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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 03, 2013

    9 students from Nepal indicted for fraud

    Nine K-State students from Nepal were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on federal charges of visa fraud. The 15-page indictment alleges the students conspired to maintain their non-immigrant visas by falsely claiming they possessed the required funds to pursue their studies and support themselves

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 03, 2013

    Man arrested for battery

    Riley County officers arrested a Riley man Tuesday for multiple counts of battery following reports of a domestic disturbance allegedly involving the man. Officer Matthew Droge said Zachary Evans, 21, was arrested for two counts of battery against a law enforcement officer, two counts of domestic

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | July 02, 2013

    9 K-State students charged with visa fraud

    Nine K-State students from Nepal were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on federal charges of visa fraud. The indictment alleges the students conspired to maintain their non-immigrant visas by making false statements that they possessed the required funds to pursue their studies and support

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 30, 2013

    Clay County attorney critical of Bosch departure

    For the third time in three weeks, District Judge John Bosch set aside a plea agreement Thursday, this time handing a more lenient sentence to a man accused of starting a fire at a construction site in the summer of 2012. The case is out of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Court accepts plea deal in prof’s sexual assault case

    Yankey

    Future outings to Aggieville are out of the question for a former K-State visiting assistant professor following his acceptance of a plea deal Thursday.  The deal closes the books on a drunken incident in 2007 in which he was accused of having assaulted a female

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 28, 2013

    Arrests made in Pott County burglaries

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken two individuals into custody for their alleged involvement in burglaries reported on Diamond Road in rural St.Marys and in the city of St.Marys. On Tuesday, detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Former assistant professor sentenced to probation

    A former visiting assistant professor at Kansas State University entered an Alford plea Thursday afternoon on the amended charge of lewd and lascivious behavior for reportedly assaulting a female friend in 2007. In court, District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced William Yankey, 29, to 36 months probation for the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Yankey to enter plea

    The former K-State professor accused of raping a friend in 2007 is expected to enter a plea in Riley County District Court Thursday afternoon. William Yankey, 29, who was arrested for rape in 2012, is scheduled to appear in front of District Judge Meryl Wilson, who presided over

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 26, 2013

    Update on report of shots fired

    Though Riley County officers investigated reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Stonemont Drive late Tuesday morning, officials said no report was filed on the matter. Officer Matthew Droge said Wednesday that officers did not find evidence that a crime had been committed following

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 26, 2013

    Semi-truck, trailer damaged in fire

    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

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