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The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the lifetime post-release supervision of a Lawrence man who is serving time for raping a child.
43-year-old Eudora man charged with aggravated indecent liberties with a child; three alleged victims
The man is being charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, each an off-grid person felony, for offenses alleged to have occurred between Jan. 1, 2012, and Nov. 21, 2012.
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson warned residents on Thursday of scam phone calls from people identifying themselves as representatives of home medical equipment and supply companies asking for Medicare insurance numbers and other personal information.
An early-morning traffic stop ended in the arrest of a 24-year-old Lawrence man suspected of multiple crimes, including a pair of felony drug offenses.
An already small community basketball team was planning to play two short Monday night, after a father and son on the team were killed in a weekend crash. By Sara Shepherd
A Topeka man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery Sunday morning after a fight at a Lawrence nightclub in which one man was struck in the head with a beer bottle.
Prosecutors have announced plans to pursue a Hard 50 sentence for two first-degree murder charges against an Ottawa man accused of killing four people in rural Franklin County last year. By Stephen Montemayor
A Shawnee County judge sentenced a 40-year-old Topeka man to consecutive life sentences for two murders that happened a dozen years apart, including one involving a body discovered in Douglas County.
An early-morning car stop led to the arrest of a 28-year-old Lawrence man on suspicion of identity theft and felony drug charges.
A 42-year-old Lawrence man will be sentenced in April after pleading no contest Friday to charges of criminal sodomy and indecent liberties with a child. After the plea, District Judge Peggy Kittel revoked the man's bond on Friday, which was previously $75,000, and scheduled his sentencing for April 18.
• Anticipating another round of budget cuts, the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 6 percent tuition increase for many students at Kansas University. • Even though funding was stripped from an appropriations bill, members of the Kansas ...
Today's weather: Afternoon highs will top out at 97 degrees with a heat index of well over 105. We'll see only a few passing clouds in the sky along with a light wind out of the south between five and ...
• Police arrested a 15-year-old Lawrence boy and his 60-year-old father early Tuesday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder in connection with an attack on the boy’s mother. • City commissioners said Tuesday that concerns are mounting about the city’s ...
We’ll have a chance of morning sprinkles before skies clear for the afternoon. Expect a high near 83 with a south wind that gusts to 30 mph. Overnight temperatures will drop to 58. Winds remain strong from the south at ...
Another cold start to the morning, but highs will warm up into the mid 50s under mostly sunny skies. Temperatures cooling off into the lower to mid 30s overnight under mostly clear skies. Even warmer Wednesday, with highs climbing into ...
In today's weather: Temperatures will creep to 65 this afternoon, thanks to moderate sunshine and a strong south wind between 10-20 mph. Evening temperatures will remain mild with a low of 40, a south wind between 5-15 mph and partly ...
Today's forecast: Today.... Blustery and overcast. A few flurries. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 20-30 mph. Tonight.... Cloudy with a few flurries early. Cold. Lows in the lower teens. Today's headlines: A sixth-grader at Tonganoxie Middle School is ...
Today's forecast: The morning hours see a slight chance for rain and even a few wet snowflakes before drying out in the afternoon hours. The high temperature makes it up to 42° early in the day before a strong north ...
Kids are back to school this morning in many places and they'll need to layer up this morning. Temperatures shouldn't be so bad by the afternoon. We'll see sunny skies and highs in the upper 30s. We should see an ...
Another sunny day, but winds will switch to the north, causing temperatures to tumble this afternoon. Early highs today will be around 52 degrees. Lows tonight under clear skies will dip down to 21 degrees. In today's news: The Douglas ...
Suspect Kyle Flack enters goes from the Franklin County Jail to court Monday, May 13, during his court case in which he's charged with four counts of murder.
Scott Dickinson, pastor at Cherry Street Wesleyan Church in Ottawa, addresses a crowd of about 400 at Forest Park in Ottawa May 10. Dickinson and several others spoke at the vigil in honor of four homicide victims.
Sunday around 1 a.m., Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards announces police believe they found the body of missing toddler Lana Leigh Bailey. The discovery was made Saturday evening in Osage County
Surveillance video from a Dec. 13 robbery at Cheers Liquor, 1414 West 6th Street. The video, from the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru window, shows the suspect crossing Sixth Street before he covered his face and approached the liquor store to the west. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective MT Brown at 785-830-7449 or call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 843-TIPS(8477).
Lt. Jim Norton of the Salina Police Department discusses the death of 21-year-old Kansas University student Elijah Taylor. According to witnesses, Taylor had smoked a form of synthetic marijuana before he jumped into oncoming traffic on Interstate 135 in Salina. Taylor collided with a van and died the same day at a Wichita hospital.
From what's known as "bath salts" to synthetic marijuana-like substances, Kansas and the county have seen a wide range of synthetic drugs during the past three years. Jeremy Morris, a forensic scientist with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, shows some of the drugs they've tested in his lab.
Jeremy Morris, a forensic scientist with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, says there's no way to know what users are actually getting when they buy synthetic drugs. Morris was one of the first scientists to tests the substances when they popped up in the area in late 2009.
The Topeka Police Department, like many across the country, has updated their policy for eyewitness photo identifications. In the past, police often used a single sheet with six photos, known as a "six-pack." But research has found witness accuracy improves when shown photos one at a time. Det. Larry Falley of the Topeka Police explains the advantages of the new policy.
Joe Jones, a Topeka man wrongfully convicted of a 1985 rape, and others involved with the case, talk about learning the true suspect's identity almost 27 years later.
A witness gives her account following a shooting at the Heatherwood Valley Apartments early Wednesday evening.