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Topeka police investigate shooting on Saturday in North Topeka

Police officers are investigating the shooting of a man in North Topeka after reports of multiple gunshots on Saturday night. Sgt. Joey Schulmeister said the victim was shot in the leg on the southeast corner of St. John and Central at about 6:46 p.m. and suffered injuries believed not to be life-th

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 02:35:13

Topeka police investigates overnight kidnapping

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka police are searching for two suspects accused of kidnapping a man at gunpoint and then stealing his car. Investigators say the victim was near SW Huntoon St. and Gage Blvd. when two men pointed a gun at him. They then forced the victim to drive them to the area near De

WIBW - 2018-01-21 12:24:00

Topeka Police looking for suspects after robbery, kidnapping

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police are investigating an aggravated robbery and kidnapping that happened in west Topeka. It happened around 12:30, near Huntoon and Gage. Police say a victim said two males pointed a gun at him and forced him to drive them to an area near Deer Creek Park. The victim w

KSNT - 2018-01-21 07:53:04

Cirque du Soleil Crystal performers eager to take to Topeka ice

Cirque du Soleil Crystal is a show unlike anything the company has tried before. At its core, its acrobatics meets ice skating - but true to Cirque du Soleil's reputation, it goes above and beyond any traditional ice skating show. Cirque announced the show in September 2017, and debuted in Quebec Ci

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 06:31:48

ARTSConnect Topeka accepting applications for annual grant program until Feb. 5

For its third year, ARTSConnect Topeka is accepting applications for its annual TopArts Grant program, funded by the city of Topeka. Each year more than 100 applications are submitted, and director Sarah Fizell and her team decide how to allocate their $30,000 worth of funding. "We track the applica

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 06:30:31

Topeka leaders share thoughts on rise in homicides

Twelve local leaders share their thoughts about the high volume of homicides in Topeka, as well as what can be done to end the violence. Jim McCollough, executive director of the Topeka Center for Peace and Justice 2017 was a devastating year for the city of Topeka and Shawnee County. Though we can

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 06:01:40

How do we fix Topeka's homicide problem? In essays, local leaders see solutions, point to 'collective responsibility'

The scene repeated itself dozens of times last year in Topeka: Red and blue emergency lights blare and flash, black and yellow police tape is strung up, family members are notified of their loved one's death. As shock subsides, grief sets in. Thirty people died from homicide in 2017 in Topeka, the m

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 06:01:00

Josh Rouse: Kansas has plenty of heated docks to try

This week, I received an email from Elmer Hedrick, 82, of Shawnee. Elmer says he gets The Topeka Capital-Journal from his sister-in-law in Emporia and read a recent column of mine on ice fishing and heated docks. He enjoys crappie fishing but didn't much like the idea of ice fishing in the cold. How

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 22:56:43

BREAKING: Two killed in overnight shootings in central and east Fort Myers

Two people were killed overnight in separate shootings in Lee County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death at the Palm Beach Motel. According to a Lee County Sheriff's Office news release: Officers responded to a call from the motel at 4719 Palm Beach Boulevard at about

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-20 13:20:33

1 dead, 1 critically hurt in morning shooting

Police investigate a shooting in the 1200 block of Lillie Street on Saturday, January 20, 2017. One woman died and another was critically hurt. FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Fort Wayne police are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead and another critically hurt. Officers responded to the 1

WANE-TV - 2018-01-20 13:48:21

Manhunt Underway in Tice Community

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Manhunt is currently underway in the Tice community. Deputies are searching in the area of Howard Street and Ortiz Avenue. Howard Street is completely blocked off as as Sheriffs and K-9 Units are on scene. Traffic on Ortiz avenue is slowly moving at this time. A FOX 4 reporter i

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 20:02:08

Hundreds gather for Women's March in Naples

NAPLES, Fla. - The Women's March in Naples brought huge crowds to the streets of Downtown Naples. Different organizations came together to commemorate the anniversary of the first march. One woman helped bring it all together. The woman in question is Karynn Cavero, on of the founders of Collier Fr

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-21 07:35:47

Woman breaks into home, climbs through window

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples woman was arrested for breaking into an unoccupied home and stealing $200. It happened earlier this month at a home located on Cypress Lane in Naples. Residents of the home told deputies that when they returned from work, they found the front door open and a window ajar, the

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 22:56:33

Multiple arrests made in Fort Myers Shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Four people were arrested in connection to a shooting that left one person injured. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon just before 4:30 p.m. at the Corner of Broadburst Loop and Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers. Three juveniles and 18-year-old Keevon Clark were arrested. They

FOX4NOW.COM

Deputies capture swine, searching for owner

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County Deputies wrangled in a wandering hog, Saturday morning. He was found loose in the area of 51 st W and Olive Ave N in Lehigh Acres. Sgt. Drum with LCSO was able to capture the swine and turned it over to their Agricultural Unit. Deputies are now searching for the owner

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 17:33:05

Thousands come out in support of Naples Women's March

On Saturday, thousands of women took to the streets in the U.S. in protest. There were 670 marches scheduled from coast to coast. Many of the marches say they were supporting female empowerment, equality and the "me, too" movement. It was a nation-wide movement that even reached Southwest Florida. T

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-21 02:58:03

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK...

Age: 32 Description: Black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 195 pounds. Black hair and brown eyes. Charges: Wanted on an indictment warrant for second-degree burglary and persistent felony offender, first degree. Cain is believed to be in the Princeton area. Anyone with information can contact police by

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Mayfield man charged with meth possession

On Saturday, McCracken County sheriff's deputies received a tip that a drug transaction was in progress at a Five Star gas station on Lone Oak Road. Deputies located the vehicle in question, a white 2006 Ford pickup, and conducted a traffic stop. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine insi

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Tug-boat explosion kills 3, injures 6 in Marshall County

CALVERT CITY, KY (WAVE) - Three people were killed and numerous others were injured after an explosion inside a docked tug-boat on Friday morning. Kentucky State Police said the call came in to Marshall County dispatch at 9:17 a.m.. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene and six others with

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-19 21:13:35

Tennessee River Tug Boat Explosion Leaves 3 Dead: Police

A tug-boat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky left three people dead and injured several others, according to Kentucky State Police. The Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion at 9:17 a.m. and numerous departments responded to the scene. According to state police,

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:49:24