Fort Riley

State court affirms Riley County Court judgment

The Kansas Court of Appeals has affirmed a Riley County District Court judgment in a nearly six year old murder case. Former Fort Riley soldier Daniel Parker had appealed, claiming his trial attorney’s representation had been deficient because the attorney didn’t fully investigate the victim more and failed to keep Parker adequately informed before trial. [...]

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By | 2017-12-08T13:21:52-06:00 December 8th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on State court affirms Riley County Court judgment

Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 11/30/2017

Dereck Williams, 24, of Junction City, Kansas was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on November 29, 2017 at approximately 7:10 PM. Williams was arrested on two Riley County District Court warrants for probation violation. Williams’ total bond was set at $22,000. Officers filed a report for aggravated robbery in the 800 block [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T11:05:01-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 11/30/2017

Court dismisses appeal in Fort Riley bombing case

A federal appeals court has refused to hear the appeal of a Topeka man who tried to set off what he thought was a bomb at Fort Riley in 2015 to support the Islamic State, according to a report by the Associated Press. A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed on [...]

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By | 2017-11-28T14:54:21-06:00 November 28th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Court dismisses appeal in Fort Riley bombing case

‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

A 1st Infantry Division soldier died in a two-vehicle collision near Fort Stockton, Texas, Saturday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Tuesday. First Lt. Stephanie Hetland, a chemical officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was driving to her next duty station [...]

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By | 2017-11-21T11:23:48-06:00 November 21st, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

Boil water advisory issued for Ellis Heights at Fort Riley

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the Ellis Heights Neighborhood at Fort Riley in Geary County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine [...]

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By | 2017-10-27T17:26:16-05:00 October 27th, 2017|Fort Riley, Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Boil water advisory issued for Ellis Heights at Fort Riley

Another soldier death reported at Fort Riley

A 1st Infantry Division Soldier died Oct. 21 on Fort Riley.  This is the ninth non-combat death of a Fort Riley soldier since August. Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III, a platoon sergeant and Black Hawk helicopter repairer with Company D, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Inf. Div., [...]

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By | 2017-10-24T05:43:36-05:00 October 24th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Another soldier death reported at Fort Riley

Another soldier death reported at Fort Riley

A 1st Infantry Division Soldier died Oct. 21 on Fort Riley.  This is the ninth non-combat death of a Fort Riley soldier since August. Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III, a platoon sergeant and Black Hawk helicopter repairer with Company D, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Inf. Div., [...]

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Transportation matters focus of Monday intergovernmental meeting

You’ve likely seen the green bikes around Manhattan–known as the Green Apple Bikes. And Jared Tremblay, who serves as Transportation Planning Analyst with the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization,  told intergovernmental leaders Monday just how much those bikes are being used by members of the community. One bike was tracked by a GPS unit for one month and [...]

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By | 2017-10-23T15:40:01-05:00 October 23rd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Transportation matters focus of Monday intergovernmental meeting

Fort Riley soldier found dead on post; 8th non-combat death since August

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead on Fort Riley Thursday, according to a press release from the Army post. Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Boone, a signal support systems specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found deceased in his on-post residence. [...]

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By | 2017-10-15T20:05:14-05:00 October 15th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley soldier found dead on post; 8th non-combat death since August

Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general

The Big Red One will welcome its newest leader with a Victory with Honors ceremony at 4 p.m. today at the 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters on Fort Riley. Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith will serve as the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley deputy commanding general for support. Smith comes to the division from Kuwait [...]

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By | 2017-10-03T10:47:13-05:00 October 3rd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general