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Documents: Lane told police how he ambushed Topeka police Cpl. Harwood, fled

cjonline.com — After being read his Miranda rights, Ross Preston Lane described to police how he ambushed Topeka police Cpl. Jason Harwood during a traffic stop Sept. 7, according to court documents obtained Friday by The Topeka Capital-Journal.Lane, 30, is charged with capital murder of a law enforcement officer, criminal possession of a firearm tied to a 2006 felony conviction, and possession of a stolen .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @AnnieScribe: Here's some information on the shooting death of Cpl. Harwood. I'll be posting more details soon. cjon.co/1uMhrUk

Sep 19, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Documents: Lane told police how he ambushed Topeka police Cpl. Harwood, fled: After being read hi... bit.ly/1sE1paE

Sep 19, 2014

Strong reporting today from the @CJOnline team after requesting affidavits into killing of Officer Jason Harwood: cjonline.com/news/2014-09-1…

Sep 19, 2014

RT @timhrenchir: Affidavit: Man who allegedly killed @cityoftopeka Police Officer Jason Harwood used methamphetamine just beforehand. cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Sep 19, 2014

RT @TCJShermanSmith: Documents have been attached to the story, which has been updated cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Court documents detail death of Topeka police officer

cjonline.com — The pistol thought to be used in the shooting death of Topeka police Cpl. Jason E. Harwood was recovered by investigators, according to court documents obtained Friday by The Topeka Capital-Journal.The firearm, identified as a black .40-caliber Springfield Armory XD semiautomatic pistol, was located by officers in the same area where a stolen motorcycle was found alongside the Kansas Turnpike, according to court documents.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @timhrenchir: Affidavit: Man who allegedly killed @cityoftopeka Police Officer Jason Harwood used methamphetamine just beforehand. cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Sep 19, 2014

Affidavit: Man who allegedly killed @cityoftopeka Police Officer Jason Harwood used methamphetamine just beforehand. cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Sep 19, 2014

RT @TCJShermanSmith: Here's the early draft of story on information revealed in court documents Friday in murder of Cpl. Harwood cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Sep 19, 2014

Here's the early draft of story on information revealed in court documents Friday in murder of Cpl. Harwood cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Semi crash blocks US-75 overpass to I-70

cjonline.com — A traffic accident involving a semi-trailer on the overpass from southbound US-75 to eastbound Interstate 70 in Topeka prompted authorities to shut down traffic taking that route Monday morning, a Shawnee County Sheriff's official said.It wasn't clear how long the stretch of highway would be blocked.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @TCJShermanSmith: Semi crash in SB US-75 to EB I-70 expected to close ramp for 6 hrs. @AnnieScribe updating story cjon.co/1AUVRgy

Sep 19, 2014

Semi crash in SB US-75 to EB I-70 expected to close ramp for 6 hours #topekatraffic @AnnieScribe updating story cjon.co/1yjr9Sg

Sep 19, 2014

Semi crash in SB US-75 to EB I-70 expected to close ramp for 6 hours. @AnnieScribe updating story cjon.co/1AUVRgy

Locals line up for release of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

cjonline.com — Topekans Rachel Lara and her son, Victor Lara, spent Thursday night camped out in front of the AT&T store in anticipation of the launch of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. They were the first people to walk through the doors of AT&T, 2201 S.W.

Court documents detail death of Topeka police Cpl. Harwood

cjonline.com — After being read his Miranda rights, Ross Preston Lane described to police how he ambushed Topeka police Cpl. Jason Harwood during a traffic stop Sept. 7, according to court documents obtained Friday by The Topeka Capital-Journal.Lane, 30, is charged with capital murder of a law enforcement officer, criminal possession of a firearm tied to a 2006 felony conviction, and possession of a stolen .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @timhrenchir: Affidavit: Man who allegedly killed @cityoftopeka Police Officer Jason Harwood used methamphetamine just beforehand. cjon.co/1AVm3HO

Futures File: Dollar rises against other currencies

cjonline.com — Here is this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:Cocoa heats up on Ebola threatAlthough most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears that the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.
Sep 19, 2014

Futures File: Dollar rises against other currencies cjon.co/1rlwMKN

Royals look to catch Tigers in crucial final home series

cjonline.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - September baseball has been anything but dull for the Kansas City Royals.There's been joy, madness, frustration and occasional jubilation. This weekend's three-game series with the Detroit Tigers could be filled with all those emotions, so fans better brace themselves now.The Royals and Tigers' battle for the top spot in the AL Central will continue at 7:10 p.m.