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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 were notified of a potential victim with injuries leaving in a vehicle and were given it's description. An officer later spotted a vehicle matching the description in the area. According to the police department, acting on "his instincts" the officer...

Posted Apr 19, 2016 at 1:01 AM

A suspect who entered into a standoff with Newton police remains at large.  "I have two detectives working on that right now," said Lt. Craig Dunlavy with the Newton Police Department. "They are trying to get to him through friends and...

Updated Mar 22, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Gregory P. Moseley was sentenced Tuesday for his involvement in a stabbing near downtown Newton in August of 2015.   Moseley, who was charged after stabbing a woman multiple times in August of 2015, pleaded no contest to an amended...

Updated Mar 21, 2016 at 9:36 PM

Sgt. Jason Thompson of the Newton Police Department has received a national award for life-saving action in the rescue of a kidnapping victim.  “This is a true honor to have one of our Newton Police Officers...

Posted Mar 16, 2016 at 1:01 AM

A jury trial in an attempted murder case scheduled for this week has been cancelled after a plea agreement that set sentencing for Gregory P. Moseley for March 22. Moseley, who was charged after stabbing a woman multiple times in August of...

Updated Mar 15, 2016 at 4:28 PM

A man who led law enforcement on a chase through multiple counties March 8 was arrested March 15.   According to the Harvey County Sheriff's Department, Jacob L. Cox has been arrested and formally charged with four counts of...

Updated Mar 15, 2016 at 9:01 AM

  While the next hearing for James and Paige Nachtigal is set for March 16, there has been action in the...

Updated Mar 8, 2016 at 9:28 AM

The events of this past week have devastated our small community — a community with which I have a strong personal connection. I offer my sincere condolences to the families of the victims. No one should have to go through the pain they...

Updated Feb 26, 2016 at 9:24 PM

A gunman fired on random vehicles in Newton on his way to Excel Industries in Hesston where he entered the manufacturing facility and opened fire.

Updated Feb 26, 2016 at 12:33 AM

HESSTON, Kan. — A sheriff in south-central Kansas said Thursday that four people, including a gunman, are dead after a series of shootings at a business, its parking lot and two streets nearby. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said at...

Updated Feb 23, 2016 at 8:04 PM

A large barn fire near NE 24 and Spencer required the attention of four different fire departments in the overnight hours of Feb. 23. According to the Newton Fire Department, when crews arrived on scene they found a fully involved barn...

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