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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 22, 2016

    Manhattan man gets 2 life terms for child rape

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 22, 2016

    Electrical fire causes $45K in damage, displaces 5

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2016

    Man sentenced to 1 year for death of unborn baby

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | March 21, 2016

    Soldier found dead

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 21, 2016

    Man faces rape charge

    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Traffic | March 19, 2016

    Boy, 17, injured in car-bike accident

    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,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | March 17, 2016

    RCPD exploring use of Fort Riley shooting facility


    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

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 17, 2016

    JC police arrest man in child porn case

    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.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 16, 2016

    Aguirre appears in court

    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

  • 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

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