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Dreamstime
February 25, 2018 - 8:05 am
Police in Abilene have booked two people into the Dickinson County Jail after discovering their active marijuana grow operation. On Friday, officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of northeast 3rd street in reference to several recent vehicle burglaries. While searching the...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2018 - 8:23 pm
A Colorado man is in jail after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase in Geary County. When troopers attempted to stop 32-year old Jeffery Ritchie for a registration violation on Friday morning, he refused to stop, eliciting a high speed pursuit on westbound I-70. One of the pursuing...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A 22-year old man was arrested on Saturday by Wichita police in connection with a deadly shooting in the 1600 block of Faulders. When police arrived at the scene, a 25-year-old man was laying in the street, shot in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officer Paul Cruz says there was a...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2018 - 6:49 pm
The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office. Democrats already are attempting to link Greitens to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed Republican front runner in the race against Democratic Sen. Claire...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The Kansas Sentencing Commission is considering ways for the state to reduce the number of people listed on criminal registries in the state. Kansas News Service reports nearly 20,000 people are listed in a database that provides names and addresses of people who have committed a variety of crimes...
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Sipa USA
February 20, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder was among 12 law enforcement officers from across the country who were honored with a Medal of Valor. President Donald Trump recognized Schroeder and others in a ceremony Tuesday at the White House. He was honored for his response to a report of an active shooter...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 12:37 am
A Bishop Carroll High School student was arrested on Friday following a threat he made on social media. On Friday morning, a school official at Bishop Carroll notified Wichita police about a social media post a student had made, that threatened physical violence at a school. The police didn't say...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 12:09 am
A Topeka man will spend more than 50 years in prison for the slayings of two men, one of whom was dismembered. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports 63-year-old Maximo Campillo-Echevarria was sentenced Thursday for the September deaths of 61-year-old Thomas Paul O'Conner and 22-year-old Chance...
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Dreamstime
February 15, 2018 - 3:43 pm
The Kansas Department of Corrections has reassigned the superintendent of the state's juvenile corrections complex after he allegedly grabbed and shoved a female worker. The agency announced Thursday that Kyle Rohr is reassigned to the central office until his criminal case is resolved. The Topeka...
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Dreamstime
February 13, 2018 - 10:54 am
Attorneys for a Kansas chemistry instructor who is fighting deportation to Bangladesh say he is currently being held at a Honolulu detention center. Immigration officials put 55-year-old Syed Ahmed Jamal on a flight to his native land on Monday before a federal immigration board issued a new stay...
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