Police are searching for a person who reportedly shot a man at a Junction City club early Saturday morning. Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said an officer made a routine traffic stop at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of west 11
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer. The victim reported that a 2005 Caterpillar 248B skid loader and a 2006 Redi Haul 18 foot bumper pull trailer had been stolen sometime between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 17.
Riley County police released a description Wednesday afternoon of the man who robbed a Dara’s Fast Lane at 1816 Claflin Road early that morning. The robber is described as being a slender white male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall. The man was wearing a black or
A Dara’s Fast Lane clerk’s vehicle was stolen this morning after the convenience store was robbed by a gunman. According to a press release from the RCPD, a man entered the store at 1816 Claflin Road with a weapon at 2:45 a.m. and demanded
A 20-year-old Ogden man pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Monday in Riley County court. Michael Dechant, who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant son in March, entered his plea in front of Judge David Stutzman at a pre-trial hearing. Dechant reportedly told
Authorities in Pottawatomie and Riley counties confirmed that the Manhattan Kmart received a bomb threat Thursday afternoon. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat confirmed that Kmart, 401 E. Poyntz Ave., received a call about a bomb shortly after 1 p.m., but none was found. Riat declined
A former Fort Riley soldier was sentenced to almost 10 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the death of a Manhattan man after the ex-soldier’s failed suicide attempt in April. Gary Nelson, 22, Junction City was sentenced in Geary County Court to 117 months in
Twitter can be fun and informative in the hands of law enforcement. Or it can cause just a teeny fuss, as the Riley County Police Department realized again this week. After all, it’s easy to stumble into a misunderstanding when you’re only working
A registered sex offender was arrested in a Wichita case that involved a 16-year-old Manhattan girl. Chivas Andre Taylor, 25, was arrested by Wichita police on human trafficking and drug charges Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Doug Nolte of the Wichita Police Department said Taylor was staying at
A Manhattan elementary school has been in a lockout since Friday, locking its front door and keeping children inside for recesses, district officials said. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 312 N. Juliette Ave., has locked its front door for the last several days because of a domestic
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