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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 08, 2015

    Woman, 16 animals removed from house on Browning Ave.


    A Manhattan woman and her 16 pets are in protective custody after Riley County police removed them from a house on Browning Avenue last week. Officials deemed the house, which they said was filthy and filled with so many items she had difficulty moving around, uninhabitable.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 07, 2015

    Hearing set for man in robbery case

    A Manhattan man accused of stealing marijuana in a July incident will have a preliminary hearing in February. Ty Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., appeared Tuesday in Riley County Court with his attorney Brenda Jordan in front of Judge William Malcolm. Jordan requested a second status hearing

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 05, 2015

    Man gets 5 years in prison for role in July robbery

    An Ogden man on Monday was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in an aggravated robbery last July. Timothy Holmes, 43, pleaded no contest to aggravated robbery and intimidation of a victim or witness. As part of his plea negotiations, Judge David Stutzman

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Police identify Tuttle Creek drowning victim

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man drowned Friday after he apparently fell through ice at Tuttle Creek State Park’s river pond, according to police. James Michael Tolsdorf’s body was recovered about two hours after emergency crews received a call at 5:24 p.m. Friday. According to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Appeals court affirms local man’s 2013 drug conviction

    The Kansas Court of Appeals upheld on Wednesday a Riley County Court decision to convict a Manhattan man of drug-related charges in a 2013 case. Adam Richard Hudson, 31, was arrested Feb. 5, 2013 after the Riley County Police Department obtained a warrant and searched his home at 502 Fremont

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Crews respond to blaze at fire-damaged home

    A single-family home damaged in a two-alarm fire Thursday night caught fire again late Friday. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 728 Galaxy Drive about 29 hours after the first blaze caused an estimated $212,000 in damage to the home and its contents. According to a MFD press

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 02, 2015

    Fire causes $212,000 in damage to home; no injuries reported


    A two-alarm fire in a single-story house at 728 Galaxy Drive caused $212,000 in damage Thursday night. Two occupants were home at the time of the fire and were able to exit the house without injury with their two dogs and a cat before the MFD arrived,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 02, 2015

    Year’s first baby born at Mercy

    Mercy Regional Health Center delivered its first baby of 2015 at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday. Bleu Michael Dennis Nelson, is the son of Dennis Nelson and Aimee Richardson, and little brother to Ella Nelson. Bleu was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 21.25 inches long.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2014

    5 arrested in Ogden drug bust

    Police executed three warrants and arrested five people in connection with drug activity Tuesday morning in Ogden. According to a press release from the Riley County Police Department, three warrants were simultaneously executed at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of 10th Street. Police arrested

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2014

    Judge lowers bond for man facing multiple drug charges

    A Manhattan man who faces six drug charges was granted a bond reduction Tuesday in court. Connor Yeager, 19, appeared Tuesday afternoon in Riley County Court via live video stream from the Riley County Jail. Judge William Malcolm reduced his bond $10,000 to $25,000. Lawyer Britain Stites requested

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