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Police: 50-year-old man shot, killed in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in Wichita. Police identified the victim in a news release as 50-year-old Kamilu Boyede of Wichita. Officers found him dead Wednesday after a neighbor called to report that...

 

Oklahoma City police kill boy, 15, during robbery attempt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City officers fatally shot a 15-year-old boy who had tried to rob a convenience store at gunpoint, police said. Five officers opened fire on Stavian Rodriguez after he crawled out a drive-thru window of the store...

 

Missing Wichita man found fatally shot in jeep

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A missing man who was believed to be in danger has been found fatally shot in his jeep, police said. Authorities are investigating the death of Jeremy Cook as a homicide after finding his body Monday in Wichita. Police had...

 

Oklahoma City police kill boy, 15, during robbery attempt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City officers fatally shot a 15-year-old boy who had tried to rob a convenience store at gunpoint, police said. Five officers opened fire on Stavian Rodriguez after he crawled out a drive-thru window of the store...

 

Missing Wichita man found fatally shot in jeep

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A missing man who was believed to be in danger has been found fatally shot in his jeep, police said. Authorities are investigating the death of Jeremy Cook as a homicide after finding his body Monday in Wichita. Police had...

 

1 dead, 1 arrested after Arkansas City shooting

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting in south-central Kansas. Arkansas City police said in a Facebook post that officers rushed to a stretch of road around 9:30 p.m. Friday in response to the...

 

Man arrested in deadly attack at Nebraska Sonic restaurant

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities arrested a 23-year-old man in an attack at a Nebraska fast food restaurant in which two people were shot and killed, two were wounded and officers responding to a report of a possible bomb inside a moving truck in...

 

Ga. Salvation Army bell ringer thwarts charity bucket theft

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Salvation Army volunteer in southwest Georgia says he couldn't bear to stand aside after thieves snatched his donation bucket. Instead, 65-year-old Larry Adams sprang into action when someone grabbed his bucket outside the...

 

Oklahoma trio plead guilty for roles in home title scheme

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors say three Oklahoma City residents have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme in which they used fake documents and fictitious lawyers to take ownership of more than a dozen houses without the knowledge...

 

Wichita police officer arrested on misdemeanor DUI charge

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An off-duty Wichita police officer was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. Officer Cory Masterson, who has been with the department for 12 years, was assigned to the field services division,...

 

Kansas firm settles allegations it submitted false claims

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence, Kansas, engineering firm and its two top officials will pay $672,352 to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims to obtain grant federal grant funds, the U.S. attorney's office said Monday. Kal...

 

'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe accused of inhumane treatment

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Netflix's "Tiger King" star Jeff Lowe has been accused of recurring inhumane treatment and improper handling of endangered species of animals, according to a civil complaint filed Thursday. The U.S. Justice Department filed...

 

Two Oklahoma men convicted of killing children lose appeals

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday rejected appeals by two men convicted in separate murders of children. One of the convicts is under a death sentence. The court upheld the conviction and death sentence of...

 

Lawton police shoot, kill man after reported home invasion

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Lawton police officers shot and killed a man they say pointed a firearm at them following a home invasion, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported. The OSBI said in a press release the shooting happened early...

 

Kansas equity panel to recommend marked cars for police

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A commission Gov. Laura Kelly established to examine policing and other racial justice issues after George Floyd's death plans to recommend that Kansas law enforcement agencies no longer use unmarked police vehicles during...

 

Hung jury in case of man charged in killing of ex-girlfriend

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided it could not reach a verdict in the case of an Arizona man charged in the 1997 shooting and killing of his ex-girlfriend. The jury in the case of Cecilio Cruz deadlocked Friday after 10 hours of deliberation,...

 

Man pleads guilty to 2018 killing, says he had used meth

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A man with Louisiana connections has pleaded guilty to a murder charge in Mississippi. Dannie Bergeron Jr., 22, apologized to the victim's family in court, although he said he doesn't remember details about killing Tiffany...

 

Texas man sentenced for death of 2 Kansas carnival vendors

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the slayings of a Kansas couple who were killed after a carnival worker ordered their deaths as part of a fictitious carnival mafia. Rusty Frasier, 37, of...

 

Wichita police investigating fatal Sunday stabbing of man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Wichita. The incident happened around 1:20 a.m. Sunday inside a home along South Washington, police said. Officers called to the scene found a 59-year-old man with...

 

Oklahoma man charged in filming death has died in custody

JAY, Okla. (AP) — A northeast Oklahoma man accused of filming a woman's death after injecting her with methamphetamine has died in custody, authorities said. Brian Edward Anderson, 51, of Disney, was taken to a hospital in Grove, near the border...

 

Police: 1 of 2 people shot in Kansas City, Kansas, park dies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of two people shot over the weekend in a park in Kansas City, Kansas, has died, police there said. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday in Kaw Point Park, police said. Officers who arrived on the scene found...

 

Former Lawrence banker sentenced to 5 years for loan scheme

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Lawrence banker was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison for his role in a loan scheme that forced several Kansas banks to write off millions of dollars in losses. Troy Gregory, 53, of Lawrence was also...

 

Volunteer firefighter in Kansas dies in crash on way to fire

EASTON, Kan. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter died in a crash while on his way to a fire in far northeastern Kansas over the weekend, authorities there said. The crash happened Sunday in Leavenworth County near Easton, sheriff's officials told the...

 

Authorities arrest 3 suspects in 2018 slaying in Choctaw

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three people, including a 16-year-old, have been arrested as suspects in a shooting death in Choctaw more than two years ago, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. A 19-year-old, a 20-year-old and a...

 

Police say 21-year-old man fatally shot in Wichita home

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man was fatally shot inside a Wichita home this week, police there said. The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Monday in a neighborhood on the east side of the city, Wichita police said in a news release. Officers called to...

 

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