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Leavenworth, Kansas is located in Leavenworth County. Zip codes in Leavenworth, KS include 66048, and 66043. The median home price in Leavenworth is $127,500. More Leavenworth information.

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4 hrs ago | ABC News

Man Charged in Chase in Which Kansas Girl Died

An eastern Kansas man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and five other counts after an alleged abduction and police chase ended in the death of a 5-year-old girl from a gunshot wound.

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12 hrs ago | The Bayonet

WHINSEC class opens with Flag Ceremony

The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 began its year of study with a Flag Ceremony at the Benning Club July 16. Institute Assistant Commandant Col.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Spring Hope Enterprise

July 24, 2014 People You Know

Army Major John G. Gubitosi has graduated from the Command and General Staff Officers Course at the Army Command and General Staff College, the Army's senior tactical school, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

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Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Kansas City Media Battle Betwixt...

Kansas City media is abuzz and enraged in the high-profile case that involves the tragic death of a 5-year-old Leavenworth, Kansas girl.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Man arrested in chase that left girl fatally shot

An eastern Kansas man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony murder and five other charges related to a high-speed chase that ended with a 5-year-old girl dead of a gunshot wound.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Former FBI agent: Dash cams hold some answers in girl's death

Dash cameras hold a lot of answers surrounding the finals moments in determining who fired the shot that killed a 5-year-old girl during a shootout between police and a man suspected of abducting her, law enforcement close to the case said.

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New York Daily News

Mom's boyfriend said to be kidnapper in Kansas abduction, shootout...

Family members say Marcus McGowan was the man who police said kidnapped a little girl and then led police on a two-state chase in Kansas and Missouri on Friday night.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Kansas 5-year-old killed after alleged kidnapping and police chase

Tragedy is rocking two towns in Kansas after a 5-year-old girl was killed during a dangerous high-speed chase and tense standoff.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Landmark

Military man facing local criminal charges

A military service member who receives training at the United States Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth finds himself charged with a crime in civilian court and may also end up in military court for acts he allegedly committed against a minor in Platte City.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Young Kansas girl killed after chase, shootout

A Kansas police chief says it's unclear who fired the shot that killed a young Kansas girl at the end of a high-speed chase that started after she was reported to be abducted.

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TheBlaze.com

'Just Devastating': Five-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Abducted ...

It was a horrific night Friday in Leavenworth, Kansas: a young girl was abducted and then, as police closed in, the man who allegedly abducted her shot and killed her.

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WJRT

Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility.

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KMBC-TV

Child dead, man wounded after pursuit, shooting

MORE COMING UP. A TRAGEDY THIS MORNING. WE'RE TAKING A LIVE LOOK AT LEAVENWORTH RIGHT NOW.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Report: Abducted Little Girl Dead After Chase Ends In Leavenworth

Police tell KCTV5 the girl, who was under 10 years-old, was shot and killed by the suspect as he engaged in a gun battle with officers.

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The Wichita Eagle

Child is killed by gunfire in Leavenworth

A small child was killed Friday night in Leavenworth during a confrontation in which a suspected kidnapper exchanged gunfire with police.

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The Dysart Reporter

Gloria J. VanVeghten, 72

Gloria Jean VanVeghten was born December 5, 1941 in Leavenworth, Kansas: the daughter of Norman and Margie Winchell.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Missile That Likely Shot Down MH17

The missile system most likely used to shoot down Malaysia Airline MH17 is common, lethal, and crewed by men with little training.

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The Capital-Journal

International officers learn about American justice system

Two prosecutors whooped and clapped on Thursday when court of appeals justices upheld the conviction of a burglar appealing his earlier conviction in district court.

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Russia Taday

Army will reportedly begin gender treatment for Chelsea Manning

The Pentagon will reportedly begin providing rudimentary level gender treatment to Army Private Chelsea Manning following a decision by the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to reject a plea to have the soldier transferred to a non-military facility.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Military man facing local criminal charges

A military service member who receives training at the United States Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth finds himself charged with a crime in civilian court and may also end up in military court for acts he allegedly committed against a minor in Platte City.

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