Alyssa Willetts, WIBW

Alyssa Willetts


Topeka, KS, United States

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Recent articles by Alyssa:

Alma names January 13 “Evelyn Zeckser Day” in honor of resident’s 102nd birthday

It is a celebration over a century in the making for a very special lady in Alma. So special, the city named January 13th in her honor. → Read More

Substantial increase in new covid cases sends Shawnee Co. into “high” category

The latest Shawnee County COVID-19 Community Indicator Report reveals a substantial increase in new coronavirus cases has landed the county back in the red “high” zone. → Read More

Two-year-old girl thriving after suffering brain bleed at birth

A Topeka family is counting their blessings this holiday season as they marvel at how far their baby girl has come. → Read More

Ten area agencies partner to combat human trafficking

A new task force made up of ten area agencies was created to combat human trafficking in Northeast Kansas. → Read More

Two homes intentionally set on fire in Topeka neighborhood

Two Topeka homes on the same street were intentionally set on fire this weekend, according to investigators. → Read More

Dr. Richard Linton selected as K-State’s 15th President

Linton currently serves as NC State's Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. → Read More

Index score unchanged in latest Shawnee Co. covid report

The index score remains unchanged in the latest Shawnee County COVID-19 Community Indicator Report. → Read More

Man attempting to pay toll runs over himself on Kansas Turnpike

A man attempting to pay his toll at a toll booth in Sedgwick County had his legs run over by his vehicle after he leaned out too far and fell out. → Read More

Man arrested after threatening officers with an axe and stick

A man was arrested Wednesday night after he threatened officers with an axe and stick. → Read More

Coronavirus cases trend up in Shawnee Co.

The Shawnee County Health Department is reporting weekly new coronavirus cases are back in the “high” category. → Read More

City of Topeka narrows down final four candidates for Police Chief

The Topeka Police Department tells 13 NEWS they are narrowing down the final four candidates for Police Chief this week. → Read More

Shawnee Co. Commission approves Aldersgate Village development plans

The Shawnee County Planning Department presented the blueprints Monday morning at the county commission meeting for an expansion project at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. → Read More

Abilene ranked Top 10 nationwide for Best Historic Small Town

The small town of Abilene, Kansas is receiving national recognition once again by USA Today. → Read More

Homeowner holds burglar in costume at gunpoint until authorities arrive

A Jackson County homeowner held a burglar at gunpoint after a man forced his way into the home dressed in costume. → Read More

Flu vaccines available through Shawnee Co. Health

The health department said this year’s flu shot protects against four strains of seasonal flu. → Read More

Manhattan man arrested for child sex crimes

A Manhattan man was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection to child sex crimes. → Read More

AAA: More Americans purchasing travel insurance due to COVID

A new survey from AAA reveals Americans are now more likely to purchase travel insurance because of COVID-19. → Read More

Shawnee Co. approves funds for winter preparedness

As summer comes to an end, Shawnee County is turning its focus toward winter weather preparedness. → Read More

TPD looks for woman connected to credit card, auto thefts

The Topeka Police Department is looking for a woman connected to multiple theft investigations in Topeka and Lawrence. → Read More

Man hospitalized following overnight stabbing

The Topeka Police Department is investigating an overnight stabbing. → Read More