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Kansas Supreme Court backs Riley County in 2013 shooting case

The Kansas Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed the Riley County District Court’s summary denial of Matthew Wilson’s post-sentence plea withdrawal motion, according to a news release from the court Friday. On the night of April 7, 2013, Wilson broke into an apartment and began shooting the occupants. During the ensuing panic, one occupant fired a [...]

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Junction City man arrested following I-70 chase, heroin charge filed in Ogden

A car chase temporarliy closed I-70 for 10 minutes Thursday afternoon. According to Capt. Brian Hornaday of the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initially responded to the 1700 Block of West Ash Street in Junction City after a victim reported a vehicle was stolen from that area. The vehicle was located by a Geary County [...]

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Fort Riley to hold full-scale exercise July 11

A full-scale exercise is scheduled for Wednesday at Fort Riley. During the day, residents, employees and community members may see an increase in emergency response vehicle activity. Additionally, certain roads on the installation may be temporarily closed and traffic could be rerouted to accommodate exercise activity. Grant Gate access control point is also going to [...]

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RCPD Report 7/6/18

Benjamain Ayon, 59, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 1000 block of Houston St. in Manhattan on July 5, 2018 at approximately 5:00 PM. Ayon was arrested on an offense of possession of methamphetamine. Ayon was issued a total bond of $5,000.00. Ayon was not confined at the time of this report. Zohaib Mehmood, [...]

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Fire work: Fourth keeps MFD, JCFD busy Wednesday

Area firefighters were busy over the Fourth of July Wednesday. In Manhattan, fireworks started a 3.5 acre grass fire Wednesday night. Manhattan Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Almes told KMAN Thursday morning crews were called at 9:33 p.m. and the blaze started near 1836 Grand Vista Lane. Two fire engines and a brush truck [...]

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Commission approves rezoning in Stonehaven neighborhood

The Manhattan City Commission approved two rezoning ordinances in the Stonehaven neighborhood off of Miller Parkway at their meeting in City Hall Tuesday. Commissioner Wynn Butler was not in attendance. One ordinance rezoned the 11-acre future site of a development by Americare Systems, Inc., a senior citizen housing company. The development will include a memory [...]

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RCPD Report 7/3/18

Officers filed a report for aggravated assault in Manhattan on July 2, 2018. Officers listed a 26 year old female as the victim and a 27 year old male known to her as the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime reported (domestic) no additional information will be released. Officers filed a report for [...]

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Officer says he was pressured to resign for not meeting DUI quotas, sues RCPD

A former officer with the Riley County Police Department, who claims he was forced to resign for not fulfilling DUI arrest quotas, has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the RCPD and two county governing bodies, according to court documents obtained by KMAN. The plaintiff, Derek Cid, a former officer with the department, [...]

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By | 2018-07-02T16:03:26-05:00 July 2nd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Officer says he was pressured to resign for not meeting DUI quotas, sues RCPD

Dog dies in mobile home park fire

Two Rosebud Estates mobile homes caught fire Friday afternoon. Fire officials say the cause is still under investigation. The Manhattan Fire Department received a call for a shed fire at the mobile home park at 3:40 p.m., but it spread from the shed to two units by the time they arrived on the scene. A [...]

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RCPD Report 7/2/18

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 200 block of Willow Ln. in Ogden on June 29, 2018 at approximately 1:45 PM. Officers listed the Ogden Community Center as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect damaged a window to the building. The estimated total loss associated with this [...]

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