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September 01, 2017 - 9:27 pm
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man whose case divided his hometown has been sentenced to more than twenty-seven years in prison for raping two women. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Jacob Ewing, 22, of Holton was also sentenced Friday to pay more than $100,000 in restitution, and must register as...
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August 25, 2017 - 8:21 pm
PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — The last of five defendants in the death of a Pittsburg State University student has been sentenced. Tyler Smith was sentenced Friday to two years and four months in prison for conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery as his role in the 2014 death of Taylor Thomas, 20. Smith...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced a lottery computer programmer to up to twenty-five years in prison for rigging a computer program to enable him to pick winning numbers in several lottery games over six years. Eddie Tipton pleaded guilty earlier this summer to ongoing criminal conduct...
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August 15, 2017 - 4:19 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka, Kansas, man has been sentenced to prison for lying to investigators after a 2016 standoff involving a fugitive who shot three federal agents before his body was found in a motel room. A federal judge in Topeka sentenced 37-year-old Quentin Kirk Lawton on Monday to...
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August 04, 2017 - 3:53 am
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for killing his estranged wife's boyfriend. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release that 33-year-old Thad Christopher Green, of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, was sentenced Thursday in Montgomery...
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July 28, 2017 - 8:23 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A Hutchinson teenager has been sentenced for causing a fire that killed his sister and mother. Sam Vonachen, 18, had been found guilty of setting the fire that killed his mother, Karla Jo Vonachen, 47, and his sister, Audrey, 7, on Sep. 26, 2013. Vonachen's father managed...
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July 24, 2017 - 5:05 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Lawrence school district para-educator has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for having sex with a student. Thirty-four-year-old Teri Lynn Johnson, of Baldwin City, was sentenced Friday. She was convicted in March of unlawful sexual relations and sexual...
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July 18, 2017 - 10:56 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas teenager has been ordered to spend four years in prison for causing a several-vehicle crash that killed one of the other drivers. The Salina Journal reports Hunter Burns, 18, was sentenced Monday to three years and five months in prison on an involuntary...
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July 12, 2017 - 9:41 pm
COLDWATER, Kan. (AP) — A western Kansas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a fatal shooting. The Kansas attorney general's office said in a news release that the sentence was imposed Tuesday for Frank Domingo Asebedo, 44, of Coldwater. He pleaded no contest in March to second-degree...
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July 11, 2017 - 10:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A woman was sentenced and a co-defendant pleaded guilty to creating fictitious companies to fraudulently collect income tax refunds. Federal prosecutors say Raquel Odegbaro,44, of Olathe, was sentenced to just over six years in prison Tuesday and ordered to pay more than $...
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