Levenworth

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July 01, 2020 - 6:48 pm
The owners of Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital in Leavenworth say the hospital will close this fall because of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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June 09, 2020 - 6:47 pm
A former Leavenworth police officer who fatally shot a man in a vehicle in 2017 cannot claim legal immunity, a ruling that leaves it jurors to decide whether his actions were justified as self defense.
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May 12, 2020 - 6:55 pm
A Kansas court has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a civil rights rights group seeking the immediate release of prisoners who have preexisting medical conditions that make them vulnerable to the new coronavirus.
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February 28, 2020 - 6:55 pm
A Kansas man has admitted to attacking a Leavenworth police officer.
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February 27, 2020 - 6:16 pm
A man has admitted to attacking a Leavenworth police officer. Anthony Dunkle, 36, pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony battery of a law enforcement officer, making a criminal threat and interference with a law enforcement officer.
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October 01, 2019 - 8:42 pm
A Leavenworth woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of her 19-month-old son. Catherine Smith, 31, is charged with second-degree murder after her son's death in November 2018. She pleaded on Monday. Smith allegedly left her son in a room where the temperature exceeded 90 degrees without checking...
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May 28, 2019 - 9:26 pm
A northeast Kansas woman has been killed by a massive tree falling on her home while she was in the living room. The death occurred Tuesday morning in Leavenworth. Authorities have not yet released the victim's name. Leavenworth Fire Chief Gary Birch said authorities believe the tree might have...
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April 25, 2019 - 7:13 pm
A Missouri soldier who was killed 68 years ago during the Korean War has been reburied close to home after his remains were identified through DNA. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that U.S. Army Cpl. Frederick Eugene Coon, of St. Joseph, was last seen manning a roadblock on July 29, 1950. The 22-...
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April 19, 2019 - 7:30 pm
A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed five people on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs. Kenny B. Ford, 58, appeared without an attorney Friday in a Leaveworth County courtroom. The misdemeanor charge carries...
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February 04, 2019 - 7:15 pm
Prosecutors are researching an appeal after a Kansas judge called two teenage girls the "aggressor" in a sexual encounter with a man and eased his prison sentence. Leavenworth County District Judge Michael Gibbens sentenced Raymond Soden, 67, in December to five years, 10 months in prison...
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