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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 05, 2013

    Fireworks damage minimal this year

    Fireworks-related incidents were minor this year and, based on preliminary reports, did not cause any monetary damage, officials said Friday. Fire Marshal Rick Stillwagon said eight fireworks-related incidents were reported, including one roof that caught on fire from firework debris. But he said the fire

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 04, 2013

    25 arrested during festival

    Officials said they are still collecting crime statistics from the 2013 Country Stampede but announced Wednesday afternoon that 25 people were arrested over the course of the event. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said 14 females and 11 males were taken into the custody of the Pottawatomie County Jail

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 04, 2013

    Burglary, thefts in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary to a residence in rural St. George and two thefts to vehicles parked at the Rocky Ford Fishing Area in Manhattan. In the first case, Sheriff Greg Riat said, an unknown person burglarized a St.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 03, 2013

    9 students from Nepal indicted for fraud

    Nine K-State students from Nepal were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on federal charges of visa fraud. The 15-page indictment alleges the students conspired to maintain their non-immigrant visas by falsely claiming they possessed the required funds to pursue their studies and support themselves

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 03, 2013

    Man arrested for battery

    Riley County officers arrested a Riley man Tuesday for multiple counts of battery following reports of a domestic disturbance allegedly involving the man. Officer Matthew Droge said Zachary Evans, 21, was arrested for two counts of battery against a law enforcement officer, two counts of domestic

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | July 02, 2013

    9 K-State students charged with visa fraud

    Nine K-State students from Nepal were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on federal charges of visa fraud. The indictment alleges the students conspired to maintain their non-immigrant visas by making false statements that they possessed the required funds to pursue their studies and support

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 30, 2013

    Clay County attorney critical of Bosch departure

    For the third time in three weeks, District Judge John Bosch set aside a plea agreement Thursday, this time handing a more lenient sentence to a man accused of starting a fire at a construction site in the summer of 2012. The case is out of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Court accepts plea deal in prof’s sexual assault case

    Yankey

    Future outings to Aggieville are out of the question for a former K-State visiting assistant professor following his acceptance of a plea deal Thursday.  The deal closes the books on a drunken incident in 2007 in which he was accused of having assaulted a female

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Arrests made in Pott County burglaries

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken two individuals into custody for their alleged involvement in burglaries reported on Diamond Road in rural St.Marys and in the city of St.Marys. On Tuesday, detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Former assistant professor sentenced to probation

    A former visiting assistant professor at Kansas State University entered an Alford plea Thursday afternoon on the amended charge of lewd and lascivious behavior for reportedly assaulting a female friend in 2007. In court, District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced William Yankey, 29, to 36 months probation for the

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