Tag: crime

YATES CENTER — An Independence man with a lengthy criminal history that includes multiple shootings and police chases was arrested Thursday after a frenzied search by air and foot.  Benjamin Whitaker, age 20, is in…

A 29-year-old Mildred man was arrested by an Allen County deputy Sunday afternoon following an investigation into the burglary of the Mildred Store.   Upon opening Friday morning, owner Regena Lance found the back door…

GRAFTON, Wis. (AP) — Police and federal authorities are investigating after a Wisconsin health system said an employee admitted to deliberately spoiling 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine. Aurora Medical Center first reported that the doses…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, ending a yearslong prosecution in the Russia investigation that saw Flynn twice plead guilty to lying to the FBI…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A retired firefighter who was upset with Wichita’s mask ordinance was arrested on suspicion of threatening to kidnap and kill the mayor of Kansas’ largest city, authorities said. Police said the…

If any Allen County criminal cases go to jury trial during the coronavirus pandemic, they’ll do so at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. The 31st Judicial District Court on Wednesday announced its plan to conduct…

Around 6 p.m. Saturday, local law officers engaged in a traffic stop near G&W Foods in Iola. After pulling into the grocery store parking lot, according to witnesses, a drug-related arrest took place. The passenger,…

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Agents foiled a stunning plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges in an alleged scheme that involved months of planning and even rehearsals to…

An Iola man is expected to be sentenced Monday for robbing a payday loan business at gunpoint in August of 2019. He evaded authorities by jumping into the Neosho River and floating away on a…

Despite the “surge” of federal agents having left Kansas City, law enforcement leaders on Monday said the crime-fighting initiative Operation LeGend will live on. The operation lead to more than 500 arrests, including 37 suspects…