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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 29, 2012

    Citizen intervenes in burglary

    A K-State student thwarted a would-be burglar Thursday after he reportedly witnessed the woman stealing a purse from the vehicle of a movie-goer in the lot of Seth Childs Cinema. It was between 4:30 and 5 p.m. when Cory Hendrickson, 23, told police that he saw a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 28, 2012

    KBI conducts drill for forensic scientists at Tuttle Creek

    Just off a gravel road near Tuttle Creek Dam, members of the KBI Crime Scene Response Team spent the majority of Tuesday digging pig carcasses from shallow graves as part of a quarterly training session. The pigs served as less grisly replacements for the human

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 28, 2012

    Man arrested on Texas warrant

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man on an El Paso warrant for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident in February 2011. Devoris Antoine Newson, 26, 1300 Flint Hills Place, was arrested for extradition and is being held without bond at the Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 27, 2012

    St. Marys fires ruled arsons

    An early morning fire which destroyed a St. Marys grain elevator and a subsequent blaze two days later were both set intentionally, according to the Pottawatomie County fire supervisor. Bruce Brazzle said Monday morning that both St. Marys fires have been classified as arson and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Man arrested after police standoff

    A domestic disturbance report led to the evacuation of several homes in the Tuttle Terrace Trailer Park area and the arrest of one man Sunday afternoon. The incident happened after authorities were notified of an incident at 6030 Tuttle Terrace Lot 23 shortly before 2 p.m. A

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Not guilty plea entered for murder suspect

    A Junction City man stood silent Monday morning during his arraignment hearing on charges of first-degree murder and criminal discharge of a firearm. Daniel Parker, 26, of Junction City, is accused of murdering Frederick Beverly, 21, a Kansas National Guardsman and member of the motorcycle club Assassin

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Home invasion suspect arrested

    Levertis Horne, 21, 502 Osage St., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for aggravated robbery and aggravated battery in connection with an October home invasion. He remains confined on a $25,000 bond. Riley County Police Department received a 911 call reporting a home invasion at Chase Manhattan Apartments, 1401 Chase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Police make arrest in holiday burglary

    On Nov. 22, the Kansas State University Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress at Rathbone Hall. Officers responded and arrested Zachariah Martin Behling, 22, homeless. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available. It is unknown if this burglary is connected

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 23, 2012

    Abilene man killed in crash

    An Abilene man was killed in a roll-over car accident on I-70 Thanksgiving Day. The crash happened approximately a mile east of Junction City. John Kaneaster, 48, died after his 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck reportedly crossed the median from the westbound lanes and traversed both eastbound lanes

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 22, 2012

    Child, mother found

    The search for a boy allegedly taken by his mother in violation of a court order ended Wednesday evening after Riley County police in conjunction with the Topeka Police Department found the boy in a Topeka residence. Officials said Benjamin Chavez-Birdwell, 3, was found in good

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