Junction City

KHP: Junction City child safe following apparent kidnapping, pursuit on I-70

TOPEKA — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a man accused in a Friday kidnapping, who led authorities on a pursuit on Interstate 70, is in custody. Authorities with KHP were alerted by Junction City Police of a kidnapping that reportedly occurred around 2 p.m. They were notified that the armed suspect was reportedly eastbound on [...]

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By |2019-11-01T18:30:51-05:00November 1st, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on KHP: Junction City child safe following apparent kidnapping, pursuit on I-70

Colorado pastor crashes plane in JC; no injuries

JUNCTION CITY — No one was injured when the pastor of a Colorado church crashed the small plane he was flying in Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says emergency crews were called around 10 a.m. Thursday to Freeman Field Airport in Junction City. Investigators determined the accident happened when landing gear malfunctioned on the 1968 [...]

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By |2019-11-01T12:38:46-05:00November 1st, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Colorado pastor crashes plane in JC; no injuries

USD 475 condemns alleged racial incidents from Manhattan/JC football contest

JUNCTION CITY — The USD 475 Geary County School Board on Monday condemned alleged racial comments made during the Oct. 11 Junction City/Manhattan High football game. “At the end of the game when individuals were exiting the field, there was a space between the fence where they were walking through and getting to the bus [...]

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By |2019-10-23T08:24:48-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Sports|Comments Off on USD 475 condemns alleged racial incidents from Manhattan/JC football contest

JCPD arrests three following shooting that left one person critically injured

One person was critically injured and three others were arrested following a shooting incident Sunday afternoon in Junction City. According to the Junction City Police Department, officers were called out shortly before 4:30 p.m. to the 200 block of East 1st Street for the report of a possible shooting. Upon arrival, they found 18-year-old Coye [...]

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By |2019-09-30T07:19:41-05:00September 30th, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on JCPD arrests three following shooting that left one person critically injured

Meredith sentenced to 20 years for murder of drug informant

A Riley County Judge has sentenced a Junction City man to 20 years in prison for his role in the 2017 murder of a confidential drug informant. Steven Meredith, 33, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to commit murder charge in July. On Monday, Riley County District Court Judge John Bosch sentenced him to 240 months [...]

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By |2019-09-23T20:21:40-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Junction City, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Meredith sentenced to 20 years for murder of drug informant

Junction City Fire responds to structure fire

Junction City Fire Department responded to a call for a structure early Saturday morning. At 2 a.m., JCFD responded to 1402 Rucker Rd. for a call. According to the JCFD, upon arrival, fire crews found a structure fire at the location. One of the occupants had a minor injury to his left hand from trying [...]

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By |2019-09-21T09:37:04-05:00September 21st, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Fire responds to structure fire

Junction City Fire responds to structure fire

Junction City Fire Department responded to a call for a structure early Saturday morning. At 2 a.m., JCFD responded to 1402 Rucker Rd. for a call. According to the JCFD, upon arrival, fire crews found a structure fire at the location. One of the occupants had a minor injury to his left hand from trying [...]

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Community gathers to remember events of 9/11

A ceremony was held Wednesday evening at Manhattan’s Bishop Stadium to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2011. The event was put on by the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, Senior Core and the Senior Core RSVP program to honor area first-responders. The Fort Riley 1st Infantry Division Band [...]

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By |2019-09-12T06:50:06-05:00September 12th, 2019|Fort Riley, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Community gathers to remember events of 9/11

JCPD Chief Breci retiring; Nichols named interim police chief

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Junction City Police Chief Dan Breci is retiring after 43 years of public service. Breci’s last day with JCPD is September 20. He’s spent 20 years with the department including the last three years as the Chief of Police. The department announced Monday that Lt. Kirt Nichols will serve as interim [...]

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By |2019-09-10T06:48:29-05:00September 10th, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on JCPD Chief Breci retiring; Nichols named interim police chief

Junction City teen arrested after Saturday morning pursuit

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Junction City teenager is behind bars after leading police on a pursuit Saturday morning. Deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched shortly after 7 a.m. to an erratic pickup driver traveling eastbound on Interstate 70. The driver reached speeds of up to 90 mph, swerving all over the [...]

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By |2019-09-07T15:53:02-05:00September 7th, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City teen arrested after Saturday morning pursuit