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Macomber Sentenced To An Additional 11 Years After Retrail

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Stephen A. Macomber, the Topeka man sentenced in the June 2010 shooting of a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy, last week had an additional 11 years and 4 months added to a cumulative 80 plus years already issued on a myriad of charges related to a shooting in Topeka, from which Macomber fled, leading him to Blue Rapids where he later ...

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Summerfield Business Reports Second Break-In

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Another break in at the Community General Store in Summerfield was reported early Tuesday morning. Sometime between 3:45 and 7:00 a.m., someone broke through the front door glass, and stole 15 cartons of Marlboro Reds, 2 cartons of miscellaneous, and 3 boxes of candy. The burglary appeared similar to a break in at the store on December 17th. Anyone with ...

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Authorities Remind Public Of Scam Artists Who Target Elderly

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Scams targeting the elderly have been reported recently, with an instance of a phone call requesting bail money for a family member, and another where an elderly couple was attempting to wire money from the local Walmart store, which alerted authorities. It is a reminder to remain vigilant when receiving calls or solicitations for money, or for financial or other ...

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Authorities Respond To Disturbance In Odell

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Authorities were called early Sunday morning to an Odell residence at Meyer and Garfield Streets for a disturbance. An apparent altercation with a girlfriend led Lee M. Bullington, age 27, to reportedly step off a second story roof of the residence. He apparently suffered only minor injuries, and appeared highly intoxicated and agitated. He had indicated that the female had ...

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Police Report 3rd Incident Of Police Impersonation

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Just received word that a third incident with the police impersonator was reported Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 2 pm. Another vehicle reported being stopped, without incident. Authorities are currently searching the East River Road south of Marysville. A white four door pickup is believed to be involved, with a white male, mid forties. If you have any information contact Police ...

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Teens Take Stolen Car On High Speed Chase Near Beatrice

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A high speed chase Sunday evening reached 95 mph approaching Beatrice, as two teenagers in a vehicle stolen in Fairbury were arrested in connection with the incident. Eighteen-year-old Jack R. Bussey was a passenger, and was dropped from the vehicle as authorities attempted to stop it. The driver then left, and continued until a blown tire ended the chase at ...

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Retrial Set In Mccomber Case After Appeals Court Reverses Ruling

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A Retrial is set in March for Stephen Mccomber, whose conviction in the 2010 death of Ryan Lofton of Topeka was reversed by the Kansas Court of Appeals, based on improper evidence used in the trial. The evidence was in connection with a later incident when Mccomber shot Marshall County Deputy Fernando Saldedo in Blue Rapids, stole his patrol car, ...

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Car Trailer Reported Stolen In Centralia

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An 18’ car trailer was reported stolen sometime between December 8th, and early December 10th. It was taken from the 400 block of Railroad in Centralia. Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.

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Half-Million Dollar Tort Claim Filed Against Gage County & City Of Wymore

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A half million dollar tort claim was filed against Gage County and the City of Wymore alleging neglect, unlawful arrest, and use of force by authorities in arresting Melanie Kelsey. She reportedly suffered a broken collar bone when she was arrested May 29th at the Wymore City Pool. Citing medical bills over $31,000, and accumulating, the incident stemmed from a ...

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Suspect Arrested In Attempted Murder Case In Manhattan

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On November 13, 2014 at approximately 11:38AM the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a domestic violence incident in the 600 block of Yuma Street Manhattan, Kansas. The reporting party stated that a female had been stabbed multiple times. Officers responded to the area and located a 27 year old female at ...

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