Shawnee County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Sentencing Has Been Set For A Topeka Man Convicted Of Raping A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Shawnee County Judge Tuesday denied Al'ryon Perkins request to withdraw his guilty plea to six counts, including raping a child under the age of fourteen, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary.

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  2. Editorial: Seaman considers new drug policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... among Seaman High School students, but the selection probably is similar to that favored by students in other Shawnee County school districts. All those districts have drug policies, and for good reason. It is heartening to know those in charge of ...

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  3. Tips for making the most of a farmers marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... city also has two additional weekly markets that open in mid-May: 8 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays outside of the Capitol. Plus, a new market is scheduled to open April 23 at ...

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  4. County commission to discuss location for southwest swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    The Shawnee County Commission plans to talk Thursday about a potential location for an aquatics center in southwest Topeka or southwest Shawnee County. Commissioners Kevin Cook, Shelly Buhler and Bob Archer plan to take up the topic when they meet at 9 a.m. in their chambers in Room B-11 of the county courthouse, 200 S.E. 7th.

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  5. Declines in state aid to Kansas libraries has forced budgeting changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    State aid to Kansas libraries dropped 23 percent in the past fiscal year, according to a new report - part of a years-long decline that has caused the Topeka and Shawnee County Library to change the way it budgets. The Kansas Center for Economic Growth said Tuesday state funds to libraries fell approximately 23 percent between fiscal year 2013 and fiscal year 2014 when dollar amounts were adjusted for inflation.

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  6. Man suspected in OJ theft flees to courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka police late Tuesday morning were searching for an alleged orange-juice thief who authorities said lifted a bottle of the citrus drink from a downtown gas station before disappearing inside the nearby Shawnee County Courthouse. The incident was reported around 11 a.m. at the Downtown BP station, S.E. 6th and Quincy, authorities said.

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  7. Old Kwik Shop near downtown was hotbed for newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... remained on the loose as of 9 p.m., and authorities were asking for the public's help in identifying him. Shawnee County dispatchers said no weapon was shown, but that the man indicated he had a gun in his pocket. Police just after 9 p.m. released ...

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  8. Auburn-Washburn polls residents on how to handle budget cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... asks the same question about increases of $42 or $63. If the school board decides to seek an increase, the Shawnee County election office would arrange a vote by mail-in ballot. The vote would need to take place by July 1 in order for it to be valid ...

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  9. Recreation calendar for April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Adam Marrello 354-8591 or AdamM@ymcatopeka.org . Registration open for a variety of leagues and camps through Shawnee County Parks and Recreation. Go to www.quickscores.com/snco or call 251-2970 for more information. All-Around Sports Camps ...

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  10. Kansas Tulip Time Festival at the Lake kicks off SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    To coincide with the 7th annual Tulip Time Festival, Visit Topeka Inc., Shawnee County Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Ted Enlsey Gardens will kick off its inaugural Kansas Tulip Time Festival at the Lake from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Highlights include food, car show, hot air balloon display, product vendors and art display.

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  11. Court document: victim in human trafficking case was 17-year-old Shawnee County youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Two people facing a charge of aggravated human trafficking allegedly forced a 17-year-old to engage in prostitution, according to Shawnee County District Court records. The two defendants, Reginald Eugene Newman II, 29, of 2807 S.E. Monroe, and Tiara Jade Newman, 21, of 909 S.E. 26th, made their first appearances in district court on Monday.

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  12. 3 Topeka Police officers on administrative leave after Friday's officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... an investigation is completed by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and a recommendation has been made to the Shawnee County District Attorney's Office. Desch wasn't able to release the names of the officers involved but did say they were all patrol ...

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  13. Autopsy completed on man found in creek Friday, cause of death not releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... ollar store in the 1300 block of S.W. 21st by a city employee surveying the area. Dr. Charles F.K. Glenn, the Shawnee County Coroner said an autopsy had been completed but also didn't release a cause of death to the ongoing investigation.

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  14. Four Officers On Administrative Leave After Friday's ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... is on administrative leave as well. Both say it is part of standard police until they are cleared by both the Shawnee County District Attorney's Office and internally. A suspect in Friday's officer-involved shooting has been identified as ...

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  15. Shawnee County sweep uncovers 29 noncompliant sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    A four-day operation to verify the registration compliance of convicted sex offenders in Shawnee County uncovered 29 instances of noncompliance, law enforcement officials said Monday. The operation, called Capital City Cleanup, involved local, state and federal officers making more than 350 personal verification checks on convicted sex offenders from April 8-11.

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  16. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Iron Man, Olive Oyl receive write-in votes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County Commissioners Shelly Buhler, right, and Kevin Cook, center, looked over a ballot for which the voter's intent wasn't necessarily clear during Monday's voter canvass. Commissioner Bob Archer is to the left.

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  17. Canvass: This was no Mickey Mouse electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Donald Duck got two write-in votes while one each were cast for Cookie Monster, Iron Man, Daffy Duck, Minnie Mouse, Popeye and Olive Oyl, according to a document handed out at Monday's Shawnee County voter canvass. County Commissioners Kevin Cook, Shelly Buhler and Bob Archer met as the county's board of canvassers Monday morning to decide the status of 116 ballots from the April 7 election that were classified as provisional because election workers for various reasons questioned their legality.

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  18. Topeka human trafficking defendants Reginald and Tiara Newman remain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Two people charged with a high-level count of aggravated human trafficking, a Kansas charge, are to appear in Shawnee County District Court on April 30 for a hearing, a judge told them Monday during separate first appearance hearings. The two defendants are Reginald Eugene Newman II, 29, of 2807 S.E. Monroe, and Tiara Jade Newman, 21, of 909 S.E. 26th.

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  19. Highway Crash Victim Was Unconscious After WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Shawnee County Sheriff deputies arrived to Highway 75 and NW 46th at approximately 5:10 pm Sunday to a single vehicle accident. Upon arrival the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says the unidentified driver was unconscious when they arrived after they say the driver was heading southbound and crashed into the exit ramp sign and struck the guard rail.

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  20. US-75 Highway off-ramp at N.W. 46th Street closed after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    According to the Shawnee County dispatch, the southbound off-ramp of the highway at the N.W. 46th Street exit was closed at 5:15 p.m. after a car hit part of a wall on the bridge and an exit sign.

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