James Toliver, 38, of Chicago, Illinois was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department yesterday evening. Toliver was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for distributing heroin and a Manhattan Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear. Toliver was issued a total bond of $23,000.00 causing him to remain confined at the [...]
A damaged bridge has stifled traffic on I-70 near milemarker 303 in Geary County Tuesday afternoon, according to social media reports from the Kansas Highway Patrol. Eastbound traffic has been diverted to K-18. Westbound traffic has not been effected. The Kansas Department of Transportation tweeted the bridge is “structurally sound” and that the damage will [...]
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American Airlines has reinstated larger regional jets to Dallas-Fort Worth after a seasonal break as a part of Manhattan’s commercial airline service to DFW and Chicago O’Hare airports. According to a press release from Manhattan Regional Airport, the Bombardier CRJ-700 offers first-class seating and additional overhead bin storage while carrying a greater number of total [...]
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Younger participants in Saturday’s Little Apple Pride celebration at City Park may take for granted that the event was held for its ninth year. But one Manhattan born-and-raised resident remembers a time when such a day of public festivities would’ve been fantasy. “I came out as gay in 1976 at the age of 19, right here [...]
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Tommie Baggett, 18, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 1400 block of Hartman Pl. in Manhattan on April 6, 2018 at approximately 10:40 AM. Baggett was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy (x2), aggravated robbery, attempted rape (x3), aggravated burglary (x2), and aggravated battery (x3). Baggett was [...]
The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 704 Dondee Drive in Manhattan for a report of a structure fire Thursday evening just after 8 p.m. Upon arrival, crews found a three-story apartment building with a fire on the second floor. Crews entered the building and extinguished a kitchen fire in less than 10 minutes. A [...]
Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 800 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan Thursday at approximately 7:40 AM. Officers listed Mario Garcia Jr., 25, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2006 Dodge Dakota Pickup. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately [...]
An unidentified 33-year-old Manhattan man was seriously injured in Topeka Wednesday night when he was struck by two different vehicles while attempting to cross Topeka Boulevard. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office reports the man was knocked to the ground when he was hit by the mirror of a U-Haul box truck and was then run [...]
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April is Month of the Military Child and Fort Riley kicked off the month-long celebration with a parade March 30 and a proclamation signing April 3. Many family-friendly events are planned throughout the month at Fort Riley, including: April 6, Midnight Sports from 8 to 10:30 p.m.; call 785-239-9222 April 7, Family Movie at Barlow [...]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan was sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China. Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that 51-year-old Weiqiang Zhang was sentenced for two counts of conspiracy and one count of [...]
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