More Headlines

Dodge City Infant's Death Ruled Accidental

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Dodge City Police investigators determine the fall which killed a three month-old baby in Dodge City was an accident. No charges will be filed.

Read More

Man Faces 79 Sex Counts in Attacks on Girl

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A Topeka-area man has been bound over for trial 68 counts of rape and 11 counts of sodomy stemming from attacks over five years on an alleged victim who is now 18. A Riley County judge set a September 29th arraignment for Ben Hinchsliff, formerly of Manhattan. Prosecutors said Hinchsliff had contact with the girl at least once a month.

Read More

Life for Kelsey Smith's Killer

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Edwin Hall, who pleaded guilty to the 2007 kidnapping, rape, and murder of 18 year-old Kelsey Smith, was sentenced to life in prison in a Johnson Co. Courtroom

Read More

Kleypas Re-Sentenced to Death

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Legal arguments over capitol punishment set his earlier death sentence aside, but it's been reimposed by a Wyandotte County District Court jury.

Read More

Topeka Man to Serve More than 5 Years in Fed. Prison

Posted: 09/15/2008 - 39-year-old Terry Carr of Topeka is sentenced to more than five years in federal prison on drug trafficking and firearm charges. He pleaded guilty to the charges in August 2007. He was arrested in 2006.

Read More

Ex-Teacher Gets 51-Month Sentence for Child Porn

Posted: 09/15/2008 - 58-year old Davis Hazlett of Olathe was sentenced to 51 months in prison on charges stemming from an online chat with two minor girls in 2003. Prosecutors say Hazlett posed as a boy and convinced the girls to undress in front of their web cam.

Read More

Closing Arguments in Kleypas Resentencing

Posted: 09/15/2008 - A jury is deliberating whether Gary Kleypas should be sentenced to death for the 1997 killing of 20-year old college student Carrie Williams. Kleypas was previously sentenced to death, but the Kansas Supreme Court overturned it due to flaws in jury instruction.

Read More

Topeka UMB Bank Robbed, Another Heist Attempted

Posted: 09/15/2008 - One Topeka bank was robbed while an attempt was made on another Monday morning. Police say one man made off with an undisclosed amount of money from the UMB Bank on Topeka Blvd.

Read More

Trial Date Set For Man Charged with Shooting at Whiplash Bar

Posted: 09/12/2008 - James Qualls, the man charged with the murder of Joseph Beier Jr. at the Whiplash Bar in Topeka July 16th has his trial set for November 10th. Qualls turned himself in to authorities July 31st. He is charged with 2nd degree murder.

Read More

All-White Jury Sworn In For O.J. Trial

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Defense lawyers in O. J.'s trial have lost their battle to include two African-American women on the jury in the kidnapping and robbery case.

Read More

Topeka Man Heading Back to Prison On Gun Charges

Posted: 09/12/2008 - A 31-year-old Topeka man will serve six years in federal prison for possessing a firearm after a felony conviction. That conviction came in 1994 after he accidentally caused the death of his friend, then 17-year-old Donelle Frye.

Read More

Topeka Police Investigate Home Invasion

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating an incident where four people broke into a man's house looking for a former resident. They assaulted him and took some of his possessions. They fled in a mid-90's white over red or maroon older model full size car.

Read More

Hearing Continues in Multiple Rape Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Ben Hinchsliff's preliminary hearing began Thursday. It will continue September 23rd. Hinchsliff is charged with 68 counts of rape.

Read More

Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Christopher Wilson, 33, pleaded guilty in federal court to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers.

Read More

Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A 33-year-old pleads guilty to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers. He allegedly knew his co-worker was taking the goods from 1999 through 2003 and putting them up for sale.

Read More

Topeka Police Ask For Help Solving Eight-Year-Old Murder Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police are asking the the public's help solving a murder case from 2000. Stephanie Shields was struck by bullets when someone fired shots into the apartment at 2954 SE Highland Court. she and her boyfriend were visiting.

Read More

Topeka Teen Arrested After Police Chase

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police arrested a seventeen year-old who they say fled from them overnight. They stopped him after he crashed his car at Huntoon and Fairlawn. He was booked into the Juvenile Department of Corrections.

Read More

Ex-Arson Investigator Sentenced in Teen Sex Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Former Kansas state fire investigator, Richard Blevins, is sentenced to more than 2 and a half years in prison for indecent solicitation of a child under the age of 14.

Read More

Wheaton Man Arrested for Making Drugs

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Two northeast Kansas Sheriff's Offices teamed up to bust a drug operation. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office assisted the Marshall County Sheriff's Office Tuesday execute a search warrant at a home in Wheaton, Kan.

Read More

Topeka Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Topeka man sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for selling methamphetamines. He pleaded guilty to five charges in April. His co-defendant will be sentenced later this month on similar charges.

Read More

Lyon County Police Chase Ends With Arrests

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Vehicle ran from Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy near Emporia when he tried to stop the car that was reported stolen. The driver of the car eventually lost control near Olpe and deputies were able to arrest the three people in the car.

Read More

Two Arrested in Connection with Topeka Shooting

Posted: 09/10/2008 - George Anthony, 20, and Dwayne McCoy, 18, were arrested Tuesday after allegedly fleeing the scene of a shooting in the 1400 block of NE Quincy, Topeka.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.