Topeka

Dreamstime
October 11, 2017 - 9:04 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A third teenager has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to a fatal shooting outside at a fast-food restaurant in Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Ernest Williams IV, 19, has been charged in the death of Justice Mitchell, 18. Topeka police say...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police are investigating separate shootings that left one person dead and another injured. Police on Monday responded at the same time to reports of a man wounded at a local hospital, and a man found dead in an alley in central Topeka. Investigators believe the two...
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Dreamstime
October 03, 2017 - 9:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been killed and another is in critical condition after a Topeka shooting. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at a central Topeka apartment building. A statement from police identified the person...
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Dreamstime
October 03, 2017 - 9:08 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police say a shooting that left two brothers dead was a murder-suicide. The shooting occurred Thursday in a wooded area near the Kansas River. The dead were identified as Shawn Paul Jacobs, 29, and Robert Raymond Jacobs Jr., 36, both of Topeka. Police spokeswoman Amy...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Witnesses have testified that three people were killed in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and that one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life. The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with a judge...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Records show that a man fatally shot by two police officers in Topeka was months out of prison after being prosecuted for burglary and illegal gun possession. Authorities confirmed Friday that Dominique Tyrell White, 30, had a criminal record and spent seven months in prison...
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Dreamstime
September 28, 2017 - 10:15 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man fatally shot by Topeka police near a park in the Kansas capital following what they've described as a struggle with police. The Lawrence Police Department said the man shot was 30-year-old Dominique Tyrell White of Topeka and two officers were...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been charged with killing two people and setting a fire at an apartment complex near the Statehouse in Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Maximo Campillo-Echevarria, 62, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, intentional second-degree murder,...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:46 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A fifth suspect has been charged in a triple homicide in Topeka on the same day that three others were ordered to stand trial. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Kora Liles was charged Wednesday with two first-degree murder counts. A preliminary hearing also ended with...
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September 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka high school student was arrested after reportedly making social media threats against the school. The student at Seaman High School was arrested Monday night. The student was taken to juvenile intake for making a criminal threat but it wasn't clear if the person was...
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