Fall Down Stairs Likely to Blame for Olpe Man’s Death

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A 62-year-old man’s dead after falling down a flight of stairs in an eastern Kansas home. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating, but deputies believe David Lumley suffered a head injury after falling down stairs leading to the basement of a home in Olpe. Emergency responders were sent to the accident Saturday evening. […]

Topeka Postal Employee Allegedly Stole Prescription Meds From Mail

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A Topeka postal employee allegedly stole prescription medications from the mail. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says 44-year-old Terry Ricley, of Burlingame, was indicted Wednesday on a federal charge. Ricley, who worked sorting mail at the Topeka Post Office North Station, was charged with one count of theft by a postal employee. He allegedly stole Hydrocodone […]

Junction City Man Arrested for September Shooting

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An arrest’s made nearly two months after a man was shot in Geary County. 25-year-old Angel Gonzales-Cintron suffered a superficial wound to his neck when he was shot on the evening of September 22 after a disturbance in the parking lot of the Budget Host Motel, 820 S. Washington St., in Junction City. The shooter […]

Topeka Police Arrest ‘Most Wanted’ Offender

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Topeka police capture a man on the Most Wanted list. 41-year-old Christopher Shaw Bartlett, of Topeka, was featured on the NE Kansas Most Wanted list last week and was captured Saturday in the 1100 block of SW Fillmore St. Bartlett was wanted for felony defacing identification marks on a firearm, misdemeanor criminal possession of firearm/concealed pistol, […]

Manhattan Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing

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A man faces attempted murder charges after a stabbing in Manhattan. At around 11:30 Thursday morning, Riley County police were sent to the 600 block of Yuma Street for a domestic violence incident. The 911 caller said a woman had been stabbed multiple times. Arriving officers discovered a 27-year-old woman at the Manhattan Public Library […]

GPS Leads Jackson Co. Deputies to Stolen Car

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A stolen car out of Topeka’s recovered and a woman’s taken into custody. Monday morning, Jackson County deputies spotted a car believed to be stolen from an aggravated burglary in Topeka. Sheriff Tim Morse says the 2012 Hyundai passenger car was stopped on a highway near Circleville after being tracked by GPS. 33-year-old Kylee Harrison […]

VIDEO: Man Wanted for Damaging Campus Vending Machines at KU

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Police at the University of Kansas need help finding a man responsible for damaging an on-campus vending machine. A KU Crime Alert was distributed to the KU Lawrence campus Monday. It included a video and pictures of the suspect. The damage occurred to a Coca-Cola vending machine in the Parking Services lobby at 1501 Irving […]

Valley Falls Man Dies After Falling into Grain Bin

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A man dies after falling into a grain bin in northeast Kansas. Emergency crews responded to the man’s property in rural Valley Falls Thursday afternoon for a farming accident. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig says 58-year-old Mike Miller and others were working at a grain bin when Miller fell in and became trapped in the […]

CD Tradepost in Topeka Robbed at Gunpoint

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A CD Tradepost in Topeka’s robbed at gunpoint. Officers were sent to the CD Tradepost at 1570 SW Wanamaker Rd. at 8:20 Tuesday evening for a robbery. The suspect is a light skinned black male wearing a black hoodie over a white jersey, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, and a blue ball cap. He was […]

Baker University Student Found Dead in Residence Hall

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A Baker University sophomore’s found dead in an on campus residence hall. University President Lynne Murray canceled the final events of inaugural week after Sione Maumau was found dead Wednesday night. The school also canceled a home volleyball match scheduled for Thursday night. A prayer service was held Thursday morning at a Baldwin City church. […]

Kobach and U.S. Attorney Disagree on Voter Fraud #VoteKS

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U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom said Tuesday during News Now at Noon on 580 WIBW that voter fraud doesn’t exist in Kansas. Grissom said his office, which prosecutes voter fraud cases, hasn’t seen such a case in over four and a half years. Instead, Grissom says, voter stupidity exists. For example, a farmer may […]

Kansas Man Critically Injured Trying to Avoid Deer

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Douglas County authorities say a 64-year-old man has been critically injured after flipping his car to avoid a deer in the road. Thomas Cunningham was injured south of Lawrence on Tuesday. Sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Steve Lewis says Cunningham’s vehicle rolled several times after he drove into a ditch. He was flown to Kansas University […]

US Attorney: Voter Fraud Does Not Exist in Kansas #VoteKS

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The latest polls show incumbent Republican Kris Kobach is leading democratic challenger Jean Schodorf, but just barely. Kobach says the laws he’s pushed for as Secretary of State have provided Kansas the most secure election system in the United States. “Every time an alien votes, it cancels out the vote of a United States citizen,” […]

4 Arrested After Search Warrant Executed in Jackson Co.

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A domestic disturbance leads to a search warrant and multiple arrests in southern Jackson County. Deputies were sent to a home in Hoyt at 9915 T4 Road on October 22nd where 39-year-old Joseph Thomason Brown allegedly pointed a gun at an adult and a child. Children in the home were placed into protective custody. The […]

