Trial

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September 21, 2017 - 9:07 pm
EUDORA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Eudora home daycare worker to stand trial for murder in the death of a baby, nine-months-old. After a preliminary hearing Thursday, Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny ruled Carrody Buchhorn, 43, should be tried in death of Oliver Ortiz. The...
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Marcus and Markieff Morris - The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 20, 2017 - 9:05 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A defense lawyer has pressed the man the Morris brothers are accused of beating on whether knowing about the NBA players' substantial assets was relevant to him. Erik Hood said he wasn't looking at any of the defendants differently but he did want them to pay for what they did to him...
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Marcus and Markieff Morris - The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 19, 2017 - 8:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony from the man the brothers are accused of beating. Erik Hood testified Tuesday that his relationship with the brothers became strained because of a misinterpreted text message. Hood...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man faces a sentence of up to 20.5 years in prison after he was found guilty in the stabbing death of another man. A Shawnee County jury on Monday convicted Caleb John Kanatzar of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Terrin Holloway, 24. Holloway's body was found in...
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Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris - The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 18, 2017 - 8:18 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Defense lawyers insist that NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris had nothing to do with a 2015 beating that resulted in felony assault charges against them. Their lawyers delivered opening statements in a Phoenix courtroom in which they put blame on others and questioned the...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of planning to bomb a Kansas apartment complex that houses Somali refugees says he was unaware his co-defendants intended to carry out the attack. Gavin Wright made the argument in a court motion filed Wednesday that offers the first details at his defense...
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September 01, 2017 - 9:27 pm
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man whose case divided his hometown has been sentenced to more than twenty-seven years in prison for raping two women. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Jacob Ewing, 22, of Holton was also sentenced Friday to pay more than $100,000 in restitution, and must register as...
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August 30, 2017 - 8:24 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas on trial for sexually abusing patients told investigators in a taped interview that he didn't "have any business in medicine." The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the interview was played...
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August 23, 2017 - 9:17 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The grandmother of a woman suing over her 2013 firing from the Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office has testified the woman's failure to go to church was a factor in her dismissal. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Margie Canfield also told jurors Tuesday in Topeka,...
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August 23, 2017 - 9:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of raping and trying to kill a Wichita girl, 7, will go on trial. Corbin Breitenbach is charged with attempted capital murder, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated burglary. Prosecutors allege he broke into a woman's condo in June and...
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