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Rio Rancho girl found dead in her home was on bloody sheets

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Court documents say a 6-year-old girl found dead in her Rio Rancho home last weekend was discovered on bloody sheets with marijuana and medications near her body. Rio Rancho police say they're investigating the death as a...

 

Manslaughter charge dismissed against Oklahoma sheriff

ENID, Okla. (AP) — A manslaughter charge has been dismissed against an Oklahoma sheriff for the death of an inmate who was confined in a restraining chair for more than two days. The charge against Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles was dismissed...

 

Oklahoma woman wanted on murder charge arrested in Arkansas

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police say an Oklahoma woman wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing in Tulsa nearly a year ago has been arrested in central Arkansas. Tulsa police Sgt. Dave Walker says 42-year-old Beverly Nichols is in the Pulaski County...

 

Convicted ex-volunteer Oklahoma deputy cancels speech

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma volunteer deputy who was convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man has canceled a planned speaking engagement to a criminal justice reform group amid complaints about his appearance. The Tulsa...

 

Manslaughter charge dismissed against Oklahoma sheriff

ENID, Okla. (AP) — A manslaughter charge has been dismissed against an Oklahoma sheriff for the death of an inmate who was confined in a restraining chair for more than two days. The charge against Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles was dismissed...

 

Teen arrested in connection with death of Oklahoma cyclist

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa say a teenager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a cyclist. Tulsa Police Department Sgt. Dave Walker says the 17-year-old suspect was arrested on Friday after investigators served a...

 

Oklahoma City police fatally shoot man who pointed gun

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say an officer fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at him as he responded to a disturbance at a convenience store. Police Capt. Bo Matthews says the shooting happened shortly before 1 a.m. Monday....

 

Inmate repeatedly stabbed at Lawton Correctional Facility

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials say an inmate remains hospitalized after being stabbed at a facility in the southwestern part of the state. Officials say 36-year-old James Bever was stabbed Saturday at Lawton Correctional Facility....

 

Fired white officer indicted in fatal shooting of Kansas man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fired white Kansas police officer has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a black man last year while investigating a domestic dispute, prosecutors announced Monday. Matthew Harrington, 25, made his first court...

 

Kansas couple says hospital billing scheme spread to others

MISSION HILLS, Kan. (AP) — A $90 million billing scheme found last year at a rural Missouri hospital spread to as many as 10 other hospitals, according to lawsuit filed by a couple from suburban Kansas City. James and Phyllis Shaffer are suing...

 

New nitrogen execution protocol unfinished in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has missed a self-imposed deadline to finish creating a new execution protocol involving nitrogen gas, and it's unclear when executions will resume in the state. Attorney General Mike Hunter and Department of Correctio...

 

Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he likely won't...

 

Family of black man shot by Kansas deputy files lawsuit

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man who was shot in the back following a police chase in Kansas has filed a lawsuit alleging he was beaten by officers while he lay dying from a gunshot wound. The lawsuit filed Thursday in...

 

Woman faces 2 murder counts in death of pregnant woman

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City woman is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the June deaths of a woman and the victim's unborn child. The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte County, Kansas, prosecutors announced...

 

Man who shot Kansas tax employee gets 14 years in prison

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who owed about $400,000 in taxes who was convicted of shooting and wounding a Wichita tax agent has been sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison. Television station KWCH reports that Ricky Wirths was sentenced Thursday....

 

Kansas attorney pleads guilty to evading federal income tax

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — A Leawood lawyer has pleaded guilty to evading federal income taxes. David Mandelbaum admitted in his plea Wednesday that he hid income and assets from the Internal Revenue Service for five years. He owed about $132,000 in...

 

Kansas man sentenced in 2016 killing in Neodesha

NEODESHA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for a 2016 death in Neodesha. The Kansas Attorney General's office says 37-year-old DeJay Lynn Schlegel, of Neodesha, was sentenced Wednesday in the December...

 

The Latest: Compound incident called anti-Muslim propaganda

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 4 p.m. A representative of a New York mosque says the raid of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico is being used as propaganda...

 

Grandfather: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert that has been the focus of investigators for the past...

 
 By LAUREN FOX    Regional    August 10, 2018

Kansas woman reflects on helping inmate escape 12 years ago

LANSING, Kan. (AP) — On Feb. 12, 2006, Toby Young drove her white cargo van through Lansing prison's final gate and then asked out loud: "Are you in here?" In the back of the van were stray dogs ready for adoption. They had been trained by inmates...

 

Texan, 30, gets life in prison for drugging, molesting girls

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 30-year-old South Texas man must serve life in federal prison for a child pornography case involving girls who said they were drugged and sexually assaulted. Matthew Joseph Lucio of Corpus Christi was sentenced...

 

Oklahoma prosecutor seeks death penalty for Texas man

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed court documents saying he will seek the death penalty for a Texas man in the stomping death of an acquaintance. Court records show Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn filed a bill...

 

Tulsa police say man fatally shot after entering motel room

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police say a man was fatally shot after walking uninvited into another man's motel room. Sgt. Dave Walker says police were called to the Super 8 Motel in southeast Tulsa about 7:45 p.m. Thursday man a man who said he had shot...

 

Authorities: Car in river murder case stolen in Missouri

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a car that was driven into the Kansas River, killing one child, was stolen from a central Missouri town. Monroe County Sheriff's Sgt. Tony Coleman says the vehicle was stolen Friday from a rural...

 

Questions raised about timing of New Mexico compound search

AMALIA, N.M. (AP) — A property owner questioned Friday why authorities did not search a squalid New Mexico compound sooner for a missing boy, saying he told them in late spring that he had met the child's father at the site and that the man was...

 

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