Conviction

KNSS News
October 24, 2019 - 7:46 pm
A Wichita pharmacist has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in federal prison for filling thousands of prescriptions for opioids to patients of a doctor who is serving a life sentence in the scheme. Ebube Otuonye, 47, of Bel Aire, was sentenced Wednesday for unlawfully dispensing opioids and health care...
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KNSS News
September 13, 2019 - 7:46 pm
A Wichita man has been convicted of fatally shooting a Baptist church pastor and choir director three decades ago in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte County prosecutors announced Thursday that 51-year-old Melvin Shields, 51, was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the April 1988...
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KNSS News
August 29, 2019 - 6:30 pm
A Kansas man has been convicted of murder after a woman died in a traffic crash while fleeing from what prosecutors alleged was a rape. A Wyandotte County jury on Wednesday found Orlando Taylor, 35, guilty of first-degree murder in the August 2017 death of Shannon Keithley, 39, of Kansas City,...
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KNSS News
August 20, 2019 - 5:57 pm
A former Lawrence bank executive has been convicted of participating in a fraud scheme involving 26 Kansas banks. Federal prosecutors say Troy Gregory, 52,was convicted Monday of four counts of bank fraud and two counts of false statements. The fraud occurred while Gregory was a senior vice...
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March 27, 2019 - 7:54 pm
A Topeka man has been convicted of participating in the stabbing or strangulation deaths of three others at a Topeka house. A Shawnee County jury on Wednesday convicted Joseph Lowry, 32, of three counts of first-degree murder and several other charges in the killings in March 2017. Lowry was one of...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:44 pm
Another man has been convicted in the contract killing of a Salina man whose battered body was found on a path near a popular fishing area in June 2017. Brandon St. Clair is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 21 for multiple counts, including felony murder and aggravated kidnapping, in the death of...
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June 19, 2018 - 5:40 am
A man already imprisoned in Kansas for child sexual abuse has been convicted of sexually assaulting two victims in Missouri, including a 5-year-old who was assaulted at Fort Leonard Wood. A federal jury found 39-year-old Craig Ralston, of Emporia, Kansas, guilty on Friday of aggravated sexual abuse...
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June 19, 2018 - 4:53 am
A man from Maine will be sentenced in August after being found guilty of killing a Kansas man while on a cross-country trip. The Salina Journal reports 35-year-old Robert Colson, of Bucksport, Maine, was convicted Friday of killing Matthew Schoshke of Tescott in August 2017 during a burglary at...
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 6:30 pm
A man has been convicted of shooting and wounding a Topeka police detective after a convenience store robbery. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that jurors found Christopher Harris, 30, guilty Thursday of attempted capital murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and criminal possession of...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2018 - 3:54 pm
A banker accused of helping Iran evade economic sanctions was convicted Wednesday in a case that strained ties between the United States and Turkey with its testimony about corruption at the highest levels of the NATO ally's government. Mehmet Hakan Atilla, 47, a deputy general manager at Turkey's...
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