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Business Scammed out of Laptop Computers

Posted: 05/09/2008 - F3 Computers tells Topeka Police it sold two laptops to someone who came in with a purchase order that appeared to be from a state agency. Turns out, the purchase order was a fake.

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Deputies Arrest Three in Burglaries at Holton Country Club

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Three men face 11 counts of burglary and six counts of felony theft for a string of burglaries at Holton Country Club in March. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says victims can come to the Sheriff's Office at 1 pm Tuesday to identify their property.

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Facebook Strikes Deal with States to Improve Safety

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Kansas AG Steve Six announced a safety agreement with social networking site Facebook Thursday. Under the deal, Facebook will provide warning messages for children and monitor age changes to profiles.

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Boyfriend of Woman in Bathroom Heads to Court

Posted: 05/07/2008 - The man whose girlfriend stayed in the bathroom so long she became stuck to the seat heads to court Wednesday on charges of mistreatment of a dependent adult for which he could get one year and a $2,500 fine

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Topeka Prayer Meeting Ends with Commitment to Mentoring

Posted: 05/06/2008 - Topeka men dedicated to taking a stand against recent violence met at El Shaddai Church of God in Christ Tuesday night. They agreed to commit to mentoring young people through already established organizations.

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KBI Releases New Pictures in 35-Year Old Case

Posted: 05/06/2008 - A body found in April of 1973 in Anderson County, Kansas has never been identified. The KBI hopes releasing a facial reconstruction of the victim can help them learn his identity.

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KS Supreme Court Limits Tiller Grand Jury

Posted: 05/06/2008 - While the Court said that petition-convened Grand Juries were allowed, they did not give the grand jury unlimited power. The subpoenas issued by the grand jury in dispute in the case were not quashed, but the matter was returned to the lower court.

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Lawrence Man Killed in Hit and Run Named

Posted: 05/06/2008 - Police have identified the suspect, a 22 year-old man, accused of hitting and killing Thomas Crum with his SUV while Crum was driving home from his sixtieth birthday party this weekend.

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Montara Break-in Leads to Car Chase

Updated: 05/04/2008 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's office was sent on a car chase this Saturday afternoon in the Montara area. The two men got away.The woman is being questioned at the Sheriff's office. Charges against her are pending.

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Tougher Penalties for Helping in Prison Escapes

Posted: 05/02/2008 - Any state corrections employee or volunteer who helps a prisoner escape would go to prison too.. under a bill approved Friday in the Kansas House. The bill was sparked by volunteer Toby Young's assistance in helping John Manard get loose from Lansing Correctional.

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Manhattan Drug Sweep Nets Ten

Posted: 05/01/2008 - Officers from three Kansas counties and the KBI team up to to arrest ten people Thursday morning as part of an investigation into the sale of marijuana and crack cocaine in Riley county.

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Chief Justice Roberts at KU

Updated: 04/30/2008 - Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at the University of Kansas, tells a Lawrence audience why the Constitution shouldn't be described as "living or dead."

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Have You Seen This Van?

Posted: 04/29/2008 - This week's featured Hot Wheels vehicle was stolen sometime between 4:30 p.m. April 17 and 4:30 a.m. April 28 in the 2100 block of SW Potomac, Topeka. The van should stand out with New Orleans Saints paraphernalia on the flag, front tag and back window.

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Crimestoppers Focuses on School Programs

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Crimestoppers USA is holding its Midwest Training Conference in Topeka this week. One focus for the organization is expanding its programs in schools.

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Accused Store Manager Killer's Trial Began

Updated: 04/29/2008 - The first-degree murder trial begins for the first of three suspects in the killing of the store manager of the Bonner Springs' Dollar General store in 2005.

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Jewish Convert Pleads to Stealing Dead Vet's Identity

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Lakewood, N.J., man sentenced to a year and a day for applying for a passport in Wichita under a false name and identity which he had taken from a dead Navy veteran. Rabbi claims he assumed the name after converting to Judaism so he could travel to Israel.

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Police ID Topekan Killed Driving Through Town

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Topeka Police identified the victim of the city's third homicide as 25 year-old David Wakes of Topeka. Wakes was killed while traveling south on Michigan Sunday. Police believe the shots came from another vehicle and are asking the public for information.

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Kansan Convicted in Beating Death of Dad

Posted: 04/25/2008 - The case was declared a mistrial in January. But Friday a jury in McPherson found Jeffrey Nelson guilty of beating his stepfather to death with an aluminum baseball bat one year ago.

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13 Year Old Charged in KCK Murder

Posted: 04/25/2008 - Wyandotte County's District Attorney says he's filed first-degree murder charges against the teen.. in last Saturday's slaying of a 47 year old Kansas City, Kansas man. They plan to try him as an adult.

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KCK Teen Gets Life for 2 Year-Old's Death

Posted: 04/25/2008 - A judge sentences Daniel Perez Jr. to life in prison for shooting and killing a two-year old in her grandparents home even after the judge notes that Perez did not intend to shoot the girl and prayed before firing that the bullets would not strike the wrong person.

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Pill Mill Doc Back Home

Posted: 04/25/2008 - Dr. Stephen Schneider, who, along with his wife, is accused of running a pill mill linked to over 50 deaths, returns home after posting more than a $300,000 bond, will also forfeit more than $2 million in assets if he violates the terms of his release.

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Darryln Johnson Looking for New Attorney

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Former youth mentor Darryln Johnson's attorney, John Ambrosio, withdrew from the case Thursday. Johnson claims a drug charge he pleaded down from overlaps a federal case in which he's currently serving time.

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