Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 24, 2015

    Jury indicts man in Fort Riley teen’s death

    A Fort Riley man has been indicted in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Juwuan D. Jackson, 18, was charged Sept. 16 with one count of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Sept. 11 shooting death of 16-year-old Kenyon Givens, also a resident of Fort

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | September 24, 2015

    KSU lab fire causes $4,000 in damage

    Officials are blaming combustible seeds for a small fire that caused $4,000 in damage in a lab on the campus of Kansas State University. At 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to Throckmorton Hall for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival,

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Agriculture | September 24, 2015

    K•Coe Isom, K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute launch partnership to support beef industry

    K·Coe Isom and the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University will work together and with the beef industry to provide educational and communication resources on sustainability topics under an agreement unveiled Tuesday at the university. The partnership focuses on two key areas: • Online

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | September 24, 2015

    Cargo van crashes into KDOT tractor

    A cargo van crashed into a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) mowing tractor Wednesday morning on Interstate 70 in Wabaunsee County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, James D. Roth, 55, Paxico, was driving the tractor and mower westbound on Interstate 70 at mile marker 330 when a

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 24, 2015

    Cargill exec to speak about climate change

    Greg Page, the executive chairman of Cargill Inc., will speak at Kansas State University on Oct. 12 about the economic impact of climate change on the world’s food production. Page, a Cargill employee since 1974, will present “Climate Change and the Future of Food Production” at 7

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | September 23, 2015

    Officials discover body on post

    A body was found in a vehicle on Fort Riley Tuesday evening, but Army officials have released few details about the investigation. According to a press release, Fort Riley emergency services responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway near Caisson Hill Road

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Does Manhattan have a sexual assault response team?


    Is there a sexual assault response team currently available in Manhattan? Yes, Manhattan has a sexual assault response team, but the program recently returned after a short hiatus. Via Christi Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals in the state with a certified sexual assault response

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | September 23, 2015

    Appeals court hears cases at KSU union

    It’s not often you’ll see shorts and flip-flops in a courtroom — the occasional ornery defendant notwithstanding — but on Tuesday afternoon, the Kansas Court of Appeals eased up the decorum during a session at the Kansas State University Student Union. As part of an

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 23, 2015

    City to develop policy to improve alleys near campus

    City administrators will draft a policy that will detail when to improve alleys east of the K-State campus. The Manhattan City Commission discussed on Tuesday how to improve alleys in the Multi-Family Redevelopment Overlay District east of campus. Public works director Rob Ott said there

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Police: Final robbery suspect arrested on Tuesday morning

    Police have arrested the fourth — and final — suspect related to a series of robberies earlier this month that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Carson Buckley, 16, Manhattan, in connection with three counts of aggravated robbery

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