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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police: Man shot in hip during attempted robbery Sunday nightleft the scene with the victim at 10:04 p.m. Police didn’t have suspect inform
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 minutes ago
left the scene with the victim at 10:04 p.m. Police didn’t have suspect information at the scene. In addition to the Topeka Police Department and AMR, the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Topeka Fire Department also... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 21, 2017Marie Downs, 20, in connection with distribution of certain hallucinogens, 10/2
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Marie Downs, 20, in connection with distribution of certain hallucinogens, 10/20. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. S.W. 17th and Medford, aggravated robbery, 1 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 10/19. 2000 blk. S.E. Florence,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka mayoral candidates tackle timely topics at forum Wednesdaydon’t even know who are neighbor is,” De La Isla said. She would also like to
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
don’t even know who are neighbor is,” De La Isla said. She would also like to see more relationships develop between the Topeka Police Department and the community. Duncan said he would look at how to make the police force stronger in terms of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New Greater Topeka Partnership announces two new promotionswill be tasked with leading communications, public and media relations for the
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
will be tasked with leading communications, public and media relations for the partnership. McCarter earlier worked at the Topeka Police Department as the media-public relations specialist, then about two months ago, McCarter had dual roles as the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 17, 2017drug and/or stimulant, distribution of marijuana and aggravated endangering a c
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
drug and/or stimulant, distribution of marijuana and aggravated endangering a child, 10/16. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 700 blk. S.W. Buchanan, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 7:49-8:30 p.m. 10/15. 800... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New Greater Topeka Partnership announces executive director of Leadership Greater Topeka, head of media relationswill be tasked with leading communications, public and media relations for the
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
will be tasked with leading communications, public and media relations for the partnership. McCarter earlier worked at the Topeka Police Department as the media-public relations specialist, then about two months ago, McCarter had dual roles as the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police bike unit measures for Kansas bike law300 vehicles that passed a plainclothes Topeka police officer riding a bicycle
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
300 vehicles that passed a plainclothes Topeka police officer riding a bicycle Friday, none came closer than 56 inches, the Topeka Police Department said Monday. Kansas law regulating vehicles passing bicyclists require them to stay at least three... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Two arrested in connection with Lawrence deadly shooting on Mass Streetis still ongoing," The Lawrence Police Department stated in a news release. On
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
is still ongoing," The Lawrence Police Department stated in a news release. On Monday, with the assistance of the Topeka Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Shawnee County Sherriff’s Office, multiple search and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Of about 300 vehicles that pass Topeka police officer on bicycle, none come closer than 56 inches300 vehicles that passed a plainclothes Topeka police officer riding a bicycle
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
300 vehicles that passed a plainclothes Topeka police officer riding a bicycle Friday, none came closer than 56 inches, the Topeka Police Department said on its website Monday. Kansas law regulating vehicles passing bicyclists require them to stay... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 15, 201710/14. Jorge Oscar Davalos, 43, in connection with possession of stolen proper
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
10/14. Jorge Oscar Davalos, 43, in connection with possession of stolen property, 10/14. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 500 blk. N.E. Emmett, theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000, 4:18-4:27 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
“Week without Violence” begins Tuesday, celebrating 40 years of protecting victims of domestic violencewill then march from the capitol building to the YWCA building where the Shawne
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
will then march from the capitol building to the YWCA building where the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Topeka Police Department will provide hotdogs and drinks. Contact reporter Angela Deines at (785) 295-1143 or @AngelaDeines... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: 14 grads of Latino Leadership Collaborative of Kansas honoredAlves, Andrew Gutierrez, Stacie Torrez, Eddie Serrano and Tony Jaramillo. Prog
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Alves, Andrew Gutierrez, Stacie Torrez, Eddie Serrano and Tony Jaramillo. Program sponsors for 2018 include US Bank, the Topeka Police Department, the city of Topeka’s water department, US Alliance Corporation, Azura Credit Union and Security... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: 14 grads of Latino Leadership Collaborative of Kansas honoredKleber Alves, Andrew Gutierrez, Stacie Torrez, Eddie Serrano and Tony Jaramillo
