Trial

August 19, 2019 - 9:49 pm
A Wichita mother charged in the death of her child, will stand trial in the case... Brandi Marchant, 22, is charged with first degree murder and child abuse. An autopsy revealed that her son Zaiden, 2, died of dehydration and malnutrition, and had meth in his system. In court Monday, Marchant...
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August 11, 2019 - 1:24 pm
The Nebraska trial of a Kansas man charged with the 2017 traffic deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has been delayed again until October. A judge recently agreed to delay the trial for 24-year-old Jeser Cisneros-Hernandez, of Liberal, Kansas. He's pleaded not guilty to four counts of vehicular...
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July 30, 2019 - 7:32 pm
A former University of Kansas football player has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he choked a woman and pointed a shotgun in her face. Kenny Evel Bastida, 19, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and aggravated battery and two...
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July 03, 2019 - 7:57 pm
A Kansas prison inmate serving 50 years for a brutal murder has been ordered to stand trial for attempted rape last year of a female correctional officer. A judge found sufficient evidence to bind Tanner Lee Green, 42, over for trial on Wednesday on alternate counts of attempted rape, aggravated...
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May 29, 2019 - 8:18 pm
The federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case advocates say is politically-motivated began Wednesday with jury selection. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigrants in Ajo,...
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May 10, 2019 - 8:23 pm
The man accused of crashing into an off-duty Wichita Police Officer, killing him and his son, will go to trial. James Dalrymple is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of Stacey Woodson and his young son Braeden in April of 2018. The crash happened on April 27, 2018 at...
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April 03, 2019 - 7:28 pm
A woman convicted of killing a Lawrence man has filed a civil case claiming her attorney was ineffective during her trial, including not arguing for a battered woman defense. An attorney for Sarah Gonzales-McLinn, 24, says the post-conviction relief case is not about whether she is guilty but about...
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March 26, 2019 - 7:09 pm
A man who is charged with kicking a toddler and shouting racial slurs inside a Wichita grocery store has been found competent to stand trial. A Sedgwick County judge on Tuesday ruled that Trace Riff could face trial on several charges, including attempted aggravated battery. Prosecutors say Riff...
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March 01, 2019 - 5:32 pm
The fraud case of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell is now in the hands of jurors. The judge gave jurors an hour to get organized and begin deliberations before he dismisses them for weekend. O'Donnell faces 23 counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering related to his...
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February 28, 2019 - 8:55 pm
A former Kansas legislator accused of fraudulently taking $10,500 from campaign funds for his personal use has told jurors it is offensive and outrageous to him that anybody would assume he would steal money. Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell took the stand Thursday to defend himself...
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