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June 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to five years of probation for stealing more than $21,000 from his mother while she was in a nursing home. John Queen, 53, also was ordered to pay back the money. He faces five months in prison if he violates his probation. The thefts occurred in 2015 and 2016 while...
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June 18, 2019 - 8:03 pm
A federal magistrate has spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. Brandon Steven was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation and 200 hours of community service. He also forfeited...
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June 17, 2019 - 7:02 pm
A Topeka man has been sentenced to nearly 18 years in prison for the July shooting death of another man. Tony Lee Foster, 33, was sentenced Friday. A Shawnee County jury found him guilty in March of second-degree murder and a weapons count in the July 9 fatal shooting of David Payne, 36, of Topeka...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:43 pm
A man has been sentenced to 46 years and two months in prison for breaking into a Topeka home with three other people and killing a man after they robbed a doughnut shop. Erion Kirtdoll, 25, was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and aggravated robbery in the death of Tyrone Baggett...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:24 am
A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter. Bogdana Alexandrovna Mobley was sentenced Thursday for international parental kidnapping and...
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June 05, 2019 - 8:45 pm
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison. Richard Gathercole, 41, of Roundup, Montana, received the maximum sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty in March...
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June 04, 2019 - 8:08 pm
A former teacher and swim coach who worked in the Kansas City area has been sentenced to federal prison for sexually assaulting and exploiting children in crimes that spanned decades. James Green Jr., 54, was sentenced Tuesday to concurrent terms of 30 and 10 years for production of child...
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June 04, 2019 - 7:27 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison over the death of his girlfriend's toddler daughter. Chaz Stephens, 26, of Hoisington pleaded guilty in April to a charge of intentional second-degree murder in the March 2018 death of Iviona Lewis, 2. He initially was charged with first-degree...
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April 29, 2019 - 6:55 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to three years of probation — including eight months of home detention — for not paying payroll taxes to the government. Federal prosecutors said David Monhollon, 62, of Ozawkie, was sentenced Thursday for failing to pay payroll taxes. He also was ordered to pay $68,...
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April 26, 2019 - 7:59 pm
A former employee at the downtown Wichita YMCA was sentenced to 27½ years in prison for sexually assaulting two young children. Caleb Gaston, 22, was sentenced Friday. He pleaded no contest in February to two counts of rape. Authorities say in January 2018, Gaston sexually abused a 3-year-old and a...
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