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USD 383 officials happy for closure following arrest of Ohio teen who called in threat to Lee Elementary

Details of why an Ohio teenager fabricated a hoax hostage threat to Lee Elementary in Manhattan last November may never be completely clear, but USD 383 officials say they’re happy to have some closure on the issue. Allen Kenna faces federal charges of interstate communication of threats and use of explosive materials. The 18-year-old was [...]

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By |2020-02-19T13:57:43-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 officials happy for closure following arrest of Ohio teen who called in threat to Lee Elementary

Update: KDHE issues boil advisories for FRUSI Water Plant at Fort Riley; continues advisory for Riverchase Mobile Home Park

A boil water advisory has been isued for FRUSI Water Treatment Plant FKA Fort Riley, located in Geary County . The advisory was issued Thursday afternoon because of a loss of pressure due to a main break. If your tap water appears dirty, flush the water lines by letting the water run until it clears. [...]

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By |2020-02-20T14:14:54-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Update: KDHE issues boil advisories for FRUSI Water Plant at Fort Riley; continues advisory for Riverchase Mobile Home Park

Hayes Drive sinkhole repair nearing completion; city street crews taking advantage of mild winter weather

Motorists should get some reprieve soon after a long-awaited sinkhole project moves to the final stages of repair. Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr tells KMAN the project, which has blocked thru traffic along Hayes Drive at the intersection of Bluemont Ave., is nearly completed after six months of bypass pumping and de-watering issues. “They do [...]

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By |2020-02-19T10:58:51-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Hayes Drive sinkhole repair nearing completion; city street crews taking advantage of mild winter weather

Manhattan absconder arrested on drug offenses

Riley County Police have arrested a Manhattan woman who had absconded from community corrections over several drug-related offenses. Amanda Sue Wilroy, 42, is charged with two counts of opiate possession and three counts of intent to distribute, in addition two previous failure to appear charges. According to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Wilroy absconded Dec. [...]

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By |2020-02-19T08:39:32-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan absconder arrested on drug offenses

Foul play not suspected in Wamego man’s death

Wamego Police say no foul play is suspected in the death of a man found in a Wamego business parking lot in the 1200 block of U.S. Hwy 24 Friday. The department says in a news release that the man was reported to have fallen in the parking lot sometime before noon Friday. Emergency response [...]

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By |2020-02-19T08:23:43-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Foul play not suspected in Wamego man’s death

KBI investigating employee death on JCPD property

JUNCTION CITY — An investigation is underway after a Junction City Police Department employee was involved in an incident Tuesday morning in the department’s parking lot. The Junction City Police Department requested assistance from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation around 9:30 a.m. to investigate the circumstances of the man’s death which were initially reported by [...]

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By |2020-02-18T14:42:38-06:00February 18th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on KBI investigating employee death on JCPD property

March status hearing set for Texas man accused in 2015 rape case

A Riley County Judge has pushed back a status hearing for a 41-year-old Texas man accused in a pair of rape cases. At a hearing Tuesday, Sean Morgan’s attorney Barry Clark noted some issues from both sides obtaining discovery evidence to proceed in the case. A new status hearing has been reset for March 3 [...]

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First phase of Fort Riley museum renovations nearly complete

Phase one of renovations for the Fort Riley Museums are nearing completion and phase two will begin later this year. On KMAN’s In Focus last week, museum complex director Dr. Robert Smith said the physical remodel of the exterior is almost finished and coming together for the U.S. Cavalry and 1st Infantry Division museums. Smith [...]

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By |2020-02-17T14:32:32-06:00February 17th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on First phase of Fort Riley museum renovations nearly complete

Fugitive from RCPD Most Wanted List captured in Johnson County

The Riley County Police Department says a Manhattan man with several warrants, who had eluded capture for quite some time, was apprehended over the weekend in Johnson County. Jesse Sexton was brought into custody Saturday on a charge of obstructing the legal process. No bond was issued. Sexton has a court appearance scheduled at 1:30 [...]

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Ohio teen linked to hoax hostage situation at Lee Elementary indicted

CLEVELAND — An Ohio teenager who intended to set off an explosive device at a high school in his home town was also responsible for calling in a hoax hostage situation at Manhattan’s Lee Elementary School last November. Allen Martin Kenna, 18, has been charged with attempted use of an explosive device and interstate communication [...]

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By |2020-02-14T22:06:21-06:00February 14th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Ohio teen linked to hoax hostage situation at Lee Elementary indicted