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Kleber Alves, Andrew Gutierrez, Stacie Torrez, Eddie Serrano and Tony Jaramillo. 2018 Program sponsors include US Bank, Topeka Police Department, City of Topeka – Water Department, US Alliance Corporation, Azura Credit Union and Security... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Law enforcement leaders: Topeka homicides not random, but typically involve people living ‘dangerous lifestyles’into homes and taking people hostage, that kind of thing, the stuff you see in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
into homes and taking people hostage, that kind of thing, the stuff you see in the movies, that’s not happening,” said Topeka Police Department Interim Deputy Chief Darin Scott. “What’s happening is inherently dangerous lifestyles that we, as a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Law enforcement leaders: Topeka homicides not random, but typically involved people living “dangerous lifestyles”into homes and taking people hostage, that kind of thing, the stuff you see in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
into homes and taking people hostage, that kind of thing, the stuff you see in the movies, that’s not happening,” said Topeka Police Department Interim Deputy Chief Darin Scott. “What’s happening is inherently dangerous lifestyles that we, as a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 12, 2017drug and/or stimulant and possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
drug and/or stimulant and possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 10/11. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 500 blk. S.W. 10th, burglary, 2-3 p.m. 10/10. 1000 blk. N.E. Jefferson, burglary, 4:30-6:40 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 11, 201734, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
34, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 10/10. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 400 blk. N.E. Green, theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000, noon-12:30 p.m.... Read more
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Topeka police investigating Monday shooting as a homicide, identify victimThe Topeka Police Department identified a fatal shooting victim Monday, and sai
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Topeka Police Department identified a fatal shooting victim Monday, and said investigators are treating the incident as a homicide. Bondderrick Sanders, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was treated at a local... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police identify Monday’s shooting victim, investigating as a homicideThe Topeka Police Department is investigating a central Topeka shooting in whic
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Topeka Police Department is investigating a central Topeka shooting in which one person was pronounced dead at the scene and a second victim was treated at a local hospital. A body was found Monday afternoon in an alley that was considered a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Body found in alley after shooting in Topeka, incident considered suspiciousThe Topeka Police Department is investigating a central Topeka shooting in whic
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Topeka Police Department is investigating a central Topeka shooting in which one person was pronounced dead at the scene. A body was found Monday afternoon in an alley which was considered a crime scene, Lt. Jennifer Cross said. Police tape... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Commending TPDI am writing to congratulate the Topeka Police Department for the way in which
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
I am writing to congratulate the Topeka Police Department for the way in which its officers resolved a threatening, potentially lethal situation involving an individual with a mental illness. This is in reference to the incident that occurred on the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
After police shooting, review board seen as way to support official findingsfor mayor. “When we have a tragedy, we all seek answers and would like to get a
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
for mayor. “When we have a tragedy, we all seek answers and would like to get as much information as possible. I feel our Topeka Police Department has done an extraordinary job reaching out to key community members and reaching out to an external... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 6, 2017assault, 10/5. Kyle Lee Tyler, 29, in connection with offender registration vi
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
assault, 10/5. Kyle Lee Tyler, 29, in connection with offender registration violation, 10/5. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 200 blk. S.W. Quinton, theft, 6-7 p.m. 9/25. 1200 blk. S.W. Washburn, burglary, theft,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD: Elderly woman hits gas instead of brakes, drives car into Topeka WalgreensTopeka Police Department, Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Topeka Police Department, Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response were called to a report of an injury accident, car vs. building, at about 10:15 a.m. Friday at 1001 S.W. Gage Blvd. (Eric Smith/The Capital-Journal) Topeka Police... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Elderly woman hits gas instead of brakes, drives car into Topeka WalgreensTopeka Police Department, Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Topeka Police Department, Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response were called to a report of an injury accident, car vs. building, at about 10:15 a.m. Friday at 1001 S.W. Gage Blvd. (Eric Smith/The Capital-Journal) Topeka Police... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 5, 201740, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
40, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 10/4. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. S.W. 19th and Lane, possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 11:55 a.m.-12:40... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Dog shot and killed, owner looking for answersanimal is killed, the case may lose priority when compared to other important c
KOMU Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
animal is killed, the case may lose priority when compared to other important cases for the police department. So far, the Topeka Police Department has cooperated, but Chandler said she is ready to push them for answers if need be. The breeder... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Oct. 4, 201735, in connection with criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 1
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
35, in connection with criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 10/3. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 200 blk. S.W. Tyler, possession of methamphetamine, 6:50-7:05 p.m. 10/2. 1300 blk. S.W. Buchanan,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man with mental illness holding fake gun surrenders after west Topeka standoffsaid they never felt threatened, and that the man appeared to be posing a threa
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
said they never felt threatened, and that the man appeared to be posing a threat only to himself. Officers from the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol converged on the area and by 8:45 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Community advocates want to see Topeka’s leaders step up to address simmering problemsWe could put out fires that are potentially brewing. And they’re brewing.” She
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
We could put out fires that are potentially brewing. And they’re brewing.” She added that leaders from City Hall to the Topeka Police Department need to step up, because what has been done up to this point isn’t working, and a bad situation is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Speakers at gathering question whether fatal police shooting of Dominique White was justifiednews release, which said White’s family and concerned citizens are calling for
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
news release, which said White’s family and concerned citizens are calling for a special prosecutor in the case and for the Topeka Police Department to implement an independent citizens’ review process that is equitable and transparent. Fifteen... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Sept. 30, 2017a school, 9/29. Zachary Lewis Waid Carpenter, 24, in connection with criminal
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
a school, 9/29. Zachary Lewis Waid Carpenter, 24, in connection with criminal threat, 9/29. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 500 blk. S.W. Franklin, criminal damage to property, 5 a.m. 9/24-11 a.m. 9/26. 3700 blk. S.W.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Faith leaders act as liaisons after police shooting in East Topekafor problems, he said. “I know folks are angry. There’s a lot of unrest and ten
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
for problems, he said. “I know folks are angry. There’s a lot of unrest and tension in our country.” As chaplains for the Topeka Police Department, Hicks said he and White have worked diligently to create a foundation of cooperation with the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for Sept. 28, 2017S.W. 29th, criminal damage to property valued at more than $1,000, 9 p.m. 9/22-
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
S.W. 29th, criminal damage to property valued at more than $1,000, 9 p.m. 9/22-9 a.m. 9/25. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 500 blk. S.W. Watson, burglary, 5 p.m. 9/21-7 a.m. 9/22. 600 blk. N.W. Grant Ave., burglary, 11... Read more
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Chaos, anger, accusations: Video captures reaction immediately after Topeka shootingby the Lawrence Police Department as the person who was shot and later pronounc
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
by the Lawrence Police Department as the person who was shot and later pronounced dead at a Topeka hospital. The Topeka Police Department requested their Lawrence colleagues’ help “in the interest in transparency and at the request of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police: 2 deaths suspicious after shooting near Kansas River in North Topekadeceased. Authorities are working to determine their identities. Police said
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
deceased. Authorities are working to determine their identities. Police said there was no immediate suspect information. Topeka Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Topeka Fire Department and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
30-old man killed after two Topeka police officers discharged firearms Thursday morningmany of them on the north side of S.E. 3rd, just west of where the shooting had
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
many of them on the north side of S.E. 3rd, just west of where the shooting had occurred. Several dozen officers from the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol converged quickly to control the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka authorities investigate shooting just north of Kansas Rivernear N.W. Warren and near an industrial area, which is east of US-75 highway an
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
