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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 22, 2014

    RCPD commended for 10-percent crime drop

    The Riley County Law Board unanimously approved a list of goals for the Riley County Police Department on Tuesday — but also commended the department for a job well done. The RCPD met last year’s goal for crime reduction and will work to maintain the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 21, 2014

    Pott County officials looking for St. George woman

    ST. GEORGE — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday afternoon it is looking for a missing St. George woman. Jane Peterson, 56, was reported missing on Sunday morning, Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager said. Jager said Peterson’s 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup was found Monday in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 21, 2014

    JC man shot in leg

    JUNCTION CITY — A Fort Riley soldier was shot in the leg Monday night in Junction City, and police are investigating. At 5:57 p.m., Junction City police and emergency personnel were dispatched to 11 Fuller Circle where they found Steven C. Bennett, who had been shot in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 19, 2014

    Wabaunsee woman sentenced to 60 days

    TOPEKA - A Wabaunsee County woman was sentenced Friday to 60 days in federal prison for embezzling from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas reported that Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma was ordered to pay $14,000 in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 19, 2014

    Missing Wamego woman found

    A Wamego woman missing since last Sunday has been found, police said. Angela Hudgins, 46, left her home on Sunday and was supposed to return two days later but did not. Her family members attempted to contact her, then turned to police for help. The Wamego

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 17, 2014

    Schuster pleads guilty

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    A Manhattan doctor pleaded guilty Thursday to unlawfully prescribing prescription drugs. Michael P. Schuster, 54, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. According to a report from Kansas’s U.S. Attorney’s Office, in his plea, Schuster admitted the crime occurred

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 17, 2014

    Hearing for murder case rescheduled


    WESTMORELAND — A preliminary hearing for a St. Marys man charged with second-degree murder was rescheduled for Feb. 20. Pablo Alberto Gonzalez, 21, was arrested in Pottawatomie County early New Year’s Day after Levi W. Bishop, 24, of Rossville was found shot to death inside a car that

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 17, 2014

    High winds force crew out of burning home

    A fire caused an estimated $200,000 of damage to a Manhattan home and its contents Thursday. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 3114 Gary Ave., owned by Jeanette Cukjati of Girard, for a report of a structure fire. When crews arrived, officials said smoke and fire

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 17, 2014

    RCPD names victim of job site accident

    David G. Teske, 47, of Onaga died Thursday after an accident at a job site in Manhattan, according to the Riley County Police Department. Teske was struck by a falling tree. RCPD, emergency services, the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Rural Fire responded to a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 16, 2014

    High winds contribute to three fires Wednesday

    As of 12:30 p.m. Thursday, three fires had broken out in Manhattan, spurred on by the high winds here. The first was a house fire at 3114 Gary Ave., in the northwest part of town. The second, dispatchers said, was a brush fire near Dam Road

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