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No charges in police shooting of Black man in Kansas City

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City police officer who shot and killed a Black man last year will not be charged in the death, the Jackson County prosecutor announced. Donnie Sanders, 47, was shot in an alley on March 12, 2020. The officer, whose...

 

Police: Driver arrested in deadly crash in north Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A driver whom police believe caused a deadly two-car crash in northeastern Wichita has been arrested, officials said. Police arrested Luis Ramos-Tafolla, 28, on suspicion of vehicular homicide, drunken driving, reckless...

 

Sedgwick County deputy arrested in contraband probe

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A deputy from the Sedgwick County Jail has been arrested after an investigation into contraband being brought into the jail, Sheriff Jeff Eastern said Tuesday. An investigation began last week after the sheriff's office...

 
 By SEAN MURPHY    Regional    February 28, 2021 

10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could get new trials

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state's prisoners condemned to die, could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning criminal jurisdiction in Indian...

 

Kansas man charged after driving into lake with mother

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old Kansas man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly driving a vehicle into Lone Star Lake with his mother inside. Jeremy S. Williams of Lawrence made his first court appearance Friday where he was...

 

Former Thunder employee charged in US Capitol invasion

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former employee of the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team is facing federal charges for allegedly storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Danielle Nicole Doyle, 37, is charged in a four-count criminal complaint with knowingly...

 

2 teens dead after shootout, short police chase in Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Police in eastern Oklahoma shot and killed a 17-year-old girl, and a 17-year-old boy died of a self-inflicted gunshot following a short chase, authorities said Monday. Muskogee Police said in a press release that officers...

 

Salina man arrested after father dies from being battered

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A Salina man has been arrested after his father died from injuries he suffered after he allegedly was battered by his son, police said Monday. Chad Eric Jones, 48, was jailed on possible charges of first-degree murder,...

 

1 arrested, another suspect still sought in Salina homicide

A man who police accuse of helping a suspect in a Salina woman's killing has been arrested, Saline police said Monday. Clarence Darryl Brown, 34, faces possible charges of aiding and abetting first-degree murder, criminal solicitation and...

 

Chief: Shooting of 3 Kansas police officers was not a trap

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A shooting that injured three Wichita police officers during the weekend was caused by "very unusual" circumstances but was not the result of a premeditated trap, Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said Monday. James Hathorn, 46, and...

 

Death-row inmate's supporters petition to spare his life

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 100 supporters of an Oklahoma death row inmate marched to the state's Pardon and Parole Board Thursday and delivered a petition with more than 6 million signatures. The group that included local clergy and the...

 

Teenager boy arrested after man stabbed to death in Newton

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in Newton, police said Friday. The teenager was pulled over Thursday night because he was driving erratically, city spokeswoman Erin McDaniel said. He told...

 

Oklahoma man released early from prison accused in 3 deaths

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who had been released early from prison in January as part of a mass commutation effort is now accused of three killings, including the death of a neighbor whose heart he cut out, authorities said. A judge...

 

Woman found shot to death inside car in Salina

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Salina police are investigating the shooting death of a woman as a homicide. Officers responded Tuesday to a report of gunfire and someone screaming. They found Courtney Ann Hoffman, 36, dead inside a vehicle. Police detectives...

 

5 officers, deputies cleared in 2019 killing of Wichita man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County's top prosecutor has cleared five Wichita officers and county sheriff's deputies of wrongdoing in the fatal 2019 shooting of a Wichita man outside his home. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said...

 

Police seek suspect in apparent road rage shooting in Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Kansas are seeking a man suspected of shooting a woman in what investigators called a road rage incident on Interstate 70 south of Manhattan. Deputies were called to the stretch of I-70 around...

 

City probe faults overall police treatment of Elijah McClain

DENVER (AP) — The results of an investigation into the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain in suburban Denver released Monday criticizes how police handled the entire incident, faulting officers for their quick, aggressive treatment of the 23-year-old...

 

Family alleges botched 911 call caused Kansas woman's death

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — The family of a Kansas woman who died after collapsing at her home is suing the Kansas City, Missouri, police and fire departments, alleging 911 dispatchers took too long to send an ambulance after the woman's...

 

Man arrested in New Year's party fatal shooting in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested a man on suspicion of fatally shooting another man during a New Year's party in Wichita. Deajuan Smith, 22, of Wichita, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Jan. 1 death of...

 

Man charged in 2017 shooting of 3-year-old Kansas City boy

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was charged Wednesday in a 2017 shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy and injured the child's father and uncle. Derrick Wren Jr., 28, was charged with second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and two...

 

Woman charged in Capitol melee says Proud Boys recruited her

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — An Arizona woman charged in the Jan. 6 onslaught of the U.S. Capitol bragged in a Snapchat video that she was recently recruited by a Kansas City chapter of the Proud Boys, a neofascist organization that describes itself...

 

Topeka police say Monday night shooting leaves 1 dead

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been shot to death in a commercial district parking lot on the south side of Topeka, police there said. Officers were called to the area around 11:30 p.m. Monday for reports of gunshots and found a man in the lot...

 

Oklahoma's jail mortality rate ranks second in nation

According to a Reuters News investigation published last October, 148 inmates housed in Oklahoma’s 11 largest county jails died from 2009 through 2019. The jails combined had an average annual mortality rate of 2.16 deaths per 1,000 inmates, the se...

 

Kansas newspaper wins lawsuit over release of police videos

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas newspaper can have access to videos shot by Wichita Police body cameras in two high-profile incidents, a judge ruled last week. The ruling came more than three years after The Wichita Eagle requested copies of the...

 

Two dead, one critically hurt in rural Kansas shooting

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — Two people have died and a third person was critically hurt in a rural shooting a few miles northwest of Lawrence on Saturday. Douglas County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Jenn Hethcoat said Sunday that a man who was...

 

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