Mother, girlfriend of slain man say they don’t blame jury for verdict Cortez Overstreet was found innocent Thursday in the shooting death of Michael Ridley. The jury of seven women and five men needed only 90 minutes of deliberation to determine which of two conflicting accounts of the incident was more credible. On Tuesday, Overstreet’s…

A 23-year-old bride-to-be who had part of her right ear bitten off during a bar fight early Sunday wasn’t the true victim in the brawl, a Topeka attorney claims. But the upcoming bride, Megan Millard, said Topeka police definitely got the right woman when they arrested Diane Donnelly, 46, of Topeka, after the fight and…

A botched traffic stop by Salina authorities led District Judge Paul Miller yesterday to suppress out all the prosecutor’s evidence in a meth-related case against Jeffrey Roberts, Clay Center. County Attorney Rick James said he will ask for dismissal of all charges against Roberts including manufacturing of methamphetamine, possession of precursors and intent to manufacture…

Defense attorneys for a Newton couple charged with victimizing mentally ill patients filed motions Friday seeking dismissal of the federal case and suppression of evidence obtained by prosecutors. Topeka attorneys Tom Haney and Chris Joseph submitted motions in U.S. District Court in Topeka on behalf of their clients, Arlan D. and Linda J. Kaufman, both…

Shawnee County District Attorney Robert Hecht has urged a district judge to refuse to sanction him for an allegation that he gave a copy of a confidential psychological evaluation to his daughter. Monday was the deadline for final arguments on a motion by Stephan William Grimmett, 28, for sanctions against Hecht. Shawnee County District Court…

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