Manhattan

Emergency response crews, USD 383 wrap up active violence training

Since Wednesday, the Riley County Police Department and emergency personnel from the Manhattan Fire Department, Riley County EMS, KSU PD and other law enforcement partners have participated in active violence training exercises at Manhattan High School West Campus. After the exercises on Thursday, KMAN spoke with Lt. Brad Jager, Training Coordinator at the RCPD, about their work. [...]

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By | 2018-07-20T13:18:14-05:00 July 20th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Emergency response crews, USD 383 wrap up active violence training

High winds sweep through Manhattan downing tree limbs, street signal

High winds caused damage across Manhattan Friday afternoon. Wind gusts of 80 mph were recorded in the Little Apple, taking down trees, limbs and a traffic light on Poyntz. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins tells me a majority of the wind/storm damage is in Manhattan. Few damage reports outside of town. — Brady [...]

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By | 2018-07-20T11:13:40-05:00 July 20th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on High winds sweep through Manhattan downing tree limbs, street signal

RCPD Report 7/20/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 100 block of Bluemont Ave in Manhattan on July 20, 2018 at approximately 1:30 AM. Officers listed Joshua Jacobs, 32, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his Samsung Galaxy 8 Note phone. The estimated total loss associated with this case is [...]

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By | 2018-07-20T10:13:30-05:00 July 20th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 7/20/18

Harris convicted in fatal 2017 shooting north of Manhattan

Jurors reached a verdict in a May 2017 murder case Thursday inside the Riley County District Courthouse, according to media reports. Steven Harris, a Manhattan man accused of fatally shooting 39-year-old German Gonzalez-Garcia in the 2800 block of Nelson’s Landing north of Manhattan, has been convicted of second degree murder, attempted second degree murder and felon in [...]

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By | 2018-07-19T12:21:01-05:00 July 19th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Harris convicted in fatal 2017 shooting north of Manhattan

Collins: ’93 flood showed ‘resilience’ of Manhattan, Riley County communities

The 1993 Manhattan flood was 25 years ago Wednesday. The flood came after weeks of heavy rainfall filled the Tuttle Creek dam and forced officials to raise the spillway, releasing 68 thousand cubic feet of water per second which flowed into the city. Manhattan’s flooding was not an isolated incident — storms led to floods [...]

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By | 2018-07-18T14:44:02-05:00 July 18th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Collins: ’93 flood showed ‘resilience’ of Manhattan, Riley County communities

Armed robbery attempted at Westport Taco Bell

The Riley County Police Department received a report of an attempted robbery at the Taco Bell on the 1100 block of Westport Drive early Wednesday morning. RCPD said in a media release that the victims said two men armed with a gun and wearing masks committed the crime just before 2 a.m. The suspects fled [...]

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By | 2018-07-18T10:37:49-05:00 July 18th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Armed robbery attempted at Westport Taco Bell

RCPD, USD 383 to conduct joint active violence training exercises this week

The Riley County Police Department and emergency personnel from the Manhattan Fire Department, Riley County EMS, KSU PD and other law enforcement partners will be participating in a joint active violence training exercise taking place over three consecutive days later this week, beginning Wednesday. According to a press release from the department, this training will [...]

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By | 2018-07-17T13:51:15-05:00 July 17th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD, USD 383 to conduct joint active violence training exercises this week

RCPD Report 7/17/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 5100 block of Skyway Dr. in Manhattan on July 16, 2018 at approximately 2:50 PM. Officers listed Foley Equipment Compnay as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took a Caterpillar Telehandler. The estimated loss associated with this case is approximately $135,270.00. Police ask that anyone [...]

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By | 2018-07-17T10:20:11-05:00 July 17th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 7/17/18

RCPD Report 7/16/18

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 500 block of S 3rd St. in Manhatatn on July 13, 2018 at approximately 12:00 PM. Officers listed Katherine Barker, 48, of Rutland, Vermont as the victim when she reported an unknown suspect damaged her vehicle. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By | 2018-07-16T10:31:15-05:00 July 16th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 7/16/18

RCPD investigating rape in Bluemont Avenue apartment

The Riley County Police Department is investigating a rape that was reported early Friday morning. RCPD said in a media release that an unidentified man forced a 22-year-old woman into an apartment she was standing outside of on the 1100 block of Bluemont Avenue at approximately 12:30 a.m. There, he sexually assaulted her and then [...]

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By | 2018-07-13T14:12:05-05:00 July 13th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating rape in Bluemont Avenue apartment