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asianage
Man stabs his wife as she was overweight, escapes jail due to 'Hindu culture'doctor testified this week that the man also suffers from bipolar disorder, whi
Man stabs his wife as she was overweight, escapes jail due to 'Hindu culture'
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
doctor testified this week that the man also suffers from bipolar disorder, which was made worse by his alcohol addiction. Lawrence: An NRI was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill his wife with a pocketknife after his attorney... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence firefighter sues city over arrest in 2014LAWRENCE — A Lawrence firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the city accusing
Lawrence firefighter sues city over arrest in 2014
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
LAWRENCE — A Lawrence firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the city accusing the police department of using excessive and negligent force against him during his arrest. Witnesses say police arrived at the city’s Veterans of Foreign Wars hall to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence has another $1 million of repairs in store for 130-old Bowersock DamLAWRENCE — Lawrence is planning another $1 million of repair work on a 130-year
Lawrence has another $1 million of repairs in store for 130-old Bowersock Dam
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
LAWRENCE — Lawrence is planning another $1 million of repair work on a 130-year-old dam across the Kansas River. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2bz4JCs ) reports that the goal is to reinforce the southernmost third of Bowersock Dam. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man sentenced to 8 years in Lawrence homeless shelter stabbingLAWRENCE — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and f
Man sentenced to 8 years in Lawrence homeless shelter stabbing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
LAWRENCE — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison for trying to kill a Kansas homeless shelter employee by slashing his throat. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2c2vO2C ) reports that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man sentenced to 8 years in Kansas homeless shelter stabbingLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight
Man sentenced to 8 years in Kansas homeless shelter stabbing
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison for trying to kill a Kansas homeless shelter employee by slashing his throat. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2c2vO2C ) reports... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence man sentenced for aiming shotgun at officerLAWRENCE — A Lawrence man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for aimin
Lawrence man sentenced for aiming shotgun at officer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Lawrence man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for aiming a loaded shotgun at a police officer. Zachary James Ortiz was sentenced Friday for one felony count of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. He was arrested... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence author recounts journey in 'A Doubter's Guide to God'Boulevard on The University of Kansas campus and ran into a friend who invited
Lawrence author recounts journey in 'A Doubter's Guide to God'
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Boulevard on The University of Kansas campus and ran into a friend who invited him to Peace Mennonite Church in North Lawrence. With nothing left to lose, and with an open mind, Martin took his friend up on her offer. He showed up for church... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence motel owner gets probation for trying to kill wifeLAWRENCE — A Hindu man was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill
Lawrence motel owner gets probation for trying to kill wife
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
LAWRENCE — A Hindu man was sentenced to probation in Kansas for trying to kill his wife with a pocketknife after his attorney argued sending him to prison could cause the man’s family to be ostracized as part of their culture. Douglas County... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Man who stabbed wife because of her weight gets probation due to Hindu cultureA Lawrence, Kan. Super 8 motel owner charged with stabbing his wife because of
Man who stabbed wife because of her weight gets probation due to Hindu culture
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
A Lawrence, Kan. Super 8 motel owner charged with stabbing his wife because of her weight has been sentenced to probation in part because of his culture. Navinkumar Patel, 46 of Shawnee, told police last year that he stabbed his wife because she was... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bipolar man who stabbed wife gets probation; judge influenced by family’s Hindu faithrather than jail time, and the Hindu faith of the man’s family was a factor in
Bipolar man who stabbed wife gets probation; judge influenced by family’s Hindu faith
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
rather than jail time, and the Hindu faith of the man’s family was a factor in the lenient sentencing, according to the Lawrence Journal-World. Motel owner Navinkumar Patel “pleaded no contest to felony charges of attempted second-degree murder... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
University of Kansas announces program cuts totaling nearly $1.3 millionLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has announced cuts to several programs, tot
University of Kansas announces program cuts totaling nearly $1.3 million
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has announced cuts to several programs, totaling nearly $1.3 million in an effort to deal with a $7 million cut in funding by the state. Provost Neeli Bendapudi announced the cuts on Wednesday, The Lawrence... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KU Chancellor's message promises action on diversity, equityLAWRENCE — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little says she’s pl
KU Chancellor's message promises action on diversity, equity
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little says she’s planning additional diversity, equity and inclusion efforts on campus. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2bamVs6 ) reports that Gray-Little announced the plans in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas seeks federal wine label designationboast. Wine-producing regions are granted a government designation known as an
Kansas seeks federal wine label designation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
boast. Wine-producing regions are granted a government designation known as an American Viticultural Area designation, The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/2bAIQXD ). The wine industry in Kansas is still seeking its first... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas seeking federal wine label designationboast. Wine producing regions are granted a government designation known as an
