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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Friends of Lake Mattoon raise fundsaround $5,000. With funds up to $5,000 being matched by Wells Fargo, the projec
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 10 days ago
around $5,000. With funds up to $5,000 being matched by Wells Fargo, the project raised around $10,000. On New Year's Day, Phil Anderson, president of Friends of Lake Mattoon, and Gary Swearingen, Mattoon Rotary member, gathered to pull the winning... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Services honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. set for this weekend in TopekaCongressional Gold Medal in 2004. The national holiday honoring King near his
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Congressional Gold Medal in 2004. The national holiday honoring King near his birth date was established in 1986. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Neighbors concerned after another intentionally set fire in Hi-Crest area of southeast Topekaabout any of the recent fires may call Capital Area Crime Stoppers at (785) 234
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
about any of the recent fires may call Capital Area Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007 or at 1-(800)-222-8477. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Robber armed with steak knife holds up Topeka Chinese restaurant501 police stationed at Topeka High School — a block west of the restaurant — w
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
501 police stationed at Topeka High School — a block west of the restaurant — were notified of the incident. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Multiple crashes reported Monday morning on slick roadways in Topekaexit. The crash was one of several reported during rush-hour Monday morning on
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
exit. The crash was one of several reported during rush-hour Monday morning on slick roads and streets in the Topeka area. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal) Emergency crews responded to a crash around 7:45 a.m. Monday on westbound Interstate 470... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Robber armed with steak knife holds up Chinese restaurant near downtown Topeka— were notified of the incident. Check cjonline.com later for more information
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
— were notified of the incident. Check cjonline.com later for more information as it becomes available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Breathing new life into Epiphanythe church office Thursday morning with a couple of pounds of candy for the pin
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
the church office Thursday morning with a couple of pounds of candy for the pinata. “I think it’s a great idea.” Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
18d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Scranton church to sponsor third annual ‘Nativity Showcase’ on SundayBuilding Fund. Call (785) 665-7893 or (785) 836-7887 for more information or t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Building Fund. Call (785) 665-7893 or (785) 836-7887 for more information or to display a Nativity set. Contact reporter Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shooting victim, 18, dies from injuries Sunday in central Topeka; another teen arrested in slayingrestaurant at 3101 S.W. 10th. No arrests in Mitchell’s case had been announced
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
restaurant at 3101 S.W. 10th. No arrests in Mitchell’s case had been announced as of late Monday morning. Contact reporter Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Stabbing victim who walked into Topeka hospital Thursday not saying much to police about incidentman’s injuries weren’t considered life-threatening. Additional details weren’t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
man’s injuries weren’t considered life-threatening. Additional details weren’t immediately available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
19d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Venue of funeral services changed for Wamego firefighter who died after fall while on dutyservices bringing any emergency vehicles to contact Laramie McPherson at 785-96
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
services bringing any emergency vehicles to contact Laramie McPherson at 785-969-0741 or email ksff255@gmail.com. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Services set for Saturday for Wamego firefighter who died after fall while on dutythe family has requested donations be made to the Wamego Firefighter Auxiliary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
the family has requested donations be made to the Wamego Firefighter Auxiliary through Stewart Funeral Home. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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19d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Services set for Saturday for Wamego firefighter who died Monday after a fall while on dutythe family has requested donations be made to the Wamego Firefighter Auxiliary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
the family has requested donations be made to the Wamego Firefighter Auxiliary through Stewart Funeral Home. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Large house fire does $15,000 damage Wednesday afternoon in central Topekawebsite, the property is owned by Sharlett A. Wood-Eden and Kameron C. Eden. It
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
website, the property is owned by Sharlett A. Wood-Eden and Kameron C. Eden. Its 2017 appraised value was $17,400. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Crews battle large house fire Wednesday afternoon in central Topekawebsite, the property is owned by Sharlett A. Wood-Eden and Kameron C. Eden. It
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
