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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    2 arrests made in soldier’s shooting

    Two men were arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting of a Fort Riley soldier in Junction City, police said. Angel L. Colon, 33, of Junction City, was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder. Thomas C. Aven, 25, a Fort Riley soldier, was arrested on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 25, 2013

    Man shot in Junction City

    A Fort Riley soldier was injured when he was shot early Saturday morning outside a Junction City club. Jeffrey D. Bragg Jr., 20, reportedly was shot in the parking lot of Club Rose, 851 Grant Ave. Junction City. Police were dispatched to the Shell Station at 1808 N.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 23, 2013

    Death ruled a suicide

    The death of a Junction City woman reported Tuesday was found to have been self-inflicted, Junction City police reportedThursday afternoon. The woman, 25-year-old Linda C. Weller, was found dead at 740 W. Eighth St. in Junction City on Tuesday evening, according to police. After an autopsy

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Parker convicted of 1st-degree murder

    Daniel Parker, 27, was convicted of first-degree murder in Riley County District Court Thursday for the death of Frederick Beverly in 2012. He was also convicted of criminally discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling. Beverly, 21, was killed in the early morning of New Year’s Day 2012

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Parker testifies at his own murder trial

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of murder took the stand in Riley County District Court Thursday, acknowledging he fired his M4 rifle toward a clubhouse but saying he did not know that one of the bullets killed Frederick Beverly, a 21-year-old National Guardsman, in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Schuster employee indicted

    The office manager for a Manhattan physician charged earlier this year with illegally prescribing pain medications has also been indicted by federal authorities. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the indictment Wednesday of Sarah Harding-Huffine, 29. She is charged with one count of conspiracy to unlawfully

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Retrial set in Horne case

    A retrial was set Wednesday in the case of Levertis Horne, the man accused of a home invasion and shooting in October 2012. At a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Riley County District Court, the retrial was set for Feb. 3, with jury selection on Jan. 31. The trial

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    House fire causes $50,000 in damage

    A house fire early Thursday morning in Manhattan caused an estimate $50,000 in damage. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a single-family residence at 721 Osage Street at 1:57 a.m. Thursday. They found “heavy fire” on the front of the structure, according to a press release from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 21, 2013

    Wife: Accused troubled

    The wife of a Fort Riley soldier accused of murder testified under cross-examination Wednesday that her husband had psychological problems around the time the crime was committed. Daniel Parker, 26, is accused by the state of shooting a semi-automatic M4 rifle at a motorcycle clubhouse off

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 21, 2013

    Woman found dead in Junction City

    A woman was found dead in Junction City Tuesday night, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. The police and EMS responded to the 700 block of West Eighth Street at about 7 p.m. after reports that someone had been shot. Upon

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