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  • 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,

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

    Pain doc denied bond

    A federal magistrate judge has denied bond to the Manhattan doctor accused of operating a pill mill out of his local clinic. Michael Schuster, 53, who operated Manhattan Pain and Spine, will remain in custody until his future trial after Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius sided with

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

    81 arrested in drug probe

    Eighty-one people have been arrested as part of a massive investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in Riley and Geary counties.  The arrests came after officers from multiple agencies spent the last two days searching 54 locations throughout Manhattan, Junction City, Ogden and Grandview

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 09, 2013

    City suit to go to trial

    A civil suit between supporters of a 2012 initiative to fund social services agencies and the city of Manhattan will go to trial after a motion of summary judgment was denied Wednesday. The case will continue to trial in June. Members of the group SOS, for “

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

    Alleged robber to change plea

    A Manhattan man accused of driving the getaway car during an aggravated robbery notable for its connection to a deadly February arson is scheduled to change his not guilty plea in federal court Thursday afternoon. Dennis Denzien, 20, is charged with brandishing a firearm during a

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