Officials have identified the body found Sept. 22 on Fort Riley as a soldier’s wife who was first reported missing Aug. 21. Chris Grey, chief of public affairs for the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CID), wrote in an email that Jessica Echevarria, 29, died after her
Police are seeking assistance from people who may have witnessed a wreck that killed a 6-year-old girl on Monday. The two-vehicle collision took place Monday at about 7:15 p.m. on the 2400 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed
A 6-year-old girl died Monday after a two-vehicle wreck on Tuttle Creek Boulevard in Manhattan. According to a press release from the Riley County Police Department, Joshua Mall, 39, Riley, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger pickup north on Tuttle Creek Boulevard near Northfield Road at about 7:20
A former Fort Riley soldier on Monday was convicted of 10 counts related to sex with a child in Geary County District Court. After a bench trial, Judge Benjamin Sexton found James Henning, 41, Junction City, guilty of two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child,
Bill Raymond, the former city attorney for Manhattan, has been indicted on federal charges of distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Tuesday. A federal grand jury charged Raymond, 53, Andover, with three counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child
Vehicle burglaries have increased recently in Riley County, though the number of property crimes overall is down, said RCPD Captain Josh Kyle during Monday’s county commission meeting. Kyle said officers have been receiving more reports than usual of vehicle burglaries involving guns being stolen
A Rossville man on Monday was sentenced to 44 days in jail for killing a Manhattan bicyclist in June 2014. Derik Kesler, 33, struck and killed bicyclist Mark Jilka, 49, Manhattan, with a 2007 Dodge pickup in June 2014. The crash happened on Kansas Highway 177, 3 miles south of Manhattan. Kesler said
A Belvue man on Monday pleaded guilty to killing his uncle in Pottawatomie County District Court. Christopher Arand entered the plea on the day his jury trial was scheduled to begin. Instead, Arand admitted to killing his uncle, Larry Arand, also of Belvue, on Nov. 10.
On Sunday, the Kansas State University Police were called to a report of a dead cow at the Purebred Beef Unit. Further investigation found the deceased cow had been shot. K-State Police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding this crime are encouraged to
K-State football player Cre Moore was arrested early Sunday morning by Riley County Police. Moore, age 20, 2809 Blakewood Place, is a sophomore cornerback for K-State. He was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of a depressant at 3:26 a.m. at 1919 Poyntz Ave. The initial
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