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Hit and Run Sends Woman to Hospital

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Police continue to investigate an assault that happened at at 44th and Grand Oaks in Topeka late Wednesday night. Police say the victim and driver knew each other and had been arguing earlier. The man left and when he returned he hit her with his car.

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Convictions Upheld in Kansas Adult Abuse Case

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments by Arlan and Linda Kaufman that the trial court violated their constitutional rights. They were convicted in 2006 of holding mentally ill residents of their group home in involuntary servitude.

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Teen Pleads Guilty in Deadly Lawrence Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A teenager has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree murder in the June 7 shooting that left two men dead during a botched home robbery in Lawrence. Sentencing is set for Dec. 19.

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Teen Pleads Guilty in Deadly Lawrence Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A teenager has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree murder in the June 7 shooting that left two men dead during a botched home robbery in Lawrence.

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Repeat Drunk Driver to Stand Trial in Deaths

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A 54-year-old Wichita man with a history of driving drunk has been ordered to stand trial in the deaths of a woman and her young daughter as they walked to school.

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Morgan Gets 26 Years for Highway Workers Deaths

Updated: 11/18/2008 - In Wednesday's sentencing of Ramona Morgan, Douglas County District Court Judge Paula Martin said Morgan's actions "give new meaning to the word reckless.''

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K-Mart Agrees To Pull Realistic Toy Guns In Minnesota

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The discount retailer agrees with police.. the realistic looking toy guns have got to go, from their store shelves. A teenager was shot after he pointed one of the replicas at two police officers last spring.

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Sanderholm's Alleged Killer Breaks Sprinkler Head

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Jail officials say the man accused of killing 19-year old Cowley College student Jodi Sanderholm broke a fire protection sprinkler head in his jail cell. Water covered the cell floor and seeped into the booking area, but didn't cause major problems.

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Man questioned in Hudson case to stay in prison

Posted: 11/10/2008 - JOLIET, Ill. – A parole review official on Monday refused to release the convicted felon questioned in the killings of Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, after a witness reported seeing him with a gun similar to the one used in the slayings.

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Competency Hearing Set for Murder Suspect

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A competency hearing for Justin Thurber is scheduled for December 16th in the murder case of Cowley College freshman Jodi Sanderholm

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Another Topeka Home Intentionally Set on Fire

Updated: 11/10/2008 - An early morning fire has added to the list of recent intentionally set cases in Topeka. This fire did $25,000 damage to the home at 704 SW Clay.

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Police Search for Purse Snatcher

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating two purse snatchings that occurred Sunday evening. Officers say it appears the same man is the suspect in both thefts.

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Courthouse shooter's death penalty trial begins

Posted: 11/10/2008 - ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- The penalty phase has begun to determine whether Brian Nichols should live or die for killing four people in a 2005 shooting rampage that began at the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Courthouse shooter guilty of murder, faces death

Posted: 11/07/2008 - ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Brian Nichols was convicted Friday of murdering four people in a shooting rampage that began at a courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The jury next must decide whether he should be executed for his crimes.

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Stolen Truck Pulled from Wakarusa River

Updated: 11/06/2008 - A passerby spotted the top of a red, F-150 truck in the Wakarusa River on 101st Street, about one-quarter mile south of Burlingame Road. Authorities saw, after pulling it out of the water, that the license plate had been removed.

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Off-Duty St. Louis Firefighter Slain

Posted: 11/05/2008 - An off-duty St. Louis firefighter is shot and killed while trying to help a carjacking victim in north St. Louis County. Police later killed the suspect in a shootout. Police say the events began Wednesday night when the gunman carjacked a woman and drove off in her vehicle, eventually crashing it.

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Topeka Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Topeka Police are searching for the person who held up a convenience store at 2525 SW 29th St. Wednesday night. Police describe the suspect as a black man with a large build. He was wearing a gray hoodie with "South Pole" on it.

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