Kansas seeking federal wine label designation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
boast. Wine producing regions are granted a government designation known as an American Viticultural Area designation, The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2bAIQXD ). The wine industry in Kansas is still seeking its first designation. The... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Kansas school funding court case continuesbe "a flagrant violation of the separation of powers." Both sides in the dispu
Kansas school funding court case continues
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 15 days ago
be "a flagrant violation of the separation of powers." Both sides in the dispute filed briefs with the court Friday, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. The Supreme Court could have a lot to say about what that new formula looks like and how... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas court says mom who bound and blindfolded her kids, claiming demon possession, should not have parental rightsa child. Deborah Gomez served about six months in jail. In 2012, the Gomez’ chi
Kansas court says mom who bound and blindfolded her kids, claiming demon possession, should not have parental rights
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 16 days ago
a child. Deborah Gomez served about six months in jail. In 2012, the Gomez’ children were 15, 13, 12, 7 and 5-years old. The Lawrence Journal World reports that the appeals court rejected her claim that she should have her parental rights rest... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Kansas court: woman's parental rights should be terminatedlater pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of endangering a child. Deborah
Kansas court: woman's parental rights should be terminated
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
later pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of endangering a child. Deborah Gomez served about six months in jail. The appeals court rejected her claim that she should have her parental rights restored, the Lawrence Journal World... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas court: woman's parental rights should be terminatedlater pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of endangering a child. Deborah
Kansas court: woman's parental rights should be terminated
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
later pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of endangering a child. Deborah Gomez served about six months in jail. The Lawrence Journal World reports (http://j.mp/2beVtZj ) that the appeals court rejected her claim that she should have her... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawsuit: Assaulted KU rowers had to cheer football teamLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas’ athletic department required female rowers
Lawsuit: Assaulted KU rowers had to cheer football team
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas’ athletic department required female rowers to attend games and encouraged them to socialize with football recruits, according to an amended lawsuit by a former rower who says she was raped by a football... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas exporting college graduates to other stateshas remained relatively flat. But he said the number employed here five years a
Kansas exporting college graduates to other states
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
has remained relatively flat. But he said the number employed here five years after graduating has been declining, The Lawrence Journal-World reported (http://j.mp/2bbeHiF ). That’s true for all post-secondary graduates, including from... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Board of Regents urged to discuss state dental schoolof an oral health care task force report Tuesday at the regents meeting that th
Kansas Board of Regents urged to discuss state dental school
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
of an oral health care task force report Tuesday at the regents meeting that they have not considered the idea, The Lawrence Journal-World reported (http://bit.ly/2bfyuhf ). Since 1964, Kansas has had a reciprocal agreement with Missouri to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KU: Dismiss lawsuit related to two sexual assaultsLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit rela
KU: Dismiss lawsuit related to two sexual assaults
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit related to two alleged sexual assaults. Two former female rowers contend they were raped in university housing by the same man. The two women and their parents claim in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas court says Wichita man may be allowed to appealto file an appeal now because his defense attorney failed to file the appeal wh
Kansas court says Wichita man may be allowed to appeal
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
to file an appeal now because his defense attorney failed to file the appeal when Smith asked him to years ago. The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://j.mp/2aBYobc ) Smith was 16 when he was sentenced to life for first-degree murder and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Eudora man sentenced to life for abusing childLAWRENCE — A 40-year-old Eudora man has been sentenced to life in prison for se
Eudora man sentenced to life for abusing child
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
LAWRENCE — A 40-year-old Eudora man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a child. Sean Weeks was convicted in May of three felony charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. He was sentenced Friday in Douglas County... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man fatally shot at Gage Center early Fridayfrom the Topeka Police Department. Fields had been previously convicted of sho
Man fatally shot at Gage Center early Friday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
from the Topeka Police Department. Fields had been previously convicted of shooting a bouncer in the parking lot of a Lawrence bar in March of 2012, according to a Lawrence Journal-World article about the incident. He shot the bouncer,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mistrial declared in 2nd Haskell rape trialLAWRENCE — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a former Haskell Indian
Mistrial declared in 2nd Haskell rape trial
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
LAWRENCE — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a former Haskell Indian Nations University student accused of rape. The Lawrence Journal-World (http://j.mp/2auikNc ) that a Douglas County jury couldn’t reach a verdict in the case. District... Read more

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