website, the property is owned by Sharlett A. Wood-Eden and Kameron C. Eden. Its 2017 appraised value was $17,400. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man killed in one-vehicle crash late Tuesday in Phillips County in northwest KansasCounty Hospital in Phillisburg, where he was pronounced dead. The patrol said
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
County Hospital in Phillisburg, where he was pronounced dead. The patrol said Speth wasn’t wearing a seat belt. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Colorado woman killed Tuesday in head-on crash on I-70 in western KansasStephens, 25, of Westminster, Colo., also was reported uninjured. The patrol sa
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Stephens, 25, of Westminster, Colo., also was reported uninjured. The patrol said she was wearing her seat belt. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Car crashes into house after collision Tuesday near downtown TopekaTuesday near downtown Topeka A call for a car into a structure came in around
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Tuesday near downtown Topeka A call for a car into a structure came in around 11:10 a.m. Tuesday at S.W. 12th and Polk. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal) A call for a car into a structure came in around 11:10 a.m. Tuesday at S.W. 12th and Polk.... Read more
21d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
36-old man jailed after domestic incident Sunday at south Topeka residencein connection with theft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remaine
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
in connection with theft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remained in jail Monday. No bond had been set. Contact reporter Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at facebook.com/philreports.tc... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities investigate car into house Tuesday near Huntoon and PolkTuesday near Huntoon and Polk A call for a car into a structure came in around
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Tuesday near Huntoon and Polk A call for a car into a structure came in around 11:10 a.m. Tuesday at S.W. 12th and Polk. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal) A call for a car into a structure came in around 11:10 a.m. Tuesday at S.W. 12th and Polk.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Monday’s low of minus 9 ranks as third-coldest New Year’s Day in Topeka historyslight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka’s first 2018 baby is a girl named Nataleeso well it’s almost scary at times. And here she is, healthy. We’re just really
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
so well it’s almost scary at times. And here she is, healthy. We’re just really blessed — couldn’t be happier.” Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
36-old man arrested after domestic incident Sunday at south Topeka residencein connection with theft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remaine
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
in connection with theft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remained in jail Monday. No bond had been set. Contact reporter Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at facebook.com/philreports.tc... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka’s first baby of 2018 is a girl named NataleeVail Hospital. Natalee was born at 4:14 a.m. Monday, New Year’s Day. She was th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Vail Hospital. Natalee was born at 4:14 a.m. Monday, New Year’s Day. She was the first baby born in 2018 in Topeka. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal) Natalee McPherson became the first baby born in 2018 in Topeka when she arrived at 4:14... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Monday’s low of minus-9 degrees ranks as third-coldest New Year’s Day in Topeka historyslight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man, 36, arrested after domestic incident Sunday afternoon at south Topeka residencetheft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remained in jail late Mond
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
theft and criminal possession of a firearm. Almanza remained in jail late Monday morning. No bond had been set. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One in custody after stabbing late Sunday in west-central Topekatransported to the Shawnee County Jail in connection with aggravated battery an
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
transported to the Shawnee County Jail in connection with aggravated battery and a warrant from another county. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Trump voted top religion newsmaker for 2017stands in front of mural of Martin Luther on the east side of Faith Lutheran Ch
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
stands in front of mural of Martin Luther on the east side of Faith Lutheran Church, 1716 S.W. Gage. The mural was made by church members in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Top 10 news stories of 2017: St. Francis, Kansas National Guard, Dominique White among CJOnline’s most readwaiting for a criminal investigation to conclude. District Attorney Mike Kagay
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
waiting for a criminal investigation to conclude. District Attorney Mike Kagay ruled the shooting was justified. Reporter: Phil Anderson Published online: April 30 Josh Gueary — who struggled, a friend said, with paranoia and edginess after... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Multiple crews battle house fire Thursday in rural Jefferson Countyout the blaze. No injuries were reported. The Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Off
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
out the blaze. No injuries were reported. The Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the incident. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police ID man arrested in robbery attempt where he claimed he had a bombwas booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robb
