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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | April 04, 2016

    Area accidents claim 2 lives

    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.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | April 03, 2016

    K-State student found dead on campus

    Police are investigating the death of a Kansas State University student who was found on campus with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to a press release from the Kansas State University Police Department, officials were notified at 11:09 a.m. Saturday of a possibly deceased

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 01, 2016

    Surgeon pleads guilty to lesser charge, gets 30-day jail term

    JUNCTION CITY — A prominent orthopedic surgeon will spend 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering a child, down from an original charge of aggravated sexual battery. Dr. Allan Holiday Jr. was arrested in July by Junction City Police Department officers

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

    Driver, witness offer conflicting accounts of fatal crash

    Officials have released the crash report from a February wreck that led to a Manhattan woman’s death. Jenna Lindsten, 30, died Feb. 14 after a three-vehicle accident the previous morning on Tuttle Creek Boulevard. The driver of a tractor-trailer that collided with Lindsten’s car told

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

    Man ends hunger strike, plans to file federal lawsuit

    A man who took his protest from the Riley County Courthouse to the Kansas Capitol ended his hunger strike Wednesday, as an attorney prepared to file a federal lawsuit on his behalf. Raymond Schwab, a former Topeka resident who now lives in Colorado, had been

  • 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

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