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February 23, 2018 - 7:15 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for the stabbing death of another man during a confrontation at a gas station. Caleb John Kanatzar, 37, was sentenced Friday for voluntary manslaughter in the December 2015 death of Terrin Holloway, 24. Holloway was stabbed in the parking...
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February 20, 2018 - 5:58 pm
A Lawrence man who stabbed his grandmother to death has been sentenced to more than 48 years in prison. Jaered Long, 19, was sentenced Tuesday in the December 2015 death of Deborah Bretthauer, 67, at a Lawrence apartment where the two lived. Lawrence police say Bretthauer was stabbed dozens of...
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February 16, 2018 - 9:21 pm
A former Montgomery County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of a southeast Kansas woman and her three children. The Kansas Attorney General says David Cornell Bennett Jr., 26, formerly of Cherryvale, was sentenced Friday for capital murder and three counts of first-...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:39 am
A man has been sentenced to 41 years and three months in prison for kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy with the help of another man. The Kansas City Star reports that 26-year-old William Luth, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was sentenced Thursday after the prosecutor read a...
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February 12, 2018 - 10:19 pm
An Illinois man was sentenced Monday to 73 months in federal prison for driving the getaway car in a $53,000 holdup at a Verizon store in Village West. The robbers held store employees at gunpoint and bound them with zip ties. Terry Curtis, 34, Rockford, Il., pleaded guilty to one count of...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:24 pm
A homeless man who murdered a Kansas woman and her daughter, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Keith Hawkins was sentenced Friday for capital murder in the August 2017 deaths of Alyssa Runyon, 24, and her daughter, Zaylynn Paz, 4. The victims' bodies were found at their duplex in...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:19 pm
An Oklahoma business owner was sentenced to probation but ordered to pay $348,450 restitution for her role in a conspiracy to defraud JE Dunn Construction. Debi Jordan, 53, was sentenced Friday for mail fraud. She will serve 30 days in custody as a condition of the probation. Prosecutors said...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:02 pm
A Kansas man was sentenced to about 2.5 years in prison for soliciting nude photos from a girl, 15. Sean Wenger, 33, of Osage City, was sentenced Thursday for sexual exploitation of a child. He also must register as a sex offender for 25 years and will be on post-release supervision for the rest of...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:38 am
A 27-year-old man was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for the child abuse-related death of an infant girl in Shawnee. Aaron Peck pleaded no contest in November to intentional second-degree murder in the 2015 death of 7-month-old Analeece McHenry-Widmer. The Kansas City Star reports Peck was...
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January 23, 2018 - 7:02 pm
A man who lived in base housing at McConnell Air Force Base has been sentenced to thirty years in federal prison for sexually abusing two girls, both 16. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says Random Shane Smith, 38, of Wichita, was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual abuse...
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