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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 14, 2014

    MFD pushes for detector awareness

    Have a home with no smoke detectors or ones that aren’t working? The Manhattan Fire Department can help. The department offers free smoke detectors and will even install them in Manhattan residents’ homes. The one requirement is that the owner must live in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 11, 2014

    2 plead not guilty in connection to McClendon death

    PHOENIX — Two men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate have pleaded not guilty. David Siegel and Matthew Farberov made their first appearances Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court on charges related

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

    Hearing scheduled for woman accused of injuring infant

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Manhattan woman whose daycare was suspended by state officials last month following an investigation into an infant’s injuries suffered at the daycare. Lesa Heiman, the operator of Aunt Lesa’s Daycare, 525 Northfield Road, faces charges of

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

    Defense attorney reviewing evidence in heroin death case

    Gregory Haug Jr.’s attorney has quite a bit of evidence to review before his client’s preliminary hearing on Oct. 16. Judge William Malcolm scheduled the hearing for that date on Tuesday in Riley County District Magistrate Court. Haug, 21, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Affadavit shows student’s death caused by heroin

    Gregory Haug Jr. may have provided Jordan Forbit with the heroin that killed him. Kansas State University police identified Haug, 21, also known as “Rory,” as having been with Forbit in the time leading up to the KSU freshman’s death on Nov. 20, 2013, in an arrest

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Ogden man held for 4 felony counts

    An Ogden man was bound over on four felony counts after a preliminary hearing Friday for his role in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in July. Timothy Holmes, 43, will face two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of aggravated burglary. An additional count

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 03, 2014

    Man pleads guilty to armed robbery of Dollar General

    A Topeka man in federal court on Tuesday pleaded guilty to robbing two businesses earlier this year, including a Dollar General in Manhattan. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Christopher Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of commercial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 03, 2014

    Accident injures trucker

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man was injured Tuesday morning after the semitrailer he was driving rolled on Kansas Highway 16 in Pottawatomie County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Michael Hart, 36, was driving a 2004 Freightliner, which was pulling a 2013 Bulk Trailer, on Railroad Street in Wheaton when he

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 03, 2014

    Topeka man pleads guilty to armed robbery of Dollar General

    A Topeka man in federal court on Tuesday pleaded guilty to robbing two businesses earlier this year, including a Dollar General in Manhattan. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Christopher Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of commercial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 03, 2014

    Man injured in Pott County semi accident

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man was injured Tuesday morning after the semitrailer he was driving rolled on Kansas highway 16 in Pottawatomie County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Michael Hart, 36, was driving a 2004 Freightliner, which was pulling a 2013 Bulk Trailer, on Railroad Street in Wheaton when he

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