Man Charged in Butler County Shooting
EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — A 41-year-old man will stand trial for attempted capital murder and other charges in the shooting of a Butler County sheriff's deputy. The Wichita Eagle reports that Butler County District Court Judge David Ricke ruled yesterday that there was probable cause to bind Jan Tracy Kilbourne over for trial. Prosecutors allege that Kilbourne fired the round that injured Deputy Jacob Lawrence on September 2nd near Augusta.
Victim Identifed in Hutchinson Fire
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the woman found dead after an unreported fire in her Hutchinson home. Fire Deputy Chief Mike Miller tells the Hutchinson News that authorities have determined that 72-year-old Dorothy Cobb died of smoke inhalation.