Topeka police

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KNSS News
May 17, 2020 - 10:42 am
Topeka Police are investigating that city's latest homicide on the south side of town.
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KNSS News
April 26, 2020 - 8:10 am
Two of the three suspects wanted in a Wichita homicide investigation have been arrested. We have the latest info on the case that began Thursday night in the Delano area.
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KNSS News
November 02, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Police say officials investigating reports of a gas leak in a central Topeka home found a woman dead inside the home. Topeka police and firefighters were called to the home just after 8 p.m. Friday and forced their way inside, where they found an unresponsive woman. She was pronounced dead at the...
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KNSS News
October 05, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Police in Topeka have identified a man killed in an overnight shooting. Topeka police say in a news release that officers were called to a northeast Topeka neighborhood around 2 a.m. Saturday for a report of gunshots. Arriving officers found a man, later identified as 45-year-old Teddy Kleiner of...
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April 20, 2019 - 11:17 am
A zoo keeper was injured at the Topeka Zoo earlier Saturday morning after being attacked by a tiger. Topeka Police responded to the zoo just after 9:30 a.m. Authorities say the individual, whose name has not been released, is in critical condition. The zoo was re-opened after a 45 minute closure...
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Steve Boyer
February 05, 2019 - 2:48 pm
A Topeka man will serve 42 months in prison for fleeing from a D-U-I checkpoint. 30 year-old Darryl Kevin Norwood of Topeka pled guilty to 1 count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction. In his plea, he admitted to fleeing from a DUI check lane and leading Topeka police...
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DREAMSTIME
May 19, 2018 - 7:42 pm
Two Topeka men are being held without bond in connection with a woman's shooting death. Police arrested 27-year-old Erik Rayford on Thursday and 29-year-old Justin Lee McCoy on Friday in the death last Sunday of 37-year-old Patricia Sanders. Officers found Sanders dead after being called to a home...
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Dreamstime
January 06, 2018 - 5:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Police have confirmed the identity of one of two people found dead inside a northeastern Kansas townhome after a nearly 16-hour standoff with officers. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 33-year-old Juan Lucio was the man found dead inside the Topeka townhome. Police have...
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Dreamstime
December 30, 2017 - 8:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The interim police chief in Topeka says the names of the two officers involved in the fatal shooting of Dominique White will be disclosed when an internal police investigation is complete. Interim Chief Bill Cochran said that he expects the investigation to conclude by the end...
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Dreamstime
October 04, 2017 - 8:10 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker is calling for more communication after Topeka police fatally shot a man during what authorities have described as a struggle. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Democratic Rep. John Alcala, of Topeka, says the city needs to "have a little empathy" and...
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