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

    Trial set in kidnapping, theft case

    Jury trials were scheduled on Monday for a Manhattan man facing kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft charges in one case, and two counts of theft and one count of making false information in another case. Jerred Snyder, 30, stood before Riley County Judge John Bosch as

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Clay Center couple copes with death of 1-year-old son in SUV accident

    Photo.phatch

    CLAY CENTER — After suffering every parent’s worst nightmare, Bryan Dame and Ashleigh Cheramie are searching for understanding and healing. The couple’s son, 1-year-old Kael Dame, died in an accident Monday night after he was struck by an SUV in the grass parking lot

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Junction City pair arrested on drug charges

    Junction City authorities seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested two people after searching a residence Friday morning. Steven Simpson, 24, and Bethany Johnson, 25, both of Junction City, were arrested after a search warrant was executed by the Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group and SWAT

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

    Pair arrested in Pott Co. car/foot chase

    A multi-agency car chase earlier this week became a foot chase and ended with a Missouri man and woman behind bars in Pottawatomie County. On Thursday, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat stated in a news release that 28-year-old Ashley Gillispie and 30-year-old Jason Gillispie were

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

    3 people rescued from burning house

    Two people were rescued from a second-floor window and another from the roof of a house at 615 Leavenworth Wednesday night after a fire broke out on the first floor. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to a report of the fire with occupants trapped at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 04, 2014

    Fla. murder has local ties

    Authorities in Port St. Joe, Fla., last month arrested a man for suspicion of murdering his mother, a former Kansas State University professor. Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison on May 23 announced Jarrod Slick, 23, was arrested in connection to the death of his mother, Renee Coffey, 51,

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

    Officials investigating cause of 12-car derailment in Frankfort

    Train.phatch

    FRANKFORT — The Monday morning calm was disrupted by a deafening snap and the thuds of train cars crashing to the ground when a Union Pacific Railroad train derailed near the Kansas Highway 9 crossing. The incident occurred at about 9 a.m., according to Union Pacific officials.

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

    1-year-old Clay Center boy killed in accident

    A toddler died Monday night after being hit by an SUV as it was leaving a parking lot. At about 8:05 p.m. Monday, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported that 1-year-old Kael Dame, of Clay Center, was struck by a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by 58-year-old Peggy

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | June 02, 2014

    Coal train derails in Frankfort

    A train derailed Monday morning in Frankfort, closing two highways, K-9 and K-99, at the west and south crossings at the edges of town. The Union Pacific train derailed at around 9 a.m., according to a report from the Kansas Department of Transportation. A total

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 30, 2014

    $150,000 in equipment stolen in Wabaunsee

    About $150,000 in construction equipment and materials have been stolen from a storage building in the eastern part of Wabaunsee County in two burglaries within the past month. An unknown person or persons broke into the building on April 24 and again on May 27, according to a

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