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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | May 08, 2015

    Former soldier charged with ID theft, fraud

    A former Army private stationed at Fort Riley appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday after he was charged Wednesday in connection with stealing his fellow soldiers’ identities. Todd M. Newbrough faces four counts of wire fraud, four counts of bank fraud, four counts

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 08, 2015

    Authorities seek fugitive with local ties

    The Junction City Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Service are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service. The Marshal’s Service believes Heidi Lynn Webster has ties to the Manhattan/Junction

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 07, 2015

    2 girls injured in St. George truck-bicycle accident

    Two children riding one bike were injured after colliding with a pickup truck at an intersection near St. George Elementary Wednesday afternoon, although officials said their injuries are not life threatening. St. George police chief Paul Hoyt, Jr. said one child, a 7-year-old girl, was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 07, 2015

    Jury finds Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape

    A jury found a Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape Thursday after a series of he-said/she-said testimonies the day before. After the verdict was returned Thursday morning, the woman ran out of Judge David Stutzman’s courtroom crying. In a short-lived relationship lasting

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Man pleads to murder in daughter’s death

    A Manhattan man accused of abusing and killing his infant daughter pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two charges of child abuse Monday afternoon. Alexander McConnell, an Army specialist, was accused of murdering his 5-week-old daughter, who died Feb. 8, 2014. The child was identified in court

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Police release names in Aggieville shooting

    Police identified on Monday afternoon the suspect in a Sunday morning incident as 31-year-old Mark Self Jr., 700 Griffith Drive. Self was arrested in the 1100 block of Laramie Street after police said he fired a gun and injured two people at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Sunday

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Man gets 24 years in prison in kidnapping, robbery case

    A man who pleaded guilty to two charges of kidnapping in March was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison Monday. “I feel regret for everything that happened,” defendant Kaywaun Washington said.  Washington was accused of kidnapping in a robbery that involved three other

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 04, 2015

    Heavy rains cause flooding in Manhattan

    A number of cars were stranded or covered completely by flood waters on Monday after heavy rain and thunderstorms hit Manhattan. The National Weather Service reported 3-6 inches in some places, causing flooding from Manhattan Town Center to the K-State campus.  Affected streets included

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 04, 2015

    Suspect named in Aggieville shooting

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    Police have named the man arrested connection with a shooting in Aggieville early Sunday morning that injured two people. Mark Self Jr., 31, of Manhattan, reportedly fired a gun just after 1 a.m. near the 600 block of North 12th Street, according to a press release from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2015

    JC police warn of money scam

    Officials with the Junction City Police Department are alerting the public and businesses in the Junction City area of an increase in counterfeit money exchange. There have been two incidents of counterfeit one hundred-dollar bills that were passed around in Junction City this week, according

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