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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities ID pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topekadetermined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and
Authorities ID pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
determined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Topeka Police Department assisted at the scene. Any witnesses or others with information are asked to contact the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office at (785)... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities ID pedestrian who was killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topekadetermined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and
Authorities ID pedestrian who was killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
determined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Topeka Police Department assisted at the scene. Any witnesses or others with information are asked to contact the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office at (785)... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2 killed Monday after 2-vehicle, head-on collision on Oakland Expresswaybe closed for several hours, Kansas Department of Transportation officials said
2 killed Monday after 2-vehicle, head-on collision on Oakland Expressway
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
be closed for several hours, Kansas Department of Transportation officials said. Crews from Kansas Highway Patrol, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, KDOT and Soldier Fire Township are on scene investigating. No other details were... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governing bodies plan to discuss public safety radios, budget matterssituations is more efficient.” Cole added that some 300 radios his department
Governing bodies plan to discuss public safety radios, budget matters
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
situations is more efficient.” Cole added that some 300 radios his department used last year after receiving them from the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will become outdated and unsupported by the county’s provider, Motorola, by 2020. “We... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Trust at issue for law enforcementbe an officer?” he asked. Umbehr said a uniform policy is needed for the D.A.’
Trust at issue for law enforcement
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
be an officer?” he asked. Umbehr said a uniform policy is needed for the D.A.’s office and law enforcement agencies. Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office On May 24, Shawnee County sheriff’s Detective Erin Thompson was charged with three counts of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Motorcyclist strikes deer on US-40 HighwayThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office responded to an injury accident on Friday n
Motorcyclist strikes deer on US-40 Highway
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office responded to an injury accident on Friday night at around 10:09 p.m. At the 7100 block of S.E. US-40 Highway, James Van Meter was driving a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle eastbound where it struck a deer in the roadway.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Residents lament loss of belongings in storage facility infernothe storage units to their owners by mid-afternoon or late-afternoon. Those at
Residents lament loss of belongings in storage facility inferno
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
the storage units to their owners by mid-afternoon or late-afternoon. Those at the scene included Richard Lee, a retired Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office supervisor who stored property at the business. Lee said he considered it likely all the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
No foul play suspected in case where man's body was found floating at Lake ShawneeShawnee County Sheriff’s Office officials said Thursday morning no foul play is
No foul play suspected in case where man's body was found floating at Lake Shawnee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office officials said Thursday morning no foul play is suspected from the incident from earlier this week when a man’s body was found floating in Lake Shawnee. “At this time, based on a preliminary investigation of the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Affidavit: Erin Thompson repeatedly claimed to talk to people she never contactedA heavily redacted affidavit obtained Wednesday accuses a Shawnee County Sherif
Affidavit: Erin Thompson repeatedly claimed to talk to people she never contacted
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
A heavily redacted affidavit obtained Wednesday accuses a Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office detective of repeatedly reporting she talked to people she never contacted. Erin Thompson, 40, faces felony perjury charges in three cases in which she signed... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office IDs body found in Lake ShawneeThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday morning released the identity
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office IDs body found in Lake Shawnee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday morning released the identity of the man who was found in Lake Shawnee late Tuesday morning. Authorities identified the man as Robert D. Cheniae, 56, of Topeka. No other update was given Wednesday... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities investigating after body found at Lake Shawneedam. There is crime scene tape up and crime scene investigation is on scene.
Authorities investigating after body found at Lake Shawnee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
dam. There is crime scene tape up and crime scene investigation is on scene. The Shawnee Heights water rescue team, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism law enforcement are on scene. Check... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'I was scared,' Dustin McKinney's girlfriend recalls in hearing on 2014 homicideleft knee. McKinney was pronounced dead just 14 minutes after officers arrived,
'I was scared,' Dustin McKinney's girlfriend recalls in hearing on 2014 homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
left knee. McKinney was pronounced dead just 14 minutes after officers arrived, according to Deputy Justin Dobler, of the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Dobler said McKinney most likely was killed with a semi-automatic shotgun, the casings from... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with trash truck just north of Topekaas serious but not life-threatening after being pinned under a trash truck just
Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with trash truck just north of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
as serious but not life-threatening after being pinned under a trash truck just north of Topeka, officials with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said. Jacob Seckington was traveling southbound on N.W. Topeka Boulevard on his 1979 Harley... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Motorcyclist critically injured in crash north of TopekaBoulevard and N.W. 66th just before 8 a.m., a Shawnee County dispatcher said. T
Motorcyclist critically injured in crash north of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Boulevard and N.W. 66th just before 8 a.m., a Shawnee County dispatcher said. The cyclist was taken a hospital with critical injuries. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash. This story is developing and will be... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Special Olympics torch run kicks off on Kansas Statehouse stepsathletes gathered Wednesday on the south side of the Kansas Statehouse greeting
Special Olympics torch run kicks off on Kansas Statehouse steps
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
athletes gathered Wednesday on the south side of the Kansas Statehouse greeting members of Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Several area officers and athletes jogged down S.W. 10th Street to Topeka Boulevard to mark... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events, June 1, 2016 updateat Forbes Field, 6700 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Cost: $50 per student for four days of
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events, June 1, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
at Forbes Field, 6700 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Cost: $50 per student for four days of classes. Information: 862-3303. 9th annual Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy for youths entering grades 6-8 next fall, June 6-10 at Seaman High School or... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
No one seriously hurt as truck crashes, bursts into flames south of Topekacrash scene on S.W. US-75 highway, just south of its intersection with S.W. Top
No one seriously hurt as truck crashes, bursts into flames south of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
crash scene on S.W. US-75 highway, just south of its intersection with S.W. Topeka Boulevard, said Sgt. Eric Frey of the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrived to find a 1994 Chevrolet truck owned by Toby’s Carnival, of Marceline,... Read more

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