Podcasts can now win Pulitzer Prizes
Podcasts like S-Town, Serial and Believed aren't just enthralling, they're also great examples of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting. With that in mind, the Pulitzer Prize Board is adding a new journalism prize category for audio reporting. "The renaissance of audio journalism in recent years has given rise to an extraordinary array of non-fiction storytelling. To recognize the best of that work, the Pulitzer Board is launching an experimental category to honor it," said Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy.The award will go to work "characterized by revelatory reporting and illuminating storytelling.
K - State student Kelsey Hoined said she had not heard about the attacks. She lives in the Chase Manhattan Attacks in both college communities occurred in off-campus apartments, duplexes and Report anything suspicious, police said. Muniz, the senior at KU , sometimes works nights on campus
K - State Wildcats. Kansas City Chiefs. But it is not over for police who say the search for the vandals is heating up. “We have to get these guys caught so we are not Riley County police warn of college serial rapist over holiday break . Wichita man gets creative to fend off porch pirates.
The Lawrence and Riley County police departments are warning students at KU and K-State that don’t go home for the holidays to remain cautious over the holiday break.
Both law enforcement agencies say they continue to search for an alleged serial rapist known to attack over holiday breaks near local college campuses. Police say they have connected the man to 13 incidents in Lawrence and Manhattan over the last 19 years but have yet to identify or catch the suspect.
“In March of 2009, then Kansas Attorney General Steve Six announced that multiple incidents of rape committed over the course of eight years in both Manhattan and Lawrence appeared to be connected,” a joint news release from the police departments said.
Former KC resident charged in 5 rapes in New Orleans now charged in 3 local sex assaults
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former Kansas City resident linked to at least five rapes in New Orleans is now facing multiple charges in Jackson County for three sexual assaults in 2004. Daniel Meridy has been charged with three counts of kidnapping, nine counts of armed criminal action, four counts of forcible rape, sodomy and sexual abuse. The 35-year-old lived in Kansas City from 2002 to 2015 before returning to his native New Orleans, WGNO reports.Court records say the KC sexual assaults happened in the areas of 38th and Troost, Armour and Troost and the 3900 block of Flora. Court documents providing further details on the assaults have not been released.
A 2015 attempted rape case in Manhattan was linked to a serial rapist who tormented women in Manhattan and Lawrence for nearly a decade, authorities said Thursday morning during a press conference.
MANHATTAN, Kan. Authorities have new information about a serial rapist who is believed to have attacked more than a dozen women from 2000 to 2008 in the college towns of Manhattan and Lawrence.
“These incidents occurred beginning in October of 2000 and ending in December of 2008, and they involved the victimization of 14 women and ultimately two communities, as all those subjected to these crimes were students of either Kansas State University or the University of Kansas. “
Police said each incident involved a masked intruder entering the victim’s off-campus residence, mostly between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. as the victim slept. All but one of the attacks coincided with a break in the academic calendar. In all but two cases, police said the victim was alone.
The departments released a composite sketch of the alleged rapist in 2017 and have set up aabout their investigation.
Thief with 'empty hole' heart swiping holiday decorations, police say
A Grinch is on the loose in Wrentham and is targeting outdoor holiday decorations, police warn. Wrentham police said Christmas decorations have been stolen from yards, including lawn projectors, a blow-up Santa, a blow-up snowman and decorative lights. The thefts have been reported on Dedham Street and in other neighborhoods. Sign up for our Newsletters "These are expensive decorations and we'd love nothing more than to nab the thief whose heart is an empty hole," Wrentham police wrote on Facebook. "If anyone can point us in the direction of this seasick crocodile, please call the WPD at 508-384-2121.
STATE COLLEGE , Pa. - - Police in the Pennsylvania town that encompasses Penn State University are advising women to walk in groups and be aware According to a statement from the State College Police Department, police have been investigating rapes that occurred in August 2010, January 2011
Two Florida police officers are facing scrutiny for a traffic stop where they pulled over a state attorney back in June. The entire incident was caught on
According to police, theis a white man, estimated to be between 20 and 30 years old at the time of the assaults. Police said the man is between 5 feet, 9 inches and 6 feet tall with a “prominent stomach” and a medium to thick build.
READ THE FULL STORY:
CHECK OUT KMBC:
Troopers suffer minor injuries removing suspect from vehicle after police chase .
One person was taken into custody after a police chase on Route 128 from Needham to Waltham. A State Police trooper tried to stop the driver for erratic operation of a motor vehicle in Needham, police said. Sign up for our Newsletters Police said the driver refused to stop for the trooper and a pursuit ensued. A second trooper in the area joined the pursuit. Additional State Police units began responding to the area to assist the two cruisers pursuing the motorist, who continued to drive erratically, police said.Troopers laid a tire deflation device across the road but the suspect vehicle stopped prior to hitting the device.