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RCPD seeking information after electronics taken from Manhattan retailer

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police are seeking help identifying two people after electronics were taken from a local retailer Sunday. The photo above shows two individuals walking out of the Manhattan Best Buy. Police believe they may have knowledge of the incident. If you have any helpful information on the identity of the individuals in [...]

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By |2019-06-11T11:53:33-05:00June 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD seeking information after electronics taken from Manhattan retailer

Junction City Police arrest woman on murder charge after stabbing

JUNCTION CITY — A Junction City woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing death of a man late Monday evening. Junction City Police were dispatched shortly before 9:30 p.m. to the 100 block of East Vine Street in reference to a stabbing victim. Officers located 55-year-old Eddie Starks of Junction City [...]

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By |2019-06-11T06:27:52-05:00June 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Police arrest woman on murder charge after stabbing

Supreme Court orders new trial for Riley County man convicted of murder

TOPEKA — A new trial is coming for a Riley County man convicted of reckless second-degree murder of an insect exterminator in 2008. The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday reversed the conviction of 61-year-old Howard Barrett. It said the decision comes because the district court failed to instruct the jury on imperfect self-defense voluntary manslaughter. [...]

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By |2019-06-10T07:26:50-05:00June 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Supreme Court orders new trial for Riley County man convicted of murder

RCPD arrests one on charge of flee and elude, other charges

OGDEN, Kan. — Riley County Police arrested a 52-year-old man Saturday on a host of charges including drug possession and eluding law enforcement. Hal Dean Lucas, listed as homeless in Saturday’s arrest report faces five total charges including flee or attempt to elude including a motor vehicle accident or property damage, attempted interference with an [...]

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By |2019-06-10T07:21:02-05:00June 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests one on charge of flee and elude, other charges

Update: Releases begin from Tuttle Creek Dam outlet works, not expected to exceed riverbanks

Update Wednesday, 5/29, 12 p.m. Releases from Tuttle Creek Dam’s outlet works — colloquially called the tubes — began Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Sirens in the area should be expected to sound regularly, though no flooding is expected as a result of the releases. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins spoke with KMAN [...]

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By |2019-05-29T12:44:29-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Releases begin from Tuttle Creek Dam outlet works, not expected to exceed riverbanks

Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

JUNCTION CITY — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Junction City police officer was arrested Monday. Lieutenant Jason Waryan, 39, is charged with domestic battery and criminal restraint. His live-in girlfriend 27-year-old Krysteen Harbert also was arrested for domestic battery. Junction City Police contacted KBI at approximately 1 p.m. Monday to request an investigation [...]

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By |2019-05-28T08:51:48-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

Manhattan area in an enhanced to moderate risk for severe storms Tuesday

Another significant threat for severe weather is ramping up this afternoon and evening across the state. The National Weather Service says a powerful upper level system will move northeast across the Plains. Thunderstorms will develop along a cold front across north central and central Kansas this afternoon. As a result, most of the Manhattan is [...]

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By |2019-05-28T08:27:56-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan area in an enhanced to moderate risk for severe storms Tuesday

Update: As Tuttle Creek Lake rises, officials planning for potential water releases

MANHATTAN — Tuttle Creek Lake is expected to reach an elevation of 1,132.96 feet by Monday. At this point, no evacuation advisories have been issued for any parts of Riley County of Pottawatomie County, aside from Saturday’s notice that went out to the Rocky Ford Campground and visitors to Tuttle Creek State Park. Still, residents [...]

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By |2019-05-26T21:45:50-05:00May 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: As Tuttle Creek Lake rises, officials planning for potential water releases

Pottawatomie County officials considering housing study as recommended by FHRC

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY — A housing needs assessment is being recommended for Pottawatomie County by the Flint Hills Regional Council. Pott County Zoning Enforcement Officer Stephan Metzger says he was contacted by the council who has received funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Pott County Commissioner Dee McKee says this especially be helpful [...]

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By |2019-05-24T14:26:14-05:00May 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County officials considering housing study as recommended by FHRC

Tuttle Creek Lake now at second highest level on record as waters continue to rise

MANHATTAN — Tuttle Creek Lake is now officially at its second highest level, surpassing 1,128 feet Friday morning, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins says the levels at the lake surpassed the the level in 1973, when it reached 1,127.9 feet. The record for the lake [...]

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By |2019-05-24T11:36:17-05:00May 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Tuttle Creek Lake now at second highest level on record as waters continue to rise