Friday, May 29, 2015


State & Region
  • May 29, 2015 | State Ginsburg urges young women to wage inspiring fights

    BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday advised young women to fight for things they care about, but to do so in a way that inspires others to join their cause.

  • May 29, 2015 | State Zimmerman shooter must wear monitor

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman must wear a monitoring device while he is out on bail.

  • May 29, 2015 | State Teen charged as an adult in school bus shooting

    JACSKONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy is being charged as an adult with two counts of second-degree attempted murder for shooting into a Jacksonville school bus and injuring two girls.

  • May 29, 2015 | State Former RI governor set to announce 2016 campaign next week

    PROVIDENCE R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, once a Republican, then an independent, then a Democrat, plans to announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination next week.

  • May 29, 2015 | State Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident

    ATLANTA (AP) — The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home, her father said Friday.

  • Local | May 28, 2015

    4-Hers experience college life at Discovery Days

    It’s a mini-college experience and a time for 4-Hers across the state to come together for a week of learning and fun, according to those who make it happen.

  • Local |Education | May 28, 2015

    Despite perfect rounds, local speller misses cut

    Manhattan’s eighth-grade 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee qualifier Ella Rosenkranz will not move on as a semifinalist in the competition this week.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 28, 2015

    New mapping data to arrive a month early

    Riley County will have updated mapping data sooner than expected, said county IT director Kevin Howser.

  • Local |Business | May 28, 2015

    Manhattan’s sales tax receipts continue to surge

    Manhattan’s May sales tax collections increased nearly 7 percent compared to the same period last year.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 28, 2015

    Man arrested after accident

    Riley County police Thursday morning arrested Jason Lawrence Calhoun, 37, no known address, after they said he ran away from the scene of a three-vehicle accident at approximately 1:35 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | May 28, 2015

    Soldier held after child injured

    Kansas City, Missouri, police on Wednesday arrested a Fort Riley soldier on a warrant after a three-month-old infant was transferred from Geary Community Hospital to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | May 27, 2015

    K-State asks city for $250K

    Kansas State University is asking for $250,000 from the city to split the design phase cost for its north campus plan.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 27, 2015

    DHS leader says US will continue taking fight to terrorists

    The United States will continue to fight the threat of terrorism at home and abroad, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security leader said on Wednesday.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 27, 2015

    Commission blames RCPD for budget increase

    A city commissioner on the Riley County Police Department law board expressed concern Tuesday about the effect of its budget.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 27, 2015

    Pat Roberts hails NBAF ahead of groundbreaking ceremony

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said the construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defence Facility will make Manhattan the anchor of the animal health field.

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