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AL Allen County, Kansas, was established in 1855. It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for William Allen, U.S. Senator from Ohio who was a strong supporter of westward expansion. The county seat of Allen County is Iola, Kansas.
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...read more
KANSAS CITY - Lawrence Lee Latimer, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Harvey Latimer, died here last night from the effects of eating a "spit devil," an explosive substance used in Fourth of July celebration. The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas. Friday, July 5, 1924. Page...read more
KANSAS CITY, KS - At 4:30 o’clock on the morning of the 23d two white men entered the drug store of Colin Cable, Kansas City, Kan., and robbed the night clerk of $ 195. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895. Page 5. (c) Transcribed by...read more
The Muncie Murder John D. Webb, who is now in jail in this city, charged with the murder of Doc. Garrison, confessed last week that he was present when Garrison was killed, with intent to help rob him, claims that his confederate and fellow prisoner, Robert Hart...read more
Giles Smith, of Wyandotte, was sentenced to the penitentiary for seven years for stealing a box of herring and a bottle of gin from a railroad car. That shows how awful wrong it is to steal from a railroad company. We think the penalty was a lenient one, for since...read more