upper-80s expected today

Another warm, late-summer day is on tap Wednesday in the Topeka area, as highs should reach the upper-80s this afternoon.... Read more

Colorado man killed in pickup truck-semi crash Monday in southwest Kansas

A Colorado man lost his life Monday when his pickup truck collided with a semi-trailer in southwest Kansas, authorities said.

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One killed, one injured in head-on crash Monday in southwest Kansas

One person was killed and another person was injured Monday morning in a head-on crash in southwest Kansas, authorities said.

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Man, 87, killed Monday when his pickup truck collides with semi in southeast Kansas

An 87-year-old man was killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Crawford County in southeast Kansas, officials said.

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Motorcycle rider killed Monday in crash south of Clay Center

A motorcycle rider was killed Monday morning after he was struck by a car while attempting to pass a semi-trailer in Clay... Read more

Topeka weather for Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017: Mostly sunny with highs in 80s

Summer isn’t over yet, something that will be reflected in temperatures in the Topeka area this week.

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Man, 24, killed in high-speed crash early Sunday north of Hays in western Kansas

A 24-year-old man was killed early Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in western Kansas, authorities said.

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Topeka weather for Monday, Sept. 11, 2017: Sunny, warm, with highs in mid-80s

Look for a warm, dry week in Topeka, as highs are expected in the mid- to upper-80s each day through next weekend.... Read more

Topeka weather for Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017: Highs in lower-80s with sunny skies

A warm end to the work week is in store in the Topeka area, with highs in the lower- to mid-80s over... Read more

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