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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence woman killed late Monday in crash on Kansas Turnpike near Lecompton exitA Lawrence woman was killed late Monday in a single-vehicle crash on the Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
A Lawrence woman was killed late Monday in a single-vehicle crash on the Kansas Turnpike in Douglas County, authorities said. The victim was identified as Andrea Lea O’Connor 43. According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority, O’Connor was driving a... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Icy, slick, roads create chaotic morning commutebefore Castle Rock happened just within a few miles of each other. “I’ve never
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 hours ago
before Castle Rock happened just within a few miles of each other. “I’ve never seen it so slippery," said Chavez. If you're heading home from Douglas County, take it slow. Even though #DougCo is off accident alert status, roads are still slip... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevadan man hurt in hash oil fire explosionafter authorities say a fire broke out at an apartment in Gardnerville where he
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 hours ago
after authorities say a fire broke out at an apartment in Gardnerville where he was trying to manufacture hash oil. The Douglas County sheriff's office says firefighters responded to the fire at the Stodick Apartments at about 2:40 p.m.... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
One person missing after apartment building fire in Alexandr...be made to respective family. The fire forced the closure of some downtown str
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
be made to respective family. The fire forced the closure of some downtown streets during the Monday morning commute. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and North Memorial Ambulance also responded. The story will be updated as more information... Read more
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KTVN Reno
DCSO: Man Burned While Extracting Hash Oil in GardnervilleDouglas County deputies are investigating a hash oil fire in Gardnerville that
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
Douglas County deputies are investigating a hash oil fire in Gardnerville that sent one man to the hospital Sunday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the East Fork Fire Protection District responded to reports of a fire at an... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Man Arrested for False ImprisonmentDouglas County Sheriff’s Office says a 51-year-old man has been arrested, accus
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a 51-year-old man has been arrested, accused of holding a woman against her will in Gardnerville. Thomas Sims was taken into custody and booked for domestic battery, battery with substantial bodily injury and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
New owner of Tuscola Outlet Mall quiet about its plansMason Asset Management bought the mall from New York City-based ADCO Group on D
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Mason Asset Management bought the mall from New York City-based ADCO Group on Dec. 15 for $6.25 million, according to the Douglas County supervisor of assessments office. ADCO bought it in 2015 from Tanger for $19 million, according to the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Arctic Front Arrives MondayHonoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend a fundraiser in memory of Deputy Zack Parrish Friday night with the proceeds going toward the Douglas County Fallen Officers Fund. Instead, more than a thousand showed... Read more
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CBS Denver
Denver Zoo Expecting Baby SlothHonoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend a fundraiser in memory of Deputy Zack Parrish Friday night with the proceeds going toward the Douglas County Fallen Officers Fund. Instead, more than a thousand showed... Read more
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CBS Denver
Coloradans Vow To Help Haiti After Natural Disasters, President's RemarksHonoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend a fundraiser in memory of Deputy Zack Parrish Friday night with the proceeds going toward the Douglas County Fallen Officers Fund. Instead, more than a thousand showed... Read more
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CBS Denver
Mother Wants Answers After Missing Woman's Body FoundHonoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend a fundraiser in memory of Deputy Zack Parrish Friday night with the proceeds going toward the Douglas County Fallen Officers Fund. Instead, more than a thousand showed... Read more
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CBS Denver
More Than Expected Attend Fundraiser Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishHonoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
Honoring Fallen Deputy Zack ParrishOrganizers hoped a few hundred would attend a fundraiser in memory of Deputy Zack Parrish Friday night with the proceeds going toward the Douglas County Fallen Officers Fund. Instead, more than a thousand showed... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Duluth protesters call for Wells Fargo to divest from Enbridge,...Tusken said the Duluth police went to work on arranging to have the men cut loo
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Tusken said the Duluth police went to work on arranging to have the men cut loose. The police sought counsel with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, which Tusken said operates a "cut team." Douglas County developed the team during the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
IBM reported considering "massive cuts" to Global Technology Services unitkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
