A 30-year-old man from Wichita, Kansas, is in custody today after facing charges in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident. The man will have to mount a criminal defense against the accusations, which state that the man fired several shots into the air before chasing his live-in girlfriend throughout the house with a running chainsaw.
Two law enforcement leaders in Franklin County, Kansas, are facing criminal charges due to their alleged misconduct. The men will be mounting their criminal defense against the felony charges that they interfered with investigations, gave false reports and engaged in other official misconduct. The suspects include the county sheriff, along with one of his deputies, who is also the county's public information officer.
The former leader of a Northland-area ambulance company has been ordered to pay criminal restitution after he was convicted of misusing public information. The man, age 40, will also be required to spend about two weeks in jail and serve a full year's probation in connection with the criminal activities, according to local media sources.
A defense motion filed earlier this month has prohibited news photography of a defendant charged with assaulting four people at a television station in May. The 49-year-old man faces criminal charges including three counts of aggravated battery, one count of making a criminal threat and one count of aggravated burglary. He also faces misdemeanor charges related to property damage, according to local media reports.
A man who turned himself in to police for performing a sex act on an infant has received a harsh sentence under one of the strictest sex crime laws in the nation. The man, age 25, pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sodomy of a child, according to local news reports.