The duo accused of setting a deadly February apartment fire here pleaded guilty to arson resulting in death in federal court Wednesday. Officials said the arson/murder was part of a plot to distract police from finding incriminating evidence related to an earlier armed robbery.
No distress call was made prior to the fatal April 7 crash of a private plane headed from Tulsa, Okla., to Manhattan, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board. Ronald Marshall and Chris Gruber of Manhattan were killed when the plane, a single-engine
More than 300 people gathered Thursday to hear Gen. Don MacWillie speak about the impact of troop reductions on Fort Riley and the message was clear: the fort will not be negatively affected by the Army’s changes. By 2017, the Army will have reduced its forces
The Environmental Protection Agency has stopped monitoring the air quality on the Konza Prairie at the request of Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the owners of the Konza. John Briggs, director of the Konza Prairie Biological Station, said KDHE officials contacted both KSU
The cost of parking permits could be on the rise for Manhattan High students based on comments during Wednesday’s USD 383 school board meeting. Board members did not make a decision on whether to increase fees for parking permits during a broader discussion on student
Manhattan High School has been named to The Washington Post High School Challenge List for the fifth consecutive year. Only eight Kansas high schools made the list, and MHS is the only one from outside the Kansas City area to do so. “It is an
Maureen Redeker, an attorney with experience in higher education law, has joined the Kansas State University legal team as an assistant general counsel. Redeker will provide legal advice to university administration, faculty, staff and student leaders on the diverse range of legal issues facing higher
The duo accused of setting a deadly apartment fire in February pleaded guilty to the crime in federal court Wednesday afternoon. Patrick Scahill, 20, Manhattan, and Virginia Griese, 19, Manhattan, both pleaded guilty to one count of arson resulting in death for setting fire to the Lee
New Mayor John Matta Tuesday came to terms with one city initiative he had previously criticized, while offering up a second initiative borrowed from an unsuccessful candidate in the recent election. Matta, who ascended to the mayoral chair during a re-organization that also saw Karen
A new self-published book by a former high-level officer at Fort Riley delves into a touchy subject both in the military and society in general: sexual abuse. The book, titled “The GAMe: Unraveling a Military Sex Scandal,” details the unraveling of a military power and
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