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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Latest count is 91 in series of area crack cocaine arrests

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    A total of 91 people had been arrested as of Friday morning as a result of an investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in Riley and Geary counties. Tim Brown, chief of the Junction City Police Department, said “Operation Adabag” is the biggest bust he’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Judge denies bail for pain clinic doc

    A federal magistrate judge denied bail Thursday to the Manhattan doctor accused of illegally prescribing drugs out of his Manhattan pain clinic. The magistrate sided with prosecutors’ concern that the doctor is a “serious” flight-risk. In his decision, Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius told the court

  • Local | May 10, 2013

    Local 4-Hers compete in ‘rabbit hopping’ event

    “Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail.” That old familiar Easter time tune came to life during the recent Youth Rabbit Show at CiCo Park. The event was sponsored by the Riley County Rabbit Raisers 4-H Club in partnership with the Cap City

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Man pleads guilty to role in robbery that lead to arson

    A Manhattan man has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in a February armed robbery that is connected to the deadly arson that killed a K-State researcher, according to information released Thursday by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Dennis James Denzien, 20, of Manhattan,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Drug probe suspects ID’d

    Authorities have identified 92 people arrested since Wednesday on drug-related charges. It was not clear whether all of the arrests were directly linked to the drug probe or whether they took place independent of that. Nor was it possible to verify why there are 92 names while

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 10, 2013

    K-State honored for food composting program

    The Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 will present an achievement award to Kansas State University for demonstrating commitment to improving sustainable food management practices. Becky Weber, Air and Waste Management Division director for EPA Region 7, will honor the university in an on-campus ceremony at 2 p.m.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 10, 2013

    Study: People tend to work out longer with partners who outperform them

    The best workout partner may be one who understands that silence is golden, according to one Kansas State University researcher. Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology, recently found that individuals tend to work out longer when their partner was perceived to be more skilled and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Update on aggravated battery

    Riley County police officials provided additional information Thursday on an earlier report of a man attacking another man with a sharp instrument Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Eric Robinson, 20, Manhattan, reported that he was walking in the south alley of the 900 block of Fremont

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Truck stolen and recovered

    Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of a white 2008 GMC box truck stolen from Griffith Lumber and its recovery in the 500 block of Bertrand Street. Sheriff Greg Riat said the truck was stolen by an unknown person who entered

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2013

    Man pleads guilty to role in robbery that lead to deadly arson

    A Manhattan man has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in a February armed robbery that is connected to the deadly arson that killed a K-State researcher, according to information released Thursday by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Dennis James Denzien, 20, of Manhattan,

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