NORTON COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just before 6:30p.m. Thursday in Norton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Dodge Ram driven by Nicholas D. Esslinger, 20, Norton,was northbound on East 2 Road three and one half miles South of U.S. 283. The pickup left the road...
BEAVER CITY, Neb. — Four additional men have been charged in relation to the ongoing Furnas County sex trafficking investigation. According to Furnas County Court records, Rowdy Baxter, 64, is charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. Brent Keslar, 39, of Oxford, is charged with one...
BEAVER CITY, Neb. — An Oxford man has been charged in connection to the ongoing Furnas County sex trafficking case. According to Furnas County Court records, Kasey Miller, 22, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault. An affidavit detailing the case has been sealed, but a complaint outlining...
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - In an affidavit filed in July, Norton police said that a woman forcibly tattooed a 9-year-old neighbor after the girl’s stepmother gave permission. Police say MyKayla Forsberg held down the girl in the child’s living room on June 11 and used a needle to tattoo a heart on her shoulder. Forsberg was arrested on Aug. 14 for unlawful tattooing, tattooing a minor without consent and child endangerment. She was released after posting bond.
FURNAS COUNTY, Neb. — An Oxford man charged in connection to the ongoing Furnas County sex trafficking case has pleaded no contest. Furnas County Court records said Virgil Eman, 61, pleaded no contest on Friday to failure to report child abuse, a misdemeanor charge that has a max sentence of three months imprisonment, a $500 dollar fine, or both.
ATLANTA — Former Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson, who was indicted last week for alleged misconduct in the aftermath of the Ahmaud Arbery shooting, turned herself in to the Glynn County sheriff’s office Wednesday morning and was booked into jail in Brunswick. She was then released from the Glynn...
ATLANTA — The two men charged in Secoriea Turner’s killing pleaded not guilty in Fulton County on Tuesday. Julian Conley, 20, and Jerrion McKinney, 23, face murder and other charges in the 8-year-old girl’s death on July 4, 2020. Police said an armed group opened fire on the Jeep the child was riding in near the burned-out Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks had been killed by an Atlanta police officer weeks earlier.
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BEAVER CITY — An Oxford man has admitted to committing child abuse in a Furnas County sex trafficking case. Carl Kramer Sr., 50, of Oxford pleaded guilty to two counts of felony child abuse in Furnas County District Court. He was originally charged with three counts of sex trafficking of a minor. Two of the charges were amended to child abuse, and one of the charges was dropped.