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Police investigating after body found near downtown Topeka

Police lights (KSN File Photo) TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police are investigating after a body was found in an alley near downtown Topeka. Police said they responded to the report around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon in the 600 block of SW 8th Street, just west of Topeka Blvd. The cause of death is

KSN.COM - 2018-01-17 21:51:07

On-the-ground investigation into cause of Lawrence hotel fire delayed

Fire investigators have not yet been able to safely enter the scene to begin their on-the-ground investigation of the blaze that destroyed the Americas Best Value Inn. A cause has not yet been determined, and the process is moving slowly, Fire Division Chief James King said late Wednesday. He said

LJWORLD - 2018-01-17 17:31:59

TPD: Body found near downtown, may have froze to death

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Topeka Police Dept is investigating the death of an elderly man whose body was found near downtown Topeka. They say his body was discovered in a field near the intersection of 8th and Tyler, a couple of blocks away from both Topeka High School and the Kansas Statehouse. Pol

WIBW - 2018-01-17 23:15:00

Kansas City, KS woman dies in Westwood crash - KCTV5

A 67-year-old Kansas City, KS woman has died after a wreck Wednesday morning in Westwood. Police said the woman was found about 6 a.m. in her car north of the KU Dialysis center, 4720 Rainbow Blvd. Officers said the car appeared to have come from the area of the dialysis center parking lot, across t

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-17 21:45:00

1 arrested, 1 on the loose following police pursuit that stretched from Kansas City to KCK

Police in Kansas City have one man in custody, but are looking for at least one more person following a chase that ended up in Kansas City, KS. Around 8:30 p.m., police began to chase at least two people in a car who were wanted in a strong armed robbery that happened just north of Barry Road on Nor

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-18 06:02:00

Lawrence motel a total loss after massive fire, 4 reported injured

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) - A Lawrence motel is reported to be a total loss after crews spent more than 12 hours fighting the destructive fire in sub-zero temperatures. Fire crews began battling the fire just before noon on Monday at the Americas Best Value Inn located at 515 McDonald Drive. The divisio

KSNT - 2018-01-16 17:05:55

TPD's internal review of White shooting expected this week

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A decision is expected as soon as Thursday on whether two Topeka Police Dept. officers violated any use of force department regulations stemming from the officer-involved shooting of Dominique White last September. TPD Chief Bill Cochran told 13 NEWS if the results of their int

WIBW - 2018-01-18 01:07:00

Accused identity thief arrested in Jackson County

A Topeka man was arrested on Monday in Holton on drug and identity theft charges following a traffic stop. According to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, a Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a vehicle allegedly driven by 47-year-old Vaughn Cortez Schnegelsiepen of Topeka. The deputy noticed the

WIBWNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 10:35:51

Inmate Fails to Return to Casper Re-Entry Center

The Natrona County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man who did not return to the Casper Re-Entry Center as required on Tuesday. Wade Bates, 27, was supposed to be attending class at Casper College, according to Investigator David Hulshizer. Bates wasn't at the college,

K2RADIO.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Report: Wyoming counties owed $42 million in unpaid mineral taxes

Wyoming's bust hit schools and counties particularly hard. Losses came from fewer students filling chairs, fewer shoppers in local stores and fewer workers in oil and gas fields and coal mines. But often overlooked during a budget crisis is unpaid taxes by the very companies hit hardest by a bust. A

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 03:00:00

Well-known Mexican recorder artist to play in Casper

Like most people, Horacio Franco first played the recorder in a junior high music class. He learned to read music while rehearsing simple songs. He practiced counting a beat and moving his fingers to form different notes. Unlike most middle schoolers, however, Franco never stopped playing his record

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 02:15:00

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Town Crier: Thursday's Highlights

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Thursday support meetings Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, closed;

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 21:30:00

Casper Names New Parks and Recreation Director

City Manager J. Carter Napier has announced Tim Cortez will be Casper's new parks and recreation department director. Cortez has been with the City of Casper for 18 years, most recently in the fire department serving as a division chief. "Mr. Cortez brings skills to this position that will complem

KCWY13.COM - 2018-01-17 21:14:00

Casper snowmobile club gives back to community

At first, the roar of snowmobiles can be intimidating to small children. The kids shy away as the machines rumble in the snow, said Phil Santistevan, president of the Casper Snow Gypsies snowmobiling club. His granddaughter was afraid of the noise for years. But once the kids are riding through the


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STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 19:04:58

Help Madison PD identify Mobil armed robbery suspect

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- Police hope surveillance images help them catch a gas station armed robbery suspect. A spokesperson from the Madison Police Department said the man carried what appeared to be a long gun wrapped in a piece of cloth or clothing when he pulled off an armed robbery at the Mobil

NBC15.COM - 2018-01-16 18:20:00

Madison woman charged hit and run

A Madison woman faces criminal charges for crashing in to a semi truck and attempting to flee an officer. Sarah Bires, 35, is charged with second degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer, and hit and run. She faces up to ten years imprisonment for the first

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:00:00

Dodge County is ahead of Madison -- Jim Graves

Regarding the article "Police camera use boosts evidence," one would think the Madison Police Department would feel a little embarrassed that the Dodge County Sheriff's Office has the value of cameras figured out. Meanwhile, the Madison cops are still standing around with shrugged shoulders as to wh

MADISON - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Madison man arrested on suspicion of 5th OWI

A Madison man was arrested on suspicion of a fifth OWI offense after crashing his truck Friday afternoon. Madison police said Marc Lamore, 50, walked away from the crash scene on Westbury Place around 12:49 p.m. Police said they found Lamore a few moments later, and he was taken into custody. Witnes

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-01-16 16:39:22