Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. 16-year-old Jackson Heights student dies in crash with semi on Highway 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Capital-Journal

    A 16-year-old Jackson Heights student was killed Friday afternoon on US-75 highway near the school in a two-vehicle crash after her car was struck by a semi tractor-trailer, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said. The crash was reported at 3:33 p.m. at the intersection of 266th Road and US-75 at the entrance to the road that leads to Jackson Heights Schools.

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  2. Fatality crash closes US-75 highway north of HoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Traffic on US-75 highway was being diverted around a fatality crash north of Holton on Friday afternoon in Jackson County, authorities said. Kansas Department of Transportation spokeswoman Kim Qualls said north- and southbound traffic along US-75 ...

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  3. Attorneys for Jackson County Sheriff request judgment in lawsuit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Capital-Journal

    Attorneys for Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse requested that a federal judge issue a decision on a lawsuit claiming he fired veteran detective Al Dunn after he refused to end an investigation. A request to halt all court proceedings, including providing discovery, was filed by attorney Toby Crouse of Overland Park-based Foulston Siefkin, according to motions filed Tuesday.

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  4. Former Shawnee County chief deputy district attorney Jacqie Spradling ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Capital-Journal

    Jacquie Spradling fields questions from Kansas Supreme Court justices about her alleged misconduct during the trial of Dana Chandler. Int his file photograph, Jacob Ewing, right, is led out of the Jackson County Courthouse last year.

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  5. Names released in Newport shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV

    ... speak up to keep the crime rate down. Two suspects were detained at the scene and were later booked into the Jackson County Detention Center. The names of the suspects were not released. They will appear in the Jackson County District Court in ...

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  6. Two injured, two detained in Newport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... wounds do not appear life-threatening. Two suspects were detained at the scene and were later booked into the Jackson County Detention Center. The names of the suspects were not released. They will appear in the Jackson County District Court in ...

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  7. Kansas City man charged after apparent road-rage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Capital-Journal

    A Kansas City man has been charged with abandoning his girlfriend's body after she apparently was shot accidentally during a road-rage confrontation. Jackson County prosecutors say the abandonment and unlawful firearm possession charges against 25-year-old Eric Marquez stems from the fatal shooting of Brenda Vera.

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  8. Lynn Jenkins won't seek re-election in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... be a decade at the conclusion of this Congress. "For me, that is enough. Growing up on a dairy farm in rural Jackson County, it never occurred to me, not once, that I would have anything even remotely similar to this opportunity or the opportunities ...

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  9. Couple's dog gets caught in steel trap set in KC parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... man who'd set the trap left the couple angry and wary of future jaunts at Longview. That's true for all of Jackson County's parks, and also for other parks systems in the Kansas City area contacted by The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2j6ra6F ). ...

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  10. Four, including one Topekan, arrested in Holton drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A joint investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Holton Police Department led to the arrests of Jordan Monaghan, 31, of Holton; Tamatha Hearn, 25, of Holton ; Waymon Parsons, 30, of Topeka; and Dustin Montgomery, 27, of Osage City. A joint investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Holton Police Department led to the arrests of Jordan Monaghan, 31, of Holton ; Tamatha Hearn, 25, of Holton; Waymon Parsons, 30, of Topeka; and Dustin Montgomery, 27, of Osage City.

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  11. Four arrested in Holton drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Holton Police Department arrested four people and seized methamphetamine and marijuana late Thursday while executing a search warrant at a house at 425 S.E. Wisconsin in Holton. The sheriff's office said in a news release that a joint investigation by the two agencies led to the arrests of Jordan Monaghan, 31, of Holton; Tamatha Hearn, 25, of Holton; Waymon Parsons, 30, of Topeka; and Dustin Montgomery, 27, of Osage City.

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  12. Jacob Ewing's defense attorney requests 15-year-old girl undergo mental health evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... women - including a girl who was 13 years old at the time. (Shawnee County Jail) The defense attorney for a Jackson County man accused of sex crimes wants his accuser, a teenage girl, to undergo a mental health evaluation, according to recent court ...

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  13. Two Topekans arrested after hourlong chase in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Andrea N. Godfrey, 29, of Topeka, and Troy D. Hill, 38, of Topeka were arrested on Tuesday in Jackson County. Two Topekans were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Jackson County, nearly an hour after they led law enforcement officers from four agencies on a chase.

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  14. Jackson County detective was fired for insubordination, sheriff argues in federal court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse and a former employee are at odds in federal court. Former chief detective Al Dunn claims he was unlawfully terminated, an accusation that Morse denies.

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  15. Fugitive being chased Tuesday in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Law enforcement officers from several agencies converged Tuesday afternoon in Jackson County, where they joined forces in an attempt to capture a fugitive who was on the run. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse sent a text message around 1 p.m. stating officers had narrowed their search for the individual to an area bounded by P and Q and 134 and 126 roads, about four miles northwest of Hoyt on the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation Reservation.

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  16. Three Topekans arrested in Jackson County after authorities find stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Alexa Lea Cox, 20, of Topeka, was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail in connection with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen property. Dennis Antonio Gonzales Jr., 33, of Topeka, was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail in connection with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen property.

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  17. College Park Elementary students give back through Jackson County CASA programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Some children come from backgrounds that don't allow them to enjoy the stability experienced by children who have parents with no issues. It is for that sole reason programs such as the Court Appointed Special Advocate program exists in Jackson County.

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  18. Atchison man arrested after vehicle crashes into houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A 20-year-old Atchison man was arrested after his vehicle crashed Friday night through a fence and into a house in Circleville, Jackson County authorities said. The man was arrested after an extensive search, Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news release.

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  19. Topekan arrested in Jackson County after traffic infraction, pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 94th and T4 Road. Deputies released a female passenger at the scene, Morse said, and booked Brandon into the Jackson County Jail in connection with fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer and reckless driving. His bond was set at $5,000.

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  20. Burglary suspects arrested in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse told KSNT News Thursday morning his office received a tip that Chad Gorrell and his son were hiding at a house in Topeka. Both were considered armed and dangerous.

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