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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2013

    RCPD arrests 4 linked to burglaries

    Riley County police arrested four men Sunday and Monday in connection with multiple vehicular burglaries. While investigating reports of the burglaries, police arrested Cole Smykle, 21, of Fort Riley and Raymond Burrus, 20, of Junction City for burglary and interference with law enforcement Sunday at 4:30 a.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 28, 2013

    Manhattan woman killed standing on I-70 after crash

    A 35-year-old Manhattan woman died after being struck by a disabled vehicle that was hit by another car at 8:45 pm Sunday on Interstate 70. The accident happened eight miles south of Manhattan in Geary County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Dale Colleen Williams died

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 25, 2013

    RCPD recognized for ‘hot spot’ technique

    The Riley County Police Department received an international award this week for its research on hot-spot policing. RCPD employees received the bronze award for “Initiative: Laser Point” at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia, where RCPD employees spent Oct. 19 through Oct. 23

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | October 25, 2013

    Student, faculty member involved in altercation

    The Manhattan High School principal sent a notice to parents Thursday about an incident between a student and an employee. Principal Greg Hoyt told parents via email that an altercation occurred at MHS East Campus in the school’s restroom Wednesday. Officer Matthew Droge of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 24, 2013

    Pill mill doctor denied bail

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan physician accused of illegally distributing painkillers was denied bail on Tuesday. Federal Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius denied Dr. Michael P. Schuster’s request for bail while he awaits his May 2014 trial. Schuster, 53, was indicted in May on charges that he signed blank

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    6 vehicles reported stolen from Manhattan businesses

    Six vehicles were stolen from three Manhattan businesses between 6 pm Sunday night and 8 am Monday morning, according to a report from Pottawatomie County authorities. On Monday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 U.S. Highway 24, reporting three stolen

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 23, 2013

    Pottawatomie County officials still looking for man

    WESTMORELAND — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking information about a Westmoreland man who has been missing since March.   According to a report from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, Jeremiah Joseph Perry, 21, was last known to be in Tioga, North Dakota on April 12.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 22, 2013

    Ferenz gets life sentences for child sodomy

    A former Fort Riley soldier convicted of molesting his ex-wife’s daughter was sentenced in court Monday, exactly a year after the incident took place. George Ferenz, 30, was sentenced to life in prison by Judge Meryl Wilson for each of the four charges for which

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 21, 2013

    17-year-old dies in crash

    A Blue Valley High senior died early Saturday after being ejected during a single vehicle accident in Northeast Riley County. Trevor Cole Redding, 17, of Randolph died at the scene two miles northeast of Leonardville. He was taken to Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home. According to a Kansas

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 19, 2013

    Missing man found dead in Utah

    A Manhattan man missing for seven weeks was found dead in Utah Friday after a hitchhiker spotted his car at the bottom of a ravine, police said. Utah Highway Patrol contacted Riley County police on Friday, saying that the man, David Welch, 54, had been discovered

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