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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Man Left Money, Passenger When Fleeing Police

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Authorities say the hispanic male who ran from them during a routine traffic stop Thursday left behind money, drug paraphernalia and a female passenger inside the vehicle he also abandoned.

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Man Pleads Guilty in Armored Car Heist

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A 60-year-old St. Louis County man faces sentencing in November after a plea agreement to charges that he played a role in the theft of an armored car.

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Police Investigate Reported Rape on KSU Campus

Updated: 09/10/2008 - KMAN Radio reports that Kansas State Police are investigating a rape report. The alleged incident happened Saturday evening in the northwest area of campus, near Jardine Apartments.

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Additional Charges Filed Against Off Duty TPD Officer

Posted: 09/09/2008 - 13 News has learned additional charges have been filed against an off duty topeka police officer in connection with a shooting incident last March. Jason Judd had been charged with two counts of intentional aggravated battery in the shootings of brothers Daniel and Devin Llamas at a SW Topeka home.

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