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Wichita officers, Kansas trooper charged in illegal gambling case

From left: Mackey, Zajkowski, Frederiksen Federal prosecutors are accusing two Wichita police officers and a gambling operator of obstruction of justice for their roles in identifying a suspected undercover officer who was investigating illegal gambling. An indictment unsealed Thursday charges polic

KAKE TV - 2018-01-19 00:54:00

Crash near Derby kills one

An accident at 10 p.m. Jan. 17 at 127th East and 79th Street South killed the driver and left his passenger with critical injuries. The site is about two miles east of High Park. An accident at 10 p.m. Jan. 17 at 127th East and 79th Street South killed the driver and left his passenger with critica

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2018-01-18 14:31:00

Wichita police arrest man in kidnapping case that ended at QuikTrip

Wichita police have arrested a man who is suspected of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint and forcing her to drive him to several locations before she escaped at an QuikTrip in Old Town. Police said a 24-year-old woman met with a stranger at around 6 p.m. Monday at a Jimmy Johns in the 500 block of Nort

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-18 17:32:00

Who's been charged in federal probe into illegal gambling in Wichita

Two former Wichita cops, one former Highway Patrol trooper, a bookie and two people who authorities say ran illegal poker games have been charged in a federal investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita that dates back to Nov. 2011. Here is who has pleaded guilty or been charged as of Thursday:

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-19 00:32:00

Two Wichita cops indicted in illegal gambling

Two Wichita police officers have been charged with obstruction with intent to facilitate an illegal gambling business. The two - Michael Zajkowski and Bruce Mackey - are charged in an indictment also naming a third defendant, Brock Wedman. The indictment accuses Wedman and "an unindicted co-conspira

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-18 22:45:00

Retired trooper accused of lying to FBI

WICHITA - Retired Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Michael Frederiksen, 52, Derby, is charged with lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita, according to U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. A criminal complaint filed in federal court claims that in 2014 while Frederiksen was still

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-01-19 07:01:00

Driver crashes van into home, causes gas leak

Homes in the 11000 block of West 17th were evacuated early Thursday after a white van hit the side of a home, rupturing a gas line. Sedgwick County Clerk Kelly Arnold said on Twitter that police knocked on his door at 3:30 a.m. and asked him to evacuate because of a gas leak at his neighbor's house.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-18 12:31:00

Derby man charged in federal case

A retired law enforcement officer was charged Jan. 18 with lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Michael Frederiksen, a 52-year-old Derby resident and former highway patrol trooper, is charged with two counts of making false stateme

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2018-01-18 23:56:00

Man convicted in one of Long Beach's worst mass killings gets life in prison

After a trial that included jailhouse recordings of two Watts gang members bragging about gunning down five people, one of the men was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday for what remains one of Long Beach's worst mass slayings. Moments before hearing his fate, 32-year-old Max Raf

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 20:54:44

Gang Member Sentenced To Life For Killing Five At Long Beach Homeless Camp

A 31-year-old gang member was sentenced today, Jan. 18, for murdering five people in a Long Beach homeless encampment in 2008, according to a L.A. County District Attorney's Office release. Max Eliseo Rafael received a life sentence in prison without parole. He and David Cruz Ponce, 37, were found

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-01-18 23:45:00

Viral video shows private security guard shooting pair of would-be robbers at Gardena 7-Eleven

A dramatic surveillance video that shows a private security guard shooting two teenagers who tried to rob a 7-Eleven in Gardena went viral this week. The footage, captured on a Saturday night late last month, shows two 16-year-old males in hoodies enter the store with their hands in their sweatshirt

LA TIMES - 2018-01-19 06:30:00

Long Beach Armed Security Guard Charged in Series of Rapes of 14 Women Working as Prostitutes

A 35-year-old Long Beach man has been arrested as the suspect in a series of at-gunpoint rapes of women working as prostitutes in the South Los Angeles and Compton area, authorities said Wednesday. Ferdinand Ervin Flowers was taken into custody about 1:30 a.m. Jan. 12, after detectives spotted him i

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:03:09

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Selling Meth, Heroin in East Long Beach

Police arrested a 53-year-old man in a parked RV on Tuesday for allegedly selling drugs following complaints by neighbors of drug trafficking and thefts of packages from doorsteps. On Tuesday, January 16 at 12:15PM, narcotic detectives served a search warrant on a parked RV in the 5900 block of Spri

LBPOST - 2018-01-18 01:01:00

Long Beach AMGEN Bike Race Changes, But Not Enough For Some

Concepts for the 2018 AMGEN Tour of California's first stage in Long Beach were unveiled last week at a stakeholders' meeting. That race has been scheduled for May 13 - Mother's Day. And the specter of a closed Shoreline Drive on the biggest restaurant day of the year brought about 60 people to the

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-01-18 14:00:00

Long Beach to Look At Homeless Day Worker Program As Bridge to Services, Getting People Off The Streets

The city of Long Beach could be taking a new approach to how it plans to help the homeless in the city as it unveiled a possible day-work program to help those on the streets get back on their feet. The proposal to examine the feasibility of such a program was brought forward by four council members

LBPOST - 2018-01-19 00:51:00

From the Archives: 1962 Studebaker Lark dropped off roof

For a 1966 Mobil television commercial, a 1962 Studebaker Lark sedan was dropped from the roof of an office building at Broadway and Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. According to Mobil, the 135-foot drop equaled a crash at 60 mph. This three-photo sequence appeared on page three of the Feb

LA TIMES - 2018-01-19 09:00:00

Police report -1-19-18; A power company employee reported a meter had been tampered with.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-01-19 00:56:19

Emanuel County student makes dean's list at BPC

One student from Emanuel County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College (BCP) in Mount Vernon for its Fall 2017 semester, announced Dr. Robert Brian, Vice President for Academic Services. The student is Austin Ray Pounds from Adrian. Qualifying students were enrolled in 12 or more ho

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:05:58

What's going on under the Gold Dome?

Pierce County's legislative delegation looks for the budget, education and rural development to be the main issues in this election year session of the Georgia General Assembly. State Representative Chad Nimmer (R, Blackshear) represents Pierce County in the House of Representatives, while Senator T

BLACKSHEAR TIMES - 2018-01-17 15:13:00

Shore sworn in as police chief

Rob Shore has been named Chief of the Metter Police Department. He was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon at Metter Depot. Shore joined Metter Police Department in October 2016, serving first as captain and then as interim chief. Chief Shore was born in Renton, Washington, and grew up in Portland, Oregon

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-17 14:48:00