Jury selection opened Monday morning in Riley County District Court in the first degree murder trial of Daniel Parker. Parker has pleaded not guilty in the death of Frederick Beverly, who was 21 when he was shot Jan. 1, 2012. Beverly was shot and killed outside of a
A 23-year-old man was beaten and robbed in the early morning on Sunday in the 1400 block of Fairchild Ave, while walking home alone. The victim, who police did not identify, reported at 2:20 a.m. Sunday that he was approached by several unknown males who beat
A woman was life-flighted to a Wichita hospital after a roll-over car accident on Madison Road in Riley County. Tashayla Newell, 20, Salina, was traveling west on Madison Road around 3:45 p.m. Sunday when she lost control of her 2004 Chevy Impala. The vehicle went off
The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas State University Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours on Saturday in the 2000 Block of Kimball Avenue. Two hundred and sixty-two vehicles were stopped in the checkpoint between
A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Friday on multiple charges related to sexual acts with a minor, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. Ivan O. Sherren, 37, was arrested on charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, sodomy, and electronic
The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department are cautioning the public about walking alone at night after a sexual assault was reported in the early morning of August 11 in the area of the university campus. The victim in this case
A Fort Riley soldier has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder among other charges following a failed suicide attempt earlier this year that left one man dead. Documents obtained by The Mercury Thursday show that Gary Nelson, 22, of Junction City, entered the plea last week.
Police closed off three blocks in Ogden Wednesday afternoon following reports of homemade explosives in the area. Riley County Police Department officers and a bomb team blocked off the streets after responding to a domestic dispute in which a man threatened his wife that there
Riley County authorities issued an advisory Wednesday afternoon cautioning people to stay away from a three-block a section of Ogden. The alert, which applied to the 200 block of 10th through 12 Streets in that city, apparently related to an ongoing investigation of a report of a
A Manhattan man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for robbing a convenience store that led to arson in which a Kansas State University researcher died. Frank Joseph Hanson, 23, was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime
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