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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Josiah Neeley and Arthur Rizer: Kansas’ juvenile justice reforms are workingeffect on how the state’s juvenile justice system operates. According to a rece
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
effect on how the state’s juvenile justice system operates. According to a recent presentation by officials with the Kansas Department of Corrections, the state’s juvenile justice system has seen significant improvements in almost every stage... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Frontenac city administrator pleads guilty to misusing city moneySellars has no criminal history, and so will likely be given an underlying sent
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Sellars has no criminal history, and so will likely be given an underlying sentence between five and seven months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. As part of the plea agreement, that will likely be suspended and he will be placed on... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Sellars takes plea — Disgraced former Frontenac official pleads guilty to felonySellars has no criminal history, and so will likely be given an underlying sent
The Morning Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Sellars has no criminal history, and so will likely be given an underlying sentence between five and seven months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. As part of the plea agreement, that will likely be suspended and he will be placed on... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Supreme Court won’t review appeal in Kansas sheriff’s deathScott Cheever’s case a second time. Cheever faces lethal injection for killing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Scott Cheever’s case a second time. Cheever faces lethal injection for killing Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels as Samuels tried to serve a warrant at Cheever’s rural home about 75 miles northeast of Wichita. (Kansas Department of Correc... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
We need to stop cramming people into our prisonsto think. Earlier this year, unrest at Kansas prisons started a statewide disc
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
to think. Earlier this year, unrest at Kansas prisons started a statewide discussion about major staff shortages at the Kansas Department of Corrections — a problem that has been exacerbated by our high rate of imprisonment (328 per 100,000).... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Sheriff enters ‘not guilty’ plea to misdemeanorHe later issued a statement noting he was still on the job and planned to plead
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
He later issued a statement noting he was still on the job and planned to plead not guilty if the case goes to court. The Kansas Department of Corrections website shows Manley was convicted last July of a burglary of a building not used as a... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Details of $300 million proposal to replace 150-old Lansing jail revealedago. But it’s not history people in Lansing are as concerned with preserving as
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
ago. But it’s not history people in Lansing are as concerned with preserving as the city’s future. Earlier this year, the Kansas Department of Corrections started asking companies for their plans to build and finance a new Lansing jail, keeping... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislators won’t endorse Kansas corrections officials’ plan to rebuild Lansing prisonThe Kansas Department of Corrections is moving forward with a plan to rebuild t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
The Kansas Department of Corrections is moving forward with a plan to rebuild the state’s largest, oldest prison, but officials could not get endorsement from a group of legislators on Thursday. Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood announced Thursday... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
$300 million proposal to replace 150 year old Kansas prisontag, $300 million dollars to be exact. Some state lawmakers from both parties s
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
tag, $300 million dollars to be exact. Some state lawmakers from both parties said Thursday they are not happy about the Kansas Department of Corrections' plan. The funds will be spread over 20 years. The department proposes to finance the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas corrections officials push plan to rebuild Lansing prison despite legislator hesitationThe Kansas Department of Corrections announced Thursday it had selected a bidde
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
The Kansas Department of Corrections announced Thursday it had selected a bidder to rebuild the state’s oldest, largest prison, pushing forwarding on the project despite hesitation from several legislators. The Joint Committee on State Building... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Corrections officials push plan to rebuild Lansing prison despite legislator hesitationThe Kansas Department of Corrections announced Thursday it had selected a bidde
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
The Kansas Department of Corrections announced Thursday it had selected a bidder to rebuild the state’s oldest, largest prison, pushing forwarding on the project despite hesitation from several legislators. The Joint Committee on State Building... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Barton celebrates inmate success at Ellsworth Correctional FacilityBarton Community College, Ellsworth Correctional Facility and the Kansas Depart
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Barton Community College, Ellsworth Correctional Facility and the Kansas Department of Corrections highlighted the success of about 140 inmates who have taken the initiative to pursue their educations while incarcerated at the 13th Annual Learning... Read more

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