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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 06, 2016

    Police investigating tire-slashing incident

    The Riley County Police Department is investigating a tire-slashing incident that took place last week in the parking lot behind the county’s Plaza East building, Lt. Luke Breault told county commissioners Monday. The parking lot, at the corner of Humboldt and North Fourth streets,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | June 06, 2016

    Manhattan teen injured in fatal crash

    A Manhattan teen was injured in an accident that killed four in southeast Kansas Saturday. Elaine Snowden, 17, of Manhattan was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita following a crash at about 3 p.m. 3 miles south of Severy in Greenwood County, according to a report

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 03, 2016

    Arsonist blamed for Moro Street fire

    An arsonist set the Thursday morning fire that burned an unoccupied Manhattan apartment building, according to a preliminary cause report released Friday. A certified fire investigator with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms led the cause and origin investigation into the blaze that destroyed

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 02, 2016

    Blaze destroys apartment building under construction


    The cause of a Thursday fire at an unoccupied three-story apartment building in Manhattan is under investigation. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 801 Moro St. at 4:53 a.m. and discovered flames showing on multiple floors of the 8,000-square-foot building, according to a statement from the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 31, 2016

    Man found dead of self-inflicted wound

    A 30-year-old Manhattan man was found dead Saturday of a self-inflicted wound. Riley County Police found Brian Shilling dead in the 500 block of McDowell Creek Road about 11 p.m. Saturday, Lt. Greg Steere said Tuesday. Steere said he did not know if Shilling or his

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

    Death penalty off table in retrial

    Riley County prosecutors won’t seek the death penalty for an Ogden man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and their 1-year-old child. Prosecutors announced their decision at a Thursday status hearing for Luis Aguirre, who was convicted in 2012 for the 2009 deaths of Tanya Maldonado, 18, and

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

    Bikers hospitalized after interstate wreck

    Three motorcyclists were hospitalized after a multi-motorcycle wreck on I-70, north of Alma, on Monday. According to a report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, the motorcycles were traveling together when the lead bike, driven by Jimmy Sherman, 64, of Gallup, New Mexico, swerved while braking hard

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 19, 2016

    Fort Riley soldier faces rape charges

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Thursday in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman. Raja Robinson, 24, a specialist in the 299th Support Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, was arrested for an incident that was originally reported to the Riley County Police Department

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 18, 2016

    Manhattan man charged with rape

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday in connection with one count of rape involving a victim younger than 14. According to the Riley County Police Department, Sue Lee, 24, 1122 Garden Way, Apt. A, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. after a police investigation began when the crime was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 16, 2016

    JC police investigate death of woman

    Police are investigating the death of a woman found Sunday at a Junction City hotel. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, officials were called to room 217 of the Super 8 Hotel for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers found that the woman

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