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Body of missing Arkansas woman found in Oklahoma pond

ROCK ISLAND, Okla. (AP) — The body of a woman reported missing in Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been found in a pond in eastern Oklahoma and three men were arrested in connection with her death, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation....

 

Man sentenced to probation after child shoots 6-year-old

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been sentenced to a year of probation after a boy in his home shot and critically injured a 6-year-old friend last year. Rashun B. Lewis, 28, pleaded no contest in June to aggravated endangering a child. Jud...

 

Police: Man arrested for baseball bat attack in Garden City

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old man is under arrest after breaking into a Garden City home and chasing people inside while wielding a baseball bat. Police said they received a report about a man outside a home who was...

 

Wichita police investigating separate shootings over weekend

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Wichita are investigating separate shootings that happened over the weekend and wounded four people. The first shooting happened Friday night in central Wichita, when a man was shot as he stepped out of his vehicle,...

 

Man charged with manslaughter, DUI in fatal Topeka crash

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man police say was involved in a fatal crash in Topeka over the weekend has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence. Cesar Carreto Orozco, 39, was charged Tuesday in the early-morning...

 

Kansas City Black clergy group calls for US probe of police

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A group of mostly Black pastors has joined other civil rights organizations in Kansas City who are seeking a federal investigation into officer misconduct in the city's police department. Getting to the Heart of the Matter has a...

 

Wichita businessman accused of failing to pay payroll taxes

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita businessman faces more than a dozen federal counts after prosecutors accused him of failing to turn over more than $200,000 in employee payroll tax withholdings collected over nearly five years to the IRS. Jesus... Full story

 

Couple accused of reform school abuses released from prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri couple facing multiple charges of abuse against girls at a Christian reform school have been released from jail and placed on home confinement after they reported health issues. In a bond hearing on...

 

'Holy moly!': Inside Texas' fight against a ransomware hack

DALLAS (AP) — It was the start of a steamy Friday two Augusts ago when Jason Whisler settled in for a working breakfast at the Coffee Ranch restaurant in the Texas Panhandle city of Borger. The most pressing agenda item for city officials that...

 

Oklahoma police fatally shoot armed man in Duncan

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — Police in Duncan fatally shot an armed man who pointed the weapon at officers, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating the shooting. Officers responding to reports of a domestic...

 

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 men on Oklahoma interstate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man wanted in the shooting of two Arkansas men on Interstate 40 in eastern Oklahoma and a carjacking in Oklahoma City has been arrested in Dallas, according to Oklahoma City police. Lee King, 27, was arrested Thursday by...

 

Court upholds convictions in torture killing of Kansas man

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court upheld on Friday most of the convictions against a Wichita woman for torturing and killing a man in a crime that the trial judge called "horrific beyond imagination." Heidi Hillard and her husband,...

 

Teenager injured in crash while fleeing police in Atchison

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured in a crash that occurred early Friday while he was fleeing from Atchison police, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred on Main Street in Atchison while officers were...

 

Man convicted in deaths of two victims in Topeka in 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Washington County man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the beating and stabbing deaths of a Topeka woman and her cousin. Richard D. Showalter, 34, of Greenleaf, was found guilty Tuesday for his role in the...

 

Wichita police say man dies in crash while fleeing police

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old man died Wednesday in a collision while he was fleeing from police, Wichita police said. Police spokesman Charley Davidson said officers were looking for the man regarding a report of prior drug trafficking while...

 

Officials: Man shot 2-year-old as girlfriend flees attack

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials have arrested a Wichita man they accuse of kidnapping his girlfriend and her two young children, then shooting the woman's 2-year-old daughter as the woman fled when he threatened her with a knife. It happened Monday...

 

Man who apparently shot himself in standoff identified

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County authorities have identified a 43-year-old man who they say shot himself during a standoff at a motel. Police on Saturday identified the man as Ramiro Rosete Jr. He died at a hospital. The Sedgwick County...

 

KCK police investigate deaths of 2 men found in car

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, say two men found near a crashed vehicle were homicide victims. Police were called just before 5 a.m. Friday and found two men unconscious and not breathing near a vehicle that appeared to...

 

Suspect in shooting of 2 men on I-40 in Oklahoma identified

ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man suspected of shooting and injuring two men on Interstate 40 in eastern Oklahoma after they helped him when the vehicle he was driving ran out of gas. The Oklahoma State Bureau of...

 

Boston gangster cites health concerns in bid for release

BOSTON (AP) — A notorious New England gangster locked up for life for a slew of killings says his health is in peril behind bars and wants out. Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi wrote in a letter to an Oklahoma state court judge that prison medical...

 

Colorado father convicted of killing his 13-year-old son

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado father was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death in the 2012 disappearance of his 13-year-old son. Mark Redwine, 59, was indicted in 2017 in connection with the disappearance of Dylan...

 

Tulsa man admits allowing children to die in hot vehicle

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man pleaded guilty Tuesday to allowing his young daughter and son to die of heat exposure in his pickup truck while he slept after using cocaine. Dustin Dennis, 32, pleaded guilty to child neglect in federal court in...

 

2 teenage girls accused of running over woman with her car

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Two teenage girls were in custody after they stole a woman's car and ran over her as they tried to escape from a foster care facility, authorities said. The girls, aged 14 and 17, ran from the St. Francis Ministries facility in...

 

Juvenile inmates ordered removed from Oklahoma County jail

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State health officials notified the Oklahoma County Detention Center on Tuesday that all juvenile inmates must be removed from the jail by Friday after a surprise inspection found numerous deficiencies at the problem-plagued...

 

Arizona man accused of plowing truck into cyclists indicted

HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of plowing his pickup truck into a group of bicyclists taking part in a race has been indicted on aggravated assault and other charges. Shawn Michael Chock, 36, was indicted earlier this week on nine counts of...

 

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