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  1. Investigation continues after body of 26-year-old Newton skydiver locatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Investigators are trying to determine how a Kansas skydiver was separated from her parachute and harness during a jump in Oklahoma. The body of 26-year-old Sheralynn Neff of Newton, Kan., was found Monday morning by authorities south of an airport near Cushing, Oklahoma.

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  2. Kansas woman's body found after skydiving in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Authorities on Monday located the body of a Kansas skydiver who jumped from a plane in Oklahoma and landed about 5 miles away from her parachute and harness. A family member identified the woman as Sheralynn Neff, 26, after law-enforcement agencies found her body south of an airport near the Oklahoma city of Cushing, according to Lincoln County Sheriff Charlie Dougherty.

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  3. Trial set for woman accused of giving Hesston, Kansas shooter gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A federal judge has set a May trial date for the woman accused of giving her former boyfriend the guns used in last month's mass shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren issued on Thursday a scheduling order in the case of 28-year-old Sarah Jo Hopkins, setting May 3 for her trial.

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  4. Hesston timeline, 911 tapes portray quick response amid rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A police chief who rushed without backup into a Kansas lawnmower factory amid a shooting rampage fatally shot the gunman about five minutes after he arrived, while emergency dispatchers fielded a deluge of 911 calls from workers fleeing the plant or barricaded inside, according to a timeline and 911 recordings released Thursday. About 300 people were working at Excel Industries in Hesston on Feb. 25 when Cedric L. Ford barged in armed with an assault-type rifle and a pistol and opened fire.

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  5. Woman pleads not guilty to giving Hesston shooter gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A woman has pleaded not guilty to giving her former boyfriend the guns used in last month's mass shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory. The Wichita Eagle reports that 28-year-old Sarah Jo Hopkins, of Newton, faces one count of transferring weapons to a prohibited person.

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  6. Bond set at $10,000 for woman accused of buying guns used in Hesston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A federal magistrate judge has set a $10,000 bond for the woman accused of buying the guns used in last week's mass shooting at the Excel Industries factory in Hesston. More than a dozen family members and friends of Sarah Hopkins came to her hearing Monday in U.S. District Court in Wichita, but refused to talk to the media.

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  7. Hesston shooting victims described as outgoing, generousRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The shooting spree in central Kansas left three people dead, 14 injured and a community grieving. All three people who died worked at the Excel Industries factory and were there when co-worker Cedric L. Ford opened fire Thursday afternoon.

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  8. Suspect in Hesston shooting had been served protection orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A convicted felon was ordered to stay away from a former girlfriend and obtained two firearms from another woman before killing three people and wounding 14 others during a shooting rampage that ended at a factory in central Kansas, investigators say. Cedric L. Ford was fatally shot during a shootout with the police chief in Hesston, a town about 30 miles north of Wichita, after opening fire Thursday at the Excel Industries lawnmower parts plant where he worked, authorities said Friday.

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  9. Hesston shooting rampage victims include 'loving, kind' dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A 31-year-old man killed during a shooting rampage at a Kansas factory is being remembered as an engaged car lover, avid fisherman and a devoted father. Josh Higbee was killed Thursday at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston, where he was a welder. 1 comment

  10. Federal prosecutors charge Newton woman with providing guns to Hesston shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Shattered glass and bullet holes are seen at the front door of Excel Industries in Hesston, Kan., Friday. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton identified the gunman as Cedric Ford, who stormed into the factory where he worked and shot several people.

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  11. U.S. Attorney: Newton woman charged with providing firearms to Hesston shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A Newton woman was charged in federal court Friday with illegally providing guns to the man authorities say killed three people and wounded several others Thursday in Hesston. U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom's office said in a news release that Sarah J. Hopkins, 28, has been charged with one count of knowingly transferring a firearm to a convicted felon.

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  12. Kansas adoptive parents charged with child torture, other abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The head of a south-central Kansas home for the aging and his wife have been charged in a new criminal complaint with abusing three children they adopted from Peru. A revised complaint filed Thursday in Harvey County District Court charges Jim and Paige Nachtigal, of North Newton, each with 12 counts including child abuse and aggravated battery.

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  13. North Newton police chief says 'system broke down' in child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A Kansas police chief investigating the alleged abuse of three adopted Peruvian children by their parents said "somewhere, some time, the system broke down." North Newton police chief Randy Jordan said numerous reports of suspected abuse concerning the children were filed with the Kansas Department of Children and Families since 2014, but none were forwarded to his department for further investigation, The Wichita Eagle reported .

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  14. South-central Kansas parents arrested on suspicion of child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A south-central Kansas couple has been arrested on suspicion of abusing three children they adopted from an orphanage in Peru. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said in a news release that their North Newton parents were arrested Tuesday after a court hearing focused on the welfare of the children.

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  15. Protect PAIMI - Nancy Jensen's Call For HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Hello. My name is Nancy Jensen. For over 20 years Arlan and Linda Kaufman enslaved and sexually abused many people with mental illness under the guise of "therapy."

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  16. Marine Corps veteran honored for decades of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Richard Chamberlain was surrounded by salutes and mentions of Semper Fi on Sunday afternoon as he was recognized by members of the Topeka High School Junior ROTC for his decades of service. The 84-year-old dedicated 20 years to the Marine Corps, starting at the age of 16. Though he was below the age requirement required by the Marines, he already had completed training by the time they found out his true age and was allowed to stay.

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