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Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 4:24 PM

PITTSBURG — A Pittsburg man was told he will spend the rest of his life in jail for molesting two, five-year-old boys. Judge Kurtis I Loy sentenced Daniel V. Ashbaugh, 65, of Pittsburg, to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years on one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14. Ashbaugh had originally been charged two counts of aggravated indecent liberties, but one was dropped as part of a plea bargain. The sex crime is what...

Updated May 12, 2016 at 5:08 PM

GIRARD — A Pittsburg man was bound over for trial Thursday on multiple sex charges. Brenton A. Short waived preliminary hearing and was ordered to stand trial by Judge Lori Bolton Fleming on one count of aggravated indecent liberties...

Updated May 10, 2016 at 4:39 PM

PITTSBURG — A Parsons man was sentenced to more than two years behind bars for his part in a home invasion robbery in 2015. LaRon M. Kelly, 25, was given 32 months in prison by Judge Kurtis Loy Monday after pleading no contest to...

Updated Apr 25, 2016 at 6:58 PM

GIRARD — The search for two fugitives who escaped from the Crawford County Jail on Saturday continued late Monday while bond was increased for an alleged accomplice — the mother of one of the escapees — according...

Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 5:34 PM

TOPEKA — Dealing yet another blow to attempts by Cherokee County and the group behind the failed Castle Rock Casino bid, District Court Judge Larry Hendricks on Thursday denied a petition for judicial review possibly clearing the way for...

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