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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Jackson girl, 14, charged as an adult for arson in fire that injured fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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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  10. Holton couple renovating old Bell Graphics buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Inc., which in turn sold it to the McKees in early October. Carolyn McKee, executive director of the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, said she and her husband are renovating the building for use as a venue for Second Saturday events and a ...

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

    Friday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    Metro Creative Graphics photoJ. Scott Park | jpark4@mlive.com The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court.

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  12. Car stolen from Topeka found through GPS trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Law enforcement officers used the GPS tracking system on a car believed stolen in Topeka to recover the vehicle and make an arrest. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said his deputies arrested an Overbrook woman Monday after intercepting a vehicle believed to have been stolen as part of an aggravated burglary in Topeka.

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  13. Jackson Co. responders rescue horse from swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Capital-Journal

    A horse that fell through the cover of an in-ground swimming pool in Jackson County was rescued from waters as deep a 10 feet by emergency responders Saturday morning. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said his office received a report around 8:22 a.m. Saturday that a horse had fallen into the covered pool at a residence in the 13000 block of 118th Road.

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  14. Attempted Murder Trial Location Up In The AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... of raping and kidnapping a Holton woman in December, then bringing her to Topeka where she escaped. Friday Jackson County prosecutors say a judge delayed ruling on Rosario's request to move the trail out of Jackson County until a study is completed.

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  15. Topeka man facing March jury trial for rape, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and criminal threat - all felonies. Rosario appeared in Jackson County District Court on Friday. While the results of a venue study weren't available, Judge Micheal Ireland, along with Jackson ...

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  16. Same-sex marriage fight arrives in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Business Journal

    ... licenses to same-sex couples. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has said he will appeal the ruling. Jackson County Counselor Stephen Nixon released a statement Wednesday to acknowledge the ruling and stated that the the ruling is limited to the ...

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  17. Holton's Second Saturday celebrates city's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Capital-Journal

    ... person at the HotSpot, 104 W. 5th. Other historic buildings participating in the Second Saturday will be the Jackson County Historical Museum, Jackson County Courthouse, Kroger Variety Store, Kellerman's Insurance, Quilting on the Square and J&M ...

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

    Saturday Nov 1 | 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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  19. Jackson County police seek meth manufacturing suspect after arrest of five othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Capital-Journal

    Jackson County police are searching for a Mayetta man wanted on drug manufacturing and possession charges following the arrest of five other people connected to the crimes. Roy Hector Wahquahboshkuk Jr., 38, is wanted on a Jackson County District Court warrant for conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of precursor products with intent to manufacture a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

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  20. Four arrested after domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Four Hoyt residents were arrested in connection with drug charges Monday, according to a press release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Rachael D. Butts, 39, Anthony O. Long 44, Ty Joseph Brown, 19, and Joseph Thomason-Brown, 39, were arrested after police executed a search warrant connected to a Oct. 22 domestic dispute at a house in the 9900 block of T.4 Road.

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