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  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Does Manhattan have a sexual assault response team?

    Is there a sexual assault response team currently available in Manhattan? Yes, Manhattan has a sexual assault response team, but the program recently returned after a short hiatus. Via Christi Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals in the state with a certified sexual assault response

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | September 23, 2015

    Appeals court hears cases at KSU union

    It’s not often you’ll see shorts and flip-flops in a courtroom — the occasional ornery defendant notwithstanding — but on Tuesday afternoon, the Kansas Court of Appeals eased up the decorum during a session at the Kansas State University Student Union. As part of an

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 23, 2015

    City to develop policy to improve alleys near campus

    City administrators will draft a policy that will detail when to improve alleys east of the K-State campus. The Manhattan City Commission discussed on Tuesday how to improve alleys in the Multi-Family Redevelopment Overlay District east of campus. Public works director Rob Ott said there

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Police: Final robbery suspect arrested on Tuesday morning

    Police have arrested the fourth — and final — suspect related to a series of robberies earlier this month that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Carson Buckley, 16, Manhattan, in connection with three counts of aggravated robbery

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 23, 2015

    JC reassesses plans for lots after over-building

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City officials remain optimistic the lots the city took back from developers after overbuilding a decade ago will be sold, even though only two of the first 25 lots offered for sale received bids. The city has 900 undeveloped lots in a land bank

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Arraignments set for 2 in Leonardville meth bust

    Two people charged in connection with drug-related crimes related to a series of search warrants executed last month in Riley County were bound over for arraignment on Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Sara Marie Boatman, 24, Leonardville, faces charges of possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 23, 2015

    K-State Libraries select 11 student ambassadors

    Thousands of students spend time studying in Kansas State University Libraries, and about 60 students find part-time work at them every year. But a select group is going above and beyond to promote K-State Libraries as volunteers. Eleven students from a wide range of majors have

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 23, 2015

    State budget, political parties topics of Lou Douglas talks

    Two people known for influencing public policy will be the speakers for the fall 2015 Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues at Kansas State University. Thomas Frank, reporter and founding editor of The Baffler, will present “Snoozing through the Liberal Hour” at 7 p.m. Tuesday,

  • Local |Traffic |Government & Politics | September 23, 2015

    Four county projects to start next week

    Riley County Public Works will start four project next week. The box bridge replacement project on LK&W Road is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 28. The project is located approximately a quarter-mile west of Walnut Creek Road. LK&W will be closed to

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 22, 2015

    Board tables police pay hike

    A request Monday from the Riley County Police Department to increase pay for all night workers received a tepid response at the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board’s monthly meeting. Currently, only corrections officers working overnight shifts receive the pay, which totals $39 per month,

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