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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Family seeks justice for man injured in bicycling hit and runDaniel Franks doesn’t remember much from the night of Dec. 4, 2015. About 11:1
Family seeks justice for man injured in bicycling hit and run
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Daniel Franks doesn’t remember much from the night of Dec. 4, 2015. About 11:14 p.m., as he was riding a bicycle southbound, he was struck by a truck in the 5900 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd. The driver didn’t stop. Franks, 38, a single-father of a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police say protocol was followed in chase early Thursday that resulted in a fatalityTopeka Police Department officials said protocol was followed to a “T” during a
Topeka police say protocol was followed in chase early Thursday that resulted in a fatality
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Topeka Police Department officials said protocol was followed to a “T” during a chase that resulted in a fatality crash early Thursday just west of downtown Topeka. And, though there have been several other police chases in recent weeks in Topeka,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police say protocol was followed in chase from early Thursday that resulted in a fatalityTopeka Police Department officials said protocol was followed to a “T” during a
Topeka police say protocol was followed in chase from early Thursday that resulted in a fatality
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Topeka Police Department officials said protocol was followed to a “T” during a chase that resulted in a fatality crash early Thursday just west of downtown Topeka. And, though there have been several other police chases in recent weeks in Topeka,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Driver runs over himself after jumping out of car during police chaseA man involved in a police pursuit sustained potentially life-threatening injur
Driver runs over himself after jumping out of car during police chase
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
A man involved in a police pursuit sustained potentially life-threatening injuries after jumping out of the car he was driving. The incident occurred about 3:27 a.m. Sunday near S.W. 6th and Washburn, Topeka police Lt. Jennifer Cross said in a news... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Large house fire destroys home just north of Topeka near N.W. 46th and US-75 highwaySoldier Township Fire and other local crews battled a large house fire on Thurs
Large house fire destroys home just north of Topeka near N.W. 46th and US-75 highway
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Soldier Township Fire and other local crews battled a large house fire on Thursday afternoon just north of the Topeka city limits. The fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. at a one-story home at 3621 N.W. 44th Terrace in a cul-de-sac just south of Petro... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Four injured in 4-vehicle collision just northeast of Topeka at K-4 and N.E. 46thFour people were hospitalized — at least two with serious injuries — after a fo
Four injured in 4-vehicle collision just northeast of Topeka at K-4 and N.E. 46th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Four people were hospitalized — at least two with serious injuries — after a four-vehicle crash just before sunrise Wednesday on a well-traveled highway about 5 miles northeast of Topeka. The crash was reported about 7:15 a.m. at N.E. 46th and K-4... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
4 injured in 4-vehicle collision just northeast of Topeka at K-4 and N.E. 46thFour people were injured and transported to a local hospital Wednesday morning
4 injured in 4-vehicle collision just northeast of Topeka at K-4 and N.E. 46th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Four people were injured and transported to a local hospital Wednesday morning just before sunrise in a four-vehicle crash just northeast of Topeka on the border of the Shawnee County and Jefferson County. The crash was reported around 7:15 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Seaman community remembers 16-old Sam Coffee; memorial service details announcedServices for Samantha Elayne “Sammy” Coffee, a 16-year-old Seaman High School s
Seaman community remembers 16-old Sam Coffee; memorial service details announced
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Services for Samantha Elayne “Sammy” Coffee, a 16-year-old Seaman High School student who died Wednesday, will be held at Dove Cremation & Funeral Service in Topeka. The time and date of the services are to be announced. In lieu of flowers, those... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Facebook event asks people to wear blue on Friday in honor of Samantha Coffee, Seaman studentServices for Samantha Elayne “Sammy” Coffee, a 16-year-old Seaman High School S
Facebook event asks people to wear blue on Friday in honor of Samantha Coffee, Seaman student
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Services for Samantha Elayne “Sammy” Coffee, a 16-year-old Seaman High School Student who died Wednesday, will be held at Dove Cremation & Funeral Service in Topeka. Seaman High School students honored her Friday. The time and date of the services... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Facebook event asks people to wear blue on Friday in honor of Samantha CoffeeA Facebook event page was created Thursday asking people to wear blue on Friday
Facebook event asks people to wear blue on Friday in honor of Samantha Coffee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
A Facebook event page was created Thursday asking people to wear blue on Friday in honor of Samantha Coffee, the Seaman High School student who died in a car crash on Wednesday. According to a post by the page’s creator, Kasey Raeann, 349 people had... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Freezing drizzle wreaking havoc on Topeka, Shawnee County streets; dozens of accidents reportedFreezing drizzle that started around noon Tuesday was wreaking havoc on area st
Freezing drizzle wreaking havoc on Topeka, Shawnee County streets; dozens of accidents reported
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Freezing drizzle that started around noon Tuesday was wreaking havoc on area streets, roads and highways, as dozens of accidents were being reported in the Topeka area. Eleven de-icing trucks were dispatched at 1 p.m. to treat the streets, said Ron... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka, Shawnee County in Phase III accident reporting as wintry weather comes down TuesdayAs wintry weather descends upon Topeka and Shawnee County, the city has gone to
Topeka, Shawnee County in Phase III accident reporting as wintry weather comes down Tuesday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
As wintry weather descends upon Topeka and Shawnee County, the city has gone to Phase III accident reporting on Tuesday afternoon. This means the Topeka Police Department and Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will only come to the scene of accidents... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two-vehicle collision on Interstate 70 leads to car driving off embankmentA two-vehicle collision on eastbound Interstate 70 caused one car to leave the
Two-vehicle collision on Interstate 70 leads to car driving off embankment
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
A two-vehicle collision on eastbound Interstate 70 caused one car to leave the roadway on the westbound side and drive off of an embankment. The incident was reported at 4 p.m. near the I-70 and Valencia exit, west of Topeka. The silver Nissan... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Auburn man, 45, arrested in connection with crimes that include kidnapping.By Tim Hrenchir The Capital-Journal An Auburn man was booked Thursday afterno
Auburn man, 45, arrested in connection with crimes that include kidnapping.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
By Tim Hrenchir The Capital-Journal An Auburn man was booked Thursday afternoon into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with crimes that included kidnapping. Jail records indicated the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jerry Leslie... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Seachers search area after report of child near damLocal law enforcement checked an area near a dam Saturday after receiving a cal
Seachers search area after report of child near dam
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Local law enforcement checked an area near a dam Saturday after receiving a call a little after noon from a citizen concerned that a child he had seen there was no longer visible, Shawnee County Dispatch says. Shawnee County park police, the Shawnee... Read more

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