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Topeka Boulevard Accident Caused By Fleeing Driver

Updated: 06/02/2010 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office reports Melvin Iverson, 25, led deputies on a chase, crashed into a utility pole, then tried to flee on foot. The car accident shut down Topeka Boulevard for a few hours Wednesday morning.

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Holder, Feds Open Criminal Investigation of BP

Posted: 06/01/2010 - Criminal and civil investigation have begun on the nation's worst oil spill. BP said early Tuesday it had spent $990 million so far on fighting and cleaning the spill, with multiple lawsuits for damages yet to be tallied.

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Topeka Zoo Cited For Crime Incidents

Updated: 06/01/2010 - City officials announced Tuesday that the USDA issued the citations regarding a May 6th vandalism incident where a bobcat was released and a May 17th theft of a golf cart from the zoo.

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Judge Won't Dismiss Kansas Grandparent's Lawsuit

Posted: 05/28/2010 - U.S. District Judge Monti Belot ruled Friday that maternal grandparents Larry and Mary Crosetto had enough facts to overcome the state's claim of qualified immunity for social worker Linda Gillen.

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Underage Enforcement Effort Nets Results

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Safe Streets in partnership with Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Alcoholic Beverage Control and Topeka Police Department conducted special enforcement efforts May 15 and 16.

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How Topekans Can Track Crime

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Remember the name "raids online." That the site to look for on the city's official website, to track the crimes happening near your home.

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Topekan Sentenced On Drug Trafficking

Posted: 05/28/2010 - 52-year old Lance Guzman was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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Police Website Gets New Tool Showing Crime In City

Posted: 05/28/2010 - The Topeka Police Department announced Friday it has new crime mapping software linked to the city website. It will allow users to see where crime is happening in the city.

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5 Topeka Businesses Busted For Selling To Minors

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Topeka Police announced Friday that clerks at Stingers, Eastside Liquor, Casa, K&K Liquor and Gage Bowl were cited for selling alcohol to underage police informants.

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KDOT, KHP Applaud Seatbelt Law

Posted: 05/27/2010 - Gov. Mark Parkinson signed a measure requiring all drivers and front-seat passengers to buckle up.

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Man Who Sparked KU Gun Scare Pleads Guilty

Posted: 05/27/2010 - 20-year old Samuel Moore pleaded guilty during a hearing Thursday to felony obstructing the legal process and misdemeanor criminal trespass.

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$350k Haake Settlement Approved

Updated: 05/27/2010 - Authorities have reached the end in the case of a Topeka Goodyear worker who died after being tased by Sheriff's Deputies in March 2008.

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KBI, County Investigating Death In Syracuse

Posted: 05/27/2010 - Law enforcement officers are investigating the Wednesday death of a 31-year-old man from Syracuse, Kansas. Reports say a suspect is in custody.

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Rice Co. Man Accused Of Sending Obscene Material To Minors

Posted: 05/26/2010 - 51-year old Frank Jeffrey Filipi is charged with two counts of attempting to send obscene material to a minor, two counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography.

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Brothers Accused Of Guiding Illegal Deer Hunts

Posted: 05/25/2010 - James Butler, Jr. and Marlin Butler are charged under an act that makes it illegal to knowingly transport or sell in interstate commerce any wildlife taken or possessed in violation of state law or regulation.

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