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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | September 24, 2013

    Worker at BRI charged

    A Wabaunsee County woman has been indicted on charges of embezzling from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced the indictment Monday against Linda Kay Miller, 51. Miller was charged with three counts of interstate transportation of fraudulently altered

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2013

    Sheriff seeks suspect in pizza delivery robbery

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of William John Thomas, 23, known as Billy Thomas, who was issued a warrant for aggravated robbery.  The warrant stems from Tuesday’s robbery of a Gambino’s Pizza delivery person in St.Marys in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2013

    Couple arrested after death of infant

    Two people were arrested on child abuse and aggravated battery charges after an 8-month-old baby died from injuries Wednesday. Detective Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said the couple was the child’s aunt and uncle. The infant was treated in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 19, 2013

    No further charges in Sept. 6 murder

    Authorities do not expect to make additional arrests in the murder of a 68-year old Manhattan man the weekend of September 6. Mother and son Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, were arrested Sept. 11 on first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of John Burroughs of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 19, 2013

    Officials get training on dog fighting cases

    Riley County animal control and law enforcement officers attended a training session Wednesday about how to investigate dog fighting and cockfighting crime. Terry Mills, blood sports director for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, led the session, explaining the underground culture

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 18, 2013

    Woman takes search for missing husband to Twitter

    Welch.phatch

    An assistant professor at Kansas State University has put out a public appeal on Twitter for assistance in finding her husband, who has reportedly been missing since September 2. Kelly Welch, a faculty member with the Department of Family Studies and Human Services, tweeted Tuesday night

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 18, 2013

    August house fire ruled an arson

    Investigators have ruled an August 22 house fire to be an arson. Manhattan Fire Department fire marshal Rick Stillwagon said Tuesday the fire that day at a single family unit at 721 Osage St. started on the front porch and primarily damaged it along with the house’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    Survey: RCPD employees happy

    An employee survey seems to show that the Riley County Police Department is good place to work. Members of the Riley County Law Board were briefed Monday about the Employee Engagement Survey presented by Ted Davis of Grace Strategic Services, Inc. The survey indicated that

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    RCPD officer’s dismissal upheld

    A judge has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a Riley County Police Department officer who was involved in a car chase here. Judge William B. Elliott issued the order on Friday, finding for the department and the Riley County Law Board in an appeal filed by

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2013

    Authorities check on offenders

    Local, state and federal authorities visited sex offenders last weekend for compliance checks. The Riley County Police Department participated in a joint effort to maintain accurate information of registered sex offenders in the Manhattan and Riley County area. More than 100 compliance verifications were conducted on

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