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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 09, 2015

    JCPD arrests 3 juveniles in property damage case

    Junction City police have arrested three teenagers in connection with more than 100 reports of vehicles’ windows being shot out in the city during the holiday weekend. Police arrested two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old and charged them with 121 counts of damage to property and conspiracy to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 09, 2015

    Couple’s protest an attempt to regain custody of children

    A small group protesting outside the Riley County Courthouse this week is part of an attempt by one couple to regain custody of their children. Amelia and Raymond Schwab have been sitting outside the courthouse daily since Saturday. Raymond said he also has been on

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2015

    KSU suspends band director 1 game, will pay $5,000 fine

    K-State announced internal sanctions Tuesday following the halftime show at Saturday’s home football game against South Dakota — but not for the reasons you might expect. The band’s Star Trek-themed performance got lots of attention on social media over the holiday weekend because many

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 08, 2015

    Pott County investigating death of woman found in roadway

    A Pottawatomie County woman was found dead Sunday afternoon in rural Wamego, but law enforcement officials aren’t saying whether they suspect foul play. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager said on Tuesday that Shannon McKeeman Chebultz, 45, was found dead near the intersection of Macy Place

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2015

    K-State diversity leader announces her retirement

    Myra Gordon, associate provost for diversity, announced on Monday that she will retire at the conclusion of the current semester. Gordon, who joined Kansas State University in 2002, has led the university’s recruitment and retention programs that target multicultural students, faculty and staff, as well

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | September 08, 2015

    Police still searching for robbers who caused campus lockdown

    Police are still searching for suspects involved in early-morning robberies that caused officials to lockdown the Kansas State University campus for several hours on Friday morning. Riley County Police Department Lt. Greg Steere said on Tuesday that detectives are “actively following investigations.” He declined to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | September 08, 2015

    2 killed in weekend traffic accidents

    Two area men died in traffic accidents, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Colby Scott Mathies, Manhattan, was killed after a one-vehicle accident in Pottawatomie County at 4 a.m. Sunday. A KHP report said Mathies, 27, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet 1500 southbound on Carnahan Road about one-half

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | September 08, 2015

    Self-described ‘nerd’ hopes to turn drone hobby into business


    Sam Smock can be described in a number of ways. Husband. Father. Kiss Army member. Smock is also gearing up to add entrepreneur to his list of descriptors, although he’s not a big fan of that word. “It’s a mainstream thing,” he said. “

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 08, 2015

    Police: BB gun used to damage vehicles

    Police are seeking help from the public after someone used a BB gun to shoot out the windows of more than 100 vehicles in Junction City and Grandview Plaza over the weekend. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, more than 100 windows were

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 06, 2015

    Fans check out upgrades to video, seating in north end zone


    Mike and Ramona Derousseau sat in the north end zone on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, just like they have for more than a decade. The season ticket holders said they’ve missed only one or two games since they’ve moved 12 years ago

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