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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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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