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Second man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder in 2019 shooting

By |May 7th, 2021|

A Manhattan man entered a guilty plea Thursday to second-degree murder in connection to a 2019 fatal attempted robbery. 21-year-old Jaylon Hitsman additionally pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated robbery and aggravated battery. In exchange, prosecutors dropped charges of aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle and recommended a lower sentence [...]

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Wichita native returns to paint Douglass Activity Center mural

By |May 7th, 2021|

A mural depicting a number of scenes tied to the Douglass community in Manhattan is being painted at the new Activity Center there by a Wichita native. EuGene V. Byrd III returned to his home state from Atlanta to paint the piece that has the man who led the Exodusters to Kansas, Benjamin “Pap” Singleton, [...]

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RCPD Report: 5/7/21

By |May 7th, 2021|

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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Wanted Felon Arrested With Stolen Vehicle in St. George

By |May 6th, 2021|

St. George police have taken a man wanted on five different warrants from two counties into custody after finding him driving a vehicle stolen from Wichita. Jeffrey Keith Mendez faces a total of 12 charges including felony theft and four counts of failure to appear. He initially gave police a false name and was driving [...]

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