Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 28, 2016

    JCPD arrests 2 in connection with Manhattan man’s murder

    Police made two arrests Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a Manhattan man who was found dead in a Junction City apartment on Monday. According to a press release from the Junction City Police Department, officer found the body of David Phillips, 24, shortly

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | January 27, 2016

    RCPD arrests 2 St. George men after chase Tuesday

    Police arrested two St. George men after a brief chase Tuesday that forced police to close a portion of Tuttle Creek Boulevard. According to the Riley County Police Department, officers responded at 6:05 p.m. to a reported fight at 804 Mission Circle. Police were told someone

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 26, 2016

    Woman, newborn OK after roadside delivery

    A woman gave birth Tuesday morning near Manhattan, but didn’t quite make it to the hospital. Riley County EMS personnel were dispatched at about 7:30 a.m. to Highway 13, near mile marker 4, to assist with an unattended delivery. EMS Director Larry Couchman said the woman

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 26, 2016

    JCPD investigating apparent shooting death as suspicious

    Police in Junction City found a man who died of an apparent gunshot wound to the head Monday, and they’re investigating the case as a suspicious death. According to a press release from the Junction City Police Department, police were dispatched at 11:57 p.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 25, 2016

    Man gets 3 years probation for attempted sex with teen

    A Manhattan man was sentenced to three years of probation Monday in Riley County District Court for attempting to have sex with a teen. Scott David Perry, 55, was arrested in June on a warrant for attempted sex crimes and solicitation. Police said the warrant stemmed

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 25, 2016

    Man facing murder charge gets new attorney

    A Fort Riley man charged with second-degree murder has a new court-appointed attorney. Tierre Wall, 27, is now represented by Lora Ingels, his fourth attorney in the case. Brenda Jordan withdrew from the case in December, citing a conflict of interest. Mark Dinkel, his second attorney,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 25, 2016

    Man pleads to robbery charge

    A Manhattan man accused of involvement in a series of robberies that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus in September has reached a deal with prosecutors. Sean Brock Eugene Johnson, 20, pleaded no contest to one charge of aggravated robbery. In exchange,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | January 23, 2016

    Fort Riley man injured in rollover accident

    A Fort Riley man was injured early Saturday in an single-vehicle accident on Kansas Highway 18 about 3 miles east of Manhattan Regional Airport. Brandon Scott Tucker, 28, was driving west around 2 a.m. when his 2004 GMC Sierra left the road for an unknown reason, entered the median,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 21, 2016

    Police investigate apparent suicide

    Staff reports A Manhattan man died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at 2 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Riley County Police Department, emergency crews responded to 3317 Valleydale Drive, where they found that Lucas Kurtz, 29, had died. Police do not suspect foul play. Police spokesman

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 20, 2016

    Victim’s father hails ruling in Carr brothers case

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of Kansas officials seeking to reinstate the death penalty for three men, including two brothers convicted in a crime spree known as the “Wichita massacre.” The justices ruled 8-1 that the Kansas Supreme Court was wrong to

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