A Dara’s Fast Lane clerk’s vehicle was stolen this morning after the convenience store was robbed by a gunman. According to a press release from the RCPD, a man entered the store at 1816 Claflin Road with a weapon at 2:45 a.m. and demanded
A 20-year-old Ogden man pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Monday in Riley County court. Michael Dechant, who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant son in March, entered his plea in front of Judge David Stutzman at a pre-trial hearing. Dechant reportedly told
Authorities in Pottawatomie and Riley counties confirmed that the Manhattan Kmart received a bomb threat Thursday afternoon. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat confirmed that Kmart, 401 E. Poyntz Ave., received a call about a bomb shortly after 1 p.m., but none was found. Riat declined
A former Fort Riley soldier was sentenced to almost 10 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the death of a Manhattan man after the ex-soldier’s failed suicide attempt in April. Gary Nelson, 22, Junction City was sentenced in Geary County Court to 117 months in
Twitter can be fun and informative in the hands of law enforcement. Or it can cause just a teeny fuss, as the Riley County Police Department realized again this week. After all, it’s easy to stumble into a misunderstanding when you’re only working
A registered sex offender was arrested in a Wichita case that involved a 16-year-old Manhattan girl. Chivas Andre Taylor, 25, was arrested by Wichita police on human trafficking and drug charges Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Doug Nolte of the Wichita Police Department said Taylor was staying at
A Manhattan elementary school has been in a lockout since Friday, locking its front door and keeping children inside for recesses, district officials said. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 312 N. Juliette Ave., has locked its front door for the last several days because of a domestic
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded Tuesday to a report of a possible shooting in Marysville. The department received a 911 call about a possible active shooter at Landoll Corporation, 1900 North St. When officers arrived at the scene they found no evidence of a shooter.
Riley County police chased a criminal suspect until he crashed his car and fled on foot in Geary County on Sunday morning. Devoris Newsom, 27, of Junction City, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, aggravated intimidation of a
Q: What could Dekenerick Dewayne Butler have said to a judge that would get him on a Riley County Most Wanted List for “contempt” and that be his only charge? Does he have a huge vocabulary? Or, is this the safest county in America?
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