Officials have yet to determine the cause of a large fire at a Junction City apartment complex on Tuesday. Rick Rook, acting chief of the Junction City Fire Department, said no one reported injuries after a building at The Bluffs apartment complex ignited Tuesday at
A Manhattan man accused of unlawfully possessing a firearm after killing a K-State student in December waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday. Richard L. Smith Sr., 62, shot and killed Tyler Nelson, 21, with a 10-gauge shotgun after Nelson broke into Smith’s home at 1004 N. Eighth St.
A recent Kansas Court of Appeals ruling contains information that contradicts the claims of Raymond and Amelia Schwab, a Colorado couple who say the state took their children because Raymond uses cannabis to treat PTSD that stems from his service in the Navy. While Colorado
A former K-State student was acquitted Thursday of charges that he raped a woman during a drunken encounter in March 2015. Eric Santiago, a 22-year-old Wichita man who until this semester was a K-State student, was charged with two counts of rape after having sex with
A former K-State student took the witness stand Thursday morning in Riley County District Court, to deny an accusation of rape after a drunken encounter in March 2015. Eric Santiago, a 22-year-old Wichita man who until this semester was a K-State student, is charged with two
A fire that destroyed a mobile home and closed Tuttle Creek Boulevard for several hours on Tuesday was sparked by workers at the K-State Beef Stocker Unit, said Pat Collins, Riley County emergency management director. “There were a couple individuals building a fence,” he said. “
Riley County Police Department Capt. Josh Kyle said Monday that his department saw a decrease in crime during the month of March. Despite overall crime numbers at or below the five-year average, Kyle reported a slight increase in vehicle burglaries. “The good news there is
More than 35 volunteer firefighters spent most of Saturday afternoon extinguishing three fires, according to a press release from Riley County Emergency Management director Pat Collins. Collins said no one reported structural damage, but the department was stretched to its limit and one firefighter sustained injuries
A Fort Riley soldier was found dead Friday. Officials have not yet determined a cause of death. According to a press release from Fort Riley, Sgt. Laird Camron Landis, 29, was found in his Junction City home. Officials said Landis, an infantryman, joined the Army in 2010
Two separate wrecks, one in Geary County and one in Pottawatomie County, each led to a fatality on Sunday. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Caitlyn Head, 22, Junction City, died after a wreck at 2:50 p.m. about two miles south of Interstate 70.
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