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Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

GREENWOOD, Miss.- A Mississippi judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man charged with killing his wife. Edward Broom was arrested in January 2016 in Manhattan, Kansas, where he had moved after the death of his wife, Lakeyla Broom. She was killed in the couple’s home in Greenwood, Mississippi, in September 2014. [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T06:45:18-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

TOPEKA — Kansas State University researchers say a dominant forage grass in the Great Plains could be diminished by climate change to less than half of its current stature during the next 75 years. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that studies involving K-State faculty indicated that changes would potentially shrink the plant size of big bluestem [...]

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By | 2017-10-16T10:29:21-05:00 October 16th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, State News|Comments Off on KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the university’s student union, the latest in several vandalism incidents targeting diversity at the school. The slur was found Monday and was removed that afternoon. The anti-gay vandalism occurred the same week some vandalized a temporary dwelling erected outside a residential complex for the Jewish [...]

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By | 2017-10-10T12:05:48-05:00 October 10th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Anti-gay slur continues diversity-related vandalism at K-State

KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center is warning dog owners to be careful amid a recent outbreak of a highly contagious disease among raccoons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that veterinarians at the center say they’ve recently seen a high number of raccoons suffering from canine distemper. The viral disease can spread to susceptible dogs. Kansas [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T15:43:57-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others

WICHITA — A man accused of planning to bomb a Kansas apartment complex that houses Somali refugees says he was unaware his co-defendants intended to carry out the attack. Gavin Wright, formally of Manhattan, made the argument in a court motion filed Wednesday that offers the first details at his defense strategy. His attorney filed [...]

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By | 2017-09-13T18:21:06-05:00 September 13th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Former MHK man accused in Garden City bomb plot blames others

Invasive zebra mussels found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir

The state Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says invasive zebra mussels have been found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir. The 12,500-acre U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake is a popular recreation area six miles north of Manhattan. The department said in a news release that the zebra mussel population is currently small but noted there [...]

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By | 2017-08-18T10:28:12-05:00 August 18th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Invasive zebra mussels found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Latest: Fort Riley comments on soldier killed in JC police shooting

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the Fort Riley man killed in a confrontation with police shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday in Junction City, according to a news release from the bureau. The KBI identified 23-year-old Peter James Robbins as the man who was shot and killed by officers after refusing their commands to [...]

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By | 2017-08-09T15:30:39-05:00 August 8th, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Latest: Fort Riley comments on soldier killed in JC police shooting

St. Louis couple donates $2 million to K-State

A St. Louis couple, along with financial service firm Edward Jones, has donated $2 million to Kansas State University. The university says the donation from Doug and Vicki Hill and Edward Jones will be used for to hire faculty and promote growth for the National Strategic Selling Institute in the College of Business Administration. Doug [...]

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By | 2017-06-02T10:11:27-05:00 June 2nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on St. Louis couple donates $2 million to K-State

KSU joins KU and WSU in banning guns at large sporting events

LAWRENCE — The state’s three largest universities will be allowed to ban guns at large sporting events beginning in July. The Kansas Board of Regents’ governance committee on Wednesday approved a request by The University of Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State to install security measures such as metal detectors and guards — either temporary or [...]

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By | 2017-04-19T17:07:58-05:00 April 19th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on KSU joins KU and WSU in banning guns at large sporting events

Judge delays trial in Garden City bomb plot case against Somalis

WICHITA — A federal judge has delayed until summer the trial against three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex and mosque used by Somali immigrants in western Kansas. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren on Tuesday scheduled the trial for June 13. It had previously been set to start April 25. Prosecutors allege Patrick [...]

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By | 2017-03-07T17:46:52-06:00 March 7th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Judge delays trial in Garden City bomb plot case against Somalis