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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 12, 2013

    National week to honor dispatchers

    Staff reports The Riley County Police Department will celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 14-20 to recognize, officials said, the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. During the week, interesting facts about dispatch and the dispatchers will

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 11, 2013

    Prosecutors allege shooter targeted 2 male neighbors

    New details emerged Wednesday in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex, including allegations that the suspected gunman may have been targeting his two male neighbors. Matthew Wilson, 43, made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday in front of District Judge

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 10, 2013

    Fatality still under investigation

    A Manhattan man died Sunday in an early morning accident in Butler County after his vehicle overturned. James Ponce, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle rolled multiple times and landed on its top on Highway 77, about 10 miles north of El Dorado. Officials

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 10, 2013

    Man arrested for battery

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man Tuesday for aggravated battery after police were called to his residence for reports that a man had been attacked with a knife. Officer Matthew Droge said Cody Fegan, 29, 1415 Claflin Cir., was arrested after an on-scene investigation at Fegan’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 09, 2013

    Police name shooting victims

    Officials have identified a Fort Riley soldier who had returned from a deployment to Afghanistan less than a month earlier as the man killed early Sunday morning in a shooting at the University Garden apartments in which three others were wounded. A tenant whose apartment

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2013

    Names released in shooting, man arrested

    Officials have released the names of the victims in Sunday’s fatal shooting at University Garden apartments. A tenant of the complex, and a neighbor to some of the victims, is under arrest in connection with the shooting. Officials said Michael Lowery, 22, a Fort Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2013

    1 killed, 3 more injured in attack at apartments on Garden Way

    One person was killed and three others were hospitalized with serious injuries as a result of a Sunday morning shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex. None of the victims have yet been publicly identified by authorities. Neither has a suspect, although authorities did confirm that

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2013

    Burglars break into Wareham tomb

    Wareham.phatch

    Burglars over the weekend broke into the largest mausoleum in Manhattan, disturbing the coffin of a member of one of the city’s most prominent families, but leaving authorities and family members baffled about what they were up to. It was the second break-in at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2013

    Man pleads guilty in Dara’s robbery

    A Manhattan man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a convenience store here in February. Officials believe the crime is related to a deadly arson at a Manhattan apartment complex. Frank Hanson, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2013

    Fatal shooting in Manhattan

    One person is dead from gunshot wounds and three others have been hospitalized following a report of multiple shots fired at a Manhattan apartment complex early Sunday morning. Riley County officers responded to 900 Garden Way at approximately 4:10 a.m. Sunday, where officials said, they found

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