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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 24, 2015

    Man arrested again for sex-related crime

    A Manhattan man arrested last week for attempted sex crimes with a teenager has been arrested again for related crimes. Scott Perry, 54, 3016 Kimball Ave., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for attempted sex crimes and solicitation. Police said the warrant stemmed from a February incident

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 23, 2015

    Man pleads to attempted murder in April shooting

    A Manhattan man charged in connection with an April shooting near Aggieville pleaded no contest to attempted murder Monday afternoon as part of a plea agreement. In Riley County District Court, Dontay Tabron, 21, pleaded no contest to one charge of second-degree attempted murder. In exchange,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 22, 2015

    Trial set for man accused in manslaughter case

    A Manhattan man accused of killing an unborn child after a vehicle collision will face a jury trial after he pleaded not guilty to all four charges Monday morning. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 18, 2015

    Pott County seeks info on wanted man

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance locating Anthony Brazzle, 22, possibly of the Manhattan area. He is wanted on several warrants for various offenses in Pottawatomie County, Wamego and Manhattan. Brazzle is about 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 17, 2015

    Local man in gun case granted release

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia was granted a pretrial release during a detention hearing on Tuesday in federal court in Topeka. Mike A. Ryan, 34, of Manhattan, was charged in an 18-count indictment unsealed last week after federal and

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 15, 2015

    Lightning causes fire

    A fire started by a lightning strike caused a total of $100,000 damage to a Manhattan home on Sunday. Manhattan firefighters were sent to 421 Brookridge Drive where they found light smoke coming from the structure. No one was in the home at the time of the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 15, 2015

    JC man found dead

    A Junction City man was found dead of a gunshot wound on his front porch Sunday. Junction City police responded to a call at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 2714 Elm Creek Drive, according to a report. They found the body of a 44-year-old man with

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 14, 2015

    Woman, 3 children taken to hospital after blaze in Riley

    An explosion at a Riley house caused a fire Saturday afternoon that engulfed the structure. Pat Collins, Riley County emergency management director, said the estimated loss is $125,000 including a car parked in the house’s garage at 228 N. High St. He said Amber Farnsworth is

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | June 14, 2015

    Officials evacuate stadium for gas leak

    The Manhattan Fire Department and safety officials responded to a gas leak at Kansas State University’s Vanier Football Complex at 3:59 p.m. Friday. The gas leak was caused when a 2-inch natural gas line was struck during construction of the Vanier Center, a 15,000-square-foot

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 12, 2015

    Trial set for man charged with killing his uncle

    Christopher Michael Arand is scheduled to stand trial for first-degree murder the week of Oct. 5. Arand, charged with the murder of his 70-year-old uncle, Larry Arand, requested a jury trial Thursday, June 11, before Judge Jeff Elder in Pottawatomie County District Court. Richard Lake, Arand’s

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