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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 11, 2013

    Jury selection set for murder case

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 06, 2013

    Update on injury accident

    Police officials have identified the woman injured after her car struck a house on Juliette Avenue Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Jalyssa Florez, Manhattan, had been driving her 2008 Chevrolet Aveo southbound in the 1200 block of North Juliette Avenue at about 8:20 a.m. when she

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 06, 2013

    Aggravated assault in Ogden

    An Ogden man reported that he was threatened by an armed man in the 400 block of Spruce Alley early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the 26-year-old victim’s name is being withheld due to the nature of the crime, but said the man reported

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | June 03, 2013

    Initiative pays off in caught criminals

    The Riley County Police Department’s patrol chief told county commissioners Monday that the department’s new Laser Point initiative has caught three people believed to have committed around 30 recent vehicle burglaries. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said the initiative predicted that crimes would be committed on

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

    4 arrested as result of search warrant

    Four people were arrested as RCPD officers executed a search warrant for a drug investigation at an Ogden residence. They were Cynthia Reed and Michael Baker of the residence and Mark Whitt and Melissa Frakes of Wamego. A one-year-old male was also in the residence.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 02, 2013

    Bluemont closed, bomb squad called in for suspicious package

    Officials shut down a major Manhattan street and called in a bomb squad on Friday after finding a suspicious package they thought might be a pipe bomb. A caller notified police of the package, a 2-foot white PVC pipe with the ends covered in duct

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | June 02, 2013

    Junction City appoints new fire and EMS chief

    After an extensive and comprehensive selection process, the City of Junction City announced Saturday the selection of Kevin Royse as new fire/EMS chief.  Royse was selected from a field of 24 candidates. He brings with him more than 26 years of firefighting and emergency medical

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 02, 2013

    Tradewinds owner ups reward

    The reward has increased for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the fire that destroyed the Tradewinds banquet facility. Tradewinds co-owner Doug Long contacted the Wamego Police Department and said that he wanted to add $2,500 to encourage people to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 31, 2013

    Another teen arrested in J.C. school damage

    A fourth Junction City teen was taken into custody following further investigation into extensive damage at a school in Junction City. Investigators with the Junction City Police Department said the the15-year-old was taken into custody following a search of the juvenile’s house where

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

    Fire destroys Wamego’s Tradewinds

    An arson fire Sunday morning did more than $150,000 damage to the Tradewinds banquet facility at 515 Plum St., in Wamego. Firefighters from Wamego, St. George, Louisville and Westmoreland responded. In addition personnel from the Wamego Police and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Departments and Pottawattamie County Emergency

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