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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 27, 2016

    Woman injured while being dragged by vehicle in attempted kidnapping

    Riley County Police are looking for a man who injured a Manhattan woman Thursday night when he attempted to kidnap her and steal her car. Officials received a call at 11:30 p.m. about a 19-year-old woman who had been dragged by her vehicle after attempting

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 26, 2016

    Woman killed in car accident on US-24 near Manhattan

    A Manhattan woman died Friday after a car accident about 3 miles west of Manhattan on U.S. Highway 24. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shelly J. Moore, 50, was driving a 2011 Honda CR-V eastbound on U.S. Highway 24 at 10:50 p.m. when she

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 25, 2016

    Man on hunger strike over child custody battle arrested at Capitol

    A man who took his protest from the Riley County Courthouse to the Kansas Capitol was arrested Thursday in Topeka. Raymond Schwab, a former Topeka resident who now lives in Colorado, had been on a hunger strike since March 14 because he says the Kansas Department

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 25, 2016

    Man’s hearing delayed in gun smuggling case

    A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia has a new attorney and his expected change of plea hearing has been delayed. Mike A. Ryan, 34, was indicted in June by a federal grand jury on 18 charges related to weapons trafficking. Ryan initially

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | March 24, 2016

    Two taken to hospital after wreck

    Two women were hospitalized Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 321 on Interstate 70. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bonnie A. Turner, 53, Joplin, Missouri, was driving a 2005 GMC Envoy westbound when the vehicle left the road and overturned. Turner and her

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 22, 2016

    Manhattan man gets 2 life terms for child rape

    A Manhattan man received two life sentences Monday for raping a child. Gregory E. Hoyt, 27, had pleaded no contest to two counts of rape as part of a plea agreement in which prosecutors dropped three counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. The crimes are alleged to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 22, 2016

    Electrical fire causes $45K in damage, displaces 5

    Officials are blaming an electrical issue for a fire that caused $45,000 in damage to a Manhattan duplex on Monday. According to a press release from the Manhattan Fire Department, a call came in at 3:36 p.m. of a structure fire at 520 Stone Pointe. Upon arrival

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2016

    Man sentenced to 1 year for death of unborn baby

    A Manhattan man will spend a year in the Riley County jail for his role in a crash that resulted in the death of a woman’s unborn child. Ryan Routson, 33 at the time of his arrest, was sentenced Monday for causing a 2014 crash after

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | March 21, 2016

    Soldier found dead

    Staff reports A Fort Riley soldier was found at an area park Saturday dead of an apparent gun shot wound. Sgt. Shaun P. Covington, 25, was found in a vehicle at Anneberg Park at about 9:45 a.m. Police said they do not suspect foul play in

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2016

    Man faces rape charge

    A Manhattan man was arrested Sunday in connection with an October rape. Sangla M. Stevens, 26, was arrested on suspicion of rape, aggravated battery, criminal threat, domestic battery and criminal restraint. He also faces a probation violation charge. Stevens’ arrest stems from an Oct. 31 incident in

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