The Manhattan Fire Department received a report at 2:19 a.m. Sunday of a vehicle fire at 1117 N. 11th St. Deputy Chief Ryan Almes said the fire originated around the rear axle under the car. He said the car was leaking fuel and the fire spread
Police officials have identified the woman injured after her car struck a house on Juliette Avenue Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Jalyssa Florez, Manhattan, had been driving her 2008 Chevrolet Aveo southbound in the 1200 block of North Juliette Avenue at about 8:20 a.m. when she
An Ogden man reported that he was threatened by an armed man in the 400 block of Spruce Alley early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the 26-year-old victim’s name is being withheld due to the nature of the crime, but said the man reported
The Riley County Police Department’s patrol chief told county commissioners Monday that the department’s new Laser Point initiative has caught three people believed to have committed around 30 recent vehicle burglaries. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said the initiative predicted that crimes would be committed on
Four people were arrested as RCPD officers executed a search warrant for a drug investigation at an Ogden residence. They were Cynthia Reed and Michael Baker of the residence and Mark Whitt and Melissa Frakes of Wamego. A one-year-old male was also in the residence.
Officials shut down a major Manhattan street and called in a bomb squad on Friday after finding a suspicious package they thought might be a pipe bomb. A caller notified police of the package, a 2-foot white PVC pipe with the ends covered in duct
After an extensive and comprehensive selection process, the City of Junction City announced Saturday the selection of Kevin Royse as new fire/EMS chief. Royse was selected from a field of 24 candidates. He brings with him more than 26 years of firefighting and emergency medical
The reward has increased for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the fire that destroyed the Tradewinds banquet facility. Tradewinds co-owner Doug Long contacted the Wamego Police Department and said that he wanted to add $2,500 to encourage people to
A fourth Junction City teen was taken into custody following further investigation into extensive damage at a school in Junction City. Investigators with the Junction City Police Department said the the15-year-old was taken into custody following a search of the juvenile’s house where
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