Matthew Snyder, the son of K-State associate football coach Sean Snyder and the grandson of head football coach Bill Snyder, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The Manhattan Mercury reports emergency personnel responded to a medical call Wednesday afternoon in the 3300 block of Claflin Avenue in Manhattan. Riley County police confirmed that there had been [...]
A corrections officer was recognized with a Life Saving Award during Tuesday’s Riley County Law Board meeting. “We don’t give a lot of these out, but the occasion arises every once in a while,” Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told the board. Schoen said Corrections Officer Sharlene Beverly provided critical lifesaving assistance to [...]
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Three people were taken to the hospital following an accident on Highway 24 early Monday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a Jeep driven by 24-year-old Mayra Perez of Fort Riley was on Hoffman Lane crossing eastbound lanes of Highway 24, failed to yield to right-of-way and was struck by a van going eastbound [...]
Early morning patches of ice and blowing snow throughout the morning closed several schools Thursday in the KMAN listening area. Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 canceled classes Thursday, along with Junction City, Wamego and Rock Creek school districts. Rile County government offices were also closed Thursday. Sunset Zoo in Manhattan also closed for the day. A full [...]
The Riley County Police Department officer who was shot when responding to a domestic disturbance Friday in Manhattan has been treated and released from the hospital, according to a statement released by the RCPD Monday morning. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Friday, Sergeant Pat Tiede was shot after responding to the report of a domestic situation [...]
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The name of the man who shot at Riley County police officers and injuring one while barricading himself at his home at 3716 Hawthorne Woods Circle in Manhattan Friday afternoon has been identified. According to an arrest report by the RCPD, 38-year-old Mark Harrison was taken into custody after surrendering to authorities after two hours. Harrison [...]
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The State Fire Marshal has released the name of a man who died in a Dec. 26th fire in Pottawatomie County. The State Fire Marshal Wednesday morning says 35-year-old Wade Parkhurst of Wamego was the fatality victim located within the residence after the blaze. This information is still pending official identification from the medical examiner’s [...]
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A Wamego firefighter has died following a fall on New Year’s Day, according to a news release from the Wamego Fire Department this morning. The WFD says firefighter John Randle sustained a life-threatening injury from a fall while returning fire apparatus to service following the completed response to a structure fire during the early morning [...]
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A St. George family is without a home after a fire early Monday morning. The home of Rodney and Terri Schump in St. George Kansas caught fire in the process of thawing frozen water pipes. It’s suspected cobwebs and lint in the crawl space below the home ignited. Both occupants of the home were able [...]
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A machine shop near Eskridge was found fully engulfed in flames early Wednesday morning, according to a press release from the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office. Property managers in the 15000 block of Mission Valley Road called 911 at 5:17 a.m. to report a structure fire on the property. Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office dispatched three fire [...]
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