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KBI investigating woman’s death at Topeka Correctional Facility

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is looking into a woman’s death at the Topeka Correctional Facility, the agency confirmed Tuesday. Jessica Chapman, 35, died Monday in the Kansas Department of Corrections’ TCF women’s prison. A spokeswoman for KBI confirmed it is following standard procedure by investigating the woman’s death. “The KBI investigates…MORE

Tuesday’s Topeka snow breaks century-old record

Tuesday’s Topeka snow breaks century-old record

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A snow comeback in April on Tuesday has broken local records more than 100 years old for both Topeka and Concordia, the National Weather Service announced. The previous record for snow on April 20 in the areas was set in 1918, with 0.2 inches for Topeka, and 0.7 inches for Concordia. The…MORE

Patrick Mahomes says he’s adjusting to fatherhood during the offseason

Patrick Mahomes says he’s adjusting to fatherhood during the offseason

KANSAS CITY (KSNT) — It’s been a different kind of offseason for Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes. He’s recovering from foot surgery to repair turf toe. The procedure had him sporting a boot for weeks, but Mahomes said he believed his recovery is ahead of schedule. He was also out of the boot in time for…MORE

Evergy Plaza’s Market Mondays enter third week

Evergy Plaza’s Market Mondays enter third week

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Evergy Plaza in downtown Topeka entered its third week of Market Mondays, and plans to keep them going into October. The plaza’s hope is to create a healthy community by increasing access to fresh, locally-produced foods and other products. Evergy Plaza is partnering with local farms and small businesses to sell directly to…MORE

Hundreds celebrated Wamego’s 34th annual Tulip Festival over weekend

WAMEGO, KS (KSNT) — Hundreds of people spent their weekend visiting Wamego’s City Park for the 34th annual Tulip Festival. The festival featured gorgeous Tulips, of course, in addition to more than 150 craft vendors and an assortment of food trucks. Organizers said the event helps businesses around Wamego, especially with the long lasting financial…MORE

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