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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 22, 2016

    Man arrested in connection with fire on Yuma Street

    Police have arrested a Manhattan man for his alleged role in starting a fire that earlier this month caused $125,000 in damage to a house at 615 Yuma St. Riley County Police Department officers on Saturday arrested Donnie Marcell Hill, 43, on a warrant for arson and theft.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 22, 2016

    Riley man pleads no contest in methamphetamine case

    A Riley man arrested after police executed several drug-related search warrants in August pleaded no contest to possession of methamphetamine Monday in Riley County District Court. Kevin Dean Siebold, 51 at the time of his arrest, originally pleaded not guilty to possession of methamphetamine and drug

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 18, 2016

    Manhattan man injured in Interstate 70 accident

    A Manhattan man was injured in Wabaunsee County at 8:28 p.m. Wednesday, after he drove into an unoccupied car that had been in a previous collision. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Collin A. Wood, 22, was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram west on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 17, 2016

    Police: Expect minor changes for Fake Patty’s Day this year

    The Riley County Police Department is finalizing plans for coverage of this year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebration, but officials don’t anticipate any major changes from last year. Captain Josh Kyle, speaking Tuesday to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board, said he

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 16, 2016

    Man pleads no contest to vehicular homicide

    A Manhattan man pleaded no contest Tuesday to reduced charges for his role in a crash that resulted in the death of a woman’s unborn child. Prosecutors say Ryan Routson, 33 at the time of his arrest, caused the crash on May 6, 2014, after failing to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 15, 2016

    Woman in crash dies at 30

    Officials confirmed that 30-year-old Jenna Lindsten, of Manhattan, died Sunday after she was involved in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday morning on Tuttle Creek Boulevard. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Jenna Michelle Lindsten was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport at 11 a.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 14, 2016

    Woman injured in wreck on Tuttle Creek

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    A 30-year-old Manhattan woman was seriously injured in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday morning on Tuttle Creek Boulevard. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Jenna Michelle Lindsten was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport at 11 a.m. eastbound on Marlatt Avenue as she approached

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 14, 2016

    Two injured in I-70 wreck

    Two K-State students were taken to Via Christi Hospital after a single-vehicle accident at 5:15 p.m. Friday on Interstate 70. According to a release from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Peter G. Young, 18, Overland Park, was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer eastbound near mile marker 322 when he drove

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 12, 2016

    Will legislators never learn?

    Reports of a man with a severed arm quickly devolved into a chaotic scene Friday morning on the 600 block of Yuma Street, as first responders also discovered a significant structure fire. About a dozen fire trucks, police cars and ambulances crowded the block while medical

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 12, 2016

    Soldier dies of apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound

    A 20-year-old Fort Riley soldier was found dead Wednesday of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to a press release from Clay County Sheriff Chuck Dunn, Pfc. Wyatt Ethan Ivy, Monett, Missouri, was found dead in a vehicle in Clay County. Officials said they found

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