A Manhattan man received two life sentences Monday for raping a child. Gregory E. Hoyt, 27, had pleaded no contest to two counts of rape as part of a plea agreement in which prosecutors dropped three counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. The crimes are alleged to
Officials are blaming an electrical issue for a fire that caused $45,000 in damage to a Manhattan duplex on Monday. According to a press release from the Manhattan Fire Department, a call came in at 3:36 p.m. of a structure fire at 520 Stone Pointe. Upon arrival
A Manhattan man will spend a year in the Riley County jail for his role in a crash that resulted in the death of a woman’s unborn child. Ryan Routson, 33 at the time of his arrest, was sentenced Monday for causing a 2014 crash after
Staff reports A Fort Riley soldier was found at an area park Saturday dead of an apparent gun shot wound. Sgt. Shaun P. Covington, 25, was found in a vehicle at Anneberg Park at about 9:45 a.m. Police said they do not suspect foul play in
A Manhattan man was arrested Sunday in connection with an October rape. Sangla M. Stevens, 26, was arrested on suspicion of rape, aggravated battery, criminal threat, domestic battery and criminal restraint. He also faces a probation violation charge. Stevens’ arrest stems from an Oct. 31 incident in
A 17-year-old cyclist was injured Friday in a crash south of Manhattan. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report, Rachel Ryan, 24, Overland Park, was in the right lane of Kansas Highway 177 driving south at about 4:30 p.m. when her 2013 Honda Civic struck Shem McConnell, Cusseta,
Riley County Police Department officials are considering establishing a new shooting range on Fort Riley. Plans for relocating and updating the department’s current shooting range, which is about a mile south of Zeandale, have been under discussion for at least a year. The owner
A Junction City man was arrested in connection with child pornography charges Thursday after police executed a search warrant at his home. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, officials arrested Dale Alan Holvorson, 49, after conducting the search at 1412 W. 11th St.
An Ogden man who is facing a retrial after his capital murder conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court may have to wait a while before his new trial begins. Luis Aguirre, 28, appeared Tuesday in Riley County District Court for a status hearing, where
A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a series of robberies that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus in September. Sean Brock Eugene Johnson, 20 at the time of his arrest, was originally
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