near N.W. Warren and near an industrial area, which is east of US-75 highway and south of N.W. Lower Silver Lake Road. Topeka Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Topeka Fire Department, and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD: Man killed Thursday in officer-involved shooting had gun, reached for pocket while fleeingafter the shooting was reported, dozens of officers from multiple agencies conv
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
after the shooting was reported, dozens of officers from multiple agencies converged on the scene. In addition to the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded. A large, vocal crowd... Read more
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Man critically wounded in officer-involved shooting in Topeka; Lawrence police conducting investigationafter the shooting was reported, dozens of officers from multiple agencies conv
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
after the shooting was reported, dozens of officers from multiple agencies converged on the scene. In addition to the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded. A large, vocal crowd... Read more
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Man critically wounded in officer-involved shooting in Topekawas reported around 9:35 a.m., dozens of officers from multiple agencies were c
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
was reported around 9:35 a.m., dozens of officers from multiple agencies were called to the scene. In addition to the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded. A large, vocal crowd... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man, 62, charged with two counts of murder in weekend slayingsAttorney Mike Kagay said in a statement. Campillo-Echevarria remains in custod
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Attorney Mike Kagay said in a statement. Campillo-Echevarria remains in custody in lieu of a $2 million bond. The Topeka Police Department and the Topeka Fire Department are investigating the slayings and fire. Just after 6 p.m. on... Read more
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Police calls — update for Sept. 27, 2017robbery, 9/26. Austin Richard Prescott, 23, in connection with aggravated robb
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
robbery, 9/26. Austin Richard Prescott, 23, in connection with aggravated robbery, 9/26. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 200 blk. S.E. Western Ave., aggravated assault, 5-5:30 p.m. 9/24. 500 blk. S.E. Market, criminal... Read more
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Police calls — update for Sept. 26, 2017Alay Camillo-Echevarria, 62, in connection with two counts of first-degree murd
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Alay Camillo-Echevarria, 62, in connection with two counts of first-degree murder, 9/25. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. S.W. 45th and Topeka Blvd., possession of methamphetamine, midnight-2:05 a.m. 9/25. 100 blk. S.W.... Read more
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Fire at unoccupied home in northwest Topeka intentionally setto be hooked up to two hydrants, Bauer said. The fire caused $15,500 in damage
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
to be hooked up to two hydrants, Bauer said. The fire caused $15,500 in damage, according to the fire department. The Topeka Police Department blocked off the area of N.W. Eugene and Paramore as crews worked on extinguishing the blaze. Anyone... Read more
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Crews respond to fire at unoccupied home Tuesday afternoon in northwest Topekasouth side, Bauer said. Four fire engines were on scene. The fire required hos
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
south side, Bauer said. Four fire engines were on scene. The fire required hoses to be hooked up to two hydrants, Bauer said. The Topeka Police Department blocked off the area of N.W. Eugene and Paramore as crews worked on extinguishing the b... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man arrested Sunday in double homicide has killed before in Topeka, in 1981Sunday’s slayings of two people at Capitol Corner Apartments, 800 S.W. Polk — t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Sunday’s slayings of two people at Capitol Corner Apartments, 800 S.W. Polk — three blocks west of the Statehouse. The Topeka Police Department wasn’t releasing the names, ages, or causes of death for the victims. One victim was a man, but no... Read more
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Topeka detective: Victims of triple-homicide were strangled, smothered with trash bagsA Topeka Police Department detective on Monday afternoon in a triple-murder pre
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
A Topeka Police Department detective on Monday afternoon in a triple-murder preliminary hearing testified the three victims were strangled or smothered to death with trash bags in March. Two of the victims asked either for a cigarette or a shot of... Read more
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Man arrested in double homicide has killed before in Topeka, in 1981Sunday’s slayings of two people at Capitol Corner Apartments, 800 S.W. Polk — t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Sunday’s slayings of two people at Capitol Corner Apartments, 800 S.W. Polk — three blocks west of the Statehouse. The Topeka Police Department wasn’t releasing the names, ages, sexes or causes of death for the victims. Topeka Capital-Journal... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: New Biomat USA to open in old Walgreens location in southwest Topekaspace, but there will still be a little left over.” Training available for lan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
space, but there will still be a little left over.” Training available for landlords Safe Streets is working with the Topeka Police Department to educate landlords, rental managers and others about keeping rental properties safer. The... Read more
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