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August 15, 2019 - 6:05 pm
A Kansas man has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of a woman who was his son's mother. Bradley Aue had been charged with second-degree murder in the May 2018 death of Sierra Craft-McGee, 26, in Wellington. A Sumner County jury on Wednesday found Aue guilty of the lesser...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in a hotel shootout in Lawrence that killed one man and injured two others. Shawn Smith, 20, was sentenced Wednesday to 32 months for robbery. Smith was originally charged with first-degree felony murder...
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August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
A Salina pharmacist has been sentenced to three years of probation for diverting prescription drugs containing opioids. Kirsty Hartley, 29, was sentenced Thursday. The sentence includes 18 months of house arrest. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister says Hartley's husband, Dalton Hartley, was given the...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:10 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing three people in downtown Lawrence. Anthony Laron Roberts Jr., 22, was sentenced Thursday in the October 2017 shootings that killed Leah Elizabeth Brown, 22, of Shawnee; Colwin Lynn Henderson III, 20, of Topeka; and Tre'...
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July 26, 2019 - 6:17 pm
A former University of Kansas volunteer assistant volleyball coach has admitted stealing underwear from women on the team. Skyler Yee, 24, pleaded no contest Friday to two felony counts of burglary, in exchange for prosecutors dropping 13 other charges. Judge Peggy Kittel found Yee's crimes were...
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July 26, 2019 - 6:13 pm
A former Wellington High School band instructor has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for sexual exploitation of a child. Ben Olson, 30, was sentenced Thursday in Sumner County District Court. He pleaded guilty in March after admitting that he had a nude photo of a girl, 17. Olson apologized in...
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July 22, 2019 - 6:49 pm
A Wichita man has been sentenced in the stabbing death of his girlfriend after a judge denied his motion to withdraw an earlier guilty plea. Dylan Barber, 26, was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years for the June 2018 death of MacKenzie Payne, 22, of Emporia...
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July 16, 2019 - 7:10 pm
A Wichita man who exchanged gunfire with police during a chase has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison. Elijah Martinez, 22, was sentenced Tuesday to 280 months for intentional second-degree attempted murder and three counts of burglary after the confrontation in December 2017...
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June 26, 2019 - 7:13 pm
A Kansas woman who operated massage parlors in Lawrence and Topeka has been sentenced to three years of federal probation. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release that Weiling Nielsen, 54, was sentenced Wednesday for conspiracy. She pleaded guilty in February. She was ordered to pay...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:03 pm
A Kansas man has been ordered to spend nearly forty-nine years in prison in the fatal beating of his girlfriend's toddler who died several months after state welfare officials received reports that he was being abused. Lucas Diel, 26, of Wichita was sentenced Tuesday for second-degree murder in the...
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