Posted: 08/06/2008 - The FBI appears ready to close the case on deadly anthrax mailings that happened in 2001. The decision comes a more than a week after the top suspect in the case killed himself. A federal judge has ordered hundred of pages of case documents opened.
Posted: 08/05/2008 - Acting on tips received from the public, law enforcement found and seized the vehicle believed to be used in a hit and run accident that killed Darla Dugan, 54, on August 2nd.
Posted: 08/04/2008 - A maintenance supervisor charged with raping and impregnating a prison inmate is sentenced to 3 and a half years for the crime.
Posted: 08/04/2008 - 29-year old Joseph Cronin of St. Louis was sentenced Monday to 55 months in federal prison for selling drugs at the 2005 Wakarusa Fest. He and two other men were arrested when authorities found LSD, mushrooms and other drugs in their van.
Posted: 08/04/2008 - The man who calls himself Grand Chief of an Indian tribe stands trial Tuesday on charges he defrauded immigrants by telling them membership in the tribe would confer U.S. citizenship. Malcolm Webber says what he did was legal.
Posted: 08/02/2008 - A juvenile is in police custody Saturday morning in connection with multiple robberies throughout Topeka. Topeka Police are investigating a link between 3 to 5 robberies by a 17 year old male.
Posted: 08/01/2008 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a third man they believe was involved in an early morning drive-by shooting. Residents reported hearing nearly a dozen gunshots in the 3800 block of SE 31st around 4:35 a.m.
Updated: 08/01/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol determined that a driver was distracted by his cell phone when he failed to yield the right of way to a Douglas Co. Deputy on a bicycle.
Posted: 08/01/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Friday morning armed robbery at a BP convenience store. It happened at about 4:00 a.m. at 27th and California.
Updated: 08/01/2008 - A Topeka man has been arrested in connection with a 2007 homicide. Police arrested 20 year old Kelvin Phillips Thursday on charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and criminal possession of a firearm for the August 10, 2007 death of James Dyer.
Posted: 08/01/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Friday morning convenience store robbery. It happened at the Kwik Shop at 746 NE Wabash just after 3:00a.m.
Posted: 07/31/2008 - Topeka V.A. Health Revenue Center supervisor Nick Bales was bound over for trial Thursday on two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child aged 14 to 15 and one count of indecent liberties. He has a pretrial hearing Oct. 9th.
Posted: 07/31/2008 - Crime Stoppers Crime of the week. Police ask for public assistance locating suspect believed to have stolen a purse from a woman at the Kwik Shop at 5633 SW 21st. He later used a credit card stolen with the purse at a store in Manhattan where he was caught on surveillance video.
Updated: 07/31/2008 - The six year-old girl was inside a home when someone fired shots into the house, striking her. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening, according to reports.
Posted: 07/30/2008 - Allen Dale Smith is in trial on charges he killed 77-year old Clarence Boose in 2005. Boose and his wife founded David's Jewelers in downtown Topeka. Prosecutors say Smith and another man were burglarizing Boose's house when the killing happened.
Posted: 07/30/2008 - Family of 23-year old Spec. Megan Touma living at Fort Riley say they are heartened by the arrest of 27-year old Edgar Patino in her death. Authorities say Patino was the father of Touma's baby. She was 7-months pregnant when she was found dead in North Carolina last month.