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Jason Hachmeister, left, and his attorney. Jim Chappas, listen to testimony from detectives during his trial Tuesday afternoon.
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Staff members and inmates at the Shawnee County Juvenile Detention Center are on heightened alert for fires after a main water pipe into the fire suppression system ruptured earlier this month.
A Shawnee County jury has been selected for the trial of a Topeka man facing more than 100 counts of child pornography.
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office saved about $3,300 by hiring a deputy who had already received law enforcement training while working for the Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority, county commissioners learned Monday.
Sgt. Steve Luttjohann, of the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office, said the crash occurred at 9:14 a.m. at S.W. 21st and Auburn Road.
That being the case, local governments' taxpayers likely have nothing to fear from the change and may actually benefit from the increased focus on just how much of the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System's debt has been incurred by their city or county and is their responsibility.
Rochelle Chatfield-Anderson, who was knocked unconscious, robbed, and then shot in the face with a shotgun by Robert L. Brown Jr. when she tried to escape, listens to his sentencing Friday morning at the Shawnee County Courthouse.
As the cold weather approaches, and we start to bundle up in warm winter coats, many children and adults in Shawnee County would go without that same protection without the efforts of Scotch Cleaners and The Salvation Army.
Leo Rucker Jr., 28, of Topeka, was booked at 8:45 a.m. Thursday into the Shawnee County Jail on suspicious of criminal use of weapons, criminal discharge of a firearm, possession of marijuana, interference with law enforcement officers and possession of stolen property.
A 20-year-old man sentenced in July for his role in the slaying of Natalie Gibson outside of her Kenwood home is back behind bars after authorities say he provided police with a false name before trying to run on foot from an officer conducting a traffic stop.
Shawnee County will hold three public hearings to receive input regarding alternate uses of Forbes Golf Course, the Shawnee County Commission learned Thursday.
A Topeka man convicted Nov. 22 of kidnapping his sometimes girlfriend will be sentenced Feb. 7, a Shawnee County Distinct Court judge ruled Thursday.
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