A Herington man was killed in a motorcycle crash early Wednesday morning in western Riley County. Police said Larry W. Nice, 66, was riding a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on U77 near milepost 175. At about 2 a.m. his motorcycle drove off the right of the roadway for
A federal jury in Topeka on Wednesday delivered guilty verdicts against four people involved in a crack cocaine ring uncovered in 2013. The case stems from “Operation ADABAG,” a massive multi-agency investigation that in May 2013 netted 91 arrests and search warrants at 54 locations in Manhattan, Junction City,
A Manhattan man arrested last week for attempted sex crimes with a teenager has been arrested again for related crimes. Scott Perry, 54, 3016 Kimball Ave., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for attempted sex crimes and solicitation. Police said the warrant stemmed from a February incident
A Manhattan man charged in connection with an April shooting near Aggieville pleaded no contest to attempted murder Monday afternoon as part of a plea agreement. In Riley County District Court, Dontay Tabron, 21, pleaded no contest to one charge of second-degree attempted murder. In exchange,
A Manhattan man accused of killing an unborn child after a vehicle collision will face a jury trial after he pleaded not guilty to all four charges Monday morning. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance locating Anthony Brazzle, 22, possibly of the Manhattan area. He is wanted on several warrants for various offenses in Pottawatomie County, Wamego and Manhattan. Brazzle is about 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
TOPEKA — A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia was granted a pretrial release during a detention hearing on Tuesday in federal court in Topeka. Mike A. Ryan, 34, of Manhattan, was charged in an 18-count indictment unsealed last week after federal and
A fire started by a lightning strike caused a total of $100,000 damage to a Manhattan home on Sunday. Manhattan firefighters were sent to 421 Brookridge Drive where they found light smoke coming from the structure. No one was in the home at the time of the
A Junction City man was found dead of a gunshot wound on his front porch Sunday. Junction City police responded to a call at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 2714 Elm Creek Drive, according to a report. They found the body of a 44-year-old man with
An explosion at a Riley house caused a fire Saturday afternoon that engulfed the structure. Pat Collins, Riley County emergency management director, said the estimated loss is $125,000 including a car parked in the house’s garage at 228 N. High St. He said Amber Farnsworth is
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