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
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded Tuesday to a report of a possible shooting in Marysville. The department received a 911 call about a possible active shooter at Landoll Corporation, 1900 North St. When officers arrived at the scene they found no evidence of a shooter.
Riley County police chased a criminal suspect until he crashed his car and fled on foot in Geary County on Sunday morning. Devoris Newsom, 27, of Junction City, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, aggravated intimidation of a
Q: What could Dekenerick Dewayne Butler have said to a judge that would get him on a Riley County Most Wanted List for “contempt” and that be his only charge? Does he have a huge vocabulary? Or, is this the safest county in America?
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado — Two Manhattan men were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Interstate 70 turned up 20 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of their car, according to arrest affidavits. George Chandler, 23, and Cody Williams, 21, both of Manhattan are being held without bond at
Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Garnett Cease, 35, of Louisville, Kansas, on Thursday for possession of narcotics with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cease was arrested after Pottawatomie County deputies responded to a report of an individual in distress. According
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