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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 25, 2013

    Parker murder trial delayed til August

    The murder trial of a soldier accused of killing another man during a drive-by shooting on New Year’s Day 2012 has been continued to August following a medical emergency involving his attorney. Though jury selection was set to begin Monday in the trial of Daniel

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 25, 2013

    RCPD investigating report of shots fired

    Riley County officers were investigating a report of shots fired late Tuesday morning in the area of Stonemont and Stone drives near Highland Ridge in Manhattan. At the time of publication, officers were still investigating a report called in at 10:30 a.m. of shots fired

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 25, 2013

    ‘Devil’ Brigade welcomes new commander

    FORT RILEY — The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will hold a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. June 28 at Cavalry Parade Field on Fort Riley. Col. Michael F. Pappal, the “Devil” Brigade’s current commander will be replaced by Col. John

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 25, 2013

    Army to cut 1 brigade at Fort Riley

    Associated Press TOPEKA — The Army said Tuesday that it would eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley as the military reduces its overall number of soldiers by September 2017. Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 25, 2013

    Minister accused of molesting boys settles with state

    A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys expressed his desire to waive his preliminary hearing and enter into a negotiated settlement with the state during a status hearing Tuesday morning. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Jury selection delayed in murder trial

    Jury selection in the case against a soldier accused of first-degree murder was put on hold Monday after the man’s attorney was rushed to the hospital for an unspecified emergency. Daniel Parker, 26, Junction City, was set to appear Monday for the first day of

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 24, 2013

    City to hear $4.84 million in agency fund requests

    City commissioners plan to hear about $4.84 million in budget requests from nine outside agencies during Tuesday’s work session. The two largest of those are a $2.2 million request from the Manhattan Public Library, and $1 million request from the Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  • Local |Business | June 24, 2013

    Property values up by $13 million in Pottawatomie County

    The assessed valuation of Pottawatomie County increased by about $13 million for 2013, according to figures certified last week to the county clerk’s office. The assessed or taxable value of all property (real, utilities and personal) for 2013 is $471,581,882, an increase of $12,859,539 over last year’s valuation

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 24, 2013

    Schuster hearing set for today

    The Manhattan doctor accused of running a pill mill is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon for a status hearing. Michael Schuster, 53, who operated the Manhattan Pain and Spine, is accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to 540 patients between April 2007 and August 2012 by providing

  • Local |Traffic | June 24, 2013

    Injury accident on Bluemont

    A motorcyclist was injured in a single-vehicle accident shortly after noon Friday near the intersection of 11th Street and Bluemont Avenue,police said. Officer Matthew Droge said Andrew Foster, 22, Manhattan, was driving his motorcycle in the 1000 block of Bluemont Avenue, when another vehicle made an

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