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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 23, 2013

    FBI agents search local clinic

    Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a search of a local physician’s office Tuesday morning. The search was conducted at the office of Dr. Michael Schuster at Manhattan Pain and Spine, 1135 Westport Dr. Bridget Patton, public affairs specialist for Kansas City, said

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 23, 2013

    Soldiers compete in ranger competition

    Ranger rope.phatch

    First lieutenants Christopher Siok and Samuel Gulland, both stationed at Fort Riley, ranked in the top 15 in a recent 60-hour Best Ranger Competition held at Fort Benning, Ga. “We had two main goals; the first was to finish the competition and the second was to

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 23, 2013

    Justice Center still on schedule

    Times News Service It’s going to be close, but the new Pottawatomie County Justice Center at Westmoreland should be finished by its late-June completion deadline. Tricia Fruendt of SMH Consultants told county commissioners Monday that things are moving ahead rapidly at the $14 million facility. “

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 23, 2013

    Injury accident on Manhattan Avenue

    One person was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident Saturday at the intersection of South Manhattan Avenue and Yuma Street. Officer Matthew Droge said the accident occurred after Howard Turner Jr., 37, Manhattan, driving a 2002 Buick Sentry, failed to stop at a stop sign on Yuma Street

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    New crime tool seen as helping

    A new method of crime prediction contributed to reduced crime during 2012, an RCPD officer told Riley County commissioners Monday. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said a laser-point initiative was being used to increase police patrolling in areas where crimes occur during certain times of the day and

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 22, 2013

    Six K-State students are bound for Uganda

    A first-time endeavor for six K-State students this summer may shed new light on a hot international issue. Those six are going to Uganda to both serve people and conduct research on The Lord’s Resistance Army. The ten-week trip is being led by David

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 22, 2013

    City to review Wildcat Creek flood plan

    City commissioners plan to discuss and give feedback on the Wildcat Creek Flood Management Plan during the Tuesday work session scheduled for 5 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The plan is being developed by Wildcat Creek Watershed Working Group and its

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Hearing date set in University Gardens shooting

    The preliminary hearing for a man accused of shooting several people and killing one at the University Gardens apartment complex earlier this month was set for May in Riley County District Court Monday morning. Matthew Wilson, 43, appeared via video communication in front of Judge John

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Rape report investigated

    Riley County detectives are investigating the reported rape of an 18-year-old woman in Manhattan early Saturday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the incident reportedly occurred at a residence in the northwest part o Manhattan, between 3 and 3:30 a.m. on Saturday. Droge said the woman reported

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    Search on in theft of auto

    Police are on the lookout for a burglar who stole, among other items, a car from a Bluemont Avenue residence in the early morning hours on Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said the unknown suspect stole a 2009 Dodge Challenger from 1031 Bluemont Avenue, after stealing the keys

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