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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Fake Patty’s EMS transports double those of Stampede

    This year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebrations resulted in 18 ambulance transports in a 36-hour period — twice as many as were associated with last year’s Country Stampede, a five-day event. People also reported two separate shootings during the weekend, though officials didn’t provide

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 07, 2016

    Man gets nearly 5 years in Aggieville shooting case

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday to nearly five years in prison for an early-morning shooting May 3 in Aggieville. Mark Self Jr., 31, was sentenced to 52 months for attempted voluntary manslaughter and six months for an aggravated weapons violation for possession of a firearm as a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 06, 2016

    Man bound over for arraignment in daughter’s death

    A Riley man will be arraigned later this month on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his 6-year-old daughter in an October car accident. At a preliminary hearing Friday, witnesses testified Joshua Michael Mall, 39, was driving a Ford Ranger truck on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 03, 2016

    Wamego couple says son’s ashes stolen from motel lot

    A Wamego couple who recently lost a son to a California hiking accident says their son’s ashes were stolen from an Albuquerque, New Mexico, motel parking lot. Steven and Kathy Hunt reported the theft on Monday. They had stopped to rest at a Hampton

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 03, 2016

    Milford man arrested in June rape case

    A Milford man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a June rape in Riley County. Dylan Taylor Evans, 22, was arrested at Fort Riley just after noon. A Fort Riley official said Evans isn’t a soldier. Riley County police spokesman Matt Droge said Evans was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 01, 2016

    Schuck: No charge in dog shooting

    There will be no charges filed in an incident in which a dog was shot and killed recently in Blue Township in southwest Pottawatomie County. County Attorney Sherry Schuck told Pott County commissioners Monday she saw no reason to file charges against the owner of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | March 01, 2016

    Fort Riley soldier killed Sunday in I-70 crash

    A 1st Infantry Division soldier died Sunday following a two-car collision on Interstate Highway 70 in Topeka. Pfc. Coral Lynn Clark, 24, was a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist who arrived at Fort Riley in September 2014. Her home of record is Fort Worth, Texas. Clark joined

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 01, 2016

    ‘Trouble’ arrested on meth charge gets $250K bond

    A Junction City man is being held on a quarter of a million dollar bond after he and another person were arrested last week in connection with a meth bust, according to a report released Monday. Officials arrested Michael Anthony Washington, also known as “Trouble,” 29,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | February 29, 2016

    Report: Fake Patty’s security to cost $80K

    Fake Patty’s Day is set to cost Riley County and the city of Manhattan a total of around $80,000 in heightened security and emergency response measures, according to a recent report by the Riley County Public Health Advisory Council that was presented to county commissioners

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2016

    Man returning to Riley County for retrial in 2009 murders

    An Ogden man whose capital murder conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court will soon return to Riley County for a retrial. Meryl Wilson, Chief Judge of Riley County District Court, has ordered Luis Aguirre, 28, be transported from Ellsworth Correctional Facility to the Riley

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