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Cemetery Co-Owner Charged With $800,000 Fund Theft

Updated: 03/20/2009 - Reno County District Attorney Keith Schroeder said Sharon McDonough was arrested late Thursday and charged with 16 counts of theft. Schroeder said McDonough, the co-owner of Fairlawn Burial Park, posted a $50,000 bond Thursday night.

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Topeka Schools Raise More than $48,000

Updated: 03/20/2009 - Fourteen local schools joined together to help raise more than $40,000 for the Topeka School Fund. A meeting was held Thursday where a $48,000 check was presented to the Topeka School Fund.

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Senate Committee Approves Kelsey Smith Act

Updated: 03/20/2009 - The Senate approved a law Thursday requiring cell phone companies to give law enforcement information on cell phone locations. The bill, known as the Kelsey Smith Act, was inspired by the teen, whose body was found using pings from her cell phone.

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Former Mayor's Record Expunged

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Former mayor and convicted felon, Doug Wright, is now free to pursue a teaching career in Kansas. Division Two Judge Richard Anderson ruled Thursday to expunge Wright's record.

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Missing Perry Man's Body Found

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Shawn Fowler's body was discovered Thursday in the Delaware River just south of Fowler's home in Williamstown.

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CPR Skills Can Save Lives

Updated: 03/19/2009 - CPR can provide oxygen and compression to the heart until emergency help arrives. Health officials say it's more important than every to learn this life-saving skill.

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Man Charged For Pot Cookies

Updated: 03/19/2009 - A plan to stash more than 200 pounds of marijuana in a shipment of cookies leads to federal drug charges.

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Mayors Delivers Meals for a Day

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties hosted Mayors for Meals Day as part of their March for Meals campaign March 18 and 19.

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Overland Park Man Faces Bigamy Charges

Updated: 03/19/2009 - An Overland Park man faces a bigamy charge after allegedly being married to two women who lived in the same apartment complex.

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Robbery Suspect Could be Identified by Tattoo

Updated: 03/19/2009 - The victim of a March 14th armed robbery described the man who robbed him, and a tattoo the man had on his right hand between the thumb and finger.

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State Senate Passes Sex Predator Law

Updated: 03/19/2009 - State senators approve a bill limiting the number of violent sexual predators that can be housed in a single county while they're waiting to be released from custody.

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200+ Pounds of Marijuana Hidden Among Cookies

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Three men who were arrested in Kansas City, Kan., have been indicted on charges of possessing more than 200 pounds of marijuana that investigators found hidden among boxes of cookies, Acting U.S. Attorney Marietta Parker said Thursday.

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Topeka Man Charged With Crimes Against Child

Updated: 05/15/2009 - Terrell Lee Williams Jr., 20, of Topeka, is charged with one count aggravated indecent liberties with a child 14-15 years of age and two counts of criminal sodomy with a child 14-15 years of age.

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Senate Approves Graduated Drivers License Changes

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Thursday's approval now sends the DL bill to the Governor's desk. Proponents say Kansas teens need more training behind the wheel before receiving their unrestricted licenses.

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