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Topeka's Fifth Murder Victim ID'd

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Topeka Police are searching for a man who escaped in a newer. four-door sedan after shooting and killing 50 year-old Pamela McMaster Thursday night at the Regency Inn.

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Police Investigate Stabbing Report

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Topeka Police say a person showed up at a local hospital with a stab wound. They continue to investigate the incident.

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Expert Tire Robbed, Suspect Fires Shot

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Topeka Police say a man held up the Expert Tire store at SW 21st and Fairlawn Wednesday evening. They say he fired a shot at a worker who tried to chase him. No one was hurt.

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FBI Initially Pursued Drug Dealer in Kelsey Smith Killing

Posted: 05/13/2008 - An FBI agent testified in a hearing Tuesday that tips in the abduction and murder of Kelsy Smith led them to a suspected drug dealer. However, the agent says the man wasn't a suspect for long. Edwin Hall is accused in Smith's killing.

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FBI Investigating Rebate Check Email Scams

Posted: 05/13/2008 - An email phishing scam makes use of the economic stimulus rebate checks. It tries to get people to give bank account information via a link in their email, saying it will help them get their check more quickly.

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Brother to Testify Against Brother in Nacole Winter Homicide

Updated: 05/13/2008 - Anthony Hall pleaded guilty Monday to charges of attempted second degree murder for an assault case and aiding a felong in the Nacole Winter homicide case. His brother, Christopher Hall, is accused of killing Winter. As part of the agreement, Anthony Hall will testify against Christopher Hall.

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Motions Hearing Set in Police Helicopter Case

Posted: 05/09/2008 - A motions hearing is set for May 15th in Shawnee County District Attorney Robert Hecht's lawsuit against the City of Topeka over purchases of a police helicopter and city software system.

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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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