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Murder trial delayed for Great Bend mother

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The trial has been postponed indefinitely for a Great Bend woman charged with second-degree murder after her 3-month-old son died from a beating at a hospital.

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Crews Investigate Monday Night Arson

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Officials say they got the call around 11pm to report to the 1500 block of SW Central Park street. When they got there, flames had engulfed the home. Topeka police say no one was hurt. Fire investigators say the fire was intentionally set.

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Judge Rules 1st US Genocide Case Not Complex

Updated: 05/11/2009 - A federal judge has rejected without comment a Justice Department request to designate as complex the case of an immigrant accused in the 1994 Rwandan massacre. The government says the Kansas case may be the first U.S. criminal prosecution involving proof of genocide.

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Suspect in Aurora Slaying Arrested in Hays

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Aurora police say 21-year-old Corey Ray Albat was being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder. He was wanted in the death of a man who was shot multiple times and found in a car early Saturday.

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Wichita Park Owner's Past Keeps Him Behind Bars

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Thomas Etheredge faces 10 counts of securities fraud connected to his efforts to raise money for Wild West World. Sedgwick County District Court Judge Ben Burgess said Etheredge's past includes evidence that he fled the country to avoid prosecution.

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Former Kansas Sheriff's Son Pleads Guilty

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Leroy Green III pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a minor and one count of rape. He was originally charged with 15 counts involving four children under the age of 14 between October 2001 and August 2008.

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Kansas AG Prosecuting Suspect in Osborne Co. Murder

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Kansas AG Steve Six will be in the courtroom prosecuting Kenneth Wilson of Salina. Wilson is charged with premeditated first-degree murder of Portis resident Jeffery ``Scott'' Noel during a burglary in March 2008.

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Former Kan. Sheriff's Son Pleads Guilty

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Leroy Green III pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a minor and one count of rape. Green is the son of former Sheriff Leroy Green Jr., who was defeated in his re-election bid last month.

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Suspect in Aurora Slaying Arrested in Hays

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Aurora police say 21-year-old Corey Ray Albat was being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder, after being captured in Hays, Kan.

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Park Owner's Past Keeps Him Behind Bars

Updated: 05/11/2009 - A judge in Wichita says past legal issues are behind his decision to lower bond for the former owner of a defunct amusement park, Thomas Etheredge.

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Bank Robbery Suspect Leaves Wallet Behind

Updated: 05/08/2009 - A Kansas City man robbed a bank, but maybe it easy for police to find him by leaving behind his wallet, which held his driver's license.

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Police: Slaying Suspect in Custody

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Authorities say a man suspected of stalking and killing a Wesleyan University student and threatening to kill other students and Jews, is in custody.

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Suspects Sought in Kidnapping and Robbery

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding the suspects in an aggravated robbery and kidnapping case in Crimestoppers this week.

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Charges Filed in Assault Case

Updated: 05/06/2009 - 34-year old Brian Dean Wilson faces one count of aggravated battery for an assault outside the Ichabod Laundra Bar on May 1st.

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Charges Filed in Whiplash Stabbing

Updated: 05/06/2009 - 38-year old Tonya Sullivan faces two counts of aggravated battery for a stabbing at the Whiplash Bar and Grill on SE California May 1st.

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Board of Healing Arts Likely to Decide Convicted Doctor's Fate

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Manhattan radiation oncologist Russell Reitz would lose his license under state law because of a felony conviction of aggravated battery. However, a two-thirds vote of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts could allow him to keep his license.

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Drug Sentence Stems from Work of Topeka Violent Crime Task Force

Updated: 05/04/2009 - 46-year old Andre Graham was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm to further drug activity. The case was among more than a dozen separate indictments unsealed in May 2007.

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