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Police ID Victim in Early Morning Shooting

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Topeka Police say they believe they know who shot the 29 year-old Topekan Wednesday morning, but have not released his name or made an arrest yet. Victim was taken to hospital in critical condition.

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Third Man Arrested in Stabbing of 12 Year Old

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Topeka Police arrested a third suspect Monday in the stabbing of a 12-year-old that occurred on June 6. Angelo Miguel Martinez, 23, Topeka, was arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on a charge of aggravated battery.

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Shootout in Western Kansas Kills One

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Police believe the suspect entered a rural farmhouse late Monday night armed with a shotgun and opened fire, prompting another man to fire back with a handgun.

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Accused Operator in Spitzer Case to Plead Guilty

Posted: 06/09/2008 - 62-year old Mark Brener's attorney says his client has reached a plea deal, and will appear in federal court Thursday. Brener is accused of running the escort service used by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

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Topekan Sentenced on Sex Charge

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Watson admitted that from July of 2006 to December 2007 he conducted online chats with an undercover officer who was posing as a teen girl.

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Rash of Early Morning Car Thefts

Updated: 06/09/2008 - It started before 6:30 when police got a report of two vehicles missing from Northwest Rochester Road.

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Kwik Shop Robber Arrested

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Police have arrested 22-year-old Keith Burgett the third on charges of robbery and kidnapping. Police say Burgett came into the Law Enforcement Center Friday evening.

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Another Robbery in Lawrence

Posted: 06/08/2008 - Dangermond Liquor is the latest victim of what Lawrence Police are describing as a rash of similar robberies.

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Buhler Teacher to Stand Trial on Molestation Charges

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Former Buhler High School Teacher, Richard Young, 68, is accused of fondling a 15-year-old South Korean foreign exchange student. Three other men testified that Young sexually abused them as well several years ago.

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Police Release Kwik Shop Robbery Surveillance Video

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Topeka's Crimestoppers is offering a reward in a robbery to the Kwik Shop on North Topeka Boulevard June 1st. Surveillance video shows the suspect pulling a gun on the clerk and demanding money.

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Hearing Date Set for Accused Sex Offender

Posted: 06/05/2008 - 41-year old Oscar Garza will have a preliminary hearing July 25th in Shawnee County District Court. Garza is accused of indecent liberties with two different children.

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Elderly Man Stabbed

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Topeka Police say the man in his 60's was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening stab wounds. Police are investigating the incident, including where the stabbing occurred.

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Trial Date Set in Construction Workers' Death

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The 48 year-old woman accused of the hit and run deaths of two construction workers near Lawrence in 2007 will appear in court on Sept. 2nd to face charges two counts of second-degree murder.

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Charges Will Not be Filed in Goodyear Worker's Death

Posted: 06/03/2008 - Shawnee Co. DA Robert Hecht issues his report on death of Goodyear worker who'd been tased by Sheriff's deputies. Hecht says there is no evidence that deputies, AMR or Goodyear personnel acted recklessly in their dealings with 59-year old Walter Haake.

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Teacher Gets 25 Years for Abusing 8-year-old

Posted: 05/30/2008 - 36-year old Tabatha Adams was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years. She pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

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Doctor Claims Guilty Plea Coerced by Ill Wife's Indictment

Posted: 05/30/2008 - Wilbur Hilst says federal prosecutors coerced his guilty plea to charges he illegally distributed prescription drugs through an internet pharmacy. He says they offered to dismiss charges against his cancer-stricken wife.

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Man Spared Death Penalty in Murder of Pregnant Teen

Posted: 05/28/2008 - A Sedgwick County jury Wednesday recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole for Ted Burnett. The same jury convicted him of capital murder for the death of 14-year old Chelsea Brooks. Brooks was nine-months pregnant when she was killed in 2006.

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Police Search for Suspect in Connection with Two Robberies

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Junction City Police are looking for a male from surveillance footage of a Dillons that was robbed on West 6th Street Tuesday night. Police believe he may also have robbed G&T Convenience Store on South Washington Street.

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