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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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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Law Board member comments on public perception of law enforcement during Fake Patty’s Day

Fake Patty’s Day comments Riley County Law Board member and Manhattan City Commissioner Wynn Butler commented on the public’s perception of Fake Patty’s Day law enforcement tactics during a meeting Tuesday. Butler says even though some believe the amount of officers is overkill, the community is ultimately kept safe. Butler also commented on the perception [...]

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KBI investigating employee death in JCPD parking lot

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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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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RCPD Report: 2/18/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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Soldan appointed to lead Manhattan Chamber Economic Development team

The longtime Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce executive director is coming to work for the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce. The Manhattan Chamber announced Monday the appointment of Daryn Soldan as its new Director of Economic Development. Soldan takes over for Trent Armbrust, who took a position with the Kansas Department of Commerce last year. [...]

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Hospital president discusses new $1.9 million cardio equipment; women’s heart-health luncheon

New Equipment Ascension Via Christi recently finished installing a new piece of cardio equipment in time for February, which is American Heart Month. The equipment will allow cardiologists and radiologists to diagnose and treat heart conditions more quickly. That’s Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple, who says an upcoming event will help the hospital pay [...]

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Hospital president discusses new $1.9 million cardio equipment; women’s heart-health luncheon

New Equipment Ascension Via Christi recently finished installing a new piece of cardio equipment in time for February, which is American Heart Month. The equipment will allow cardiologists and radiologists to diagnose and treat heart conditions more quickly. That’s Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple, who says an upcoming event will help the hospital pay [...]

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Hospital president discusses new $1.9 million cardio equipment; women’s heart-health luncheon

New Equipment Ascension Via Christi recently finished installing a new piece of cardio equipment in time for February, which is American Heart Month. The equipment will allow cardiologists and radiologists to diagnose and treat heart conditions more quickly. That’s Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple, who says an upcoming event will help the hospital pay [...]

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