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Rain, mechanical failure leads to sewer overflow into Kansas River

The rain and a mechanical failure led to the release of 2.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater into the Kansas River on Tuesday.

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Fire causes $25K in damages

The Topeka Fire Department went to 2819 SE Kentucky Ave. just after 6 p.m. on Saturday after getting a call about a structure fire.

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Federal officers shot during incident at Topeka motel


Officials were in the midst of trying to serve Orlando Collins, who is on the Kansas Most Wanted list, a warrant when the shootout began.