More Headlines

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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."

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Second Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty In Staged Assault

Posted: 07/10/2009 - Julie R. Bernet, 39, of Bucyrus, Kan., pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. She admitted she and another woman staged an assault in an effort to increase a harassment settlement against a former employer.

Read More

Charges Announced In Quadruple Raytown Homicide

Updated: 07/10/2009 - Jackson County prosecutors announced Friday that 24-year-old Gevante D. Anderson faces four counts of first-degree murder in the killings of Andre Jones Sr.; his girlfriend, Precious Triplett; and her two nephews.

Read More

Parole Denied For 88-Year-Old Kansas Inmate

Posted: 07/10/2009 - The Kansas Parole Board denied parole for 88-year old Joseph Johnson. He's serving time for a botched 1992 murder-for-hire scheme that resulted in the death of 48-year-old Chang Nam Kim.

Read More

DNA Tests Prompt Rape Charges Against 2 Inmates

Posted: 07/10/2009 - A Kansas City man already serving a 12-year sentence for a 2007 rape has been sentenced to 25 more years for a 2001 rape after being connected to the case through DNA. DNA also linked a man serving time for burlgaries to a 15-year old rape case.

Read More

Topeka Native Accused of Killing Fellow Soldier

Updated: 07/09/2009 - Sylvester Horton, Junior was arraigned Wednesday in the July 2nd shooting death of Necco McCraw in Savannah, Georgia. Authorities say the two were once roommates at Hunter Army Airfield.

Read More

Illegal Tattooes Cause Hepatitis Scare In Leavenworth

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Leavenworth has just one licensed tattoo business. Police say the unlicensed operators pose a public health risk. They're asking for information from anyone who has gotten a tattoo from an illegal operator.

Read More

Hearing Delayed For Junction City Teacher

Posted: 07/09/2009 - 27-year-old Micha Cook had a status hearing pushed back to September 10th. Cook is charged with aggravated indecent liberties with a child, who was a student at Junction City High School, where she worked.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability