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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Attorneys seek to dismiss charges in JC murder case

    JUNCTION CITY — An arraignment hearing for a Kansas City man facing murder charges in both Geary and Riley counties was continued on Monday when his attorney indicated they’re seeking to have an aggravated robbery charge dismissed in the Geary County case. Anthony Nichols, 34, appeared

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 28, 2014

    Judge assigns new defender in kidnapping, robbery trial

    Riley County District Judge John Bosch on Monday assigned a new attorney to defend Jerred Snyder, the Manhattan man accused of kidnapping and robbing a man in one case and pawning stolen items in another. Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche to represent Snyder, 30, moving forward. Snyder

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 27, 2014

    Man hit by truck, killed in JC

    A Junction City man died at Geary Community Hospital after he was run over by a truck early Saturday morning. Junction City police reported 23-year-old Cody Martin received treatment at the hospital, but GCH personnel later pronounced him dead. Police found Martin in the roadway

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Colorado Street fires investigated as arsons

    Authorities are investigating two fires on Colorado Street this week as arsons. The Riley County Police and Manhattan Fire departments reported officials believe both a house fire at 831 Colorado Street Monday night and a garage fire at 823 Colorado Street early Wednesday morning probably were set

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Man arrested for murder attempt in JC shooting

    Junction City police arrested a man for attempted murder after he reportedly shot and injured a person Tuesday night near Wendy’s, 440 W. Sixth St. Police arrested Robbie Fountain Jr., 21, of Junction City, following an interview with officers investigating the shooting. According to a news

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    Man accused of kidnapping fires attorney

    A man accused of theft and kidnapping crimes fired his court-appointed attorney Monday. Jerred Snyder, 30, appeared in Riley County District Court, asking Judge John Bosch to grant a motion to terminate his defense attorney, Larry McRell, from his two cases. In one case, Snyder faces

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    Manhattan house fire causes nearly $200,000 in damage

    A fire caused nearly $200,000 in damage to a house in Manhattan on Monday afternoon. The Manhattan Fire Department was alerted at 12:17 p.m. to a fire at 2400 Buttonwood Drive. Officials found the single-story residential structure with heavy smoke and fire showing from the rear area

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 22, 2014

    House fire causes $35,000 in damage

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    Manhattan Fire Department crews responded to a house fire at 831 Colorado St. at 11:24 p.m. Monday. When firefighters arrived, they found a single-story house with smoke and fire showing from the structure’s rear area, according to a news release. The department responded with six

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | July 22, 2014

    Woman says son ‘harassed’ by police

    A Memphis woman said she went to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting Monday seeking justice for her son, a Manhattan man who was shot in May. Sophia Starks spoke of her son Dareen Starks, 23, before law board members and police administrators, alleging

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 21, 2014

    2 charged with attempted murder

    Police arrested two Ogden men on Sunday on charges of attempted murder. Johnny Cossey, 38, and Timothy Holmes, 43, were both charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, according to a report from the Riley County Police Department. The victim was identified as 22-year-old

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