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

    JC man charged with making explosives

    Junction City police on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man for making explosive devices in his home. A witness told police on Friday that Andrew Vancleave of Junction City was making explosives at his residence, 1701 Belair Drive. Officers executed a search warrant and found a homemade

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 02, 2014

    Body recovered at Pillsbury Crossing

    A person drowned Saturday evening at Pillsbury Crossing. Emergency personnel recovered the body from the water after about two hours of searching. A Riley County Police Department dispatcher confirmed that at 7:32 p.m., someone reported that a person went under water and did not resurface.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 29, 2014

    Wamego woman killed in crash

    A 26-year-old Wamego woman died after her motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Monday afternoon about three miles north of Wamego on Kansas Highway 99. The Kansas Highway Patrol at 3:17 p.m. reported that Stephanie Kickbush was traveling south on K-99 on a 2009 Yamaha XT250 when

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 29, 2014

    Trial set for Nichols in Burroughs murder

    Anthony Nichols didn’t speak a word Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court during an arraignment hearing for his first-degree murder case. After a formal reading of the charge was waived, District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson entered a not guilty plea for the 34-year-old

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Attorneys seek to dismiss charges in JC murder case

    JUNCTION CITY — An arraignment hearing for a Kansas City man facing murder charges in both Geary and Riley counties was continued on Monday when his attorney indicated they’re seeking to have an aggravated robbery charge dismissed in the Geary County case. Anthony Nichols, 34, appeared

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Judge assigns new defender in kidnapping, robbery trial

    Riley County District Judge John Bosch on Monday assigned a new attorney to defend Jerred Snyder, the Manhattan man accused of kidnapping and robbing a man in one case and pawning stolen items in another. Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche to represent Snyder, 30, moving forward. Snyder

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 27, 2014

    Man hit by truck, killed in JC

    A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Colorado Street fires investigated as arsons

    Authorities are investigating two fires on Colorado Street this week as arsons. The Riley County Police and Manhattan Fire departments reported officials believe both a house fire at 831 Colorado Street Monday night and a garage fire at 823 Colorado Street early Wednesday morning probably were set

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Man arrested for murder attempt in JC shooting

    Junction City police arrested a man for attempted murder after he reportedly shot and injured a person Tuesday night near Wendy’s, 440 W. Sixth St. Police arrested Robbie Fountain Jr., 21, of Junction City, following an interview with officers investigating the shooting. According to a news

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 22, 2014

    Man accused of kidnapping fires attorney

    A man accused of theft and kidnapping crimes fired his court-appointed attorney Monday. Jerred Snyder, 30, appeared in Riley County District Court, asking Judge John Bosch to grant a motion to terminate his defense attorney, Larry McRell, from his two cases. In one case, Snyder faces

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