Richard Asten

On Thursday evening, June 11, 1998, Police Sergeant Richard J. Asten was killed when he was struck by a stolen vehicle being pursued by another officer. Asten was on duty in northwest Kansas City when he learned of the pursuit and realized that the vehicle was headed...

Cadet Ray Rowe Victim of Army Plane Crash

Cadet Ray Rowe and Pal Killed Newton Youth Is Victim of Army Plane Crash Near Kelly Field Son of S. C. Rowe Instantly Killed When Big Bomber Fell – Will Be Brought Home Associated Press dispatches from San Antonio, telling the shocking news of the accidental...

Charles Artz

In the early morning of June 27, 1920, Rock Island Railroad Special Agent Charles F. Artz arrested four men on vagrancy charges near the Rock Island tracks in North Wichita. As Agent Artz escorted the men out of railroad yards to meet a city patrolman who was to take...

Large Kansas Tornado

A terrible tornado visited the eastern counties of this State on Saturday last.  At Paola, Ottawa, Garnett and other points much damage was done.  Our Ottawa correspondent tells what happened there.  At Garnett the Catholic church and two houses were blown down...

Arrest of Charles Fugit

LEAVENWORTH – Last year Mr. Hopps, a Free State man, was murdered near this city, and barbarously scalped. Suspicion rested strongly upon Fugit, as he was seen to exhibit a scalp, and moreover made a bet, on the morning of the day that Hopps was killed, of six...