Police are reaching out to the local Hispanic community. With a relationship compromised by cultural differences, language barriers, racial and immigration issues, the Riley County Police Department is working to build stronger and more positive relationships with the 3,000-plus Hispanic residents in the area.
The trial of a Salina man accused of murdering his girlfriend’s 14-month-old child began today with jury selection in the Riley County District Court. Antonio M. Brown Sr., 29, was granted a change of venue after his case and plea received intense media coverage in
A Wabaunsee County woman has been indicted on charges of embezzling from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the indictment Monday against Linda Kay Miller, 51. Miller was charged with three counts of interstate transportation of fraudulently altered
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of William John Thomas, 23, known as Billy Thomas, who was issued a warrant for aggravated robbery. The warrant stems from Tuesday’s robbery of a Gambino’s Pizza delivery person in St.Marys in
Two people were arrested on child abuse and aggravated battery charges after an 8-month-old baby died from injuries Wednesday. Detective Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said the couple was the child’s aunt and uncle. The infant was treated in the
Authorities do not expect to make additional arrests in the murder of a 68-year old Manhattan man the weekend of September 6. Mother and son Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, were arrested Sept. 11 on first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of John Burroughs of
Riley County animal control and law enforcement officers attended a training session Wednesday about how to investigate dog fighting and cockfighting crime. Terry Mills, blood sports director for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, led the session, explaining the underground culture
An assistant professor at Kansas State University has put out a public appeal on Twitter for assistance in finding her husband, who has reportedly been missing since September 2. Kelly Welch, a faculty member with the Department of Family Studies and Human Services, tweeted Tuesday night
Investigators have ruled an August 22 house fire to be an arson. Manhattan Fire Department fire marshal Rick Stillwagon said Tuesday the fire that day at a single family unit at 721 Osage St. started on the front porch and primarily damaged it along with the house’
An employee survey seems to show that the Riley County Police Department is good place to work. Members of the Riley County Law Board were briefed Monday about the Employee Engagement Survey presented by Ted Davis of Grace Strategic Services, Inc. The survey indicated that
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