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By  Eyewitness News (LYONS, Kan.) Prosecutors in Rice County charge a man in the death of a Lyons mother. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Armando Mosqueda stabbed Jeannie Jacobsen sometime early Sunday morning. He's charged with premeditated first-degree murder.Police in Baytown, Texas with help of Texas Rangers, arrested Mosqueda near Houston Sunday night. At this point, police in Lyons will not say when extradition proceedings will begin.Baytown MapLyons Police Chief Chris Detmer says officers were called out to the 500 block of S. Reed around ten o'clock Sunday morning. Jacobsen's estranged husband says he came to the home to find a door busted in and his wife dead.Location of HomicideJacobsen's sister says the phone call from her | November 1, 2009
update: Texas authorities say Mosqueda is now in the custody of Kansas authorities.  Mosqueda was released to Rice county November 10. By Eyewitness News (LYONS, Kan.) Prosecutors in Rice County charge a man in the death of a Lyons mother. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Armando Mosqueda stabbed Jeannie Jacobsen sometime early Sunday morning. He's charged with premeditated first-degree murder. Police in Baytown, Texas with help of Texas Rangers, arrested Mosqueda near Houston Sunday night.
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By Melody Pettit and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | July 22, 2010
No running water or air conditioning and piles of trash. Those are the conditions found at a woman's home in the Rice County town of Little River. Authorities there say she fell through the cracks. Now, they're trying to do something about it. The sight is unbelievable. Trash from floor to ceiling in every room. "Be careful. She said there were two snakes that live under the piano," said Kelly Silas with the McPherson Care Center, as she moved through the home.
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By Kim Hynes and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 12, 2012
The man accused of robbing a bank in Rice County and shooting at a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in Saline County made his first appearance in court on the charges Friday morning. 30-year-old Jason Gleason was formally charged with several crimes, including one count of attempted first degree murder, four counts of attempted second degree murder, two counts of aggravated kidnapping, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of criminal discharge into an occupied vehicle. Click To Read Complaint Against Gleason Court documents also revealed the identities of the trooper and the female passenger involved in the case.
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By John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 29, 2010
A Rice County man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charges. US Attorney Barry Grissom says 52-year-old Frank Jeffery Filipi pleaded guilty in Wichita to one count of distributing child pornography, one count of possessing child pornography and one count of attempting to send obscene material to a minor. In his plea, Grissom says Filipi admitted that between October 2009 and January 2010, he communicated through Yahoo! Messenger with a girl he thought was 14. Grissom says the messages were actually going to a detective with the police department in Creston, Ohio.
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by Pilar Pedraza and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 10, 2012
Residents of two small Rice County towns are still talking about the bank robbery in on of them Tuesday morning and the related arrest of another Tuesday night. The unusual excitement of a big city crime has brought a short term boom to local businesses in the town of Chase as residents gather to discuss the latest developments in the case.  But some residents are ready to forget all about the excitement. "I'm ready for it to settle down," said Nicole Lattimer, who works at the town's convenience store.  "We have burger nights on Tuesday and I guess the store went pretty crazy after the excitement.
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By Denise Hnytka (LYONS, Kan.) Court documents show a woman killed over the weekend was afraid of the man now charged in her death.Armando Mosqueda is charged with first degree murder.Eyewitness News went looking for more information on him and found that Jeannie Jacobsen asked for a restraining order against him just last week.Jacobsen was found dead in her Lyons home Sunday morning. Mosqueda was arrested near Houston later that night.The crime scene is still surrounded by police tape, and the investigation is far from over. Still, police say they knew exactly who to look for when 31-year-old Jacobsen was found dead in her home."We knew what was going on there," said Chief Chris Detmer, Lyons police. "She called and said that he bothering her."Even neighbors knew there was trouble. Michael Latiolais last saw Jacobsen on Saturday at a Halloween event. Later that night friends took a photo of her at a party, where she was dressed as an angel."The other neighbors were asked to watch the house in case he came by," said Michael Latiolais, who lives across the street from Jacobsen. "But no one thought it would go this far."In the restraining order, Jacobsen wrote that the abuse started months ago. She accused him of choking her, leaving | November 2, 2009
By Denise Hnytka (LYONS, Kan.) Court documents show a woman killed over the weekend was afraid of the man now charged in her death. Armando Mosqueda is charged with first degree murder. Eyewitness News went looking for more information on him and found that Jeannie Jacobsen asked for a restraining order against him just last week. Jacobsen was found dead in her Lyons home Sunday morning. Mosqueda was arrested near Houston later that night. The crime scene is still surrounded by police tape, and the investigation is far from over.
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by Eyewitness News | April 15, 2012
After 97 tornadoes touched down across Kansas Saturday, communities are assessing the damage.  The Adjutant General's Office says Rice and Sedgwick Counties were the hardest hit, but dozens of communities have damage. Photos of Storm Damage In Rice County, four separate tank batteries were damaged near 2nd and Avenue H.  The tank batteries released 50-100 gallons of oil into a containment area.  The county jail's roof was also blown off and prisoners were transferred to off-site facilities.  The county 911 dispatch center was also transferred to a back up location.
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November 4, 2008
Below are Kansas Counties and websites (when available) containing election results from Tuesday's general election.  Others will be added as they become available. Barber County: No Online Information Available Barton County:   http://www.bartoncounty.org/Clerk/election.htm Bourbon County:   http://www.bourboncountyks.org/county_clerkelection.htm Butler County:    http://www.bucoks.com/electionoffice/election.htm Chase County:  No Online Information Available Cheyenne County: http://www.
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by Kim Hynes and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | November 1, 2011
The second town we visit in our 'One of a Kind' Kansas road  trip has a mixture of history and new energy that made it stand out. Sterling boasts both a house hold name in Kansas and also an up and coming name in country music.  About 2,500 people live in Sterling.  It's in Rice County about an hour and fifteen minutes north west of Wichita. More than 40 people got involved on Facebook to tell us about Sterling and what made it 'One of a Kind'.  "The people of Sterling did a great job nominating their town.  They shared so many unique things we had to check out, some well-known names who've come from there, even tempting us with fried chicken!
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by Garrick Enright and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | April 14, 2012
Governor Sam Brownback issued a disaster declaration due to extensive torndao damage across Kansas. Trained storm spotters reported 97 tornadoes throughout Kansas Saturday.  Several of those reports are likely duplicates, but it has been an active weather day.  And it's not over yet. Below is a list of damage reports.  There have been no reports of injuries. Photos: Storm Shots Photos: Storm Shots 2   Ford County: Hail knocked out windows in Kingsdown Russell County :K-18 was temporarily closed in Russell County due to power lines on the road, but has since been opened.
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