Tuesday, December 1, 2015

News - Police, Courts & Emergency

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 26, 2015

    Wamego woman dies in rollover accident

    A Wamego woman died Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 24. Pamela A. Parker, 40, was westbound on Highway 24 near the intersection of Deer Haven Lane at about 10:15 p.m. in a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer when she drove into the ditch, according to a press release from

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 26, 2015

    St. George police arrest 2 from Dickinson County

    Two Dickinson County residents were arrested on Friday in St. George after initially running from police. Parker L. Thompson, 18, Herington, and Ashley B. Loomis, 26, Hope, were arrested after Thompson led a St. George officer on a brief vehicle chase at about 6:30 a.m., according to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 26, 2015

    Sheriff investigating death as vehicle accident

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a Blaine woman as a motor vehicle accident. Shannon McKeeman Chebultz, 45, was found dead near the intersection of Macy Place Drive and Elm Slough Road after someone called 911 at 4:04 p.m. Sept. 5. According to

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 25, 2015

    Killers became good Samaritans while fleeing area

    Two years ago, two horrible things happened. They had nothing to do with each other. But we now know that the two stories briefly intertwined. In September 2013, Anthony Nichols and James McKenith combined to kill two people, one in Manhattan and one in Junction City.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 25, 2015

    Woman testifies about fiancĂ©‘s death at preliminary hearing

    The events surrounding a road-rage incident that led to the March shooting death of an Ogden man were the focus of a preliminary hearing Friday morning in Riley County District Court. Tierre Wall, 26 at the time of the incident, faces a voluntary manslaughter charge for

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 24, 2015

    Jury indicts man in Fort Riley teen’s death

    A Fort Riley man has been indicted in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Juwuan D. Jackson, 18, was charged Sept. 16 with one count of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Sept. 11 shooting death of 16-year-old Kenyon Givens, also a resident of Fort

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | September 24, 2015

    KSU lab fire causes $4,000 in damage

    Officials are blaming combustible seeds for a small fire that caused $4,000 in damage in a lab on the campus of Kansas State University. At 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to Throckmorton Hall for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | September 24, 2015

    Cargo van crashes into KDOT tractor

    A cargo van crashed into a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) mowing tractor Wednesday morning on Interstate 70 in Wabaunsee County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, James D. Roth, 55, Paxico, was driving the tractor and mower westbound on Interstate 70 at mile marker 330 when a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | September 23, 2015

    Officials discover body on post

    A body was found in a vehicle on Fort Riley Tuesday evening, but Army officials have released few details about the investigation. According to a press release, Fort Riley emergency services responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway near Caisson Hill Road

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2015

    Does Manhattan have a sexual assault response team?


    Is there a sexual assault response team currently available in Manhattan? Yes, Manhattan has a sexual assault response team, but the program recently returned after a short hiatus. Via Christi Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals in the state with a certified sexual assault response

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