Two people charged in connection with drug-related crimes related to a series of search warrants executed last month in Riley County were bound over for arraignment on Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Sara Marie Boatman, 24, Leonardville, faces charges of possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession
A trial date has been set for a Belvue man accused of murdering his uncle last November. Christopher Arand, 36 at the time of his arrest, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Nov. 10 death of his 70-year-old uncle, Larry Arand, also of Belvue.
Federal prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old Fort Riley resident in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Juwan D. Jackson was charged Wednesday with one count of involuntary manslaughter in the Friday death of Kenyon Givens, also a Fort Riley resident. Prosecutors say
One person was injured in a residential fire early Thursday morning in Manhattan. At 2:28 a.m., the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to a two-story residence at 926 Connecticut Ave. Upon arrival, crews found a light haze of smoke in the structure, and the occupants had
Police have arrested a third suspect related to a series of robberies earlier this month that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus, and they’re still looking for one more. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Janir Vega, 17, Manhattan, in connection
Police have made another arrest related to a series of robberies earlier this month that caused officials to lock down the Kansas State University campus, but they’re asking for helping locating two other suspects. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Johnathon Ryan Elliott, 20, Manhattan,
A teenager died Friday evening at Fort Riley from a gunshot wound. A news release Saturday from the Fort Riley public affairs team described the victim as a family member of a Fort Riley soldier but didn’t reveal the victim’s name, age or
A Manhattan woman and three children were injured in a three-vehicle accident Thursday evening on Interstate 70 near Fort Riley. Jennifer M. Anderson, 39, Brayden Anderson, 11, Ashton Dyer, 9, and Kennedy Dyer, 7, all of Manhattan, were transported to Geary County Community Hospital after the wreck near mile marker 302.
Electrical wiring is the suspected culprit in a structure fire that caused $80,000 in damage to a Manhattan residence Thursday night. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 949 Village Drive at 11:47 p.m., where responders found a one-story residence with light smoke coming from a door on
Police have made an arrest related to a series of robberies last week that caused officials to lock down the Kansas State University campus. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Sean Brock Eugene Robinson, 20, Manhattan, in connection with two counts of aggravated robbery, robbery, theft
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