The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS

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Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 6:02 PM

A rural Leavenworth man who had been charged with second-degree murder is now facing a first-degree murder charge.

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 5:44 PM

A new trial has been set for a Linwood man whose earlier conviction for alleged sexual molestation of a child was overturned.

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Judge Gunnar Sundby has sentenced 72-year-old Tonganoxie resident Ronald E. Johnson in Leavenworth County District Court to two years of probation for a count of felony theft of $25,000-$100,000 and a count of making false information,...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Windell McKenzie, 57, of Leavenworth, was sentenced Thursday to 154 months in prison for selling cocaine, the Leavenworth County Attorney's Office reported in a news release.In 2011, police officers received information that...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 4:05 PM

To the editor:I want to thank Roxine Summers for proving my point with her letter Oct. 21.Roxine demonstrated that she exercised her right to choose to carry and to give birth to her daughter, despite her...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM

To the editor:This election Leavenworth County citizens will vote on whether to retain or remove 13 judges from our state’s courts, including two on the Kansas Supreme Court, Eric Rosen and Lee Johnson. Those two men...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM

To the editor:At a forum this month, State Rep. John Bradford was asked about Gov. Sam Brownback's decision to reject federal funding and the expansion of Medicaid. He supported the governor's decision and his answer...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 3:44 PM

To the editor:Maureen Hernandez said, "John Bradford cares about kids," in Friday's Leavenworth Times.Bradford has sponsored and supported legislation that has reduced per pupil spending in our state by...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 3:38 PM

To the editor:Kansans have a right to expect their judges to be independent and not obligated to any person, religion or organization when deciding cases. In 1957, we enshrined that ideal in the state constitution by...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 2:31 PM

The contested 2000 presidential election was a major turning point in recent U.S. politics.Specifically, it forcefully demonstrated a key fact about contemporary U.S. electoral politics: The people leading and controlling both of...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 4:57 PM

To the editor:Wednesday's Leavenworth Times is one more example of how tax burdens are constantly being shifted to the lower income classes.Starting in 2013, Kansas Businesses no longer pay a...

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