The annual Lyle Cancer Auction returns for the 39th yearkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester Downtown Farmers Market beings new home searchkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Man arrested in New Year's Eve burglarykilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Winona Ice Park hopes to draw visitors during winter seasonkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota parolee gets life sentence for Omaha murderkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Fire destroys Hayfield home, nobody seriously hurtkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes rounds in Rochesterkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Hospitality Center Coming To St. Charleskilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Signs of stability, trouble in Minnesota's individual marketkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old T
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man once... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Snow blankets the Okanoganat Snoqualmie Pass, Trooper Brian Moore said. Locally, WSP troopers responded
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
at Snoqualmie Pass, Trooper Brian Moore said. Locally, WSP troopers responded to six weather-related collisions in Douglas County (three on Highway 17) and one in Okanogan County on Thursday, mostly due to drivers traveling too fast for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gun owner imprisoned after toddler shoots out daughter's eyeas a result. Therapists had to teach her how to walk, talk and eat again, 'It
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
as a result. Therapists had to teach her how to walk, talk and eat again, 'It's so fortunate that this child survived,' Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said in court, 'but it's such a tragic consequence of not paying attention.' 'Why are we... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Douglas County Deputies Seek Information in Business Burglaries CaseThe Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it needs your help in an investigation
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it needs your help in an investigation involving several burglaries at Ironwood shopping center in Minden. Deputies say the first burglary occurred the evening of November 20th to the morning of November 21st... Read more
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ajc.com
Douglas County School employees to receive semimonthly paychecks Teachers and staff with Douglas County Schools will now be paid twice a month
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Teachers and staff with Douglas County Schools will now be paid twice a month. Douglas County teachers and staff will receive their first-ever semimonthly paycheck on Jan.... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota parolee gets life sentence for Omaha murderkilling. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
killing. Court records say the sentence was handed down Friday to 32-year-old Tyeric Lessley, of Omaha. Early last month a Douglas County jury in Omaha found him guilty of first-degree murder and four other crimes. Prosecutors say he killed Suzanne... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Eagles & Agriculture Returns To Carson Valleyeagles come from the Sierra, while others make the journey from other western s
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
eagles come from the Sierra, while others make the journey from other western states. There are a few eagles who live in Douglas County throughout the year, including a pair near Genoa. "We do have a nesting pair right here in Genoa that have... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Douglas County man arrested for death of 3-month-old daughterdeath of his 3-month-old daughter. James Howatt, 26, arrested for child abuse
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
death of his 3-month-old daughter. James Howatt, 26, arrested for child abuse in the death of his 3-month-old daughter. DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - A Douglas County man was indicted for felony child abuse this month after his three-month-old... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Bio Corp faces 25 counts of animal cruelty following undercover...to a statement of probable cause, a veterinarian hired by PETA, Dr. Ingrid Tayl
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
to a statement of probable cause, a veterinarian hired by PETA, Dr. Ingrid Taylor, testified at an Oct. 26 hearing in Douglas County that drowning pigeons is an unacceptable practice for euthanizing birds. She said that drowning causes an... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Vehicle versus timberwolf: Motorist strikes, kills wolf in central...it was. It was something I had never seen before.” The accident occurred short
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
it was. It was something I had never seen before.” The accident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. east of Rose City on Douglas County Road 14 near Hemlock Road on Jan. 9. After hitting the animal, the driver, Burt Lorentz of Eagle Bend, called... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Douglas County added to national emergency alert systemGARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) - Douglas County has gained access to a national networ
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) - Douglas County has gained access to a national network for emergency alerts. The Record-Courier reported Wednesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency authorized Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties and Carson City to... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
El Paso County deputies will soon have co-responders on mental health callscrisis," Elder said. Elder recognizes the therapists might not be able to help
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
crisis," Elder said. Elder recognizes the therapists might not be able to help in every situation, like what deputies in Douglas County faced New Year's Eve. "I'm not sure that a therapist would have been any different anyway. It's hard to... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Jeff Pelle, Longmont native and son of Boulder County sheriff, out of ICU after New Year's Eve shootingBoulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle's son, Jeff Pelle, a Douglas County deputy she
