Ron Knox (Staff reporter)

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Car chase ends with driver hiding in countryside
February 21, 2007
Eudora police say they knew the man who fled from them late Monday night. They just couldn’t catch him.
Man arrested in car chase
February 20, 2007
A car chase that began late Monday night ended this morning with an arrest near the Kansas Turnpike in rural Leavenworth County.
Girl Scout Cookies hit crunchtime
Shortage of volunteers causes distribution snag, but troops don’t crumble
February 20, 2007
The flow of cookies into cars is typically a smooth one for Girl Scout cookie masters.
Internet lends help to investigators
February 20, 2007
Chatter on Web sites. Comments flung in presumed anonymity through cyberspace. Blogs that blend threads of truth with blankets of opinion and speculation.
Ex-KU signee Lindley dies at 34
February 16, 2007
Former Kansas University basketball signee Chris Lindley has died at the age of 34.
Community Corrections funding problem means corners are being cut
Money not available for crime reduction programs
February 16, 2007
In a perfect world, Annie Grevas would give ex-convicts on probation every tool to help them and the communities in which they live stay crime-free. But for now, Grevas and other Community Corrections officers in Kansas are struggling to pay their own staff.
Former KU recruit, who lost his foot, has died
Chris Lindley lost foot in 1990 train accident
February 15, 2007
Chris Lindley, 34, who had his foot amputated in January of 1990 after a train accident, died at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being transported from a home he was living at in East Lawrence.
Woman injured in one-vehicle accident
February 15, 2007
A Valley Falls woman was injured this morning when her truck lost control on a slick roadway along Kansas Highway 4 and struck a tree.
Burglar pleads guilty to murder
D.A. plans more charges in 2005 Lecompton slaying
February 13, 2007
A Topeka man accused of being present during the killing of a 77-year-old Lecompton resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony murder.
New witness halts arson, murder case proceedings
February 12, 2007
The murder and arson trial for Jason Rose ended abruptly Monday. District Court Judge Jack Murphy declared a mistrial after prosecutors attempted to introduce a new, previously undisclosed witness more than four days into testimony.

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