A Wamego woman was killed Wednesday morning following a collision on I-70 in Junction City near Washington Street, according to the Junction City Police Department. Officers located a 2007 Mini Cooper, driven by 23-year-old Jacey Cantrell, in the ditch on the eastbound side of I-70 just after 7 a.m. Cantrell was entrapped in the vehicle [...]
The Riley County Police Department is asking the public for information regarding four local burglaries, according to a press release from the department Tuesday. The first three burglaries occurred between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday morning in the 3300 block of Anderson Avenue at Goblin Games, Debonaire Hair Salon and Legends Sports Bar. The [...]
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Riley County’s EMS and fire departments will receive Kansas Police and Fire retirement system benefits starting in 2018. County commissioners approved the affiliation Monday morning 3-0 as the county continues to transition into its fully independent ambulance service on Nov. 1. Riley County commissioners voted to terminate its contract with Via Christi hospital in Manhattan [...]
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Riley County informed Pottawatomie County officials Thursday afternoon during a monthly joint meeting between the two governments, along with the City of Manhattan, that they would not consolidate ambulance services. The meeting was held inside the Riley County Commission Chambers in Manhattan. Earlier in the day at the close of Riley County’s commission meeting, Riley [...]
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A man has been arrested for attempted murder in Wamego, according to a press release faxed to KMAN from the Wamego Police Department Wednesday morning. Police arrested Terry Schroeder of Wamego. He was booked into the Pottawatomie County Jail on a $1 million bond. On Oct. 13 just after 8 p.m., officers received a call [...]
The 2017 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Convention ended honoring one of its founders Tuesday afternoon. Following the convention’s closing lunch at the Manhattan Conference Center, family, friends and colleagues of Grover Cobb gathered on the campus of Kansas State University to rededicate the redesigned memorial in Cobb’s name. Cobb was one of founding members of [...]
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Manhattan citizen Johnathan Cole was one of many to address the Riley County Law Board inside Manhattan’s City Hall Monday afternoon. Marijuana and perceived racial bias in the policing of it dominated the meeting. “It’s not the fact that the crime is happening,” Cole, a young white male said. “It’s the fact that the stops [...]
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A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead on Fort Riley Thursday, according to a press release from the Army post. Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Boone, a signal support systems specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found deceased in his on-post residence. [...]
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The Kansas State University Police Department has concluded the investigation of damage to a Sukkah and vehicles and determined that severe weather caused the damage, according to a press release from the department Friday morning. A Sukkah is a temporary Jewish gathering place. Sunday, the K-State Collegian reported the damage to the Sukkah and foul [...]
Riley County commissioners opened financing bids Thursday as the process continues in replacing the county’s aging emergency radio system. On Aug. 3, Pat Collins, the county’s emergency management director and fire chief, told the commission a new system will have a total price tag of nearly $12 million. The infrastructure costs alone are projected to be [...]
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