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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Police: 3 men who fled in drug bust in custody

    Three men being sought by police are now in custody, said Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge. Officials were looking for the men, described by officials as “dangerous and potentially desperate,” after they fled from a drug bust Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan. Droge said

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Saturday shooting injures 1 at party

    A man was shot in the leg at a house party Saturday night in Manhattan, but details remain scarce. Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge said the department received a call from the Via Christi Hospital emergency room because Jaronne White, 26, Kansas City, Kansas,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | March 08, 2016

    Police don’t suspect foul play in professor’s death

    A Kansas State University professor was found dead Monday, but police said they do not suspect foul play. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, officials were called at 7 a.m. Monday to 11207 Rimrock Road, in northern Riley County, for an unattended

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Man arrested on robbery charge

    An attempted robbery Sunday morning resulted in a scuffle that saw the victim take control of the suspect’s firearm. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, Jacob Sifford, 21, Manhattan, brandished a firearm and attempted to rob Andrew Kjellin, 22, Manhattan, at 5 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Fake Patty’s EMS transports double those of Stampede

    This year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebrations resulted in 18 ambulance transports in a 36-hour period — twice as many as were associated with last year’s Country Stampede, a five-day event. People also reported two separate shootings during the weekend, though officials didn’t provide

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Man gets nearly 5 years in Aggieville shooting case

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday to nearly five years in prison for an early-morning shooting May 3 in Aggieville. Mark Self Jr., 31, was sentenced to 52 months for attempted voluntary manslaughter and six months for an aggravated weapons violation for possession of a firearm as a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 06, 2016

    Man bound over for arraignment in daughter’s death

    A Riley man will be arraigned later this month on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his 6-year-old daughter in an October car accident. At a preliminary hearing Friday, witnesses testified Joshua Michael Mall, 39, was driving a Ford Ranger truck on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 03, 2016

    Wamego couple says son’s ashes stolen from motel lot

    A Wamego couple who recently lost a son to a California hiking accident says their son’s ashes were stolen from an Albuquerque, New Mexico, motel parking lot. Steven and Kathy Hunt reported the theft on Monday. They had stopped to rest at a Hampton

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 03, 2016

    Milford man arrested in June rape case

    A Milford man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a June rape in Riley County. Dylan Taylor Evans, 22, was arrested at Fort Riley just after noon. A Fort Riley official said Evans isn’t a soldier. Riley County police spokesman Matt Droge said Evans was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 01, 2016

    Schuck: No charge in dog shooting

    There will be no charges filed in an incident in which a dog was shot and killed recently in Blue Township in southwest Pottawatomie County. County Attorney Sherry Schuck told Pott County commissioners Monday she saw no reason to file charges against the owner of

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