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Kansas county on ‘high’ COVID alert ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

TOPEKA, (KSNT)— The latest coronavirus data has some states on high alert heading into Memorial Day weekend. But, in Kansas, most counties are experiencing low transmission levels according to CDC “COVID-19 Community Levels” data. As of Thursday, only Lyon County is experiencing “high” levels of spread. Dr. Clif Jones, an Infectious Disease Specialist at Stormont […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Car falls into creek in Topeka, driver taken to hospital

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A car rolled into a creek in southeast Topeka on Friday leaving one man with minor injuries. The Topeka Police Department and the Topeka Fire Department both responded to the scene of SE 37th Street and SE Evans where a car fell into a creek after striking a guardrail. The call for […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Topeka homeless camp on fire extinguished by TFD

TOPEKA (KSNT) – There’s been a fire at homeless camp in North Topeka according to Shawnee County Emergency Dispatch. A call came to dispatch around 6:30 p.m. that a homeless camp located near the north side of the Kansas Avenue bridge was on fire. Dispatch confirmed that the Topeka Fire Department responded to the situation. […]
TOPEKA, KS

Topeka carjacking, armed robbery linked together Friday morning

TOPEKA (KSNT)- The Topeka Police Department confirmed with KSNT 27 News there was an early morning carjacking and armed robbery Friday morning. Police said they believe the two incidents may be connected. According to Topeka Police officers, law enforcement responded to Rain Tree Apartment Complex, for a report of aggravated burglary with a suspect armed […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Traffic rerouted as crews pull SUV out of Topeka creek

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One man has been sent to the hospital after his vehicle was driven off a Topeka bridge on Friday afternoon, May 27. Just after 2 p.m., first responders were called to the area of SE 37th and Evans Dr. with reports of an injury accident. When...
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Mendez sentenced to life for Washburn football player’s death

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The man accused and convicted in the 2019 killing of Dwane Simmons, a Washburn University student, and football player, will spend life in prison. During Friday’s sentencing, the family of Simmons provided the court with a video featuring photographs of Simmons, before family members spoke. “If you knew my son, you would […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Police search for suspects after armed Kwik Shop robbery, carjacking

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police officers are in the midst of an investigation into two separate, but believed to be related aggravated robberies on Friday morning. The Topeka Police Department says that just after 8 a.m. on Friday morning, May 27, officers were called to the Kwik Shop on SW 37th near SE Humboldt for reports of an armed robbery.
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Mary Poppins coming to Wamego June 3

WAMEGO (KSNT)- It’s Mary Poppins with just a little twist and it’s happening in Wamego at the historic Columbian theater. Columbian Theater Artistic Director Tyler Woods joined the FOX 43 AM Live morning show to talk about the upcoming Columbian presentation of Mary Poppins. “Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, […]
WAMEGO, KS
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BACK-TO-BACK! Topeka High beats WRHS in 6A softball title game

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka High won their second-straight 6A softball state title Friday with a 2-1 win over Centennial League rival Washburn Rural. It was a defensive battle in the first three innings with Rural’s Emmerson Cope and Topeka High’s Nija Canady controlling play at the mound. The two were dealing strikes, very few balls, and allowing their defenders to make easy plays if the ball was hit into play.
TOPEKA, KS

Topeka High wins back-to-back 6A softball championships

SHAWNEE, Kan. (KSNT) – The Trojans are officially the best 6A softball team in Kansas for the second year in a row. Topeka High beat Washburn Rural, 2-1, to take home the 6A softball title. The game stayed scoreless until the bottom of the fourth inning. T-High’s Alesia Alvarez hit single behind the third baseman. […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Fort Riley soldier indicted in romance scheme

TOPEKA (KSNT) — A federal grand jury in Topeka indicted a U.S. Army member for allegedly defrauding at least 25 people out of almost $150,000 in a romance scheme. The U.S. Department of Justice says Innocent N. Ugwu, 24, of Fort Riley, is charged with the following: Five counts of wire fraud Five counts of […]
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Coash named CEO of Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan has a new CEO. Hannah Coash has rejoined the Manhattan team after 14 years of experience with the Boys & Girls Club across three clubs. Her career began with the Manhattan chapter in 2008. Coash fills the role previously held by Trent Jones,...
MANHATTAN, KS
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Basehor-Linwood softball comes back to top Seaman, advances to semifinals against Newton

WICHITA –Taylor Cruse and Amanda Knutson spent Friday afternoon playing copycat. After hitting back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the third inning, the Basehor-Linwood juniors delivered consecutive doubles in the fifth to lead the Bobcats to a 4-3 lead over Seaman in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A softball tournament. Basehor-Linwood found itself in…
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