Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 1600 block of McCain Ln in Manhattan on February 8, 2019, at approximately 7:30 AM. Officers listed Alpha Tau Omega; Tate Hassenflu, 18 of Manhattan; Matthew Cummings, 21 of Manhattan; Seth Pollock, 18 of Manhattan; Oscar Saferstein, 19 of Manhattan; Benjamin Hartman, 19 of [...]
JUNCTION CITY — About 100 people responded to public pleas to attend the funeral of a 63-year-old Junction City veteran. Army soldiers and members of the public braved frigid weather Wednesday to attend services for Servando “Kiko” Silva-Jimenez, who served as a medic in the U.S. Army. He died Jan. 15 at Geary Community Hospital [...]
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MANHATTAN — A Junction City man has been bound over for trial in Riley County for the killing of a confidential drug informant whose body was found by deer hunters. A judge has found sufficient evidence for Steven Meredith to stand trial on charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death [...]
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WICHITA — A Kansas State University student has been sentenced to life in prison plus 43 months for killing his ex-girlfriend who was studying psychology at Wichita State University. The Wichita Eagle reports that 29-year-old Dane Owens was sentenced Thursday for first-degree felony murder and aggravated burglary in the 2016 death of 22-year-old Rowena Irani. [...]
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More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a unit of Brazil’s JBS is now recalling a total of more than 12 million pounds of raw beef that was shipped around the country. JBS Tolleson in Arizona already recalled about 7 million pounds of [...]
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WICHITA — A Kansas State University student has been convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports that jurors found 29-year-old Dane Owens guilty Tuesday of first-degree felony murder and aggravated burglary in the October 2016 killing of 22-year-old Rowena Irani. She was studying psychology at Wichita State University. Prosecutors say Owens [...]
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Officers filed a report for burglary and criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Moro St. in Manhattan on November 5, 2018, at approximately 9:45 AM. Officers listed The Hi-Lo and Seth Stone, 39, of Manhattan as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect broke a window at the business, causing [...]
Officers filed a report for theft in the 3200 block of Kimball Ave. in Manhattan on October 15, 2018 at approximately 9:05 PM. Officers listed Dustin Downie, 46, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2004 GMC Canyon Truck. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately [...]
Kansas State will stop offering the Putnam Scholarship to students. The Putnam was a $9,000 per year scholarship, which a student could have for four years. Pat Bosco, dean of student life, says the university is shifting its scholarships from totally merit-based to need plus merit-based. He says the change is meant to reallocate money [...]
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A 22-year-old man convicted of aggravated battery after hitting a Kansas State student with his truck in Manhattan has been sentenced to about two years in prison. Nicolas Blaha, of Platte City, Missouri, was sentenced Monday to 20 months for aggravated battery and eight months for failure to stop at the scene. The sentences will [...]
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