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Woman pleads guilty to scamming adoptive parents

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A woman who pretended to be pregnant to scam prospective adoptive parents in Kansas and elsewhere has reached a deal with prosecutors for a 33-month prison sentence.

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Hutch correctional officer stabbed

The officer, identified as Tim Russell, received multiple stab wounds in the Hutchinson Central Unit, C Cellhouse.

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Report near on fatal law enforcement shooting

WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas prosecutor is preparing to report on the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop.

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$2,000 in Items stolen in garage burglary

A burglar made off with toys, tools and ammunition from a garage in S. Wichita.

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Feds seek forfeiture of business jet in pot bust

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of a business jet after the pilot was arrested in July at a Kansas airport and accused of possessing more than 50 kilograms of marijuana with the intent to sell it.

Ex-bondsman convicted of forcing women to have sex

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - An ex-Kansas bail bondsman has been convicted of six counts for coercing women he bailed out of jail to have sex with him.
    
A Reno County jury on Tuesday convicted 66-year-old Dwight Jurgens on six of nine counts in a human trafficking case.
    
He was found guilty on two counts of aggravated human trafficking, two counts of rape and two counts of attempted aggravated…

Andover teacher resigns

Update:  The Andover School Board has accepted the resignation of Matthew Hobbs.  The district says Hobbs resigned last night from his position with Andover Middle School.  The district says a long-term substitute has been assigned to his former classroom until a permanent replacement is found.

Surveillance shows men burglarizing Haysville tire shop

Surveillance Photo 1 Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 to help find two men police say burglarized a tire store in Haysville.

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