Runaway 1997 Slaying

Wisconsin sheriff: DNA ties man to 1997 slaying

Authorities in Wisconsin and Oklahoma used DNA and fingerprint analysis to connect an Illinois man to the cold-case slaying of a teenage runaway whose battered body was found in a Wisconsin marsh in 1997.…
In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 49) assist in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Eric and Charlotte Kaufman said their daughter Lyra's medical condition continued to improve after they boarded the San Diego-bound Vandegrift hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast so the girl could get to a medical facility. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

No plans to charge family for sea rescue of baby

None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue an ill 1-year-old girl and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off Mexico's Pacific coast plan to seek reimbursement for the cost of the operation.…
Crash Mob Attack

3 charged in Detroit mob beating of motorist

A teenager and two other men were charged Tuesday in the brutal beating of a 54-year-old suburban Detroit man after he accidentally hit a child who stepped off the curb into the path of his truck.…
Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new

The Rev. Al Sharpton said Tuesday that a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news, and he said that he never considered himself an informant.…
Barack Obama, Lilly Ledbetter

Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap

In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace compensation.…
vehicles

Keeping doors and windows secure

With more pleasant weather approaching, members of the Riley County Police Department would like to remind folks to keep doors and windows on homes, apartments, and vehicles secured. …
identity theft

Judge affirms verdict in brother’s ID theft case

A federal judge has upheld the convictions in Kansas against a man who posed for decades as his dead infant brother to escape child support obligations and legal difficulties in Canada.…
501 Ballot

USD 501 Bond

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