September unemployment numbers in Manhattan were down considerably from the month before, according to information just released by the Kansas Department of Labor. The 3.3 percent unemployment rate was down from 4.1 in August for the Manhattan metro area including Riley and Pottawatomie Counties. The Manhattan/Junction City combined statistical area showed a lower rate also [...]
A Manhattan man faces rape and other charges following his arrest in Pottawatomie County. Thursday’s Riley County Police report indicates Jesse Porter, 22, was taken into custody in Westmoreland, last Friday October 13th at approximately 2:50 PM. Porter was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for one count of rape, one count of aggravated sexual [...]
Riley County informed Pottawatomie County officials Thursday afternoon during a monthly joint meeting between the two governments, along with the City of Manhattan, that they would not consolidate ambulance services. The meeting was held inside the Riley County Commission Chambers in Manhattan. Earlier in the day at the close of Riley County’s commission meeting, Riley [...]
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Manhattan citizen Johnathan Cole was one of many to address the Riley County Law Board inside Manhattan’s City Hall Monday afternoon. Marijuana and perceived racial bias in the policing of it dominated the meeting. “It’s not the fact that the crime is happening,” Cole, a young white male said. “It’s the fact that the stops [...]
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Riley County Police are reporting a shooting in Manhattan this past weekend, with one person suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Riley County Police announced Monday morning that at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday RCPD received a 911 call from a citizen reporting shots fired near 519 North Manhattan Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they [...]
Riley County commissioners opened financing bids Thursday as the process continues in replacing the county’s aging emergency radio system. On Aug. 3, Pat Collins, the county’s emergency management director and fire chief, told the commission a new system will have a total price tag of nearly $12 million. The infrastructure costs alone are projected to be [...]
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Officers filed a report for aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and kidnapping in Odgen, Kansas on October 11, 2017. Officers listed a 24 year old female as the victim when she reported a male suspect known to her battered her and would not let her leave. Due to the nature of the crimes [...]
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Riley County Police have announced the financial card readers or skimmers found in Riley county were discovered in Ogden in the 400 block of Riley Avenue. A Shop Quik store is located at that address. Area residents are asked to keep an eye on their bank accounts if they use credit cards to pay for fuel. In a [...]
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A Manhattan woman was injured in an accident on Highway 24 near Walters Drive, on the northeast side of Manhattan, Wednesday afternoon. Alexis Hamilton, 35, was taken to Via Christi following the accident, reported shortly after two p.m. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Hamilton was driving a Pontiac passenger car eastbound on highway 24 [...]
Riley County Officers filed a report for forgery, making false information and theft in the 1800 block of Claflin Rd. yesterday morning. They listed Studer Truck Line as the victim when it was reported two known male suspects altered business checks then cashed them. The total loss associated with this case is approximately $8,618.00. Police [...]