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January 08, 2019 - 6:17 pm
A woman has been sentenced to seven years and four months in prison for swerving into two men as they walked across a southeast Kansas street. Shelby Colon, 26, received the sentence after pleading guilty previously to two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the July 2017 crash that killed...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:52 pm
A man who fatally shot one man and tried to kill two others outside a bar has been sentenced to nearly 19 years in prison. Danny Queen, 37, of Eudora, was sentenced Friday for the June 2017 death of Bo Hopson, 32, outside D-Dubs Bar and Grill in Eudora. He also was sentenced for attempted second-...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:39 pm
A former massage therapist who is on the Kansas Sex Offender registry has been sentenced to 16 months in jail for secretly recording a woman while she undressed. Daniel Justin Gorski, 32, was sentenced Friday in Johnson County for the incident at a chiropractic clinic in Gardner. He pleaded guilty...
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January 02, 2019 - 7:43 pm
A Wichita man who admitted beating his girlfriend to death with a shovel has been sentenced to 35 years in prison before he is eligible for parole. Travis Becker Jr., 38, was sentenced Wednesday for the death of Perla Rodriguez, 42, who was the outreach director for the Wichita Area Sexual Assault...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm
A Missouri man was sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole for participating in a conspiracy involving at least 27 armed robberies, which ended when police fatally shot one suspect. Deonte Collins-Abbott, 24, of Grandview, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court. He admitted to committing...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:52 am
A Wichita man was sentenced on Monday to three years in federal prison for driving more than five pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas. 24-year-old Titus Gwess of Wichita pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, Gwess admitted that he was...
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December 07, 2018 - 7:05 pm
A driver has been convicted of dragging and injuring a Lawrence police officer with his car. Jurors found Aramis Hernandez, 38, of Topeka, guilty Thursday of battery on a law enforcement officer during a July 2016 traffic stop. When the officer asked Hernandez for his driver's license, Hernandez...
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December 07, 2018 - 5:38 am
A 31-year-old Wichita man who killed his wife and left her body in a dumpster has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 50 years. In October, Donnell Stafford was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Leuh Moore. KAKE-TV reports Stafford killed...
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November 19, 2018 - 9:47 pm
A man who owned businesses in Topeka, Olathe and Kansas City, Kan., was sentenced Monday to 12 months and a day for falsifying a tax return. In addition, he was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine. Fernando Tapia, 47, Eudora, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement on a tax return...
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November 19, 2018 - 8:32 pm
A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to 108 months in federal prison for driving seven lbs. of methamphetamine to Kansas. Hector Manuel Aguirre, 21, Edwards, Colo., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, he admitted that in February 2018 the...
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