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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 24, 2013

    Nanoscale to close following charges against executive

    Nanoscale, once the crown jewel of K-State’s corporate-technology park but lately beset by criminal charges against a former executive, is being closed here. Company officials released a one-paragraph statement confirming the closure decision Friday. The announcement contained no indication when the closure would become

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 22, 2013

    Many schools, businesses close as storm hits Manhattan area

    Benches after.phatch

    The snow storm slowed some area residents, halted others and kept still others working through the night. USD 383 officials called off Friday classes by Thursday afternoon, although KSU resumed classes Friday after taking Thursday off. City and county offices also re-opened Friday, while Fort Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 20, 2013

    Riley County crime rate up slightly in 2012

    Riley County Law Board members reviewed 2012 crime data Tuesday indicating a slight increase in crime incidents during the year. The reports indicate that there was 3 percent increase in crime county-wide from 2011 to 2012, with a 1.6 percent increase in person crimes and a 3.2 percent increase in non-person

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Battery of police officer

    Riley County officers arrested a 24-year-old man early Saturday morning for battery against a law enforcement officer in Aggieville. Officer Matthew Droge said officers were first called to Tubby’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1127 Moro St., for reports that Amautus Griffith, Fort Riley, would not

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Man arrested on drug charges

    A K-State student was arrested Friday for several drug charges following a police search of his residence. Tyrone Smalls, 24, 825 Bluemont St., was arrested for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Aggravated assault at Texas Roadhouse

    A Fort Riley man was arrested Saturday for allegedly brandishing a handgun in the parking lot of Texas Roadhouse during a dispute. Officer Matthew Droge said police were called to the restaurant at approximately 5:30 p.m. for a report of two people engaged in a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Theft and recovery of vehicle

    Riley County police are investigating the theft and recovery of a 2013 Subaru Impreza that was found wrecked in the 2100 block of Wildcat Creek Road Monday. Officer Matthew Droge said the Impreza, which belongs to Kyle Maxwell, 24, Fort Riley, was stolen from the 1300 block of Fremont

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 19, 2013

    Armed robbery update

    No arrests have been made in connection with Saturday’s armed robbery at the Hilton Garden Inn, and police said they are welcoming tips from the public. On Saturday, authorities said two men entered the hotel shortly before 5 a.m. armed with a semi-automatic handgun

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 18, 2013

    Beer and sex: the dangerous mix

    Establishing a victim and a criminal in a stranger-rape scenario is not difficult. The unsuspecting victim is attacked by a shadowy assailant and the right and wrong is clear. But, that distinction can become fuzzy when the victims know their alleged attackers and even fuzzier

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 17, 2013

    Hotel is struck by armed pair


    Two armed men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash in an armed robbery at the Hilton Garden Inn early Saturday. Authorities said the two men entered the hotel shortly before 5 a.m. armed with a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

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