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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 19, 2014

    4 arrested, drugs seized in Junction City busts

    Authorities seized drugs worth thousands of dollars and arrested four people in two investigations by the Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group. Two people were arrested after authorities conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of E. Chestnut Street in Junction City and searched a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 16, 2014

    Date set for man charged in K-State student’s death

    Gregory Haug Jr. will be arraigned later this month on four felony charges in connection with the death of a K-State student last November. Haug, 21, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday morning before Judge William Malcolm in Riley County district Magistrate Court. In

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

    Man denied bail reduction in infant death

    A Fort Riley soldier charged with first-degree murder and child abuse was denied a request to reduce his bond. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court via webcam on Tuesday afternoon from the Riley County Jail. His attorney, Lora Ingels, requested that his bond

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

    Pott County investigating string of thefts

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries, thefts and property damage reports in a string of incidents that began in June. According to a news release from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, the crimes have mostly happened in the central

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

    Man held on bond of $150,000 in robbery

    A second arrest has been made in connection with an Oct. 8 robbery. Riley County police arrested Kaywaun Washington, 25, 3032 Kimball Ave. No. 5, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday on charges of aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and aggravated robbery. He is confined on a $150,000 bond. As previously reported, the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Police looking into 3rd robbery

    Riley County police arrested a man on robbery and kidnapping charges in connection with a previously unreported robbery that happened Wednesday. Two other robberies also took place Wednesday in Manhattan. While investigating the two other robberies, detectives found that a third robbery had been committed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Affidavit: Manhattan infant killed in February suffered previous abuse

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2014

    Gay marriage takes small step forward here

    Authorization order-2

    Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 09, 2014

    Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University Student Union, telling his story

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