Leavenworth

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October 30, 2020 - 4:03 pm
A man who is charged in the deaths of his two sons will soon be returned to Kansas from Oklahoma where he was arrested with his two daughters after the killings
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October 27, 2020 - 5:37 pm
A Kansas man will face a capital murder charge in the death of his two sons, whose bodies were found in their Leavenworth home Saturday.
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June 19, 2020 - 7:14 pm
Kansas Senator Jerry Moran – Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies – announced this week the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth received $356 million to construct a new Federal Correctional Institute and a satellite Federal Prison Camp...
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March 02, 2020 - 7:28 pm
A Leavenworth woman was sentenced to three years in prison for the death of her infant son.
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January 17, 2020 - 6:13 pm
A Leavenworth man's murder trial in the Christmas 2017 death of a Kansas City man has been postponed. Ramaun Johnson, 32, was scheduled to go to trial Jan. 27 on a felony murder charge but a request for a continuance was granted Wednesday. Johnson is charged in the death of Shavar Walker, of Kansas...
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November 14, 2019 - 7:27 pm
A northeast Kansas man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for the attempted rape of a girl, 4. Galen Hurt, 77, of Linwood, was sentenced Wednesday to 5.5 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in September in Leavenworth County to attempted rape and aggravated child endangerment. Hurt...
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September 27, 2019 - 8:01 pm
A northeast Kansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to rape a 4-year-old girl. Galen Hurt, 76, of Linwood, pleaded Thursday in Leavenworth County court to attempted rape and aggravated child endangerment. Hurt was originally charged in 2018 with rape of a child. Investigators say the girl told her...
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September 03, 2019 - 6:14 pm
The Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a hit-and-run accident that left a man dead. Undersheriff Jim Sherley says Emanuel Ross, 34, of Lawrence, was found dead early Monday west of Lansing. Authorities believe Ross was hit at least once by an unidentified motorist, who...
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July 28, 2019 - 7:53 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to 154 months in federal prison for armed bank robbery and brandishing a firearm. 26-year old Damon Hammeke pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a robbery. He admitted that he robbed the Country Club Bank at...
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November 26, 2018 - 7:52 pm
Leavenworth police say a woman, 74, fatally shot a man who she thought was trying to burglarize her home. Police Chief Pat Kitchens says when officers responded to the woman's call early Saturday they found the suspect, Ralph Byrd Jr., 41, of Leavenworth suffering from a gunshot wound. Byrd was...
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