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle's son, Jeff Pelle, a Douglas County deputy sheriff wounded in a New Year's Eve shooting, has been moved out of the intensive care unit at the hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Boulder County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Get Emergency Notifications From Douglas CountyYou can now get emergency alerts sent to your phone if you live in Douglas Coun
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
You can now get emergency alerts sent to your phone if you live in Douglas County. Douglas County Emergency Management, and 911 Emergency Services as the lead, in cooperation with the Nevada Quad Counties (Storey, Lyon, Carson City and Douglas) has... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Electrical short forces plane to land on taxiway at Pullman-Moscow Regional Airportsurveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities resp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. HIGHLANDS... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Douglas Co. sheriff speaks 1-on-1 on deadly shootingDouglas County Sheriff speaks one on one DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - Douglas Count
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Douglas County Sheriff speaks one on one DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock sat down with KRDO NewsChannel 13 for a one-on-one interview on Tuesday after one of his deputies died on New Year's Eve morning. He started by... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concernssurveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities resp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. HIGHLANDS... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Kodak creating KodakCoin, its own cryptocurrency systemsurveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities resp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. HIGHLANDS... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Central Valley School District completes renovation of elementary school, needs more money to help reduce overcrowdingsurveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities resp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. HIGHLANDS... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Family readopts cat from SCRAPS after losing itsurveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities resp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. HIGHLANDS... Read more
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FOX News
Colorado gunman watched officers on surveillance video before attack, sheriff saysMatthew Riehl, 37, was identified as the gunman who fired more than 100 rounds
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Matthew Riehl, 37, was identified as the gunman who fired more than 100 rounds at deputies on New Year's Eve. (Douglas County Sheriff) The Colorado gunman who killed a sheriff’s deputy and wounded six others in a shooting attack on New Year’s Eve... Read more
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FOX News
Colorado gunman watched officers on surveillance video before attack, sheriff saysMatthew Riehl, 37, was identified as the gunman who fired more than 100 rounds
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Matthew Riehl, 37, was identified as the gunman who fired more than 100 rounds at deputies on New Year's Eve. (Douglas County Sheriff) The Colorado gunman who killed a sheriff’s deputy and wounded six others in a shooting attack on New Year’s Eve... Read more
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FOX News
Colorado gunman watched officers on surveillance video before attack, sheriff saysoutside of his Highlands Ranch apartment to track officers while they responded
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
outside of his Highlands Ranch apartment to track officers while they responded to a complaint before he began shooting, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. Officers had arrived at the Army veteran’s apartment complex after receiving a... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Douglas County Sheriff Speaks One on OneDouglas County Sheriff speaks one on one DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - The Douglas C
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Douglas County Sheriff speaks one on one DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - The Douglas County Sheriff, Tony Spurlock sits down for a one on one interview after one of his deputies died on New Year's eve morning. He starts by saying he wanted to do the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Law enforcement officials reflect on dangers of the job after body cam video released in deadly shootingThe Sheriff in Douglas County, Colorado has released body camera video from a d
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
The Sheriff in Douglas County, Colorado has released body camera video from a deadly attack on his deputies last month. One of those deputies, 29-year-old Zackari Parrish was killed. Four other deputies were wounded. The shooting happened when... Read more
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FOX News
Colorado gunman monitored deputies before shootingequipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a c
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. Spurlock... Read more
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FOX News
Colorado gunman monitored deputies before shootingequipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a c
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor authorities responding to a complaint before he opened fire. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said Matthew Riehl fired a shotgun, an M16 rifle, a pistol and an M4 rifle. Spurlock... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman transported to Topeka hospital after being ejected in Douglas County crashA woman was transported to a Topeka hospital Tuesday after she was ejected from
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
A woman was transported to a Topeka hospital Tuesday after she was ejected from a vehicle in Douglas County. The one-vehicle crash was reported at 1:24 p.m. on Highway 40, about three-fourths of a mile west of 27th in Lawrence, according to the... Read more
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