A Geary County man was killed Saturday in a tractor rollover accident. The Geary County Sheriff’s Department reported Larry Bliss, 77, sustained fatal injuries when his farm tractor rolled near 12998 Humboldt Creek Road. Deputies responded to the accident at about 9:30 p.m., according to an
A cement truck driver was flown by Life Star helicopter to a Topeka hospital Monday after suffering serious injuries when his truck rolled onto its side in the 6200 block of Anderson Avenue. Riley County police and emergency officials responded to the accident at about 12:12 p.
Manhattan physician Michael Schuster was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for unlawfully prescribing drugs, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Schuster, 54, pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Prosecutors dropped three other charges in exchange for
Manhattan physician Michael Schuster was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for unlawfully prescribing drugs. Schuster, 54, in January pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Schuster’
OGDEN — Riley County police arrested the driver of a car that left the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon that resulted in two motorcycle operators suffering substantial injuries. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m., when Johnny Cossey, 38, of Ogden, was driving north on Walnut
Jerred Dean Snyder doesn’t have to worry about his homeless status at the moment. The 30-year-old Snyder was confined Sunday with a total bond of $110,000 after Riley County police arrested him on a series of charges in a robbery and two theft cases — including
ONAGA — A 69-year-old Clay Center man died after a two-vehicle accident near Onaga on Sunday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said in a report that Don Collette died following the accident, which occurred around 2 p.m. on K- 16, east of Lincoln Road. Collette, driving a 2000
Riley County Police Captain Kurt Moldrup had mostly good news for county commissioners in his update Monday. Crime in the county is down almost across the board so far this year and trends suggest it will stay down. So far, “Part I” crime offenses are 17.1
JUNCTION CITY — Two people were arrested and illegal drugs seized on Friday, wrapping up a month-long investigation. The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group, assisted by Junction City/Geary County SWAT, executed a search warrant at 512 S. Franklin St., Apt C, according to
A Manhattan woman accused of aiding her son in a September 2013 murder was released from jail earlier this week after her bond was reduced from $1 million to $5,000. Deputy Riley County District Attorney Barry Disney Friday afternoon confirmed that 50-year-old Christina Love was released on Tuesday
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