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Sen. Stevens: I'm innocent and not convicted

Posted: 10/31/2008 - (CNN) -- Despite his felony conviction this week for filing false U.S. Senate financial disclosure forms, Republican Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska insisted he was innocent and vowed not to step down.

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Police official: Hudson nephew likely died in SUV

Posted: 10/31/2008 - CHICAGO – Detectives believe the 7-year-old nephew of Jennifer Hudson was probably shot in the sport-utility vehicle where his body was later found, a police official said Thursday.

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Topeka Developer Threatened in Graffiti

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Topeka Police Detectives are investigating graffiti left on Developer Gene Jani's garage door as criminal damage to property and making a criminal threat. Jani's wife and 8-year-old daughter were the first to see the graffiti spray-painted on one of their garage doors.

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AP source: Hudson suspect refused polygraph test

Posted: 10/30/2008 - CHICAGO – The convicted felon suspected in the slayings of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew told police he is innocent but balked at taking a lie-detector test, a police official said.

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Arson Fire is "Crime of the Week"

Posted: 10/30/2008 - An arson fire at 1510 SW Lane on Sunday is this week's Crime Stoppers report. Officials are asking for tips to find the person(s) who started the fire in a stairwell.

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Commissioner Files Report of Stolen Signs

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A Johnson County commissioner accused of stealing his opponent's campaign signs says he was only trying to be helpful. John Toplikar says he moved Calvin Hayden's two signs because they were blocking his own.

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Kansas Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Child Porn Case

Posted: 10/29/2008 - 28-year old Joshua Noxon was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison for possession and distribution of child pornography. Prosecutors say he sent sexually explicit photos to an undercover officer posing as a 14-year old in an online chat room.

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Man Arrested After Short Standoff in Topeka

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Shawnee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man following a short stand-off at an apartment complex in Topeka Wednesday afternoon. Deputies followed him to Oak Brook Apartments where they say he barricaded himself in the apartment of a family member.

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Liquor Store Clerk Holds Shoplifter at Gunpoint

Updated: 10/29/2008 - When two men tried to run from Gartner's Liquor Store with a bottle of Kentucky Deluxe, the clerk decided both weren't going to get away. She had another customer lock the door while she held one at gunpoint and called the police.

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Sedgwick County Jury Deadlocks on Convicted Killer's Sentence

Posted: 10/28/2008 - A Sedgwick County jury could not unanimously agree on a sentence for Elgin Robinson. That means he'll be sentenced to life in prison, rather than death, for the murder of 14-year old Chelsea Brooks, who was nine-months pregnant with his child.

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Police seek suspect in Ark. TV anchorwoman's death

Posted: 10/28/2008 - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police said they have information they hope will lead them to the killer of a television anchorwoman who died days after a brutal attack in her home. Police said they do not yet know the suspect's identity, and would not say what evidence they have linking the person to the attack on Anne Pressly, 26, who died Saturday.

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Police seek clues in slayings of Hudson relatives

Posted: 10/28/2008 - CHICAGO – With two crime scenes, a suspect in custody and an outraged community, Chicago's top cop said he is confident investigators will find clues to solve the deaths of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew.

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Shahid Must Pay $15,000 in Restitution to Victim's Family

Posted: 10/27/2008 - The total restitution must be paid as part of any post-release supervision or other early release. Shahid was convicted in July to almost 19-and-a-half years on a voluntary manslaughter charge and another year for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Skinheads Arrested in Plot to Kill Blacks, Obama

Updated: 10/28/2008 - Two men are under arrest on firearms charges and on charges they threatened Barack Obama. Federal authorities describe the two as neo-Nazi skinheads. Investigators say they were plotting to kill dozens of black people, including Obama.

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Juvenile Gets Probation For Raping 3-year-old

Posted: 10/27/2008 - District Judge Bill Malcolm sentenced Samuel Ratliff of Clifton to probation for his conviction on raping the 3-year-old. He was also convicted of attempting a sexual act. Malcolm also ordered Ratliff into counseling. The sentencing was last week.

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Hearing Date Set for Murder Suspect

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Deon Ross is due in court January 8th for his preliminary hearing. Ross is charged in the Oct. 12 death of 18-year old Alheli Alcantara of Topeka. Her body was found outside a Manhattan hotel.

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Hudson offers $100,000 reward for missing nephew

Posted: 10/26/2008 - CHICAGO – Jennifer Hudson and her family offered a $100,000 reward Sunday for the safe return of her missing nephew, as investigators looked for forensic evidence near the home where her mother and brother were found shot to death.

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Vacant Topeka Apartment Set on Fire

Posted: 10/26/2008 - They say a vacant apartment fire was set around 5:45 Saturday at 634 Southwest Taylor. Firefighters were able to keep the fire under control. Estimated damage is $25,000.

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Community Remembers 3-year old Shooting Victim

Posted: 10/24/2008 - About 30 people gathered outside Topeka's Cathedral Square Apartments to remember Tre'vonte Williams-Lucas. The three-year old was shot last week Friday and died the next day.

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