More than 30 shots were fired from two handguns at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday in the parking lot of a Manhattan business rented out for an after-hours party. Riley County police arrived with lights and sirens to Britt’s Garden Acres, 1400 S. Scenic Drive, Capt.
One person was flown to a hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in Ogden early Tuesday morning. Riley County police responded at 2:10 a.m. to a report of a shooting in the 500 block of Riley Avenue in Ogden. The victim, whom police have not identified,
Emergency calls related to Fake Patty’s Day this year increased 61 percent compared with the same period in 2014, said Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman. Couchman told Riley County commissioners Monday that between Friday evening and Sunday morning, his department received 66 calls for service, 50 of
A man accused of stabbing a woman in the face and neck asked for a new attorney Monday during what was supposed to be his arraignment in court. Samuel Dartez, 30, appeared alongside his defense attorney, Larry McRell. “He informed me he wants a new lawyer,”
A former local school board candidate was arrested late last week in Dodge City on charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Matthew Pennell, a staffer for U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan. 1st District, was arrested Thursday after an investigation by the Dodge City
Christopher Michael Arand has been bound over for trial in connection with the Dec. 10 death of his uncle at Belvue. Following a preliminary hearing Friday morning in Pottawatomie County District Court, Judge Jeff Elder ruled there was sufficient evidence to try Arand on charges of
As of 8 p.m on Saturday, police had arrested 19 people during Fake Patty’s Day. “We’ve actually had a fairly good start to the day compared to last year and years past,” said Riley County police Public Information Officer Matt Droge at the event’
Officials are still searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle that officers from the Wamego and St. Marys police departments chased on Friday. The chase spanned Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties. The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office was alerted the chase was about to enter
A judge on Thursday denied a defense attorney’s request to suppress evidence gathered during a search of his client’s cell phone. State prosecutors believe the text messages recovered from the phone could link the defendant to two area murders. Anthony Nichols, 35, of Kansas
Prosecutors were ready to proceed with a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter. However, when the judge entered the courtroom on Friday morning, the defense asked for a few moments alone. Alexander McConnell, an
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