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Wamego woman charged with theft from Manhattan business

A Wamego woman was arrested Wednesday on a Pottawatomie County District Court warrant for theft. According to the Riley County Police Department, 37-year-old Elizabeth Crooks is charged with one count of theft by deception, totaling between $25,000 to $100,000 and one count of using a computer for unlawful acts; false representation with damage. RCPD says [...]

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By |2019-09-19T10:38:40-05:00September 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wamego woman charged with theft from Manhattan business

Update: RCPD locates mother of abandoned infant; investigation ongoing

Riley County Police say the mother of an infant found abandoned in Manhattan Wednesday evening has been found. Police received a call from Ascencion Via Christi just after 7 p.m. after an infant was brought in after reportedly being found in the 2000 block of North Manhattan Ave. The baby was transported to Stormont Vail [...]

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By |2019-09-19T06:03:06-05:00September 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: RCPD locates mother of abandoned infant; investigation ongoing

K-State, Wichita State planning satellite nursing program in Manhattan

Kansas State University is entering a planning phase with Wichita State for a satellite Bachelor of Science Nursing program on the K-State campus. The two schools have combined resources to address the anticipated increased nursing shortage in Kansas and the nation over the next decade. The Institute of Medicine recommends that 80 percent of Registered [...]

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By |2019-09-18T13:39:03-05:00September 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on K-State, Wichita State planning satellite nursing program in Manhattan

Human trafficking awareness highlighted during training event at Ascension Via Christi

Human trafficking awareness training took place Tuesday for dozens of health care workers at Manhattan’s Ascension Via Christi hospital. The goal of the training was to educate and inform officials at all department levels what to look for when caring for an individual who may be a victim. Human Trafficking Program Manager Nicole Ensminger says [...]

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By |2019-09-18T08:20:35-05:00September 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Human trafficking awareness highlighted during training event at Ascension Via Christi

Drunk driver who caused wrong-way crash on K-18 arrested; fundraiser established for one crash victim

GEARY COUNTY — A 20-year-old Manhattan man who drove drunk and caused a three-vehicle crash on K-18 Sunday night is now in custody. Denilson Rodriguez is charged with driving under the influence, two counts of DUI causing bodily harm and two counts of DUI causing great bodily harm or disfigurement. He also faces charges of [...]

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By |2019-09-17T14:04:37-05:00September 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Drunk driver who caused wrong-way crash on K-18 arrested; fundraiser established for one crash victim

Law Board approves policy for use of drones

The Riley County Law Board has approved a new policy allowing the use of unmanned aerial systems (or drones) to aid in the assistance of law enforcement investigations. Last year the Riley County Police Department launched a pilot program where drones were implemented in certain situations at the discretion of the captain of a patrol [...]

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By |2019-09-17T07:46:42-05:00September 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Law Board approves policy for use of drones

RCPD investigating after house party brawl results in gunfire; no injuries reported

Riley County Police responded to a weekend fight where shots were fired in central Manhattan. According to Capt. Josh Kyle, the fight broke in the parking lot of a house party just after 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Fremont Street. The house where the fight occurred was struck by bullets, but police [...]

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By |2019-09-16T10:24:00-05:00September 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating after house party brawl results in gunfire; no injuries reported

Two injured in Sunday crash on K-18

Two people were injured Sunday night following a three-vehicle crash in Geary County that closed a portion of K-18 for several hours. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, just after 9 p.m., a Nissan Maxima was eastbound in the westbound lanes of K-18 when it struck two vehicles head-on. An unidentified passenger in the Maxima [...]

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By |2019-09-16T06:20:33-05:00September 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Two injured in Sunday crash on K-18

Armbrust leaving Manhattan Chamber for new position with State Department of Commerce

TOPEKA — Long time Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Director of Economic Development Trent Armbrust is joining the Kansas Department of Commerce as its director of strategy for Bioscience and Technology. Armbrust begins his new job Sept. 23. He spoke briefly to Riley County commissioners Thursday and says his new role will allow him to [...]

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By |2019-09-13T12:39:24-05:00September 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Armbrust leaving Manhattan Chamber for new position with State Department of Commerce

RCPD investigating after shots fired Thursday evening near Manhattan High School

The Riley County Police Department is investigating after it received multiple reports of shots fire in the area of Westwood and Oak Street in Manhattan, directly south of the Manhattan High School West Campus. Capt. Josh Kyle said in a news release Friday that officers arrived just after 6:45 p.m. and found several spent shell [...]

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By |2019-09-13T08:06:13-05:00September 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating after shots fired Thursday evening near Manhattan High School
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