Geary County

Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Geary County man is behind bars after police say he attempted to kill a man Monday morning. Junction City Police were dispatched around 9 a.m. to 223 North Washington Street for a report of a battery that occurred hours earlier. The victim, 49-year-old Francisco Correa reported he was battered with [...]

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By |2019-06-24T19:24:35-05:00June 24th, 2019|Geary County|Comments Off on Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe

Junction City woman sentenced for possessing child pornography

A Junction City woman will spend the next five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Thursday that 24-year-old Kayla Michelle Simpson pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. Simpson’s iPhone was seized by FBI officials in September 2016. In her plea, Simpson admitted her phone contained [...]

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By |2019-06-20T14:12:07-05:00June 20th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City woman sentenced for possessing child pornography

Joint Geary County task force discovers meth lab, arrests one

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A meth lab was discovered early Saturday morning in the 300 block of North Washington Street. The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group conducted a search warrant in reference to a methamphetamine manufacturing investigation. As a result, a clandestine meth lab was located and processed. Avery Louis Pierson, 35, of Junction [...]

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By |2019-06-16T01:06:31-05:00June 16th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Joint Geary County task force discovers meth lab, arrests one

Junction City Police arrest woman on murder charge after stabbing

JUNCTION CITY — A Junction City woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing death of a man late Monday evening. Junction City Police were dispatched shortly before 9:30 p.m. to the 100 block of East Vine Street in reference to a stabbing victim. Officers located 55-year-old Eddie Starks of Junction City [...]

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By |2019-06-11T06:27:52-05:00June 11th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Police arrest woman on murder charge after stabbing

33 Kansas counties now eligible for federal disaster relief

TOPEKA — Fifteen more Kansas counties have been added to the list of counties eligible for emergency disaster assistance. Gov. Laura Kelly announced Saturday that 33 of the state’s 105 counties are covered by the federal declaration in response to damage from recent tornadoes. The designation makes the counties eligible for federal support and resources [...]

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By |2019-06-03T10:53:24-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on 33 Kansas counties now eligible for federal disaster relief

Reservoir Update, 11 a.m. 5/30

According to gauges on the National Weather Service website, Tuttle Creek Lake has reached 1135.48 feet above mean sea level as of 930 a.m. Increases have tapered off to about 0.02 feet per hour that KMAN has tracked in recent hours. Levels were at 1135.45 feet above mean sea level as of 830 a.m. That’s [...]

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By |2019-05-30T11:12:38-05:00May 30th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Reservoir Update, 11 a.m. 5/30

Public meeting on Milford Lake planned for Wednesday

A public meeting is planned tonight by the Army Corps of Engineers at the Milford Lake Dam. They’ll be discussing the situation at the Geary County reservoir, which also has rising levels. Gauges on the National Weather Service website show levels on the Republican River at Milford Lake reaching 1170.5 feet above mean sea level. [...]

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By |2019-05-29T12:53:12-05:00May 29th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Public meeting on Milford Lake planned for Wednesday

Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

JUNCTION CITY — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Junction City police officer was arrested Monday. Lieutenant Jason Waryan, 39, is charged with domestic battery and criminal restraint. His live-in girlfriend 27-year-old Krysteen Harbert also was arrested for domestic battery. Junction City Police contacted KBI at approximately 1 p.m. Monday to request an investigation [...]

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By |2019-05-28T08:51:48-05:00May 28th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

Update: Geary County authorities capture suspects accused of attacking man on highway

JUNCTION CITY — Geary County authorities have captured the two men accused of attacking an individual Monday morning on U.S. Hwy 77. Sheriff Daniel Jackson says Michael Whitaker of Topeka and Jason Robert Snider of Chapman were both located overnight Monday in Shawnee County. They remain incarcerated in Geary County Detention Center awaiting their first [...]

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By |2019-05-21T11:31:34-05:00May 21st, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Update: Geary County authorities capture suspects accused of attacking man on highway

Update: Wildcat Creek fell short of predictions, no longer in Flood Warning

11:30 a.m. Tuesday – Wildcat Creek no longer in Flood Warning Heavy rains for the most part stayed south of Manhattan Monday night, sparing Wildcat Creek. As for the foreseeable future, Wildcat Creek is not expected to rise into flood stage.  At one time it was forecast to crest Tuesday at around 22 feet. The [...]

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By |2019-05-21T09:31:33-05:00May 20th, 2019|Geary County, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Update: Wildcat Creek fell short of predictions, no longer in Flood Warning