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Beloit Woman Dies In Hit And Run

Posted: 07/21/2009 - Beloit police say Diane Sibley died Monday from wounds suffered when she was run over behind her place of work early Saturday.

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Body Found Thursday Identified

Updated: 07/18/2009 - Police aren't saying how a man whose body was found along the Kansas River Thursday evening died, but Chief Ron Miller says they are treating the case as a homicide.

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13 Year-Old Girl Dies In Police Chase

Posted: 07/17/2009 - Cherokee County sheriff's deputies say the accident occurred Thursday night on U.S. 69 just south of Pittsburg. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Cherokee County sheriff's deputies were chasing a Nissan Maxima when it rear-ended a Pontiac Vibe.

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Topekan Pleads Guilty To Five Robberies

Lenard Chauncy Dixon

Posted: 07/17/2009 - Lenard Chauncy Dixon was charged with five counts of armed robbery and one county of unlawful possession of a firearm. He admitted committing the robberies in Topeka between Aug. 5-24 in 2007.

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Wichita Man Gets Maximum For 2nd Degree Murder

Posted: 07/17/2009 - Felton Talib Williams Jr., 29, was convicted last month of second-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Kenneth White on Sept. 1, 2008, after a break-in at White's home.

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Crimestoppers Crime of the Week

Posted: 07/16/2009 - On July 3, 2009 at approximately 6:15 a.m., two subjects entered the lot of Alamo Automotive 2100 SW Buchanan Street. While inside the lot these suspects entered several vehicles and are responsible for the theft of stereo equipment.

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5 NJ Cops Shot In Gunbattle; 2 Suspects Dead

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Five Jersey City police officers were shot, and two of them are in critical condition, after a gunbattle that broke out when they approached a car connected to a robbery. Officials say two suspects were killed in the "terrible gunfight."

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Man Shoots Robber

Updated: 07/16/2009 - A man shot another man who was trying to rob him early Thursday morning. Police are investigating the situtation.

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Former Kansas Officer Wins Delay In Fraud Case

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Calvin Schaffer had been scheduled for trial July 28 on a charge of defrauding the Goddard Police Department. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown postponed the trial to Sept. 8.

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Man Accused Of Setting Stepdaughter On Fire

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Twenty-eight-year-old Chris L. Newberry is charged with attempted first-degree murder and five counts of aggravated arson after a March 14 fire at the family's home. Police say he sprayed his 10-year daughter with lighter flued and set her on fire while she slept.

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Seven People In Custody For Florida Couple's Slaying

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Melanie and Byrd Billings were shot to death in their home near Pensacola on Thursday night. Authorities have seven people in custody for the crime. The couple was known for adopting developmentally disabled children.

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Cottonwood Falls Teen Sentenced In Fatal Accident

Posted: 07/14/2009 - David Leynherr was 17-years old at the time of the wreck that took the life of Brittney Hajny and injured four others. Leynherr was sentenced to 28 days in jail, which is the maximum for a juvenile on a misdemeanor charge of vehicular homicide.

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Sheriff Compares Florida Murders to "In Cold Blood"

Posted: 07/13/2009 - A fourth suspect is now under arrest in the weekend slayings of a couple with 16 adopted children. Sheriff says the murders of the Billings will have the same impact as the Clutter killings in Holcomb.

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