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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 14, 2016

    Man gets nearly 5 years for role in robberies

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 12, 2016

    Man sentenced in September robberies

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Friday 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. Johnathon Ryan Elliott, 20 at the time of his arrest, was originally charged

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 09, 2016

    Police arrest 5 in drug bust

    Five California men are in custody after a drug bust Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan netted more than 1,000 ecstasy pills and 6.7 pounds of marijuana. Two of the men were arrested at the scene while three others fled. The Riley County Police Department issued a press release

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 09, 2016

    Police report 63 arrests, 596 citations at Fake Patty’s

    Fair weather on Saturday brought a fairly large increase in arrests, incidents and citations for this year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebration. According to statistics released Tuesday by the Riley County Police Department, officials made 63 arrests during the 35-hour period from 7 p.m. Friday

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Police: 3 men who fled in drug bust in custody

    Three men being sought by police are now in custody, said Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge. Officials were looking for the men, described by officials as “dangerous and potentially desperate,” after they fled from a drug bust Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan. Droge said

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Saturday shooting injures 1 at party

    A man was shot in the leg at a house party Saturday night in Manhattan, but details remain scarce. Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge said the department received a call from the Via Christi Hospital emergency room because Jaronne White, 26, Kansas City, Kansas,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | March 08, 2016

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

    A Kansas State University professor was found dead Monday, but police said they do not suspect foul play. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, officials were called at 7 a.m. Monday to 11207 Rimrock Road, in northern Riley County, for an unattended

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Man arrested on robbery charge

    An attempted robbery Sunday morning resulted in a scuffle that saw the victim take control of the suspect’s firearm. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, Jacob Sifford, 21, Manhattan, brandished a firearm and attempted to rob Andrew Kjellin, 22, Manhattan, at 5 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Fake Patty’s EMS transports double those of Stampede

    This year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebrations resulted in 18 ambulance transports in a 36-hour period — twice as many as were associated with last year’s Country Stampede, a five-day event. People also reported two separate shootings during the weekend, though officials didn’t provide

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Man gets nearly 5 years in Aggieville shooting case

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday to nearly five years in prison for an early-morning shooting May 3 in Aggieville. Mark Self Jr., 31, was sentenced to 52 months for attempted voluntary manslaughter and six months for an aggravated weapons violation for possession of a firearm as a

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