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Kansas Doctor, Nurse Face New Indictment

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Dr. Stephen Schneider and his nurse wife, Linda Schneider, will be in court Wednesday to answer a new indictment that adds two accidental deaths tied to the Schneider Medical Clinic in Haysville.

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Man Charged with Killing Farmer

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Kenneth Wilson, 44, was charged Monday with the murder of Jeffrey Noel, a north-central Kansas farmer. Wilson's first court appearance is Wednesday.

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Man Convicted in Wichita Bar Owner's Slaying

Posted: 08/18/2008 - A jury deliberated for five hours Monday before convicting 21-year old Donovan Thompson in the June 2007 shooting death of 42-year old Teresa Hastings at Half-Time Sports Bar. Prosecutors say Hastings was shot after not allowing Thompson and several others into the bar.

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Third Wittig Trial Likely to be Postponed

Posted: 08/18/2008 - U.S. District Court Judge Julie Robinson says she'll likely have to delay a Sept. 9th trial date for former Westar execs David Wittig and Douglas Lake. She doesn't expect an appeals court ruling on whether to dismiss charges to come in time to proceed as scheduled.

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Preliminary Hearing for Nacole Winter Murder

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Christopher Hall has a preliminary hearing set for Tuesday in Shawnee County District Court. Rae Chelle Davis was Live via Twitter from the hearing with up to the minute details.

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Domestic Dispute Ends with Woman Stabbed

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Topeka Police arrested 41-year old Peter Blancas. They say he stabbed 31-year old Sarah O'Brien with a bayonet during a domestic dispute. Her injuries are not considered life threatening.

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Sentencing Next Week for July 2005 Murder

Posted: 08/18/2008 - Rashawn Anderson, the man that pleaded no contest to the 2005 murder of Christopher Carraway, will be sentenced in court next Tuesday, Aug. 26th. Carraway was shot in an altercation at Colonial Park Town Homes.

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Texting Tips to Crimestoppers

Updated: 08/18/2008 - People who want to provide authorities with confidential information about a crime now have a new way to do it, and it's right at their fingertips.

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KCK Woman Sentenced for Topeka Man's Death

Posted: 08/15/2008 - Kansas City, KS woman sentenced to 72 months for Voluntary Manslaughter relating to the August 2007 stabbing death of a Topeka man. Ray was convicted in May.

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Police Continue Search for Shooting Suspect

Posted: 08/14/2008 - Topeka Police Detectives are asking for tips from the public locating the person or persons responsible for the early morning shooting death of Rodney Jennings, 21, on July 1st.

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Woman Tricked By Pavement Scam

Posted: 08/14/2008 - A woman is out $560 after having a group top off her asphalt driveway. More than a week later, it has still not dried. She says she was taken -- by a scam.

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Kansas Program Monitors Pharmacies for Meth Abuse

Posted: 08/14/2008 - A 12-month pilot progrma called "MethShield" launches in Kansas this week. It's a web-based program for pharmacies to report sales of medications used to make meth. The KBI found 97 meth labs through July, matching the total for all of 2007.

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Trial Date Set in Whiplash Bar Murder

Posted: 08/14/2008 - 23-year old James Qualls will stand trial Oct. 27th. He's charged with second degree intentional murder in the shooting death of Josephe Beier, Jr. at the Whiplash Bar and Grill July 16th.

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More Eyes on the Roads Starting This Week

Posted: 08/14/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol and more than 100 other Kansas law enforcement agencies are on the roads in extra numbers. Their special "STEP" effort began Thursday and runs through Labor Day weekend.

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Mug Shots of Leavenworth Inmates on Display

Posted: 08/14/2008 - "Mugged: A Rogue's Gallerly of Leavenworth Penitentiary Mug Shots" opens Saturday at First City Museum in Leavenworth. The exhibit features mug shots of former inmates at the city's infamous federal facility.

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Jury Finds Self-Proclaimed Indian Chief Guilty

Posted: 08/13/2008 - A guilty verdict was given Wednesday for the man who promised members of the tribe he led that they would also become American citizens. Malcolm Webber was found guilty on six charges connected to selling memberships to the unrecognized tribe.

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Court Date Set in Murder Case

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Mario King, accused of killing Timothy Lister July 5th, will be back in court Aug. 21st. The date was set Wednesday during a docket hearing.

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Man Sentence to 23 Years for Topeka Home Invasion

Posted: 08/13/2008 - 44-year old Ernest Taylor was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Prosecutors say he cut a screen to get into a woman's home while she was there, threatened to shoot her, and stole several coins.

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Trial Date Set for Two Accused in Topeka Murder

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Corkey Williams and Drake Kettler will stand trial Sept. 8th for the murder of James Dyer, Jr. last year. Both were bound over following a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

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Prosecutors: Cyber Law Applies to Missouri Suicide Case

Posted: 08/12/2008 - Prosecutors say a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act applies to the case of a Missouri woman charged in a MySpace hoax that allegedly led to a teen's suicide. The statute used to indict Lori Drew usually applies to hackers who illegally access account information.

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Topeka Man Gets More Than 2 Years in Teen Hunting Death

Posted: 08/12/2008 - 57-year old Theron Thomas Kent was sentenced Tuesday to two years, eight months in prison for the December shooting death of 18-year old Beau Arndt. Arndt was hunting with friends when he was killed by a rifle shot from the road.

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