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KDOT inspecting 282 bridges after I-70 bridge collapse

TOPEKA, (KSNT)— Kansas transportation officials are taking a closer look at hundreds of bridges across the state. This comes just weeks after a state bridge inspector stepped down, following the collapse of a more than 60-foot stretch of concrete barrier from the Polk Quincy Viaduct in Topeka. The inspector failed to report warning signs. Kansas […]
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Shawnee Co. closes pools for the rest of day

SHAWNEE COUNTY (KSNT) – Shawnee County Parks and Recreation is closing three more of their facilities due to the weather and lack of attendees on Saturday. Around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, the city announced the Oakland, Rossville and Shawnee North Aquatic Center will be closed for the rest of the day. The Lake Shawnee Adventure […]
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Deadly crash on I-70 after blown tire causes rollover

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - A 57-year-old Kansas man died Friday afternoon after his tire blew out, his truck rolled over and he was ejected in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Lafayette County, MO. The deadly crash happened at 1:20 p.m. while Gary Fortner, of Holton, KS, was...

AFFIDAVIT: Topeka crash victim neglected to point of sepsis, death

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - According to the arrest affidavit of a Topeka caretaker, the woman who had been left quadriplegic after a 2015 crash had allegedly been neglected to the point of sepsis, which led to her death. The arrest affidavit for Jennifer Renee Johnson, 35, of Topeka, indicates that...

A new Topeka boutique sells everything, but the kitchen sink

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -From clothes, candles, and customized gifts, Hunter and Laine Boutique has something for everyone. “We have BBQ sauce, we have drink mixes, we have jewelry, we have a company out of Manhattan who has given us some exclusive products like baths and lotions,” said owner Sarah Caleb.

$5K lost when suspect steals copper tube from Schwan’s air condenser unit

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - About $5,000 in damage was caused when a suspect allegedly stole copper tubing from an air condenser unit at Schwan’s in Manhattan. The Riley County Police Department says around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, officers filed a report of theft and criminal damage to Schwan’s at 706 Pecan Cir.

Man suffers critical injures after falling into pond

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A 61-year-old man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after falling into a pond west of Auburn Friday afternoon. According to Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened in the 8800 block of SW Valencia Rd. Officials say parents of the victim called...

Vehicles engulfed by flames after crash, 2 taken to hospital

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Two vehicles were covered in flames in a car crash on Friday with two individuals being taken to a local hospital. According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, more than one vehicle caught on fire following a car crash at the intersection of Southwest Topeka Boulevard and Southwest University Boulevard at 2:20 […]

Daily Delivery: It sounds as if the Arizona schools may be preparing to make a move

GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald delivers his thoughts on the day's notable headlines from Kansas State athletics and the sports world. Here is what is on today's agenda:. Fitz shared some scoop at GoPowercat on Friday and now shares it in today's Daily Delivery. Sources are telling GoPowercat that the Big 12 is receiving interest from Pac-12 schools that are searching for a new home if their conference falls apart following Thursday's announced departure of USC and UCLA, who are joining the Big Ten in 2024. Arizona and Arizona State have long been rumored to be potential Big 12 members and now both schools may become the next Pac-12 members to make a very big decision about their future conference.

Long-time internal medicine doctor retires after 35 years

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Stormont Vail Health celebrated one of its long-tenured doctors as he heads into retirement. Dr. Scott Teeter, an internal medicine specialist, is officially retiring after 35 years with Stormont Vail Hospital. According to Teeter, once he retires, he has plans to travel more and even has a hiking trip planned in Machu Picchu.

Saturday night forecast: Isolated storms this afternoon turning hot on the 4th

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Rainfall amounts since yesterday evening range from 1-3 inches across the area. It was a good amount of rainfall for those that had it and should help keep everything green going into a very hot and humid week. There is a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorms this afternoon especially south of I-70 before rain chances diminish Sunday to very low chances.

Daily Delivery: We asked Twitter to help us rename the Big 12 and this is what we got

GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald delivers his thoughts on the day's notable headlines from Kansas State athletics and the sports world. Here is what is on today's agenda:. Fitz received a DD suggestion from the K-State Hype Squad Twitter account and it was a dandy, so he in turn asked Twitter to make suggestions about renaming the Big 12 something that is fitting the new conference that may soon have 16 members and could add even more in the future. And, let's be honest, he received some dandy suggestions.