Law Board members gave the go-ahead Monday for the Riley County Police Department to apply for a grant that could arm police officers assigned to school buildings. The grant, administered by the Bureau of Justice Administration under the Justice Assistance Grant Program, would allow three
A district judge granted a reduced sentence Monday for a K-State student convicted of driving drunk and killing two people on K-18 in May 2012. Miles Theurer, 24, a veterinary student, will immediately serve 60 days in the Riley County Jail followed by a 36-month probationary period for
A car was pulled from the Stockdale Park boat ramp at Tuttle Creek after it rolled into the lake Sunday evening. Officer Matthew Droge said the vehicle, which had been parked on the ramp, slipped into gear and rolled into the water at about 10 p.
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a runaway juvenile from St Marys. The juvenile, Anne Bernadette Cooney, 17, is reported to have left her residence in St. Marys at about 10 a.m. May 31. Anne Cooney has not returned home. She
The Manhattan Fire Department received a report at 2:19 a.m. Sunday of a vehicle fire at 1117 N. 11th St. Deputy Chief Ryan Almes said the fire originated around the rear axle under the car. He said the car was leaking fuel and the fire spread
Police officials have identified the woman injured after her car struck a house on Juliette Avenue Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Jalyssa Florez, Manhattan, had been driving her 2008 Chevrolet Aveo southbound in the 1200 block of North Juliette Avenue at about 8:20 a.m. when she
An Ogden man reported that he was threatened by an armed man in the 400 block of Spruce Alley early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the 26-year-old victim’s name is being withheld due to the nature of the crime, but said the man reported
The Riley County Police Department’s patrol chief told county commissioners Monday that the department’s new Laser Point initiative has caught three people believed to have committed around 30 recent vehicle burglaries. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said the initiative predicted that crimes would be committed on
Four people were arrested as RCPD officers executed a search warrant for a drug investigation at an Ogden residence. They were Cynthia Reed and Michael Baker of the residence and Mark Whitt and Melissa Frakes of Wamego. A one-year-old male was also in the residence.
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