A fire that destroyed a mobile home and closed Tuttle Creek Boulevard for several hours on Tuesday was sparked by workers at the K-State Beef Stocker Unit, said Pat Collins, Riley County emergency management director. “There were a couple individuals building a fence,” he said. “
Riley County Police Department Capt. Josh Kyle said Monday that his department saw a decrease in crime during the month of March. Despite overall crime numbers at or below the five-year average, Kyle reported a slight increase in vehicle burglaries. “The good news there is
More than 35 volunteer firefighters spent most of Saturday afternoon extinguishing three fires, according to a press release from Riley County Emergency Management director Pat Collins. Collins said no one reported structural damage, but the department was stretched to its limit and one firefighter sustained injuries
A Fort Riley soldier was found dead Friday. Officials have not yet determined a cause of death. According to a press release from Fort Riley, Sgt. Laird Camron Landis, 29, was found in his Junction City home. Officials said Landis, an infantryman, joined the Army in 2010
Two separate wrecks, one in Geary County and one in Pottawatomie County, each led to a fatality on Sunday. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Caitlyn Head, 22, Junction City, died after a wreck at 2:50 p.m. about two miles south of Interstate 70.
Police are investigating the death of a Kansas State University student who was found on campus with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to a press release from the Kansas State University Police Department, officials were notified at 11:09 a.m. Saturday of a possibly deceased
JUNCTION CITY — A prominent orthopedic surgeon will spend 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering a child, down from an original charge of aggravated sexual battery. Dr. Allan Holiday Jr. was arrested in July by Junction City Police Department officers
Officials have released the crash report from a February wreck that led to a Manhattan woman’s death. Jenna Lindsten, 30, died Feb. 14 after a three-vehicle accident the previous morning on Tuttle Creek Boulevard. The driver of a tractor-trailer that collided with Lindsten’s car told
A man who took his protest from the Riley County Courthouse to the Kansas Capitol ended his hunger strike Wednesday, as an attorney prepared to file a federal lawsuit on his behalf. Raymond Schwab, a former Topeka resident who now lives in Colorado, had been
A Riley man arrested after police executed several drug-related search warrants in August was sentenced this week to more than a year in prison. Kevin Dean Siebold, 51 at the time of his arrest, was sentenced for one count of possession of methamphetamine. He had originally
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