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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 09, 2014

    Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested Sept. 29 in connection with death

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | October 09, 2014

    Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University Student Union, telling his story

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | October 09, 2014

    Commission approves fire station bays

    OGDEN — Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins asked county commissioners Thursday for more money to tweak the design of a new fire station to be built at the intersection of Tuttle Cove Road and Highway 13. The original design, which will replace the existing station

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 09, 2014

    RCPD investigating 2nd robbery in 1 day

    A 21-year-old woman suffered minor injuries in a robbery Wednesday evening — the day’s second reported robbery. The incident was reported at 7:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Bertrand Street in its south alley. Three men approached the woman and demanded money, according to a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 08, 2014

    Trial set for Nichols

    A trial was set Wednesday for a man facing murder charges in a September 2013 homicide. District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled a four-day trial starting March 10 for Anthony Nichols, 34, of Kansas City, Kan., who is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 08, 2014

    Local man kidnapped, robbed

    Riley County police are asking for public assistance after a man reported he was kidnapped and robbed early Wednesday morning. At about 1 a.m. in the 1200 block of Kearney Street, a 25-year-old man was reportedly approached by two unknown men wearing Halloween masks and forced

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    Manhattan woman pleads guilty to marriage fraud conspiracy

    A Manhattan woman pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a marriage fraud scheme. Jacqueline Michaelle Reed, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Tuesday. In her plea, Reed, who is a U.S. citizen,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    Roberts gets 18 months for thefts

    Tracy Shane Roberts, a former executive officer for the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, will serve 18 months in prison for stealing money from the organization. Judge Meryl Wilson issued the sentence on Monday in Riley County District Court. Roberts, 45, Wamego, was charged with 30 counts of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    JC apartment builder sentenced to 57 months

    TOPEKA — A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 57 months in federal prison for fraud and money laundering related to the construction of an apartment complex in Junction City. John Wyatt Duncan, Jr., 53, Topeka, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, one count of money

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 07, 2014

    2 people injured in head-on crash Sunday near Wamego

    Two people were transported by Life Star helicopter to a medical facility after a head-on collision early Sunday morning. The wreck happened at about 4:30 a.m., a mile east of Wamego on Highway 24. Cameron Renfro, 23, of Silver Lake, and Jeffrey Fisher, 47, of Wamego, both were

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