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robbery in the February incident. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man who claimed he had a bomb arrested moments after robbery attempt at Topeka credit unionwas booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robb
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robbery in the February incident. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man who claimed he had a bomb arrested moments after robbery attempt at Topeka credit unionwas booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robb
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted armed robbery in the February incident. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Multiple fire crews battle house fire Thursday in rural Jefferson Countybattling a house fire at 10:54 a.m. Thursday at 17th and Douglas Road between G
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
battling a house fire at 10:54 a.m. Thursday at 17th and Douglas Road between Grantville and Perry in Jefferson County. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Journal) Fire crews were battling a house fire at 10:54 a.m. Thursday at 17th and Douglas Road... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
3 fire departments battle structure fire Wednesday near Eskridge in Wabaunsee Countyinjuries were reported. The cause of the fire and an estimated dollar loss wer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
injuries were reported. The cause of the fire and an estimated dollar loss weren’t immediately available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Subzero temps Monday could rank among coldest New Year’s Days in Topeka history33 degrees. It is expected to be the only time in the next week Topeka temperat
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
33 degrees. It is expected to be the only time in the next week Topeka temperatures will crack the freezing mark. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman injured after falling in Topeka medical office parking lot and dragged 20 feet by carresponders were sent early Wednesday afternoon to the Cotton O’Neil Diabetes &
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
responders were sent early Wednesday afternoon to the Cotton O’Neil Diabetes & Endocrinology Center parking lot at 3520 S.W. 6th after a woman was reported to have fallen and been dragged 20 feet by her vehicle. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-J... Read more
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Water line break to restrict traffic in the 400 block of S.W. 10th for next 2 weeksmorning shut down the two eastbound lanes of the 400 block of S.W. 10th Avenue,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
morning shut down the two eastbound lanes of the 400 block of S.W. 10th Avenue, so that work could be done. Eastbound traffic was restricted to the center turn lane. The reopening is estimated for 5 p.m. Jan. 10. (Phil Anderson/The Capital-Jo... Read more
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
1 arrested, 2 taken to hospital after assault in central Topekathe assault. Additional details, including the name of the man who was arreste
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
the assault. Additional details, including the name of the man who was arrested, weren’t immediately available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman injured after falling in medical office parking lot and dragged 20 feet by car in west Topekaavailable. Check cjonline.com or follow @philreports on Twitter for more detai
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
available. Check cjonline.com or follow @philreports on Twitter for more details as they become available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Subzero temps Monday morning could rank among coldest New Year’s Days in Topeka history33 degrees. It is expected to be the only time in the next week Topeka temperat
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
33 degrees. It is expected to be the only time in the next week Topeka temperatures will crack the freezing mark. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Water line break to restrict eastbound traffic in the 400 block of S.W. 10th for the next 2 weekscenter lane while repair work is being done. The work is expected to be comple
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
center lane while repair work is being done. The work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Three fire departments battle structure fire early Wednesday northeast of Eskridge in Wabaunsee Countyinjuries were reported. The cause of the fire and an estimated dollar loss wer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
injuries were reported. The cause of the fire and an estimated dollar loss weren’t immediately available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One arrested, two taken to hospital after assault in central Topekathe assault. Additional details, including the name of the man who was arreste
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
the assault. Additional details, including the name of the man who was arrested, weren’t immediately available. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Meet Rev. Branson Roberts, the Topeka pastor from Bethlehemthe service will tell the story of the baby who was born some 2,000 years ago i
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
the service will tell the story of the baby who was born some 2,000 years ago in the little town of Bethlehem. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Rev. Branson Roberts, the Topeka pastor from Bethlehemthe service will tell the story of the baby who was born some 2,000 years ago i
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
the service will tell the story of the baby who was born some 2,000 years ago in the little town of Bethlehem. Contact Phil Anderson at (785) 295-1195 or follow live reports @Philreports on Twitter. Like him on Facebook at... Read more

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