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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 13, 2014

    Body found in Geary County

    A body matching the description of a missing Junction City woman has been found, Junction City police said Thursday, and two people have been arrested in connection with the case. JCPD detectives, working with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found the body of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | February 12, 2014

    Book fraud costs local store $830

    Several people allegedly selected books from Varney’s Book Store this month and took them to the store’s counter to be bought back. The store, 623 N. Manhattan Ave., reported the theft to the Riley County Police Department on Monday. Owner Steve Levin said up

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

    JC police seek info on missing woman

    The Junction City Police Department is asking for help to find Amanda Clemons, 24. Clemons, a Junction City resident,  was last seen leaving the Budget Host Hotel, Room 112, 820 South Washington St., on Friday at 11:30 p.m. She was observed being placed in a silver colored

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

    Horne arrested on drug charges

    Levertis Horne, 22, of Manhattan, was arrested while at the Riley County Jail on charges involving possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs, stimulants, or otherwise prohibited controlled substances. RCPD Officer Matthew Droge said that the arrest was part of an investigation

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 09, 2014

    Horne found guilty of robbery, battery

    A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was found guilty, the jury announced Saturday morning. A jury convicted Levertis Horne of four of the six charges against him. He was found guilty of two counts of attempted aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and aggravated battery for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 07, 2014

    2 involved in Ray’s robbery

    Riley County police have released a few details about an armed robbery at Ray’s Apple Market on Wednesday night. Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department released a statement saying that at 9:05 p.m., two people, one brandishing a handgun, robbed the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 07, 2014

    Battery reported on campus

    A woman reportedly was sexually battered on the Kansas State University campus Thursday night. A man reportedly entered K-State’s Ahearn Natatorium, 902 Denison Ave., around 8:30 p.m. and sexually battered a woman. Police are looking for a white man in his 20s, around 6 feet tall.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 06, 2014

    Witnesses testify in armed robbery trial after 2 days of weather delays

    The jury trial for a Manhattan man accused of aggravated robbery resumed today after two days of weather-related delay. Levertis L. Horne, 22, is on trial in Riley County court for a second time after his initial trial resulted in a hung jury. He faces two

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | February 06, 2014

    KSU campus police officers nabbing more drunken drivers

    The number of pedestrians and bicycles on and around the Kansas State University campus make enforcement of traffic safety laws a priority. That’s why the campus police department has been on the lookout for drunken drivers. So far in 2014, the department has arrested 15 drunk

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

    Firefighters respond to four kitchen blazes

    The Manhattan Fire Department on Tuesday responded to four kitchen fires, three of which started in ovens. The biggest fire happened at 6:25 p.m. at 2117 Griffith Terrace. Firefighters found that the fire was extinguished by the occupants and was caused by unattended cooking.  Assistant

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