LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Leavenworth man who was speeding on a stolen motorcycle when he struck a pedestrian has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
Justen Michael McCarter, 37, also pleaded guilty Friday to possession of stolen property, County Attorney Todd Thompson said in a news release.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Two former prison guards at Leavenworth Detention Center have been indicted by a federal grand jury on counts accusing them of smuggling drugs and other contraband into the prison, according to federal authorities.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri man, has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for causing a fatal crash while he was fleeing from law enforcement officers in Kansas.
Anthony Jay Dorsey, 31, was sentenced for second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Nathan Pena, of Brookfield, Illinois, Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said Friday.
BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A privately run maximum security federal prison in Kansas is dangerous and should be shut down when its contract expires at the end of this year, civil rights advocates and federal public defenders urged the White House in a letter.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The CoreCivic Leavenworth Detention Center has been on lockdown for 10 days after an inmate died from injuries he suffered in a fight, officials said Friday.
Scott W. Wilson, 39, was kicked, punched and struck with a tray on Aug.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City man who caused a crash while fleeing from police pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the death of a man from Illinois.
Anthony Dorsey, 31, was accused of killing 19-year-old Nathan Pena, of Brookfield, Illinois, in a crash on Sept.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager hit by a vehicle while riding her bicycle died Saturday, police said.
The 16-year-old Leavenworth girl was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after being struck early Saturday, The Kansas City Star reported.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been arrested for animal cruelty after he allegedly threw his girlfriend’s caged miniature poodle into a river Monday.
Police said the 24-year-old man tossed the kenneled dog into the Missouri River at Riverfront Park in Leavenworth, Kansas, the Leavenworth Times reported.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. government has agreed to pay nearly $7 million to settle claims from eight veterans that they were sexually abused by a former physician assistant at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Kansas.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A rural Leavenworth man was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday in the shooting death of his half-brother.
Cody S. Huninghake, 25, made his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon after being arrested Saturday night in the death of Robert Nelson, 17, The Leavenworth Times reported.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Leavenworth woman has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her fiance, officials said Monday.
Eva O. Banks, 39, was charged in the death of Jerrold Rhodes, 44, who was found dead at a Leavenworth home the couple shared, Leavenworth Police Chief Pat Kitchens said.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Leavenworth man has been charged with first-degree murder in a fatal shooting in Leavenworth on May 4.
Cordell Marqueise Stewart, 21, was charged Monday in the death of 31-year-old Floyd Ross Jr., Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old suspect in last week's fatal shooting of a Leavenworth, Kansas, man surrendered Friday to authorities, police said.
The suspect, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of Floyd Ross Jr., 31, Leavenworth Police Chief Pat Kitchens said in a statement.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Leavenworth police are investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man.
Police Chief Pat Kitchens said officers responded to reports of shots fired at a city intersection on Tuesday night...
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed near a Leavenworth pharmacy was an innocent bystander, Police Chief Pat Kitchens said...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has awarded damages to two veterans who say they were sexually abused by a former physician assistant at a VA hospital in Kansas...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The operator of a privately run federal prison in Kansas and its phone provider have agreed to pay $3...
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City-area man charged with randomly shooting into traffic last month on a bridge that connects Kansas and Missouri fired 15 rounds from a handgun before retrieving an AR-15-style rifle from his car and shooting at least 23 more rounds, according to court records...
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A soldier stationed in Kansas saved “countless lives” Wednesday when he hit a man with his car as the man was shooting randomly at people on a bridge near an Army base, a police chief said...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three years in the making, the Chelsea Manning documentary "XY Chelsea" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival after being frantically recut to update the film with the latest turn in the saga of the former intelligence analyst...