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Ted Woodward
February 18, 2020 - 1:32 pm
Police say family-members have been uncooperative with investigators
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KNSS News
December 13, 2019 - 8:02 pm
A Wichita man has been convicted of killing his cousin in an accidental shooting while passing around guns and drinking alcohol. Martin David Ruiz Jr., 27, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 11 for involuntary manslaughter in the June 2018 shooting death of Anthony Martinez, 24. His guilty plea in...
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December 07, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Wichita Police have arrested 25-year-old Chevy Jones, of Wichita in connection to the Tuesday death of 31-year-old Robert Junior. Police say Jones was arrested after a brief dust-up when officers spotted him in a car and tried to stop him. Police say Jones instead rammed his car into a police...
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November 14, 2019 - 7:48 pm
A Kansas teen, originally charged with murder in a high school student’s death in Olathe has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Rolland Kobelo, 17, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery and distribution of Xanax. The plea deal calls for him to be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Kobelo was...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:39 pm
One Kansas boy is dead and another is in custody after a shooting at a townhome in suburban Kansas City. The shooting happened around 2:15 a.m. Thursday in Olathe. The victim was identified as Zavier Mendoza, 14, of Olathe. The suspect, also 14, was arrested hours after the shooting. His name has...
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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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April 05, 2019 - 6:46 pm
A Hutchinson man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man. The Reno County attorney's office says Brennan Trass, 34, was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the August 2015 death of Jose Morales, 24, in Hutchinson. Trass also was convicted of criminal possession of a firearm...
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February 18, 2019 - 8:38 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a man, 43, has been charged with first-degree murder after a shooting death in southeast Kansas. The KBI and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a man was found dead Sunday night at a home in Sedan. The KBI said in a news release...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:03 pm
A man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for a fatal shooting in 2015. Fernando Diaz, 26, was sentenced Friday for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Christopher Galvan, 22. Topeka police responding to a call of a vehicle crash in east Topeka found Galvan inside a car...
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September 26, 2018 - 8:12 pm
An man was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for a June 2017 shooting death in Topeka. Lamero Dunstan, 18, was sentenced Tuesday in the death of Justice Mitchell in the parking lot of a Church's Chicken. Dunstank also was to pay more than $3,800 in restitution related to medical expenses...
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