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Dreamstime
January 28, 2018 - 5:48 pm
The family of a Salina woman who was mysteriously found dead 10 years ago is still looking for answers. The Salina Journal reports Beverly Logan was found dead Jan. 20, 2008, in her Salina home, and the family still doesn't know why or who's behind her death. Former Salina police investigator Sean...
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Dreamstime
January 28, 2018 - 5:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating after a woman crossing U.S. 71 was run over and killed by a hit-and-run driver. The Kansas City Star reports that the crash happened around 11:15 p.m. Friday. Police say the woman was in a crosswalk when the vehicle hit her. Police say...
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Dreamstime
January 28, 2018 - 4:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 22-year-old Kansas City man who was investigated for possible terrorism was sentenced for four years in prison for passport fraud. Isse Aweis Mohamud, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Somalia, was sentenced Friday for lying on his passport...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm
A Wichita police captain accused of pushing a teenage referee has been charged. The incident happened during a youth basketball game in Augusta last weekend. According to Augusta City Prosecutor Benjamin D. Winters, Kevin Mears has been charged with battery and disorderly conduct. The charges were...
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Dreamstime
January 21, 2018 - 7:15 pm
A jail in northeastern Kansas is seeing a rising inmate population after a 2014 law that redefined a defendant's right to a speedy trial from 90 days to 150 days. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the Douglas County sheriff's office is calling for a $44 million jail expansion to combat the...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 8:58 pm
The family of the victim of a deadly hit-and-run wants to know why the driver responsible will not be serving any time behind bars. 51-year old Belinda Taylor drove a car that struck and killed 20-year old La'Virgil Jones Jr. on December 11th, 2016. She pleaded guilty to a single charge of leaving...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Federal prosecutors are accusing three former Wichita police officers of obstruction of justice for their roles in identifying a suspected undercover officer who was investigating illegal gambling. An indictment unsealed Thursday charges Brock Wedman, Michael Zajkowski and Bruce Mackey with...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in a shooting at a Topeka hotel that left a 31-year-old man dead. Police say 18-year-old Logan Lee Able Bartley, of Topeka, was booked Saturday on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. Officers were called to the Best Western motel in...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 6:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Filipino woman arrested last year in Kansas has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Naval base in Japan. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Cynthia Lopez Creseni was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. She will be returned to the...
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KNSS News
January 14, 2018 - 5:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - An investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita results in two men pleading guilty to federal gambling and income tax charges. On Friday, 46-year-old Daven Flax pled guilty to two counts of operating an illegal gambling business and one count of making a false statement on...
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