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
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.
The father of a girl whose mother was killed in a May 2012 two-vehicle crash on K-18 has filed suit against the driver of the other car seeking damages as a result of the accident. The suit was filed in Riley County District Court by Paul
Riley County officers arrested a 25-year-old man Tuesday on charges of two sex-related crimes. Officer Matt Droge said Jeffery Jepsen, 2817 Johnson Valley Drive, was arrested on two warrants in the 5900 block of Corporate Drive at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday. Droge said the arrest warrant for
Riley County officials extradited a 26-year-old man to El Paso Monday on a warrant for the original charge of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault. According to court records, Devoris Newson, homeless, originally was arrested for extradition in November 2012. Officials said the El Paso warrant
Officials are not releasing any information on a possible motive in Wednesday’s deadly fire, but the suspects arrested in connection with it are set to make their first court appearance Wednesday afternoon in Riley County District Court. Officials also said there is a possibility
Police have arrested two people on suspicion of murder and aggravated arson in connection with a deadly apartment fire late Wednesday night in Manhattan. Officials announced Friday evening that Patrick Scahill, 20, 1838 Anderson Ave., and Virginia Griese, 19, 221 N. Fifth St., are both confined to the Riley
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of Jeep parts in Manhattan that reportedly occured in January. Sheriff Greg Riat said that at about 8:45 p.m. on Jan. 28., at least two unknown suspects removed the fiberglass upper doors from a 1999 Jeep Wrangler
Police arrested two people for murder in connection with a deadly apartment fire that investigators have determined was intentionally set late Wednesday night in Manhattan. Patrick Scahill, 20, 1838 Anderson Ave., and Virginia Griese, 19, 221 N. 5th St., were arrested for felony murder and aggravated arson, officials announced
Police located a 22-year-old Manhattan man Thursday believed to be involved in an earlier armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane. Frank Hanson III, 1838 Anderson Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in Grandview Plaza at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday after he was located with the assistance of
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