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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 14, 2015

    Attorney withdraws in March murder case

    A Fort Riley man facing a second-degree murder charge is currently without an attorney. Tierre Wall’s attorney, Brenda Jordan, cited a conflict of interest in withdrawing from the case Monday in Riley County District Court. Wall, 27, previously pleaded not guilty to the murder charge

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 14, 2015

    Leonardville man gets probation in drug case

    A Leonardville man received probation Monday in Riley County District Court for marijuana possession. Judge Willing Bosch sentenced Cody Allen Brown, 29, to 18 months of probation for felony possession of marijuana. Brown’s faces an 11-month prison term if he violates his probation. Riley County police

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 13, 2015

    Officials: Gun found in man’s home violates bond agreement

    A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia may have his pretrial release revoked after officials found a revolver in his home. Mike A. Ryan, 34, was indicted in June by a federal grand jury on 18 charges related to weapons trafficking. He was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 11, 2015

    Fort Riley soldier killed in motorcycle accident

    A Fort Riley soldier died in a motorcycle wreck Thursday morning in Junction City. According to a press release from the Junction City Police Department, Benjamin Locke, 40, was declared dead upon arrival at Geary Community Hospital. Police said Locke was riding a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 11, 2015

    Juvenile sentenced for role in robberies near KSU campus

    A Manhattan boy was sentenced Tuesday for his role in a series of robberies that led to the lockdown of Kansas State University in September. Magistrate Judge Sheila Hochhauser sentenced Carson Buckley, 16, to two years of probation for one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 11, 2015

    Boy, 15, acquitted of rape, guilty of 2 felonies

    A Manhattan boy was acquitted Thursday of rape and aggravated criminal sodomy charges, but a jury found him guilty of two other felonies. Martin Vogts, 15, was found guilty in Riley County District Court of unlawful voluntary sexual intercourse and unlawful voluntary sodomy for receiving oral

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 11, 2015

    Police: Man arrested on drug charges after killing home invader

    A Manhattan man shot and killed an intruder who had broken into his home early Friday morning, police said. Riley County police officers and emergency crews received a dispatch call at 12:03 a.m. to go to 1004 N. Eighth St. Officers found Tyler Nelson, 21, of Manhattan

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 10, 2015

    Booker’s attorney receives more time to prepare defense

    A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday agreed to further delay the trial of a Topeka man accused of attempting to arm a car bomb near Fort Riley. John T. Booker Jr., 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury April 16 for one count of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 10, 2015

    3 arrested in Pott County after accident, foot chases

    An injury accident in Pottawatomie County on Tuesday led to three arrests and two foot chases. According to a release from the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, someone reported a wreck at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Appleyard Road and Gillaspie Road. Upon arrival,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 09, 2015

    KSU names Dorhout interim VP for research

    K-State named Peter K. Dorhout as its interim vice president for research on Tuesday. He will take over the position Jan. 3. Dorhout will replace Karen Burg, who announced her resignation in August to explore opportunities at the University of Georgia. The search for a full-time

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