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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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Man given probation for theft at Lawrence Islamic Center
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December 20, 2019 - 4:42 am
A man convicted of stealing between $1,000 and $2,000 from the Islamic Center of Lawrence has been sentenced to two years of probation. Thirty-two-year-old Amadou Bah was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest in September to burglary. As part of his plea, prosecutors dropped a felony theft...
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Kansas massage parlor owner charged with allowing sex acts
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December 17, 2019 - 5:37 am
A 61-year-old woman who owns or operates three massage parlors in suburban Kansas City is accused by federal prosecutors of allowing her employees to perform sex acts. Federal prosecutors announced Monday that Chunqui Wu, of Overland Park, Kansas, is facing a federal charge of transportation with...
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December 12, 2019 - 11:32 am
An inmate who escaped from the Lansing Correctional Facility in January has been sentenced to 10 more years in prison. Cal Henry Green was sentenced Wednesday for aggravated escape from custody, theft and burglary of a motor vehicle. Authorities say Green was on a work assignment when he took a...
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December 03, 2019 - 7:20 pm
The former operator of the water system in Garden Plain was sentenced to a year of federal probation for submitting a false report about the quality of the city’s drinking water. Federal prosecutors say Arthur Wolfe, 64, of Norwich also was ordered Monday to pay a $1,000 fine. The original...
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November 20, 2019 - 7:02 pm
A Kansas man who killed his estranged wife and her cousin has been sentenced to nearly 46 years in prison. District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Wednesday that Bradley Sportsman, 41, of Hollenberg, was sentenced for the 2018 deaths of Lisa Sportsman, 28, and Jesse Polinskey, 17. Police say the...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
A Wichita man who hog-tied a Sprint store clerk and stole dozens of smartphones has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister’s office said Camarin McPherson, 26, was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in August to robbery after an April 25 holdup of a Sprint store...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:28 pm
A Wichita businessman has been sentenced to one year of supervised probation for his role in the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. Johnny Steven was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact to the unlawful transmission of wagering...
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November 19, 2019 - 8:49 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for cyberstalking a former co-worker by using her identity to post sexual content. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Blake Adam Austin, 35, was sentenced Tuesday for cyberstalking and possessing and distributing child pornography. The...
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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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