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Federal Financial Crimes Task Force

Posted: 04/09/2010 - Topeka Police got involved when relatives of an elderly victim reported money was stolen from her trust fund.

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Crime Stoppers Targets Double Murder Last August

Updated: 04/08/2010 - On August 20th 2009 an unknown subject or subjects entered the home of Leaha Schmuck and Walia Tindall at 1223 SE 31st Terrace. Both women were shot and died as a result of their injuries.

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Broker Sentenced In Fraud Case

Posted: 04/06/2010 - 40-year old Wildor Washington, Jr., was sentenced to 200 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution on federal mortgage fraud charges.

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Authorities Hope Bicycle Leads To Thief

Posted: 04/06/2010 - The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office released a photo of a bicycle they believe was used by a suspect or suspects who robbed Kennedy Oil Company in Emmett March 27th.

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Mexican Drug Ring Leader Arrested

Posted: 04/05/2010 - Ten suspected members of a Mexican-based drug trafficking organization are behind bars, charged with smuggling huge amounts of meth into Southern California.

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TPD Concerned with Easy Access to Weapons

Updated: 04/06/2010 - Violent crime rattled some Topeka neighborhoods over the Easter weekend... including Monday morning. The incidents have many Topekans wondering if crime is on the rise in the capital city.

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Vehicle Burglar Caught In The Act

Posted: 04/05/2010 - Topeka Police arrested a vehicle burglary suspect, James L. Bowers, in the 400 Block of Alkire early Monday morning.

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Easter Crime Weekend

Updated: 04/05/2010 - This Easter Sunday crime has brought some community members grief in their neighborhoods.

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3 Arrested In Cocaine Bust

Posted: 04/02/2010 - Riley County Police made three arrests Thursday after serving a search warrant at a Manhattan home. It was part of an investigation into cocaine sales in the city.

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Roeder Sentenced To "Hard Fifty"

Updated: 04/01/2010 - A Wichita District Court sentenced Scott Roeder to life in prison without the eligibility for parole for 50 years for the murder of Dr. George Tiller.

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Roeder Sentencing Recessed Until Afternoon

Posted: 04/01/2010 - A judge will decide Thursday whether to sentence Scott Roeder to life in prison with either 25 or 50 years before being eligible for parole. The hearing is taking place in Wichita, where Roeder confessed to killing Dr. George Tiller.

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Death Row Inmate Files Appeal

Posted: 03/31/2010 - Phillip Cheatham is appealing his conviction for the murders of two women to the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Topeka Man Arrested In Alleged Murder-For-Hire

Posted: 03/31/2010 - 20-year old Joel Phoenix was arrested early Wednesday morning at his home. He was booked into the Shawnee County Jail on a charge of criminal solicitation to commit 1st degree murder.

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Drive-By Shooting Hits Topeka Home

Posted: 03/31/2010 - A drive-by shooting Tuesday night leaves a downtown Topeka home riddled with bullet holes. According to reports, the incident occurred around 9:45 at a home in the 1000 block of SW Munson.

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