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  1. Topeka Woman Sentenced For Sex Trafficking of 17-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Topeka woman was sentenced Friday to 34 months in federal prison for the sex trafficking of a 17-year-old girl, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Tiara Jade Newman , 23, Topeka, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking.


  2. KHS seeks exemption from concealed carry; Washburn delays voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Kansas Health System is seeking an exemption from a state law that that would allow adults to carry concealed handguns in its medical school and attached hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Without the exemption, the hospital and medical school will be required to allow concealed weapons in its buildings on July 1, unless it provides security measures.


  3. Junction City woman injured in I-70 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Junction City woman was taken to a Topeka hospital following a one vehicle accident on I-70 in Wabaunsee County Monday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Sharon Dorminey, 72, was driving a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound close to two miles west of the Maple Hill exit when the vehicle left the roadway and Dorminey over corrected.


  4. Icy roads cause multiple accidents in I-70 over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Louisiana man's Saturday morning took a turn for the worse in Wabaunsee county over the weekend. 30-year-old Brandon Perque of Marrero, Louisiana, was eastbound on Interstate 70 at mile marker 327 when he lost control of his car while passing a semi-truck.


  5. Shawnee judge rules sperm donor not on hook for child supportRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Kansas judge has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together isn't legally the child's father and doesn't have to provide financial support. The state Department for Children and Families had not decided as of Tuesday whether it would appeal last week's ruling by Shawnee County District Judge Mary Mattivi.


  6. Jackson County sheriff calls lawsuit claims 'baseless'Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Kansas sheriff's detective claims in a lawsuit he was fired after refusing to end an investigation into rape allegations against a Holton man. In the lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court, Al Dunn claims Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse pressured him to back off the investigation into rape allegations against Jacob Ewing.


  7. Sentencing in Fort Riley bomb plot caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Topeka man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 months in federal prison for conspiring with another man who devised a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley military base, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall announced Tuesday. Alexander E. Blair , 29, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy.


  8. Public's help sought in missing Meriden woman investigationRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Authorities investigating the year-old disappearance of a 70-year-old northeast Kansas woman are seeking the public's help. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Joan Rebar was last on Sept.


  9. Topeka pedestrian struck twice, killedRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Amanda L. Nicholas was struck by two vehicles Saturday night during heavy rainfall. Sheriff's Sgt.


  10. Conviction in deadly Topeka fire tossed; prosecution appealsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Prosecutors are appealing a decision to overturn the conviction of a man accused of setting a fire that destroyed a Topeka apartment building and killed one tenant. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that a Shawnee County judge ruled last month that Frank Jerome "Chicago" Robinson wasn't fairly convicted and should be retried.


  11. Man suspected in indecent liberties with a child case foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    On Aug. 22, Timothy Walter Streit, 37, was located and apprehended by the Kansas Fugitive Apprehension Team at a residence in Carbondale following a week-long investigation conducted by the Geary County Sheriff's Office. On Aug. 19, a warrant for the arrest of Streit was issued by Geary County District Court, alleging five counts of criminal threat.


  12. Carlin, fellow ex-governors campaigning for Supreme Court justicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The three invitation-only events with former Republican Govs. Mike Hayden and Bill Graves and former Democratic Govs. John Carlin of Manhattan and Kathleen Sebelius are sponsored by Kansans for Fair Courts. It says it wants to keep the state's courts independent.


  13. Early morning accident on 24 claims 4 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    An early morning crash on 24 Highway claimed the life of four people Thursday including three kids and one adult. A white, 1999 Subaru Impreza was traveling westbound on 24 Highway between Hodges and Humphrey Roads in Shawnee County when it left the roadway and dropped off the north shoulder.


  14. RCPD Report 8/15/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Police arrested Shannon Meireis, 34, of Topeka, Kansas on August 12, 2016 at approximately 9:05 PM while in the 400 block of S. 4th Street in Manhattan. Meireis was arrested on the offense of possession of opiates, opium, or narcotic drugs and use of possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia.


  15. RCPD Activity Report 8/5/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Officers with the Riley County Police Department arrested Aaron Finch, 29, of Manhattan while in the 1700 block of Ranser Road on Thursday Aug. 4 at approximately 3:30 PM. Finch was arrested on the offense of criminal damage to property which was listed on a warrant with "no bond."


  16. Former Kansas soldier gets 2 years prison for identity theftRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A former U.S. Army private who'd been stationed in Kansas has been ordered to spend two years in federal prison after he admitted stealing the identifies of fellow soldiers. Twenty-four-year-old Todd Newbrough pleaded guilty Tuesday in Topeka, Kansas, to one count of aggravated identity theft.


  17. Foul play not suspected after 2 Topekans found deadRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the two bodies were found Friday in an unoccupied Carbondale home south of Topeka. The home had been undergoing work recently.


  18. New attorney for woman convicted in 2 Topeka murdersRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A new attorney has been appointed to represent a Kansas woman appealing her conviction for killing two people. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a Shawnee County judge has appointed Adam D. Stolte, an Olathe attorney, to take over Dana Lynn Chandler's appeal.


  19. 1 injured on I-70 in Wabaunsee countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Deputies with the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to westbound mile marker 338 shortly before 5 o'clock. 36-year old Robert Allen Hutchison, of Littleton, Colorado, was driving his 2007 freight truck when it drifted off the road and overturned across the median on its' left side.


  20. Carlin joins three former governors in joint letter against BrownbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    According to a press release from the former governors' newly-created "Save Kansas Coalition" organization sent to KMAN Friday, this marks the first time in Kansas history that four former governors, representing the Democratic and Republican parties, have taken a united stance against a sitting governor. John Carlin of Manhattan, who was the governor from 1979-1987, joined fellow former governors Mike Hayden , Bill Graves , and Kathleen Sebelius in a joint letter speaking out against the current political climate in Topeka.


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