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Boys & Girls Club Teen Center provides new opportunities

Teens in Topeka have a new place to hang out with the June reopening of the Juan "Poppy" Abbott Community Center, 1112 S.E. 10th Ave. The community center - which closed in August 2013 after Community First, Inc. → Read More

Boys & Girls Club Teen Center provides new opportunities

Teens in Topeka have a new place to hang out with the June reopening of the Juan "Poppy" Abbott Community Center, 1112 S.E. 10th Ave. The community center - which closed in August 2013 after Community First, Inc. → Read More

Topeka art studio recognized by Kansas Small Business Development Center

The Kansas Small Business Development Center named eight of the more than 1,000 small businesses it works with as Small Business Successes of 2015, and a downtown Topeka business was one of them. Prairie Glass Art Studio, 110 S.E. → Read More

Rossville man avoids disaster while mowing after part of his tractor goes in pond

A disabled Rossville man avoided disaster Tuesday morning when the tractor he was riding almost slid into a pond on his property. → Read More

People, animals and businesses feeling Kansas heat

Temperatures have soared into the high 90s in recent days, and plenty of people, businesses and animals are feeling the heat. → Read More

Topeka activist Scroggins to hold candlelight vigil Wednesday

Topeka activist Sonny Scroggins plans to hold a candlelight vigil 6 p.m. Wednesday in front of the Shawnee County Jail for Rexdale Henry. Henry, a Native American, was found dead July 14 in a Mississippi jail. → Read More

Topeka to see another heat advisory Sunday

Topeka is in for another scorching day Sunday with the high temperature nearing the 100-degree mark and the heat index exceeding it. → Read More

None injured in Sunday morning 1017 S.E. Bellview house fire

No one was injured in an early Sunday morning house fire that forced fire crews to extinguish it from outside, according to a news release from the city of Topeka. The Topeka Fire Department responded shortly after 4 a.m. → Read More

Bicyclist hit by car in southeast Topeka

Emergency crews responded at 1:30 Sunday to a call regarding a bicyclist being hit by a vehicle at S.E. 31 st and Colfax. A male juvenile was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a car, according to Topeka police Sgt. Andrew Langdon. → Read More

Topeka under heat advisory until 9 p.m.

The Topeka area consistently has seen heat index values climb into the 100s throughout the month of July. → Read More

No one injured in house fire Saturday morning

Emergency crews responded at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday to a second-story house fire in the 1200 block of N.E. Chester Avenue. Five fire engines, an American Medical Response ambulance and two other emergency vehicles responded to the call. → Read More

We Kan! award winners announced

Ten winners of the 23 rd annual We Kan! awards were announced May 2 at the Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego. → Read More

Topeka morning rain expected to clear out by noon

The storms Topeka saw Sunday morning are quieting down, but some showers are expected until about noon, according to Emily Heller, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Topeka. Storms started at about 3 a.m. → Read More

The Gypsy, Topekans begin restoration of Gage Park's Animal Land

One Topeka artist's dream of restoring Animal Land at Gage Park is coming to fruition after a yearlong wait. Jim "The GYPSY" George arrived at Gage Park at 9 a.m. → Read More

Vehicle runs into America's Best Value Inn in South Topeka, damaging building

A vehicle pulling into a hotel parking stall in the 3800 block of S.W. Topeka Boulevard at around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday went a little too far and hit head-on with the building. → Read More

Topeka police working crash on S.W. 21st

Topeka police officers are working a two-vehicle crash in southwest Topeka. Officers were dispatched at 1:36 p.m. to S.W. 21st and Chelsea. A car and truck were involved in the crash. This is a developing story. Check CJOnline. → Read More

None injured in Saturday night fire

No one was injured in a house fire late Saturday night. At about 11:30 p.m., the Topeka Fire Department was dispatched to a home in the 4700 block of S.W. West Hills Drive. → Read More

Woman hospitalized after car strikes motorcycle

One woman was taken to the hospital Sunday morning after being hit by a car while riding her motorcycle. At about 11 a.m., a woman on a motorcycle was traveling northbound on S.W. → Read More

Heat index to soar into the 100s

adam.vlach@cjonline.com Temperatures are expected to soar Sunday and Monday in the Topeka area. The National Weather Service issued at 11 a.m. a heat advisory for the Topeka area. → Read More

1970s cartoons featured at Brown v. Board National Historic Site

To celebrate 40 years of progress in culture and art, work from the Museum of UnCut Funk was featured at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site on Sunday. → Read More