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November 17, 2017 - 9:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of five people accused of strangling or smothering to death three others in a Topeka home over a rape allegation has been sentenced to three life terms. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Joseph Krahn, 34, won't be eligible for release for 150 years under the sentence...
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November 17, 2017 - 9:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Coffeyville man who tried to buy an explosive on the internet was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a news release that Carlos Francisco Martin, 19, was sentenced Friday for attempting to obtain an explosive with...
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November 16, 2017 - 9:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison for participating in a scheme that cost Sedgwick County $566,000. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said George James, 49, of Brookhaven, Georgia, was sentenced Wednesday for wire fraud. James told...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:35 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man who molested a girl for more than two years has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for at least 25 years. James Fletcher, 35, was sentenced Thursday for five counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Prosecutors said he...
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November 03, 2017 - 9:23 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A former physician assistant at a Veterans Affairs hospital in eastern Kansas has been sentenced for sexual crimes against patients. The Kansas City Star reports Mark Wisner, 66, was sentenced Friday to 15 years and seven months in prison. Wisner was convicted in August of...
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November 02, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A former civilian employee at the Fort Leavenworth hospital has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for setting a female supervisor on fire and attacking her with a razor and scissors. Federal prosecutors say Clifford Currie, 55, of Leavenworth, was sentenced...
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October 30, 2017 - 10:31 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A Wichita man was sentenced Monday to 187 months in federal prison for trafficking a girl, 17, for sex. John H. Dickerson, 35, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty in August to one count of the sex trafficking of a minor and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a...
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October 25, 2017 - 9:09 pm
PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Two Missouri hunters have been sentenced to sixty-days in county jail and ordered to pay $18,200 in fines for poaching deer in Kansas. Pratt County Attorney Tracey Beverlin said in a news release that Hunter Bottcher, of Otterville, Missouri, and Samuel Hawieson, of Sedalia, both...
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October 25, 2017 - 9:05 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a former Kansas foster parent has been sentenced to more than twenty-five years in prison for sexually assaulting some of the children in his care. Sean Murphy, 48, of Edgerton, was sentenced Wednesday for two counts of child rape and one count of child sexual...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:36 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A drunk driver who caused a wreck that killed an Olathe school instructor has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison. The Kansas City Star reports James McAllister, 29, of Overland Park, pleaded guilty in September to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Caitlin...
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