The Kansan - Newton, KS

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Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 10:21 AM

A reported stabbing in Newton Thursday afternoon was a confusing situation for police, as the victim struggled to tell investigators what happened. “He was all over the place,” said Lt. Scott Powell with the Newton Police Department. Powell told The Kansan the victim was intoxicated at the time of the incident. When police were called to 901 N. Duncan, a man reported being stabbed. He told police multiple stories of what happened — from being stabbed by...

Posted Jun 14, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Judge John Klenda looked at the accused, and delivered a terse message Monday afternoon in District Court.   “You were a trusted individual that (the victim) looked up to and you should have been a protector,”...

Updated Jun 13, 2016 at 4:45 PM

 Jim and Paige Nachtigal, accused of abusing internationally adopted children, waived their right to a preliminary hearing Monday. The couple's next court action will be an arraignment, set for 10 a.m. Aug. 1. A preliminary...

Updated May 13, 2016 at 3:12 PM

Some view Newton Police officers as heroes — a view reinforced this week as five officers were honored with awards from the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police for their work last year during a fatal fire at...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 8:43 PM

A car chase and school lock downs in Newton led to a pair of arrests by the Newton Police Department Thursday. The incident stemmed from a previous call of a disturbance at an apartment complex in the 400 block of S. Kansas Ave. Officers...

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