Melissa Brunner, WIBW

Melissa Brunner


Topeka, KS, United States

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Recent articles by Melissa:

Topeka Police investigate armed holdup at downtown Pizza Hut

TPD says the report came in just after 6 p.m. from the SW 10th and Topeka Blvd. location. → Read More

Fund started for Jefferson Co. teen injured in hunting accident

A GoFundMe is set up to assist the family of Cash Stein, 15, who is being treated for head injuries. → Read More

Senator convicted in wrong-way driving DUI case to resign

A spokesperson for Senate Republican leadership confirmed to 13 NEWS that Sen. Gene Suellentrop, R-Wichita, will step down in January. → Read More

TPD investigating shooting in Southwest Topeka

The Topeka Police Dept. says two people got into a fight, with one of them getting shot. → Read More

Radiologic Techs share inside view of crucial health care role

They’re not doctors or nurses, but the work of radiology technicians touches about every aspect of medicine. → Read More

Drawing delayed for record $1.9B Powerball jackpot

Powerball’s Monday night drawing was delayed due to technical difficulties. → Read More

Elections officials alert voters to potential street detours around polling sites

Shawnee Co. elections officials are alerting voters to check their driving route as they head to polling places on Election Day. → Read More

190th, Stormont team up to help child’s spirits soar

The 190th embarked on a special mission called Pilot for a Day in partnership with Stormont Vail. → Read More

Fidelity makes match to support Valeo’s mental health programs

Fidelity Bank will match donations made to Valeo this month, up to $5,000. → Read More

Topeka City Council member announces resignation

Topeka City Council Dist. 9 representative Mike Lesser announced he will step down, effective Nov. 1. → Read More

Three children killed in crash on Kansas Turnpike south of Topeka

The Kansas Turnpike Authorities issued an alert at 9:15 a.m. about an incident in the southbound lanes at mile marker 172. → Read More

1 wounded in early morning shooting

TPD says officers responded just before 3 a.m. to the 1300 block of SW Polk. They found one person who’d been shot. → Read More

Young boy missing nearly 3 hours found safe

The Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office says a four-year-old went missing Thursday night in the Montara neighborhood. → Read More

Topeka Gem & Mineral Society plans 65th anniversary show

The Gem & Mineral Show takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. → Read More

Putting off a cancer screening? Here’s where you might be able to get one FREE Sept. 24

University of Kansas Cancer Center is hosting a health and cancer screening event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at TUKHS St. Francis. → Read More

North Topeka church invites community to annual hoe-down

Kansas Ave. United Methodist Church is hosting its 12th annual Community Hoe-Down Saturday, Sept. 17 → Read More

Huff N Puff is ready to launch! Here’s what you need to know

Around 20 pilots are expected to be at the SW Huntoon and Fairlawn location for the Sept. 9-11 Huff N Puff event. → Read More

Retirees take note: Social security payments poised for a bump next year

Carl Carlson says early estimates are the social security cost of living adjustment could be 8 to 10 percent next year. → Read More

Learn the lingo! Sports analyst runs down key terms as sports wagering kicks off in Kansas

Mobile sports betting kicked off in Kansas last Friday, but the big kickoff is Sept. 8, with more of the state-owned casinos getting in on the in-person game just as the NFL season begins. → Read More

Kansas Cold Cases: Glenna Bullard

Glenna Bullard was living in Lincoln, Kan. and told people she was headed to Texas to visit family. But when she didn't get there in time for her daughters' birthdays, they knew something was wrong. → Read More