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Pitts, Hartnett winners of ‘Spirit of MLK’ awards

Richard Pitts and Barbara Hartnett were recognized Saturday as the recipients of the 2017 Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. They were recognized at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration held at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, according to a press release from event organizers. Hartnett was nominated for her tireless [...]

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By | 2018-01-15T10:49:24-06:00 January 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Pitts, Hartnett winners of ‘Spirit of MLK’ awards

RCPD Report 1/12/18

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the intersection of K-18 Hwy. and 56th Ave. in Riley County on January 11, 2017 at approximately 5:00 AM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a red 2006 Ford F15 driven by Kevin Myers, 59, of Junction City had slid off the road due [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T12:05:42-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 1/12/18

RCPD Report 1/11/18

Timothy Patrick, 29, of Manhattan was arrested in the 1100 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan on January 11, 2018 at approximately 2:00 AM. Patrick was arrested on charges of flee and elude and DUI. Patrick was issued a total bond of $6,500.00 causing him to remain confined at the time of this report. Officers [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T12:03:59-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 1/11/18

Animal shelter undergoing interior renovations

The T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter is closed while undergoing interior renovations. according to a press release from the City of Manhattan. The animal shelter will still accept animal surrenders and process reclaims during this time, however, adoptions will be on hold until the Shelter re-opens Tuesday. Renovations include new flooring throughout the building, as [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T07:19:11-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Animal shelter undergoing interior renovations

Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation

The Fort Riley museum complex, which includes the U.S. Cavalry and 1st Infantry Division museums, will close for a renovation beginning Monday, Jan. 15. During the closure, Fort Riley will establish a temporary museum located at 247 Cameron Ave. That facility is scheduled to open by the end of March. The Fort Riley Museum Gift [...]

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By | 2018-01-10T12:46:46-06:00 January 10th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation

Junction City woman indicted on child porn charges

A Junction City woman was indicted Wednesday on charges of producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a press release from his office. Kayla Michelle Simpson, 22, is charged with one count of using a child to produce child pornography and one count of violating the conditions imposed on a registered sex offender. [...]

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By | 2018-01-10T12:34:13-06:00 January 10th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City woman indicted on child porn charges

Official statement from MHS Principal regarding MHS football hazing incident October 25, 2017

Manhattan High School has completed its investigation into alleged events that occurred at Bishop Stadium, in a locker room, after a football practice on October 25, 2017. I wish to thank the Riley County Police Department for their efforts and assistance in this investigation. Our desire to be thorough and to hold responsible parties accountable [...]

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By | 2017-12-22T05:46:03-06:00 December 22nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Official statement from MHS Principal regarding MHS football hazing incident October 25, 2017

Former Manhattan City Attorney Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

WICHITA – A former city attorney of Manhattan, Kan., was sentenced Tuesday to 210 months in federal prison on child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Bill Raymond, 55, Andover, Kan., pleaded guilty to three counts of transporting child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Raymond admitted that he emailed child pornography to himself using [...]

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By | 2017-12-20T10:03:38-06:00 December 20th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Former Manhattan City Attorney Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead in his residence in Junction City on Saturday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Tuesday. Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Johnson, an artillery mechanic with Battery F, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found unresponsive in his [...]

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By | 2017-12-19T10:25:43-06:00 December 19th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City