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Manhattan construction company, bank defrauded

A Manhattan bank and construction company were the victims of theft and fraud Tuesday, according to Riley County Police. RCPD says a known suspect stole Kansas State Banks cheques from Walters Morgan Construction and made false information. The loss associated with the case is $8,001. The case is ongoing, KMAN will update as more information [...]

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Wamego bypass agreement reached by city and county commissions

WAMEGO — The City of Wamego appears to be moving forward toward construction of its proposed truck bypass route and annexation of a county road. The city is under contract with the Kansas Department of Transportation to construct the truck bypass route around the southeast part of the city with both Wamego and Pottawatomie County [...]

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Two people charged in February burglary of Manhattan Goodwill

MANHATTAN — New details have been released surrounding the events leading up to last month’s burglary of the Manhattan Goodwill store. According to Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, a Deputy Sheriff spotted a vehicle behind Academy Sports at 401 E. Poyntz shortly after 3 a.m. Feb. 19. Two individuals were spotted walking toward the vehicle [...]

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Update: K-State student in stable condition after being struck by vehicle on campus Tuesday

Updated 7:20 a.m. A woman was injured Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle on the K-State campus. The Kansas State University Police Department responded to the accident in the crosswalk at Denison Ave. and Todd Road, across the street from Throckmorton Hall at around 2:30 p.m. The woman, identified as 20-year-old Alyssa Ogden was [...]

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Trailer stolen from Habitat for Humanity

An unknown suspect stole a donated trailer from Habitat for Humanity, according to Riley County Police. The trailer was taken from the ReStore parking lot. RCPD received the theft report just after noon on Monday, but Manhattan Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Karmen Davenport says they don’t know when the theft actually occurred. “The trailer [...]

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RCPD Report 3/19/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 2700 block of Anderson Ave in Manhattan on March 18, 2019, at approximately 12:15 PM. Officers listed Habitat for Humanity as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took a trailer. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,000.00. Police ask that anyone [...]

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Community Foundation awards philanthropy, announces major gift at annual CFA’s

There was plenty to celebrate Monday at the sixth annual Greater Manhattan Community Foundation Awards. Numerous philanthropic efforts from the past 20 years of the foundation were recognized as the total amount funded over that time span is now pledged at well over $100 million. Foundation President and CEO Vern Henricks says Ward and Brenda [...]

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Riley County Law Board hears updates on fentanyl investigation, budget development

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police Department Director Dennis Butler confirmed to Riley County Law Board members Monday that the department has opened a criminal investigation after suspected fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses in the Manhattan area earlier this month. Three overdoses were reported in Manhattan and Ogden, leading to two fatalities. RCPD Captain Tim Hegarty says fentanyl [...]

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Federal appeals court won’t dismiss Title IX lawsuit against KSU

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower decision not to dismiss two women’s Title IX lawsuit against Kansas State University. The plaintiffs, two former K-State students, allege that KSU officials did not take reasonable action to investigate when they reported being raped by other students — violating Title IX. They [...]

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Lyons trial date set for September at arraignment hearing

A Manhattan man accused of killing an infant submitted a plea of not guilty at his arraignment Monday in Riley County District Court. D’Khari Lyons was arrested in 2018 following the death of his former girlfriend’s 2-month-old son. She testified in February that she found her son unresponsive in November after leaving him in Lyons’ care [...]

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