A semi-truck and trailer were heavily damaged Tuesday evening in a blaze that apparently started in a refrigeration unit on the trailer. Firefighters responded to Fifth Street and El Paso Lane, near Fort Riley Boulevard, at approximately 6 p.m. for reports that the semi and
The Pottawatomie Sheriff’s Department will beef up patrols on Bigelow Road where traffic has increased due to bridge construction on a nearby road. The county commission Monday asked Sheriff Greg Riat to run extra patrols in higher-traffic morning and evening hours as an added
The murder trial of a soldier accused of killing another man during a drive-by shooting on New Year’s Day 2012 has been continued to August following a medical emergency involving his attorney. Though jury selection was set to begin Monday in the trial of Daniel
Riley County officers were investigating a report of shots fired late Tuesday morning in the area of Stonemont and Stone drives near Highland Ridge in Manhattan. At the time of publication, officers were still investigating a report called in at 10:30 a.m. of shots fired
A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys expressed his desire to waive his preliminary hearing and enter into a negotiated settlement with the state during a status hearing Tuesday morning. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic
Jury selection in the case against a soldier accused of first-degree murder was put on hold Monday after the man’s attorney was rushed to the hospital for an unspecified emergency. Daniel Parker, 26, Junction City, was set to appear Monday for the first day of
The Manhattan doctor accused of running a pill mill is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon for a status hearing. Michael Schuster, 53, who operated the Manhattan Pain and Spine, is accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to 540 patients between April 2007 and August 2012 by providing
Authorities arrested a Fort Riley soldier Sunday for, officials said, unlawfully using a local company’s cement truck to attempt to pull his own truck out of the mud which had gotten stuck while off-roading. But, Officer Matthew Droge said, in the process, Bryan Maclean, 20,
The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in of the Mill Creek Valley Grade School in Maple Hill. The burglary occurred sometime during the over night hours of June 20-21. The suspects broke several interior and exterior windows causing more than $1,000 in damage.
The controversial decision of a Riley County district judge to forego prison time for a man convicted of killing two people while driving drunk has led some to question the fairness of the departure. Among them are the prosecutors in the case and the victims’
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