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KBI Child Victims Task Force seizes evidence from SW Topeka home

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Agents with KBI’s Northeast Child Victims Task Force seized evidence from a home in Southwest Topeka on Tuesday morning. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation tells 13 NEWS that its Northeast Child Victims Task Force executed a search warrant in Southwest Topeka on Tuesday morning, June 28.
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Topeka man attempts to outrun meth arrest by hiding under nearby truck

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man allegedly attempted to outrun a methamphetamine arrest early Tuesday morning after Shawnee Co. deputies stopped his SUV when he ran out and hid underneath a nearby truck. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, deputies arrested...
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Cut your grass, Topeka warns residents

TOPEKA (KSNT)- It’s the last thing you want to do on a hot day, but Topeka is cracking down on lawn maintenance. From May to September Topeka responds to over 1,200 overgrown lawns. Once a notice has been issued the resident has 10 days to start chopping. “If they elect not to, we then return […]
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2 vehicle crash in north Topeka

SHAWNEE COUNTY (KSNT) – Passengers in two vehicles escaped any serious injury Tuesday morning when they collided at the intersection of NW Rochester Road and NW 35th Street. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said no major injuries were reported and there was no fire hazard. Traffic is being redirected around the crash, but people can […]
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Topeka cannabis store raided on 4/20 sues state, arguing Kansas delta-8 policies violate federal law

The owner of a cannabis dispensary raided by Shawnee County law enforcement in April is suing the state, arguing policies limiting the sale of certain cannabis products run afoul of federal law. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in U.S. District Court, challenges an opinion issued by Attorney General Derek Schmidt late last year deeming that many...
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‘The biggest project in zoo history,’ $8M

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Zoo broke ground on the new Giraffe and Friends Exhibit on June 8th, 2021.  “This Giraffe facility is sitting on about a 5-acre site. There is an enormous amount of activity going on right now. When it is all complete, this building will interact with an antelope facility that will […]
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Shawnee Co. deputies find man hiding under truck

SHAWNEE COUNTY (KSNT) – A man attempting to flee from the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office was found hiding under a truck Tuesday. Derek S. Devlin, 37, was pulled over by deputies on Tuesday, June 28, just after 3 a.m. in the 1000 block of NW Van Buren Street. According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, […]
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All counties placed on drought watch as heat wave creeps across Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - All 105 Kansas counties have been placed under at least a drought watch as a record heat wave makes its way across the Sunflower State. The Kansas Water Office says on Monday, June 27, Governor Laura Kelly signed Executive Order #22-06 which declared updated drought emergencies for Kansas counties.
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