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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2015

    Two die in Clay County wreck

    Two people died and two others were injured in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Clay County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Kattie Hartley, 30, died at the scene, while the driver, Eldon Hartley, 61, died at Salina Regional Health Care Center. Both lived in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 21, 2015

    Stampede incidents down significantly

    Criminal infractions at the annual Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park have dropped significantly in the past two years. Two hundred infractions were reported to the Pottawatomie County attorney’s office following this year’s Stampede, County Attorney Sherry Schuck told county commissioners Monday. “

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 20, 2015

    Westmoreland man arrested in shooting

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday arrested a Westmoreland man in connection with a shooting that injured two people early that morning. Travis Conder, 28, 110 S. Fourth St., in Westmoreland, was arrested for attempted second degree murder and aggravated battery. Pottawatomie County attorney Sherri

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 19, 2015

    Former Huelskamp staffer gets 1 year in prison in sex case

    DODGE CITY — A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan. 1st District, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison in a Kansas child sex case. Matthew Pennell was sentenced Friday in Ford County after admitting to two of the 17 child sexual exploitation counts

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 17, 2015

    Fugitive from area arrested in Illinois

    A fugitive with ties to the area was arrested by U.S. Marshals Thursday in Urbana, Illinois. Police in May requested the public’s assistance locating Heidi Lynn Webster after she failed to show up for her sentencing in a federal court case. She had

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 16, 2015

    Clerk: Armed man calm during liquor store robbery

    Police are searching for a man who used a gun to rob a liquor store in downtown Manhattan Wednesday night. Steffon Hamilton was working the counter at Fifths Liquor, 505 Leavenworth St., when a man walked in at 10:15 p.m., threw a bag on the counter,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | July 15, 2015

    Manhattan woman, 18, injured in I-70 accident

    A Manhattan woman was injured after her car crossed a median and rolled into oncoming traffic lanes on Interstate 70 Tuesday. A Kansas Highway Patrol report said Flora Elisabeth Riley, 18, was driving a 2003 Nissan Altima west on I-70 near mile marker 343 in Wabaunsee County when she

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | July 15, 2015

    JC woman injured in crash

    A Junction City woman was injured in a collision on an Interstate 70 off ramp Tuesday afternoon. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 4:45 p.m., Christa G. Rodriguez, 29, was stopped at the end of the ramp at exit 295 and waiting to turn right onto

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | July 14, 2015

    Man injured in crash

    A man was injured when his pickup truck rolled several times through the median and across traffic lanes on Interstate 70 Monday night. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Eric J. Rivera, 36, Killeen, Texas, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger west on I-70 near mile marker 317.9

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 13, 2015

    Defendant to get 3rd attorney in road rage case

    A man accused of killing a 27-year-old in a March road rage incident will be reappointed a third defense attorney. Tierre Terrell Wall was unable to hire someone on his own, he said in Riley County District Court on Monday during a status hearing. Prosecutors

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