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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 30, 2016

    Man sentenced to 1-plus year in meth bust case

    A Riley man arrested after police executed several drug-related search warrants in August was sentenced this week to more than a year in prison. Kevin Dean Siebold, 51 at the time of his arrest, was sentenced for one count of possession of methamphetamine. He had originally

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

    Mall pleads not guilty to murder charge

    Joshua Mall, 39, of Riley pleaded not guilty Monday to charges from an October car accident that killed his six-year-old daughter. Mall appeared in Riley County District Court for arraignment. His charges included second-degree murder, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, transportation of liquor in an

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

    Wall sentenced to 5 years in prison

    A Fort Riley man will serve 61 months, or about five years,  in prison for the March 2015 shooting death of an Ogden man. Judge David Stutzman sentenced Tierre Wall, 27, on Monday to 61 months for involuntary manslaughter and seven months for attempted aggravated assault, which he

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

    Wichita man arrested in kidnapping case

    Sergio Guerra, 38, of Wichita, was arrested Saturday on charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and aggravated battery. Detectives with the Riley County Police Department identified the suspect and, with the assistance of the Wichita Police Department, were able to locate and arrest Guerra.  He

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 27, 2016

    Woman injured while being dragged by vehicle in attempted kidnapping

    Riley County Police are looking for a man who injured a Manhattan woman Thursday night when he attempted to kidnap her and steal her car. Officials received a call at 11:30 p.m. about a 19-year-old woman who had been dragged by her vehicle after attempting

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

    Woman killed in car accident on US-24 near Manhattan

    A Manhattan woman died Friday after a car accident about 3 miles west of Manhattan on U.S. Highway 24. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shelly J. Moore, 50, was driving a 2011 Honda CR-V eastbound on U.S. Highway 24 at 10:50 p.m. when she

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

    Man on hunger strike over child custody battle arrested at Capitol

    A man who took his protest from the Riley County Courthouse to the Kansas Capitol was arrested Thursday in Topeka. Raymond Schwab, a former Topeka resident who now lives in Colorado, had been on a hunger strike since March 14 because he says the Kansas Department

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

    Man’s hearing delayed in gun smuggling case

    A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia has a new attorney and his expected change of plea hearing has been delayed. Mike A. Ryan, 34, was indicted in June by a federal grand jury on 18 charges related to weapons trafficking. Ryan initially

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | March 24, 2016

    Two taken to hospital after wreck

    Two women were hospitalized Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 321 on Interstate 70. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bonnie A. Turner, 53, Joplin, Missouri, was driving a 2005 GMC Envoy westbound when the vehicle left the road and overturned. Turner and her

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 22, 2016

    Manhattan man gets 2 life terms for child rape

    A Manhattan man received two life sentences Monday for raping a child. Gregory E. Hoyt, 27, had pleaded no contest to two counts of rape as part of a plea agreement in which prosecutors dropped three counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. The crimes are alleged to

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