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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 17, 2014

    Police search for rape suspect

    Riley County police on Saturday were searching for a man suspected of raping a woman in her mid-twenties known to him. The search comes after police received a call reporting a rape at 12:45 p.m. on Friday. The crime reportedly occurred in the northern part

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 15, 2014

    Man gets 18 months for shooting

    WESTMORELAND — Tears were shed Thursday afternoon in Pottawatomie County District court as Judge Jeffrey Elder sentenced Dustin Monroe to 18 months in prison for his role in a December shooting incident at the Manhattan Quality Inn and Suites. The 34-year-old Wamego man in May pleaded no

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 15, 2014

    Judge sentences Quality Inn shooter to 18 months in prison

    WESTMORELAND – Tears were shed Thursday afternoon in Pottawatomie County District court as Judge Jeffrey Elder sentenced Dustin Monroe to 18 months in prison for his role in a December shooting incident at the Manhattan Quality Inn and Suites. The 34-year-old Wamego man in May pleaded no

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2014

    Defendant in kidnapping, robbery case granted more time after attorney change

    Jerred Snyder and his attorney have been given more time to prepare for his upcoming jury trials. Riley County District Judge John Bosch granted the request from Snyder’s attorney, Jillian Waesche, on Monday. Waesche was appointed to represent Snyder on July 28, about a month

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 12, 2014

    Man’s rape sentence amended to 77 years

    Riley County Chief Judge Meryl Wilson on Monday sentenced convicted rapist Tony Lewis to 77 years in prison for three incidents in 2009 involving Manhattan women. Wilson originally sentenced the 24-year-old, former Fort Riley soldier in 2010 to five life sentences for two counts of rape, three counts

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 12, 2014

    Babysitter, 5 children escape Ogden fire

    A babysitter and four children escaped unharmed when a fire broke out inside an Ogden double-wide mobile home Monday afternoon. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said firefighters responded at about 1:30 p.m. to the residence at 212 Ninth St. Crews began leaving the scene

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 12, 2014

    Babysitter, 4 children escape fire in Ogden

    A babysitter and four children escaped unharmed when a fire broke out inside an Ogden double-wide mobile home Monday afternoon. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said firefighters responded at about 1:30 p.m. to the residence at 212 Ninth St. Crews began leaving the scene

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 11, 2014

    Nichols to stand trial for JC murder charge

    JUNCTION CITY – Anthony Nichols will stand trial in Geary County District Court for a September 2013 murder in Junction City. At an arraignment hearing on Monday, District Judge Maritza Segarra entered not guilty pleas for the 34-year-old man from Kansas City, Kan., to counts of first-degree

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 08, 2014

    Does EMS charge patients for ambulance calls even if they don’t end up taking a ride?

    Ambulance.phatch

    Q: If an ambulance is called but the injured person elects to not be transported, does the ambulance still charge a fee? What is included in the 911 emergency services fund that is paid for by taxpayers?

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 07, 2014

    Drug bust results in three arrests for meth, cocaine

    An ongoing investigation into methamphetamine, cocaine and controlled substance distribution in the Riley County area netted three arrests following drug busts on Wednesday and Thursday. The Riley County Police Department reported Thursday morning that officers arrested Eric Lipp, 43, and Catherine Hopkins, 45, both of 2108 Mike Place,

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