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St. Marys police officer dies on duty

SAINT MARYS (KSNT) – The Saint Marys Police Department announced the death of one of their officers while on duty on Saturday. Officer Mark Lamberson died unexpectedly while on duty on July 2. Lamberson’s death is being investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, but no foul play is suspected. More information will be released when it becomes available.
SAINT MARYS, KS
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TPD is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -TPD says at 12:08 am, Sunday morning, Topeka Police Officers were dispatched to the 2000 BLK SW Buchanan after the SCECC received a call for service involving a shooting that had just occurred. TPD says when officers arrived, they located an individual who appeared to be suffering...
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UPDATE: Saint Marys PD mourns loss of officer

ST. MARYS - A Sunday morning update from Saint Marys Chief of Police, Derek Cid, confirms Officer Mark Lamberson has passed away. Chief Sid says Lamberson passed away unexpectedly while on duty on July 2, 2022. Lamberson joined the Saint Marys Police Department in 2013, after having served with the...
SAINT MARYS, KS

Road closed after injury accident in Topeka

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department has closed eastbound 29th Street from Atwood Avenue after an injury accident on Sunday. Around 1 p.m. officers were dispatched to an injury accident involving one vehicle on July 3. The driver has been transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
TOPEKA, KS
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TPD investigating shooting that left serious injuries

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department responded to a shooting call that occurred earning Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched at 12:08 a.m., July 3 to the 2000 block of southwest Buchanan. The Shawnee County Emergency Communication Center received a call regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, the injured person was located and was suffering from a gunshot wound.
TOPEKA, KS
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One couple celebrating Fourth of July and 50 years of marriage

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Dona and Ubaldo Ciminieri met at Topeka West High School where Ubaldo was a foreign exchange student from Buenos Arias, Argentina while Dona is a Topkea native. Dona says she was a junior and Ubaldo was a senior at the time when they met in Gymnastics...
TOPEKA, KS
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They're #1: Northern Heights students hit national heights

Two Northern Heights High School students now have something in common with the Kansas men's basketball team. They are national champions. Taylor Pringle and Piper Hall won the honor Sunday as the annual Family, Career and Community Leaders of America convention concluded in San Diego. USD 251 announced that Pringle and Hall finished first for their “Chapter in Review Portfolio.”
ALLEN, KS
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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 […]
TOPEKA, KS
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Kansas Cold Cases: Tirell Ocobock

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - It’s been nearly 50 years since a teenager was found dead along a rural road just outside Topeka. The 1976 killing of 18-year-old Tirell Ocobock is the oldest case in the Kansas Cold Case Deck. The special set of playing cards from the Kansas Dept. of Corrections aimed at generating new tips in unsolved crimes.
TOPEKA, KS

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 […]
SHAWNEE COUNTY, KS
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4th of July: Hot/humid, stay cool

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - After highs in the low 90s yesterday, highs will likely be in the mid-upper 90s all week long as the first heat wave of July begins. Heat index values will likely be in the 100-110 range the entire week as well. While highs will be hot,...
TOPEKA, KS
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