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  1. Sentencing set for Wetmore man charged with lewd, lascivious behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A 24-year-old Wetmore man charged with lewd and lascivious behavior pleaded guilty and will be sentenced in January, said Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller. Jason Arthur Seematter is charged with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious behavior stemming from an incident Sept.

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  2. Teen Pleads Guilty To Beating 7 Month-Old BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Jackson County teen pleaded guilty to beating a infant who was less than a year old at the time. On Thursday, Koylen McKinney pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated battery, abuse of a child and aggravated endangerment of a child.

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  3. Topeka teen to be sentenced in Holton abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Capital-Journal

    A Topeka teen who pleaded guilty to abusing a Holton baby will be sentenced in January, said Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller. Koylen Corbin McKinney, 18, was arrested in April in connection with the abuse of a 7-month-old boy in Holton.

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  4. Marie Powell FradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    She was born in Tuckaseigee in Jackson County, the daughter of Christine Edwards Powell and Hobert Hayes Powell, who preceded her in death. Marie was a graduate of Bethel High School and attended Cecil's Business College .

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  5. Captured: Jackson County's Most WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Sheriff Tim Morse said early Monday that Jackson County's Most Wanted Person, Roy Hector Waquahboshkuk Jr. was captured by Deputies in Holton. Morse said Waquahboshkuk was wanted on a Jackson County Warrant for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of certain precursors with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  6. Jackson County's most wanted arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Capital-Journal

    After being on the lam for more than four months, Jackson County's Most Wanted Person is no longer on the run. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news released that Roy Hector Waquahboshkuk Jr., who was wanted in connection with a variety of drug crimes including the manufacture of methamphetamine, was captured by deputies early Monday morning, minutes after he arrived in Holton.

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  7. Making sure crime doesn't payRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Hays Daily News

    ... customers' premiums is ordered to pay $160,000 in restitution. * The treasurer of a rural fire district in Jackson County convicted of embezzling from the fire district is ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution. * An Olathe man convicted of stealing ...

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  8. Farm Bureau honors Jackson County familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Capital-Journal

    ... well as a spring and fall cow-calf herd. The Bowsers are active Farm Bureau leaders. Nicholas served on the Jackson County Farm Bureau for four years, and served as president for nearly two years. Nicholas and Jessica have both served as delegates ...

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  9. Woman charged in Kansas City chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Capital-Journal

    A 38-year-old woman has been charged in a police chase that ended when an SUV slammed into a downtown Kansas City building and caused a partial collapse. Jackson County prosecutors on Monday charged Sinead Lynch of Overland Park, Kansas, with tampering with a motor vehicle, fleeing from a police stop and carless and imprudent driving.

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  10. Jackson County sheriff IDs Denison trailer fire victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Capital-Journal

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the person who was killed last week in a fire at a mobile home. A news release from Sheriff Tim Morse tentatively identified Timothy W. Michael, 53, of rural Denison, as the victim of the fatal fire on Nov. 24. The release said lab testing will be able to confirm official identity.

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  11. Voting machines aging in Kansas, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Capital-Journal

    But The Kansas City Star reports that the enormous cost of buying new election equipment has left legislators and budget officers with little appetite for the job. Replacing all the voting machines in just Jackson and Johnson counties would cost an estimated $10 million to $20 million.

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  12. DNA evidence prompts searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KSWO

    ... match came back to 32-year-old Ronald Aaron Murphy. Two felony arrest warrants have been issued through the Jackson County District Court for the burglaries. A third felony arrest warrant was also issued for a charge of failure to appear on a false ...

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  13. One Dead In Jackson County Mobile Home FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said around 8 p.m. Monday night the office got a call from a passerby reporting a mobile home was on fire in the 15000 block of W4 Rd. outside Denison. They said first-arriving crews found the home engulfed in flames.

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  14. 1 person dead in NE Kansas mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KAKE

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says the fire was reported Monday night in rural Denison. The mobile home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

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  15. 1 dead in Jackson County mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Capital-Journal

    A passerby reported the blaze around 7:50 p.m. in the 15000 block of W. 4 Road in rural Denison, said Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. The body of one person was found inside the residence.

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  16. Body of Kansas man found in burned portable restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    On Friday, Jackson County authorities identified the victim as 30-year-old Jackson Guzman of Shawnee, Kansas. A Jackson County park ranger found the body Thursday night in the parking lot of the Frank White Jr. Softball Complex near Longview Lake in Lee's Summit.

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  17. Charred body of Kansas man found in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Capital-Journal

    LEE'S SUMMIT - Missouri authorities are investigating the death of a Kansas man whose body was found inside a burned portable restroom. On Friday, Jackson County authorities identified the victim as 30-year-old Jackson Guzman of Shawnee, Kan.

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  18. Man convicted of polluting streams on Jackson Co. landRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Capital-Journal

    A Dawson, Neb., man pleaded guilty Friday to discharging pollutants into streams on property he owns in Jackson County, an act that violates the federal Clean Water Act. Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, said Rodney Heinen, 38, entered his plea in U.S. District Court at Topeka.

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  19. Mayetta teen to be sentenced in January in sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Capital-Journal

    A Mayetta teen charged with sexual offenses tied to a 3-year-old girl entered a no contest plea Thursday morning in Jackson County District Court and will be sentenced in January. Weston L. Hasty, 16, was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

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  20. Jackson girl, 14, charged as an adult for arson in fire that injured fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | MLive.com

    Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka said his office 'direct filed' a charge of first-degree arson against 14-year-old Alexis Penn in Jackson County District Court on Nov. 17.

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