Conviction

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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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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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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July 21, 2017 - 10:06 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed a man's conviction in the 2014 beating death of a Wichita radio station employee. The court on Friday rejected arguments from Antwon Banks that prosecutors presented circumstantial evidence that did not prove his guilt beyond a reasonable...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:36 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for the death of his 14-month-old daughter. WIBW reports 28-year-old Michael Guerrero was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the June 2015 death of Leah Kay Ross. Guerrero told investigators...
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June 12, 2017 - 8:41 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors will ask for 25 years in prison for a lottery computer programmer who's admitting to rigging jackpots in multiple states. A plea agreement released Monday shows former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton has agreed to plead guilty to...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man who was charged in the death of a 14-month-old will be sentenced to 14 years in prison as part of a plea agreement. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Michael Guerrero, 28, pleaded no contest April 17 to charges of reckless aggravated battery and reckless second-...
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