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’
A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys is set to appear in Geary County District Court Tuesday in what should be his final status hearing. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church, faces multiple counts of
The Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, June 22. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated
A Manhattan man was arrested for domestic battery, assault and endangerment Wednesday after he allegedly drove his vehicle into another car during a domestic dispute. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Isidro Martinez-Banuelas, 31, 2500 Farm Bureau Road, Lot 119, was arrested after police were called to the parking lot
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