Trial

Dreamstime
June 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
A former employee of the Wichita YMCA who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls at the center will go to trial this summer. Caleb Gaston on Thursday waived his preliminary hearing. He's accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl and of raping a four-year-old girl, both in...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 11:16 am
The woman who admitted to a reporter in a jail in Dallas, Texas, that she killed Wichita's Laura Abarca and took her baby in November of 2016 is due in court Tuesday. Baby Sophia is now almost a year-and-a half old; in 2016, her mother was shot and killed, allegedly by Yesenia Sesmas. Sophia was...
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May 08, 2018 - 7:09 pm
A Kansas City woman has pleaded guilty to selling heroin that led to one of her customers nearly dying. The customer overdosed at a home in Overland Park, Kansas, in April 2016. She was found unconscious and revived when emergency responders administered Narcan. After the near-death experience, the...
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April 27, 2018 - 10:59 pm
The man accused of shooting the owner of a restaurant in Delano, has been found guilty on all counts. The jury on Friday found Reginald Kane guilty on charges that included attempted first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. Acosta took the stand this past week saying Kane robbed and shot him...
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Ted Woodward
April 27, 2018 - 12:16 pm
A Wichita jury has handed down its verdict in the trial of the man accused of shooting Ruben Acosta, the owner of Ruben's Mexican Grill in Delano. The jury found Reginald Kane guilty on all nine counts, including attempted first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. Acosta was shot last June during...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:21 pm
A number of witnesses have testified in the trial of a man accused of shooting a Wichita restaurant owner, including the owner himself. Reginald Kane is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery, assault, and battery. Ruben Acosta took the stand on Tuesday to tell his story of...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP
April 17, 2018 - 8:29 am
In Wichita, attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas. Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass...
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Dreamstime
March 25, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Testimony begins Monday in the trial of three militia members accused of targeting Somali immigrants in western Kansas. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction to detonate bombs at a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis in...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:59 am
A trial begins this week for three members of a militia group accused of conspiring to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis in Garden City. Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and conspiracy against civil rights...
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March 16, 2018 - 7:34 pm
Jurors who will decide the fate of three militia members accused of conspiring to bomb an apartment complex housing Somalis in Kansas will not hear evidence about alleged child pornography found during searches. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren excluded the images found on a computer and drives...
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