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Deals Made in Case Involving Unrecognized Tribe

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Many members of a Kansas group claiming to be an American Indian tribe are making deals with prosecutors. They're accused of defrauding legal and illegal immigrants by claiming tribal membership conferred U.S. citizenship.

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Abducted Baby Found, Suspect Still Sought

Updated: 07/24/2008 - Police have found the baby safe and unharmed at a residence in the 3200 block of SE Humboldt. Police continue to search for the suspect, identified as Ivan Carlando Jackson by officer on the scene.

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Unrecognized Kansas Tribe Making Deals in Fraud Case

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The Kaweah tribe, which the U.S. government does not recognize, is accused of defrauding legal and illegal immigrants by claiming tribal membership conferred American citizenship.

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No Delay for Senior Slaying Suspect

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The man accused of the killing of an 85 year-old woman in May was denied a request for a delay and will face his preliminary hearing on Monday. Defense lawyers wanted more time examine evidence received two weeks ago.

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Court Dates Set for Former Firefighter, Wife in Arson Case

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Laramie and Christine McPherson are charged with deliberately burning their car to defraud an insurance company. A pretrial hearing is set for August 14th. A jury trial is scheduled to begin October 27th.

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Sentencing Delayed for Anastacio Gallardo

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Man charged with raping and impregnating an inmate at women's correctional facility east of Topeka will be sentenced later this month. He pleaded guilty last month in exchange for having one count of rape dropped.

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Police: Teens Post Video of Crimes on Net

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Teenagers apparently recorded themselves igniting a large firecracker attached to an aerosol can and breaking into a skateboard facility in Lawrence, then posting the footage on the YouTube, according to Shawnee police.

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Trial Looms for Lansing Man in Death of Pregnant Girlfriend

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Sedele Fox is charged with shooting his prenant, 20 year-old girlfriend in January, two months before she was due. he also faces of charges of setting a bomb underneath his trailer to kill her just days before the shooting.

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Boy, 12, Accused of Sex Crimes with 6-Year-Olds

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Salina police charge 12 year-old boy with sex crimes against three six year-old boys early in July. Police claim the boys knew each other prior to the incident.

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Osage County Authorities Make Prostitution Bust at Business

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The Osage Co. Sheriff's Office and KBI executed a search warrant at Foxy Lady's, 10919 S. Topeka Blvd., north of Carbondale. They arrested 59-year old Carol Breuer on charges of prostitution and promoting prostitution.

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Crawford County to Appeal Dismissal of Animal Cruelty Case

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Crawford County Attorney plans to appeal dismissal of charges against man accused of starving three dogs later found in his freezer in July 2007. The man was supposed to return four bulldogs to his ex-wife, only one was returned alive, 10 lbs. underweight.

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Prosecutors Can Pursue Death Penalty Against Hall

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Attorney's for Edwin Hall, who is accused of the 2007 murder of Kelsey Smith, had sought to have the death penalty taken off the table due to procedural errors by Johnson Co. DA Phill Kline

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Three Juveniles Arrested for Zoo Killings

Posted: 07/22/2008 - A 13 year-old and two 11 year-olds have been arrested for the killings of two cereopsis geese and two black swans at the David Traylor Zoo in Emporia last month.

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Ex-Gymnastics Coach Pleads in Child Sex Case

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Riverton man pleaded no contest to a child-sex charge and failing to register as a sex offender after prosecutors drop an aggravated indecent liberties and 3 of the 4 failure to register charges.

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Detectives Bust Kansas Motorcycle Theft Ring

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Riley County Detectives used hard work, cooperation with other agencies and a little good old fashioned luck to recover motorcycles stolen as part of a Kansas crime ring.

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Police Release Suspect Description in Purse Snatchings

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Topeka Police believe the same person is behind three purse snatchings around noon Saturday near Huntoon and Gage. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, 5'10-6' tall, 150-160 lbs.

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Attempted Robbery and Assault Leaves Two in Jail

Updated: 07/20/2008 - 2 male suspects drove up to 2 males on foot and demanded money Sunday morning. One victim was hit in the shoulder by the butt of a rifle, the victims then ran off and called police

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Suspect Restrained While Brother Testifies Against Him

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Michael Hall took the stand to testify against brother Christopher Hall. Christopher had to be restrained after becoming verbally confrontational while his brother was on the stand.

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Murder Victim's Mom Calls Killer Coward

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mother and younger sister of Josh Kalina, who was killed outside a topeka Pool Hall in April 2007 lash out at his convicted killer, who was recently sentenced to more than 20 years.

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