Prosecution and defense witnesses disagreed about whether a man with schizophrenia on trial for second-degree murder was capable of intent when he allegedly stabbed a pest exterminator in 2008. Howard Barrett, 58, of Leonardville is undergoing a jury trial after being found competent as an October hearing.
Howard Barrett barely moved Monday during the start of his trial in connection with the 2008 stabbing death of a pest exterminator.The prosecution wrapped up its case against him Tuesday morning ending with two witnesses. There was plenty of emotion in Barrett’s voice
An Ogden man was bound over for trial in Riley County District Court Monday for his role in a July stabbing incident. Johnny Cossey, 38, is scheduled for a two-day trial on Feb. 10-11 after pleading innocent to four felony charges. He faces two counts of
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry, but he delayed enforcement of the order until next week to give the state time to appeal. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday barring
A Manhattan woman was transported to the hospital with possible injuries after a vehicle crash on I-70 Sunday afternoon. Elizabeth Dodd, 52, of Manhattan, a K-State professor, was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center after her vehicle was struck by a car driven by Tosan Ehiguese, 26,
The trial for a Leonardville man charged with murder in connection to the killing of a Clay Center man began Monday in Riley County District Court. Howard Barrett, 58, is accused of stabbing to death Thomas James, 48, in February 2008. Barrett is facing a second-degree murder charge.
An estimated $20,000 loss occurred to a northeast Manhattan home after a Saturday morning fire. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched at 8:37 a.m. Saturday to 737 Frey Drive for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single-story residence with light smoke showing.
CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are searching for a man accused of killing a former Kansas State University football player outside a nightclub on Oct. 11. A Cleveland police spokeswoman could not say Thursday whether 26-year-old David Garrett was a bystander or was targeted when he was shot.
The Riley County District Court set a jury trial on Monday for a man accused of supplying heroin to a Kansas State University student who died of a heroin overdose last year. Gregory Haug Jr.‘s trial is set for March 9. Haug, 21, of Olathe faces
A status hearing for two men facing kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges was set for a continuance on Tuesday. Ortegas Tune, 26, and Kaywaun Washington, 25, both of Manhattan, are set to have status hearings at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The two were arrested earlier this month
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