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TPD Investigates Downtown Shooting

Updated: 08/19/2009 - Topeka Police say one person suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in an incident Wednesday night at SW 12th and Polk. They are questioning four persons of interest.

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"Great Pumpkin" Heads For Record

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Benner's small garden has just three pumpkin plants and is covered with leaves and vines. It took some research on the Internet to make growing the plants a success.

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Former Lawrence Police Office Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Posted: 08/18/2009 - 32-year old Robert Ryan Sayler pleaded guilty Tuesday to 14 counts of wire fraud. Prosecutors say he bought video games, took them out of their packaging, then returned the empty boxes for full refunds.

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TPD Looking For Holdup Suspects

Posted: 08/18/2009 - Officers were called at 9:15 pm to the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn at SW Westport. The victim told police that three men approached him with a gun, took his money, and then fled the scene.

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Court Allows Lockerbie Bomber To Drop Apeal

Posted: 08/18/2009 - A Scottish court has formally allowed Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi to abandon his second appeal against his conviction over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, in which 270 people were killed when an airliner was blown out of the sky.

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City Warns Of Man Posing As Water Employee

Posted: 08/18/2009 - A Topeka water customer today reported that a man claiming to be a water division employee sought to enter her home to check her water meter, according to Water Superintendent Don Rankin.

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Pizza Hut Employee Assaulted

Posted: 08/15/2009 - Topeka Police say the female worker was making the deposit at the US Bank at White Lakes Center when she was approached by a man with a gun.

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Police Chase Ends At Red Robin

Updated: 08/15/2009 - It started around 8:15 p.m. Saturday when a blue Dodge neon refused to pull over for a routine stop according to Topeka police.

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Suspect Search Keeps Students Indoors

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Topeka Police say a homeowner in the 3500 block of SW Westview interrupted a burglary around 1 pm Friday. A USD 501 spokesperson says students at Shaner Elementary and Avondale West Elementary weren't allowed to go outside while police searched for the suspect.

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Crimestoppers Wants To Find Sonic Burglar

Posted: 08/13/2009 - The crime occurred at the Sonic Drive-In 3820 SW 29th Street on June 29th, 2009. This person was captured on video surveillance inside the business at around 2pm committing the crimes.

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Murder Suspect Held On $1 Million Bond

Posted: 08/12/2009 - Christian Robbins was arrested Tuesday following a brief standoff at the Quality Inn on Wanamaker. In court Wednesday, a judge upped his bond to $1 million.

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Overland Park Man Charged With Securities Fraud

Posted: 08/12/2009 - Kansas Securities Commissioner Chris Biggs announced Wednesday that 61-year old Danny Moore was arrested Monday in Johnson County. Moore faces four counts each of securities fraud, sale of unregistered securities and transacting business as an agent while unregistered.

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Price Remains Jailed

Posted: 08/12/2009 - David Price remained jailed Wednesday on a Kansas Supreme Court order that he be held until he signs a statement agreeing not to practice law without a license.

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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

Posted: 08/10/2009 - A 19-year-old victim told police he was shot in the Eastboro neighborhood of Topeka. He said he was jumped and shot by two unknown men. The man took himself to a Topeka hospital.

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Court Approves Form Needed For Topekan To Get Out Of Jail

Posted: 08/10/2009 - The Kansas Supreme Court approved language of a consent order Monday stating David Price will not practice unauthorized law in Kansas ever again. Price must sign the document to be released from jail, which he has not.

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Wife Remembers Husband As Caring, Helpful

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Genie Kingsbury says she and her husband Dale often let people who needed help stay at their rural Oskaloosa farm. She says she never thought allowing Adam Hooper into their home would end in her husband's death.

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Man Gets 47 Years In Kansas Clerk's Kidnapping Case

Posted: 08/08/2009 - A man has been sentenced to more than 47 years in prison for kidnapping a Wichita-area convenience store clerk and sexually assaulting her during the three days he held her captive.

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Trial Just Getting Started For Topeka Murder Suspects

Posted: 08/07/2009 - The trial for 21-year-old Kelvin Phillips , 23-year-old Drake Kettler and 19-year-old Corky Williams got underway this week. They are charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy in the August 2007 shooting death of James Dyer, Junior. The trial could continue 4 more weeks.

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