Drunk sex is not rape. So went the claim, more or less, of the defense attorney during closing arguments in a recent rape trial in Riley County District Court. His client was a 21-year-old K-State student who met a stranger at a bar in Aggieville
An Army helicopter pilot stationed at Fort Riley was sentenced to 18 months in prison Monday, for sexually assaulting a woman last year at a Nevada casino. At a hearing on Fort Riley, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Eric LeRoy, 34, pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual
Police arrested a Manhattan man Tuesday, in connection with a lengthy standoff Sunday in rural Riley County. Timothy Anderson, 64, was arrested for aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer after originally being placed into protective custody. A report from the Riley County Police Department indicates
The Riley County Police Department wants to add about $1 million to its 2017 budget, and the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on Monday seemed poised to grant most of the requested increase. The department, which receives 80 percent of its funding from Manhattan and 20 percent from
A 12-hour police standoff in rural Riley County on Sunday ended when officers detained an armed man who had fired several rounds from inside a farmhouse. According to a release from the Riley County Police Department, the 64-year-old man was detained and placed into protective
Investigators have officially decided that they don’t know what caused a large fire at a Junction City apartment complex on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Junction City Fire Department, investigators know the fire started on an outside deck of the 28-unit
Officials have yet to determine the cause of a large fire at a Junction City apartment complex on Tuesday. Rick Rook, acting chief of the Junction City Fire Department, said no one reported injuries after a building at The Bluffs apartment complex ignited Tuesday at
A Manhattan man accused of unlawfully possessing a firearm after killing a K-State student in December waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday. Richard L. Smith Sr., 62, shot and killed Tyler Nelson, 21, with a 10-gauge shotgun after Nelson broke into Smith’s home at 1004 N. Eighth St.
A recent Kansas Court of Appeals ruling contains information that contradicts the claims of Raymond and Amelia Schwab, a Colorado couple who say the state took their children because Raymond uses cannabis to treat PTSD that stems from his service in the Navy. While Colorado
A former K-State student was acquitted Thursday of charges that he raped a woman during a drunken encounter in March 2015. Eric Santiago, a 22-year-old Wichita man who until this semester was a K-State student, was charged with two counts of rape after having sex with
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