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

    Homeless man held on various theft charges

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 07, 2014

    Onaga man dies in car accident

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | April 07, 2014

    RCPD: Crime down so far this year

    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

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

    Two arrested in JC drug investigation

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 06, 2014

    Woman released after bond reduced from $1M to $5,000


    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

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 04, 2014

    Fall victim had been at frat party, police say


    Manhattan High graduate Naomi McClendon was drinking at a banned fraternity’s party last weekend before she was given a ride to a Tempe apartment complex where she died in a fall, police said Friday. McClendon, 18, fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2014

    Ariz. police still looking into fall


    Tempe police have made progress in their investigation of the death of former Manhattan High student body president Naomi McClendon, but how she received the alcohol contributing to her death remains unclear. McClendon, 18, early Sunday morning fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2014

    Trial set for woman accused of helping killer


    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding and abetting first-degree murder requested a continuation of a hearing Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Christina Love, 50, is set for trial on June 2 in connection with the death of 68-year-old John Burroughs Jr. in September of 2013. Love’s

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2014

    JC woman charged with DUI in accident

    A woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges of driving under the influence and several other charges after her car crashed on East Chestnut Street in Junction City, sending a teen passenger to the hospital. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Tammy Patterson, 38, of Junction City,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 01, 2014

    No one — including family dog — injured in blaze


    Nobody except the family dog was home Tuesday morning when a fire broke out inside a Pierre Street house. At about 9:45 a.m., the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS responded to the residence, 1318 Pierre Street, for a report of a structure fire. When

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