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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...
AUBURN, KS
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Man arrested for raping mentally disabled victim

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One man has been arrested for raping a mentally disabled person. According to the Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections, Alejandro Alberto Espinoza-Hinostroza, 29, of Topeka was booked into custody around 11:05 p.m. Thursday by the Topeka Police Dept. Espinoza-Hinostroza remained behind bars Friday without bond. Booking...
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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 […]
TOPEKA, KS
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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.
TOPEKA, KS
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Court documents detail condition of Topeka dependent killed by neglect

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Prosecutors say a Topeka caretaker charged in her client’s death accepted Medicaid payments without providing the care she was contracted to. Jennifer Johnson was charged last week with first-degree murder, mistreatment of a dependent adult, and making a false claim to Medicaid. Hospital staff informed...
TOPEKA, KS
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These new Kansas laws go into effect July 1

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Dozens of new laws were recently approved during the 2022 Kansas Legislative session, and several are set to become active by July. A total of 100 laws were signed by Governor Laura Kelly this year, with 75 set to become effective as of July 1, 2022. Some of those laws that […]
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Heavy rain and storms likely tonight

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Widespread thunderstorms with heavy rain develop over northeast Kansas this evening and tonight. Severe weather is not anticipated, but heavy rainfall is likely. The rain should continue into early Saturday before becoming more isolated by the afternoon. Rainfall totals of 1-2″ are likely across much of northeast Kansas with locally higher amounts possible, which could lead to areas of flash flooding.
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Topeka Man celebrates 107th Birthday

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Harold Feyh kicked off his birthday weekend with a pre-birthday bash celebrating 107 years old. The bash was put on by The Legends at Capital Ridge, who were excited to celebrate their oldest resident at the facility on Friday, July 1st. Feyh was celebrated with an...
TOPEKA, KS
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Circle Coffee opens in Topeka

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A local coffee shop is celebrating its grand opening. Circle Coffee, located off of 17th Street in Topeka, is open to the community. Owners Jackie and David Vincent might be familiar faces to some as they used to be the owners of the Circle Coffee cart. The cart would make its way […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Melvern Lake under algae watch

If you’re heading to one of the Emporia area’s most popular lakes to mark the holiday weekend, beware of the algae. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment put Melvern Lake on an blue-green algae watch Thursday. It’s one of six lakes and pools in the statewide on the watch list, along with 10 under an algae warning.
EMPORIA, KS
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Topeka man facing drug charges in Nebraska

RICHARDSON CO., Neb. - (WIBW) - A Topeka man was arrested after a traffic stop early Thursday morning in Richardson County, Nebraska. According to MSC News, Renso Vazquez Cabanas was pulled over by deputies around 1:25 a.m. when they discovered he had three active warrants for his arrest in Nebraska. Cabanas had active warrants in both Richardson County and Otoe County, Nebraska.
TOPEKA, KS

Flood watch issued for some area counties for Saturday

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood watch in effect from 1 a.m. Saturday through Saturday afternoon for the following counties in our area. Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
TOPEKA, KS
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Stormont Vail assumes control of struggling Geary Co. hospital & clinics

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Geary Community Hospital and related rural health clinics are under new management. Stormont Vail Health announced Friday that the Topeka based healthcare system is under contract to “pave the way to stabilize the provision of health services in Geary County.” The agreement was approved Friday morning by the Geary Co. Commission, and previously by the Geary Community Hospital Board of Trustees.
GEARY COUNTY, KS
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2023 LB Brantley chooses Kansas

(Lawrence) -- Class of 2023 linebacker Logan Brantley has committed to play football at Kansas. Brantley comes to Kansas from Cherry Creek High School in Engelwood, Colorado. He is Colorado’s No. 9 overall prospect in the Class of 2023. Brantley chose the Jayhawks over Washington State, Air Force, Arizona...
LAWRENCE, KS
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