Samantha Foster

Topeka motorist taken to hospital after tow truck crosses center line

The driver of a Jeep was taken to a hospital with injuries after a crash Wednesday involving a flatbed tow truck, Shawnee... Read more

$2.4M grant will allow Shawnee County Parks and Rec to extend Deer Creek Trail

A $2.4 million grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will allow Shawnee County Parks and Recreation to extend the Deer Creek... Read more

2017 voters guide: Janel Clay-Bills bio

Janel Clay-Bills believes East Topeka is sometimes forgotten about, and she wants to change that.

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Riley County police investigate homicide after woman’s body found

Riley County authorities said Saturday they were investigating the death of a woman whose body was found.

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District attorney’s office files adult charges against Topeka teen charged in Justice Mitchell’s death

Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay’s office said Friday his office had filed adult criminal charges against a 17-year-old accused of fatally... Read more

Railroad employees find man who eluded Shawnee County deputies after pursuit, search

Authorities on Saturday located a man they say fled from Shawnee County sheriff’s deputies Friday and escaped detection during an extensive search.... Read more

Officials urge caution as area enters dayslong excessive heat warning

Topeka will see some hot days this week, but temperatures aren’t likely to break any records.

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Topeka-area letter carriers to collect nonperishable food items Saturday

Topeka-area letter carriers will hold their annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, collecting nonperishable food items in bags left by... Read more

Topeka groups to hold educational session for candidates for local office

The Topeka-Shawnee County League of Women Voters will co-sponsor a school for potential political candidates Tuesday, May 9.

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Tulip Time bulb sale to continue Saturday morning

The sale of Tulip Time bulbs will continue from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site,... Read more

Topeka South Rotary recruiting for peace and conflict studies fellowship

The Topeka South Rotary is recruiting for a global fellowship for people seeking to study peace and conflict resolution.

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