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  1. Suspect in police slaying faced attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Capital-Journal

    A man charged with capital murder in the slaying of Topeka police Cpl. Jason Harwood faced an attempted murder charge two years ago in Jackson County that was later reduced.

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  2. TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Death Penalty Charge Delay in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Tony's Kansas City

    This afternoon Kansas City Insiders share an important insight and perspective regarding the reputation of Jackson County Prosecutor "Mean" Jean Peters Baker as they compare and contrast her record with other municipalities. To wit .

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  3. Hearing continued in case of Mayetta teen charged with indecent liberties with childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Capital-Journal

    A hearing on a motion to try as an adult a Mayetta teen charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child has been postponed until October. Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller in July filed a motion to try Weston L. Hasty, 16, as an adult.

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  4. Hoyt industrial plant fire causes explosions MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Capital-Journal

    Explosions rocked through areas of Hoyt Monday evening after an industrial plant caught fire, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office received an emergency call about 5:12 p.m. of a fire at the Tool Works Machine Shop, 200 E. 4th St, owned by Rick Anno.

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  5. Courts: Following criminal cases through the judicial systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Capital-Journal

    In April, Jackson County Sheriff's deputies found Brandon Leon Thomas, 18, in a house at 20932 Q Road in Holton when they responded to a report of a burglary, according to a report from The Topeka Capital-Journal at the time. Less than a month later, on July 11, he was given a concurrent sentence for his charges of 39 months in jail followed by 24 months of parole, the court said.

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  6. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing.

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  7. Wednesday's 2.71 inches of rain sets recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Capital-Journal

    ... issued a flash flood warning from 6:45 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday for northern Shawnee County, southeastern Jackson County, southern Jefferson County and all of Douglas County. Locations in the flood warning included Topeka, Lawrence, Hoyt, Grantville, ...

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  8. Holton Officials Investigating Why Woman Jumped From VanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says 38-year-old Frederick Pearson from Missouri told authorities he stopped just before 11:00 p.m. to help a woman he saw jumping in and out of traffic north of Holton on highway 75. Pearson told authorities he drove the woman into Holton, where she jumped from his moving vehicle in front of the entrance to ... (more)

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  9. Rollover Wreck Injures Topeka WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... hospital. Her condition was not released. Mayetta Fire Dept., Hoyt Fire Dept., Potawatomi Tribal Fire Dept., Jackson County EMS and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office all responded to the wreck

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  10. Circleville woman, child taken to hospital after rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Capital-Journal

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said Friday a single-vehicle crash was reported about 4:25 p.m. near 270th and K Road north of Circleville.

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  11. Topeka woman injured in Holton after jumping from moving vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Capital-Journal

    A Topeka woman was injured late Thursday after she reportedly jumped from a moving van in Holton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.

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  12. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court.

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  13. Preliminary hearing for Topeka teen charged with child abuse continued one monthRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Capital-Journal

    The preliminary hearing for a Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a Holton baby has been postponed, said Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller.

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  14. Topeka teacher's paintings to be featured at Holton Art WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Capital-Journal

    ... acrylic paintings at Homestead Affordable Housing, 115 W. 4th St. in Holton. What: An art walk, sponsored by Jackson County Arts, featuring more than 23 stores in downtown Holton showcasing the works of local and regional artists Featured artist: ...

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  15. New Holton USD 336 superintendent forgoes retirement for love of educationRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... he said. The new school, which has yet to be named, will sit in a 1A1 2 block area just east of the Jackson County Fair building and just west of the current Colorado Elementary. The new building will combine the Colorado and Central elementary ... 1 comment

  16. Cause of fire in downtown Mayetta remains undeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Capital-Journal

    The cause of a Thursday night fire in downtown Mayetta remained undetermined Friday afternoon, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.

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  17. Fire Consumes Building In Mayetta Business DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    At 10:12 p.m. Thursday night,Jackson County area fire fighters responded to an overnight fire in the Mayetta business district.

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  18. Topeka native plays key role in autopsy in Ferguson shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... their Topeka home to Kansas City, it wasn't for a shopping trip or sporting outing: He wanted to shadow the Jackson County coroner. "My parents thought it was weird at first," Parcells, now 35, conceded. "They'd never been around death before. But ...

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  19. Firefighters extinguish blaze on Main Street in MayettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Fire Department, as well as Holton Fire Department, Hoyt Fire Department and Mayetta Fire Department. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Jackson County EMS also responded. When firefighters arrived, the shed was fully engulfed in flames, ...

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  20. Jury trial continued for Topekan charged with rape, kidnappingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Capital-Journal

    A Jackson County jury trial for a Topeka man charged with kidnapping, raping and battering his then-girlfriend has been continued.

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