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Fire Burns 20 Car Bodies At Beatrice Scrap Processing

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Firemen responded to Beatrice Scrap Processing, in the 300 block of Market Street Monday morning around 9 a.m., after a cutting torch had apparently ignited leaking fuel. Several explosions were reported, with thick smoke downtown as firemen battled the blaze most of the morning. Over twenty car bodies were burned. Read More »

Recent Fires In Washington County Keep Crews Busy

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Recent fire calls in Washington County, include a ditch fire July 2nd near Washington in the 1800 block of 20th Road, a baler fire near Linn July 2nd in the 500 block of King Road, a wheat field caught fire near Mahaska July 4th in the 800 block of 29th Road, a grass fire was reported July 4th in Washington ... Read More »

Two Juvenilles Arrested for Multiple Auto Thefts

A 15 and 17 year old were arrested on Wednesday for multiple vehicle thefts including a Mercedes sedan found in the Chautauqua Park duck pond Tuesday morning. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., a Gage County Sheriff’s Deputy discovered an abandoned vehicle in a ditch near South 36th Road and East Locust Road. It was determined that the vehicle was also stolen ... Read More »

Two Marysville Citizens Arrested in Beatrice

The Beatrice Daily Sun reported three individuals were arrested in Beatrice early Saturday morning for various drug offenses. According to court documents, the Beatrice Police Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Elk Street after two male subjects were seen breaking into a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer was told by a Gage County deputy that he had observed ... Read More »

Vacant Trailer House Fire in Wymore

Thursday night the Wymore Fire Department responded to a trailer house fire in the 500 block of South 12th Street Thursday. Fire crews were called out at approximately 9:30 p.m. According to witnesses there were flames coming from the roof and heavy smoke. The trailer house was vacant. Wymore Fire mutual aided with Blue Springs Fire to put the flames ... Read More »

Three Barneston Children Severly Burned

Fire and rescue teams responded to a report from Barneston that three young children had been burned by boiling water. Rescuers responded to the 400 block of Wyatt Street in Barneston Saturday evening at approximately 7 p.m. According to one rescuer the burns were severe and the children were all under the age of 5. Two children were transported to ... Read More »

Hearing for Alleged Murderer Postponed

The hearing for 23-year-old Amanda Marina Baynton, was continued to September 1st due to scheduling issues involving court personnel. Baynton was arrested and charged with murder after police found 24-year-old Derek Baynton suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the couple‘s home in the 600 block of Walnut Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Baynton remains in the Marshall ... Read More »

Property Thefts Continue to Plague Northeast Kansas

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department has seen an increasing trend in property thefts over the course of the last year. According to Sheriff Hargrave the thefts over the last year have been spread across the county, touching all four corners. Sheriff Hargrave said that the thefts have included body shop tools and mechanic tools, firearms, and computers. Both homes and ... Read More »

Suspect Shot, Standoff Ends In Downs

THE STANDOFF IN DOWNS STANDOFF ENDS AFTER SUSPECT SHOT The eight hour standoff in the 800 block of Division Street in Downs ended at 7:40 p.m. Monday, after authorities from the Osborne County Sheriffs Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol’s Special Response Team entered the house in an attempt to get the suspect to surrender. Earlier in the day at ... Read More »

Corrections officer foils escape plan

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th, 2010, Gage County Corrections Lieutenant Mulbery heard a banging noise coming from the cell block area.   At that time, all inmates were removed from the cell block area.  Arrangements were made with other facilities and they were transported out immediately.  A six inches by six inches hole was located on the west wall ... Read More »