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  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 22, 2015

    Does hosting outside officers at range violate RCPD’s lease?

    Wonder1

    Is the Riley County Police Department violating its shooting range lease when it holds training sessions with other agencies? I’m not a lawyer or a judge, so I have no idea if the Riley County Police Department is violating its lease with James Seymour

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 22, 2015

    Judge grants continuance in Fort Riley bomb plot case

    A U.S. District Court judge granted on Thursday a three-week continuance to the public defender representing a Topeka man accused of attempting to arm a car bomb near Fort Riley. John T. Booker Jr., 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury April 16 for one

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | May 20, 2015

    RCPD takes aim at new range

    As negotiations to renew a lease on the Riley County Police Department’s shooting range have soured, the county is moving forward with a proposal to build the department a new shooting range and training facility south of Manhattan. The county plans to meet June 18

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 20, 2015

    McRell withdraws from shooting case

    A Manhattan man who was arrested for an Aggieville shooting earlier this month will hire a new attorney. Larry McRell, who represented Mark Self Jr., 31, in Riley County District Court on Tuesday, said he had to withdraw from the case because of a conflict of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 19, 2015

    Manhattan man sentenced to 7 years for kidnapping

    A Manhattan man who helped kidnap two K-State women, then rob a man, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court. Rasheem Wilson, 26, is the last of four men involved in the Oct. 8 kidnapping of Keli Lee

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 19, 2015

    Slow progress on plea deal frustrates judge

    Chief Judge Meryl Wilson on Monday afternoon expressed his frustration about the lack of progress on a case in Riley County District Court. “This thing’s got more gray hair than I have,” Wilson said, referring to an attempted aggravated robbery case from November. Tom

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2015

    Aguirre to get new trial

    An Ogden man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and their son in 2009 will get a new trial after a decision by the state’s high court released Friday. The Kansas Supreme Court reversed the 2012 conviction of Luis Aguirre, saying his Miranda rights were violated during

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2015

    Supreme Court affirms ruling in murder case

    The state’s high court this week upheld the conviction of a Manhattan man for his role in a 2011 murder. The Kansas Supreme Court affirmed the Riley County District Court decision that ruled Domingo Soto guilty of first-degree murder for supplying Michael Layne with the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2015

    Judge finds probable cause in vehicle burglary case

    A Riley County judge on Friday morning found probable cause to move forward with court proceedings for a Manhattan man who allegedly committed a series of vehicle thefts and burglaries earlier this year. Jeremy Spaur, 30, represented by Larry McRell, originally faced two dozen charges for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 14, 2015

    McRell withdraws from road rage case

    Larry McRell, who has represented the man who allegedly shot 27-year-old Casey Lindley in the forehead after a road rage incident, announced Thursday morning he is withdrawing from the case. McRell, who until Thursday morning represented Tierre Wall, 26, told Judge David Stutzman his motion to

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