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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | May 24, 2016

    Bikers hospitalized after interstate wreck

    Three motorcyclists were hospitalized after a multi-motorcycle wreck on I-70, north of Alma, on Monday. According to a report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, the motorcycles were traveling together when the lead bike, driven by Jimmy Sherman, 64, of Gallup, New Mexico, swerved while braking hard

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 19, 2016

    Fort Riley soldier faces rape charges

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Thursday in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman. Raja Robinson, 24, a specialist in the 299th Support Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, was arrested for an incident that was originally reported to the Riley County Police Department

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 18, 2016

    Manhattan man charged with rape

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday in connection with one count of rape involving a victim younger than 14. According to the Riley County Police Department, Sue Lee, 24, 1122 Garden Way, Apt. A, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. after a police investigation began when the crime was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 16, 2016

    JC police investigate death of woman

    Police are investigating the death of a woman found Sunday at a Junction City hotel. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, officials were called to room 217 of the Super 8 Hotel for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers found that the woman

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 15, 2016

    Area police arrest 3 in 2 drug busts

    Area police made three arrests in two separate drug busts earlier this week. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, 22-year-old Weston Walker Jones, 741 Zeandale Road, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after police executed a search warrant at his residence. Police

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Affidavit: Man fired at robot in standoff

    A Manhattan man who was arrested after a lengthy standoff in April was highly intoxicated, shot at a police robot and had called police 24 times over a period of about 13 hours, according to an affidavit obtained by The Mercury. Timothy Anderson, 64, was placed into protective

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Ex-Chapman coach arrested on several child sex charges

    A former Chapman schools coach was arrested Thursday in connection with electronic solicitation and attempted sexual exploitation of a child younger than 16. According to a release from Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf, Mark Snider, 26, Abilene, was arrested for five counts of each crime. The release

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Milford man waives hearing in rape case

    A Milford man accused of rape will be formally charged after waiving his preliminary hearing Thursday. Dylan Taylor Evans, 22, was arrested in March in connection with one count of rape involving a victim born in 1997. Police said the original incident occurred June 20. During Thursday’s

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 12, 2016

    Affidavit released in infant death case

    A series of bruises and abrasions led a doctor to conclude that a Manhattan infant who died last week was murdered. Andrew L. Gibson, 25, was arrested Saturday in connection with the Thursday death of Serenity Nichole Reich, his 3-month-old daughter. Riley County Police Department officers

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 11, 2016

    Sources ID infant killed Thursday

    Two sources Wednesday confirmed the identity of an infant that police say was murdered last week. Andrew L. Gibson was arrested Saturday in connection with the death Thursday of 3-month-old Serenity Nichole Reich. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Gibson, 25, on suspicion of first-degree murder

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