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Authorities capture Kansas man wanted for rape, armed robbery

SHAWNEE COUNTY–The search for a second suspect accused in a violent Kansas armed robbery is over. Just after 6p.m. Tuesday, 20-year-old London D. Pike of Topeka was booked into jail, according to Shawnee County inmate records. He is being held on requested charges of rape, aggravated kidnapping, theft, aggravated...
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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest & Turns Up Stolen Checks

Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff's office conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler Minivan at 4th and Maple St. in Independence, Ks. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ashley Linton of Independence, KS and a passenger in the vehicle was identified as Ryan Banning of Independence, KS. During the traffic stop the sheriff's office Police Service Dog, Hector, altered to the odor of narcotics, allowing detectives to search the vehicle where they located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The driver took ownership of the narcotics and Banning was released from the scene.
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KC-area man's mother reported he killed girlfriend

KANSAS CITY — A jury convicted a man on charges related to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. On August 5, the jury convicted Brandon A. McDaniel, 27, Independence, of Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges. According to court...

Sales Tax Collections Continue Upward Climb in Coffeyville

Even though by some measures the nation is in a recession, Coffeyville is seeing an increase in retail spending. When Coffeyville City Commissioners meet tomorrow night they will receive a report on the 1% sales tax collections for the city, and it’s good news. The city has seen an increase in collections for the third month in a row. For the three month period ending in July the city’s sales tax collections are up 18.65% and 11.32% for the year.

Caney PD Drug Arrest for Possession and Distribution

Caney Police Officers arrest a Caney man on drug charges after a lengthy investigation. Earlier today, Caney PD Officers arrested 30-year-old Spencer Houston Fahler on charges of possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and the distribution of methamphetamine. Caney PD says this was a culmination of a lot of...

Topeka Woman Arrested For Murder Of Topeka Man In Chanute

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Chanute Police Department, the Neosho County Sheriff’s Office, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, the Neosho County Attorney’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the US Marshals, have arrested a woman connected to the death of Blake Pearson.

CPL - Summer Reading Swim Party

Celebrate the end of another successful summer reading program with a swim party! This is only for those who finished the summer reading program. Children 10 years and younger need to be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older. IF YOUR CHILD DID NOT COMPLETE THE PROGRAM, THEY WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.