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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2014

    Hearing set for 2 men charged with kidnapping

    A status hearing for two men facing kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges was set for a continuance on Tuesday. Ortegas Tune, 26, and Kaywaun Washington, 25, both of Manhattan, are set to have status hearings at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The two were arrested earlier this month

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2014

    Man sentenced to 60 days in convenience store incident

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday in a case connected with a May shooting at the Hop-N-Skip convenience store, 2233 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Daeshawn Bryant was sentenced to 60 days in jail and probation for 18 months with an underlying sentence of 25 months with the Kansas Department of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | October 28, 2014

    Junction City man pleads guilty to stealing from Army program

    TOPEKA — A Junction City man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing public funds from an Army program at Fort Riley, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Michael Steffens, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of stealing public money. Steffens admitted in his plea that the crime occurred

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 27, 2014

    Man shot to death in Junction

    JUNCTION CITY — Junction City police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man. Police said in a news release that Elza Evans was found dead in a parking lot at 618 W. 14th Street in Junction City. He had been shot several times. Officials had

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 27, 2014

    Police seize $6,000 in drugs during bust

    The Riley County Police Department’s Investigations Division seized $6,000 worth of drugs and arrested a Manhattan man on Friday after authorities investigated the sale of illegal substances. Joshua Nathaniel Cross, 27, 1424 Legore Lane, was arrested at 7:50 p.m. for the sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 27, 2014

    Officer injured in scuffle

    A Riley County police officer was injured during an incident where a man was tasered after resisting police early Sunday morning. Patrol Officer Ryan Doehling was injured during an altercation in Aggieville in an incident involving Travis Allen, 36, of Junction City, who was arrested for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 27, 2014

    Manhattan man arrested for aggravated robbery

    The Riley County Police Department arrested a Manhattan man for aggravated robbery after an incident in the 600 block of N. Third Place. No injuries during the incident were listed and police were able to locate the suspect within approximately 15 minutes of the crime. Police arrested

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 24, 2014

    No injury reported in Pott. Co. incident involving handgun

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a person who pulled a handgun on someone in rural Manhattan on Tuesday. No one was injured in an incident that happened at about 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers Lane in the Green Valley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2014

    Charges dropped for 1 suspect in fatal fall

    PHOENIX — Charges have been dropped against one of three men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate. Court documents say prosecutors failed to provide probable cause to continue the case against 21-year-old Alex Kraus in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 22, 2014

    Man accused of stealing vehicle waives hearing

    A Westmoreland man suspected of stealing and attempting to steal vehicles in a May drunken driving and crash incident waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Nathan Woodyard, 38, appeared in court with his attorney, Phylemon Yau, and Judge Sheila Hockhauser presiding. Woodyard, who is

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