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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | February 29, 2016

    Report: Fake Patty’s security to cost $80K

    Fake Patty’s Day is set to cost Riley County and the city of Manhattan a total of around $80,000 in heightened security and emergency response measures, according to a recent report by the Riley County Public Health Advisory Council that was presented to county commissioners

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2016

    Man returning to Riley County for retrial in 2009 murders

    An Ogden man whose capital murder conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court will soon return to Riley County for a retrial. Meryl Wilson, Chief Judge of Riley County District Court, has ordered Luis Aguirre, 28, be transported from Ellsworth Correctional Facility to the Riley

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2016

    Man pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter

    A Fort Riley man pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter on Thursday for the shooting death of an Ogden man last March. Tierre Wall, 27, will face between 4 1/2 and 21 1/2 years in prison for the crime, depending on his criminal history. He also pleaded no contest to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2016

    Woman, 93, dies in church accident

    A 93-year-old Manhattan woman died Tuesday after she was struck by a car in the parking lot of First Lutheran Church, 930 Poyntz Ave. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, Ruby Johnson fell to the ground and was hit by the front

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2016

    Ex-soldier indicted in JC woman’s 2014 death

    A federal indictment unsealed on Tuesday charges a former Fort Riley soldier in the brutal 2014 kidnapping and death of a Junction City woman. Shantrell D. Woody (also known as Shantrell Holliday), 26, Fort Riley, is charged in connection with one count of kidnapping resulting in the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2016

    Police don’t suspect foul play in woman’s death

    Police responded to an unattended death Tuesday in Manhattan. According to Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge, officials responded at 9:18 p.m. to 1214 Vattier St., No. 7, after someone reported that a woman wasn’t breathing. Upon arrival, officials found that Julie Ivy, 31, was unresponsive.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 22, 2016

    Man arrested in connection with fire on Yuma Street

    Police have arrested a Manhattan man for his alleged role in starting a fire that earlier this month caused $125,000 in damage to a house at 615 Yuma St. Riley County Police Department officers on Saturday arrested Donnie Marcell Hill, 43, on a warrant for arson and theft.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 22, 2016

    Riley man pleads no contest in methamphetamine case

    A Riley man arrested after police executed several drug-related search warrants in August pleaded no contest to possession of methamphetamine Monday in Riley County District Court. Kevin Dean Siebold, 51 at the time of his arrest, originally pleaded not guilty to possession of methamphetamine and drug

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | February 18, 2016

    Manhattan man injured in Interstate 70 accident

    A Manhattan man was injured in Wabaunsee County at 8:28 p.m. Wednesday, after he drove into an unoccupied car that had been in a previous collision. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Collin A. Wood, 22, was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram west on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 17, 2016

    Police: Expect minor changes for Fake Patty’s Day this year

    The Riley County Police Department is finalizing plans for coverage of this year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebration, but officials don’t anticipate any major changes from last year. Captain Josh Kyle, speaking Tuesday to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board, said he

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