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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 16, 2014

    Man waives hearing in manslaughter case

    What was expected to take most of the day Friday actually took about 20 minutes as a Leonardville man facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Garrett Olson, 20, confirmed his decision to Judge Meryl Wilson in Riley County District Court.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2014

    RCPD struggles to deal with safety at Pillsbury

    With summer around the corner, crowds have begun making their way to Pillsbury Crossing, and John Doehling, assistant director of the Riley County Police Department, said the public needs to keep safety in mind Thursday morning. He also relayed horror stories the RCPD has already

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 14, 2014

    Man accused of robbing Dara’s pleads guilty

    A Manhattan man pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a charge of aggravated robbery from an incident that occurred in November 2013 at the Dara’s Fast Lane at 1816 Claflin Road. Travis Bowman, 23, appeared in Riley County District Court in front of Judge Meryl Wilson for a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 13, 2014

    Man wrecks stolen SUV, attempts to steal 2nd car

    A Westmoreland man suspected of driving a stolen SUV while drunk was arrested on Sunday after he had reportedly attacked two people in an attempt to steal another vehicle with which to flee an accident scene. Riley County police on Monday reported that Nathan Woodyard, 37,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business |Kansas State University | May 12, 2014

    Court reverses ruling on firing

    The Kansas Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a Riley County District Court ruling that dismissed a former Kansas State University employee’s lawsuit for retaliatory discharge. In an opinion released May 2, the Court of Appeals ruled that the case concerning the claim of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 11, 2014

    RCPD tests cameras

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    The Riley County Police Department has some new toys to play with. Police last week began testing four TASER AXON Flex on-officer cameras that will allow for video recording in certain situations. The cameras are meant to be used “during (an officer’s) investigation when

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2014

    4 people injured in rollover accident

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    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday at Blue River Hills Road and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Emergency personnel were called to the intersection at about 1:25 p.m. for a report of the accident, in which one woman was entrapped in a pickup truck.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2014

    Judge to rule on girls testifying in rape case

    Whether two of three young girls allegedly raped by a Fort Riley man last year should be required to testify in person at his trial was a point of contention during a hearing Thursday in Riley County District Court. County Attorney Barry Wilkerson argued that

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 08, 2014

    Police name suspect in store shooting


    Riley County police on Thursday released the names of the people involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon that injured one person. The incident took place at the Hop-n-Skip convenience store at the corner of Kimball Avenue and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Daeshawn Bryant, 18, 1358 Flint Hills Place,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 07, 2014

    Caller posing as RCPD officer

    Someone claiming to be Lt. John Roberts of the Riley County Police Department has been calling people and leaving voicemails, asking people to pay a fine to avoid being arrested. But RCPD doesn’t employ anyone named John Roberts — let alone a lieutenant. This ploy

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