Police Investigate Infant Death

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Ottawa police investigate death of 2-month old infant. Emergency responders were sent to a home in the 200 block of E. Wilson St. at around 10:20 a.m. Sunday morning after receiving a call about a child not breathing. Paramedics performed life saving measures at the scene before transporting the infant to Ransom Memorial Hospital. Police […]

Victim Uncooperative After Shooting

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Arrest made after Ottawa man shows up to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Police were sent to Ransom Memorial Hospital at 8:30 Sunday morning after 38-year-old Curtis Brown checked in with gunshot wounds to his hand and neck. The investigation led detectives to a home in the 800 block of S. Sycamore Street where a […]

Topeka Firefighters Rescue Several Pets From Burning Home

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Crews rescue several pets from a house fire in Topeka Friday afternoon. Heavy smoke was seen coming from the home at 315 S.W. Quinton as firefighters arrived around 3:45. One person inside the home was able to escape, but seven cats, six dogs, and a snake were trapped inside. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and searched […]

Kansas Man Suspected of Driving School Bus Drunk

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A Kansas man’s held for suspicion of driving a school bus while drunk. On Monday at around 4:40 p.m., the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a USD 251 (North Lyon County) employee that they had a bus driver who was possibly driving under the influence of alcohol. An hour later, Deputy Jacob Welsh […]

Dept. of Homeland Security Announces Restrictions for W. African Travelers

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All passengers arriving in the United States whose travel originates in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to fly into one of the five airports that have the enhanced screening and additional resources in place. The Department of Homeland Security has announced restrictions for travelers from the three West African Ebola-affected countries. Secretary […]

Douglas Co. Cancels Silver Alert After Woman’s Found

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The Silver Alert’s been canceled after Coppersmith was found by the Kansas Highway Patrol in Bonner Springs. —————— The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issues a Silver Alert for a missing 63-year-old woman. Gail Helen Coppersmith, of Georgetown, Texas, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and is required to take prescribed medications. Lt. Steve Lewis says Coppersmith […]

Topeka Man Admits To Robbing Wendy’s With His Daughter

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A Topeka man who robbed a Wendy’s with his daughter could get seven years in prison. 37-year-old George Walton pleaded guilty Monday to one count of robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during the robbery. He admits entering the Wendy’s restaurant at 728 S.W. Topeka Blvd. on August 4th, dressed in all black, […]

Red Robin Robber Gets 7 Years

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A man gets seven years for robbing Red Robin in Topeka. 24-year-old Derick Crawford, pleaded guilty to one count of robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm during the robbery, and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction. Crawford admits he and co-defendant Travis Coffman committed an armed robbery Aug. […]

Police Arrest Man on NE Kansas Most Wanted List

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Police arrest a Topeka man who was featured on the Northeast Kansas Most Wanted list. 23-year-old Monte Lamont Hendricks was arrested October 10th by the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force in the 1400 block of SW Byron on four felony warrants for aggravated burglary, aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim, kidnapping, and aggravated […]

Riley County Police Make 3rd Arrest After String Of Robberies

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Riley County police make a third arrest in a previously unreported robbery. While investigating other recent crimes in the area, police learned of a robbery that occurred around 12 a.m. last Wednesday just north of Kansas State University’s campus. No one was injured, but weapons were brandished by the three suspects. Police arrested 26-year-old Ortegas […]

K-State Students Ask For Non-Sweatshop Produced Apparel In Bookstore

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A Kansas State University student organization wants to ensure the school isn’t selling sweatshop produced apparel in its bookstore. Cate Gwin’s a second year K-State student and founder of Students for Fair Labor. She says the group wants the school to sell more Alta Gracia products. “Alta Gracia is the only living-wage apparel brand known […]

Kansas Woman Admits To Operating Prostitution Business

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A Wichita woman pleads guilty to operating a prostitution business. 60-year-old Saundra Lacy pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of engaging in interstate commerce in furtherance of prostitution. She admits Jessie’s Primetime Entertainment employed at least 20 female escorts. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says customers would pay $160 for a half-hour date or $185 for […]

Kansas Gay Couple Applies For Marriage License

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A gay couple has applied for a marriage license in Kansas. Pam Moses, Reno County chief clerk, says the female couple applied for the marriage license Tuesday morning. “We’re the clerk’s office and we’re bound to take anything that crosses the counter,” Moses said. “It’s just an application.” Moses says the Reno County couple has […]

Bullfrogs Live Closing Its Doors

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A sign on the front of door of Jeremiah Bullfrogs Live says the bar and grill is closing due to the “challenging economic environment confronting many locally owned businesses.” The sign says the decision to close was also attributed to “some reasons that are personal to the ownership.” Bullfrogs Live was located near Huntoon and […]