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January 31, 2020 - 8:41 pm
A jury convicted a former Kansas prison dental instructor on one of six charges that he molested female inmates.
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January 12, 2020 - 8:01 pm
A Kansas woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 death of her baby. Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said 32-year-old Catherine Smith, of Leavenworth, pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter, child endangerment, and obstruction of law enforcement...
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January 10, 2020 - 8:15 pm
A Kansas teenager has been sentenced to more than four years in juvenile corrections for his part in an $8 Xanax deal that led to another teen's shooting death. Rolland Kobelo, 17, was sentenced Thursday. He faces 10 years in adult prison if he doesn't successfully complete his time in the juvenile...
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December 17, 2019 - 9:05 pm
A Kansas man has admitted to offering marijuana and money to young girls in exchange for child pornography. Austin Ballew, 21, of Cherryvale, pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of sexually exploiting a child and three counts of sex trafficking of a minor. In exchange for his plea, seven other...
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December 17, 2019 - 8:45 pm
A former vice president of a Kansas bank has pleaded guilty to embezzling. Debra Kay Converse, 60, of Harveyville, pleaded guilty Monday and was ordered to pay $107,715 in restitution. Prosecutors say she was vice president of the First National Bank in Harveyville when the crime occurred. The bank...
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December 13, 2019 - 8:36 pm
A security guard who claimed he was defending himself when he fatally shot a man outside a Kansas City bar has been convicted of second-degree murder. Christopher Jones, 37, was convicted Thursday in the June 2018 shooting at the Yum Yum Bar & Grill. Prosecutors say Jones and another security...
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October 22, 2019 - 9:39 pm
Prosecutors say they plan to seek more than $2.1 million in restitution from a Kansas farmer who pleaded guilty to crop insurance and bankruptcy fraud. Kevin Struss, of rural WaKeeney, entered the guilty plea Monday in federal court. Struss admitted in the plea that he underreported the total...
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August 08, 2019 - 9:51 pm
A man has been found guilty in a drunken driving crash that injured a bicyclist near Derby last year. Larry Gaines, 35, was found guilty Thursday of aggravated battery with bodily harm and DUI. This was his 3rd DUI conviction. Prosecutors say the conviction will put Gaines in prison for around 23...
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July 31, 2019 - 6:10 pm
A Wyandotte County government official has resigned after being found guilty of misdemeanor battery against a female employee. A jury on Tuesday convicted Dennis Laughlin of grabbing Maddie Waldeck in May 2018 and pushing her against a wall during what had been a "light-hearted" conversation with...
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July 11, 2019 - 7:45 pm
One of three men charged in a fatal shooting at a Lawrence motel has pleaded no contest to robbery. Shawn Smith, 20, of Kansas City, Missouri, entered the plea Thursday in Douglas County District Court. He initially was charged with first-degree felony murder and several other counts in the killing...
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