Michael O'Donnell

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A federal judge has agreed to dismiss the five remaining charges against Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell.

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A possible internal investigation into Sedgwick County commissioners is still on hold.

The next steps could be decided soon now that the federal trial of Commissioner Michael O’Donnell is over. A jury acquitted O’Donnell Monday of nearly all charges related to his state and county campaigns.

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Sedgwick County Commissioner and former state Sen. Michael O’Donnell was found not guilty in federal court today of 21 counts of wire fraud related to campaign payments.

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A federal judge has delayed until late next month the fraud trial of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren set trial to begin Feb. 25 in Wichita after meeting with attorneys during a Monday status conference. A trial had been previously set for Jan. 29.

Attorneys agreed the trial would likely take five days.

The government has accused O'Donnell of fraudulently obtaining $10,500 from his campaign accounts for his personal use. An indictment charges him with 23 counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering.

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A federal judge has again delayed the fraud trial of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren on Wednesday set a new trial date for Jan. 29 in Wichita's federal court. It was previously scheduled to begin Nov. 13.

The judge granted an unopposed defense request for more time.

Prosecutors say O'Donnell fraudulently obtained $10,500 from his campaign accounts for his personal use. An indictment charges him with 23 counts of wire fraud and two counts of money laundering.

O'Donnell has pleaded not guilty.

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Sedgwick County Commissioner and former state legislator Michael O’Donnell pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges of wire fraud and money laundering.

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A federal judge has granted an unopposed defense request to delay the fraud trial of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren on Tuesday set a new trial date for Nov. 13 in federal court in Wichita.

Prosecutors say O'Donnell of fraudulently obtained $10,500 from his campaign accounts for his personal use. A revised indictment charged him last week with 23 counts of wire fraud and two counts of money laundering.

His court appearance on the new indictment is Aug. 28.

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A federal judge on Friday denied a motion to dismiss charges against Sedgwick County Commissioner and former state legislator Michael O’Donnell.

Defense attorneys argued that the case is an overreach by federal prosecutors.

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Sedgwick County Commissioner and former state Sen. Michael O’Donnell has been charged with more counts of wire fraud and money laundering related to his campaigns for office, just days before a scheduled hearing on Friday to have earlier charges dismissed.

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A federal judge has delayed the trial of a Sedgwick County commissioner accused of misspending more than $10,000 in campaign funds and trying to cover it up.

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