Pi Beta Phi sorority members reported that someone attempted to break into their sorority house sometime overnight between March 3 and 4, while members slept. Officer Matthew Droge said that an unknown person or persons attempted to gain entry at 1819 Todd Road by prying the side-door lock,
A Manhattan man was arrested for multiple drug charges Thursday as part of the Riley County Police Department’s ongoing investigation into illegal substances in the county, officials said. Jason Graham, 35, 701 Diebler Place, was arrested at his home Thursday afternoon for unlawful manufacture of a
Riley County officers arrested two people Wednesday in connection with a stolen car out of Topeka, after an officer reportedly spotted the car in Manhattan. Officer Matthew Droge said Megan Heinsohn, 22, 509 Moro St., and Russell Allen Jr., 31, 3134 Lundin Drive, Apt. 11, were arrested after police on
New hearings were set in Riley County District Court Tuesday afternoon for two suspects arrested in connection with the recent apartment fire that took the life of one person. Virginia Griese, 19, and Patrick Scahill, 20, appeared Tuesday through closed-circuit television from the Riley County Jail
Riley County detectives are investigating the reported rape of a woman who told police that she woke up to a man having sex with her during a house party. Officer Matthew Droge said the victim, a woman in her 20s, reported the rape Monday morning
The Junction City Police Department has released the name of the soldier who died of a gunshot wound Saturday. Officials said Mark Blakey, 22, Manhattan, was found early Saturday morning suffering from a single gunshot wound in an apartment at 311 W. Eighth Street in Junction City.
Riley County officers arrested a Wamego man in connection with an aggravated assault that reportedly occurred Friday night. Officer Matthew Droge said Caleb Nelson, 20, was arrested for aggravated assault and minor in consumption at about 10:40 p.m. Friday after it was reported that he allegedly
Nanoscale, once the crown jewel of K-State’s corporate-technology park but lately beset by criminal charges against a former executive, is being closed here. Company officials released a one-paragraph statement confirming the closure decision Friday. The announcement contained no indication when the closure would become
The snow storm slowed some area residents, halted others and kept still others working through the night. USD 383 officials called off Friday classes by Thursday afternoon, although KSU resumed classes Friday after taking Thursday off. City and county offices also re-opened Friday, while Fort Riley
Riley County Law Board members reviewed 2012 crime data Tuesday indicating a slight increase in crime incidents during the year. The reports indicate that there was 3 percent increase in crime county-wide from 2011 to 2012, with a 1.6 percent increase in person crimes and a 3.2 percent increase in non-person
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