Manhattan

Local church leader reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.’s teachings in MLK Jr. Day speech

Community members gathered at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel this morning for a morning of prayer and remembrance during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast Program. The main event of the program was a speech delivered by Bishop Darryl Martin, the founder of Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church, who reflected on King’s teachings [...]

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By |2020-01-20T17:39:25-06:00January 20th, 2020|Bishop Darryl Martin, Local News, Manhattan, MLK Jr. Day, Prayer Breakfast, Speech|Comments Off on Local church leader reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.’s teachings in MLK Jr. Day speech

RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

An investigation is underway following the burglary of the Manhattan Dairy Queen at 1015 North 3rd Street. Riley County Police say the incident was reported Sunday morning, but likely occurred after the store closed Saturday night. The suspect damaged a window to gain access to the building and left with an unknown amount of money. [...]

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By |2020-01-20T08:52:51-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Riley County Police are investigating after an apparent robbery Thursday night at the Wendy’s restaurant on Anderson Ave. in west Manhattan. The department said in a Facebook post a suspect demanded money from the staff before leaving the scene. They’re currently working on a suspect description and are seeking help from the public. Anyone with [...]

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By |2020-01-18T22:10:21-06:00January 18th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Riley County Police are investigating after an apparent robbery Thursday night at the Wendy’s restaurant on Anderson Ave. in west Manhattan. The department said in a Facebook post a suspect demanded money from the staff before leaving the scene. They’re currently working on a suspect description and are seeking help from the public. Anyone with [...]

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By |2020-01-18T22:10:21-06:00January 18th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Manhattan celebrates life, work of MLK Jr., Bakers recognized

More than 100 area residents celebrated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Manhattan’s Peace Memorial Auditorium Saturday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration has been a mainstay in Manhattan for more than two decades, organized by the Manhattan Martin Luther Jr. Memorial Committee. The event regularly features poetry, singing, [...]

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By |2020-01-18T19:49:26-06:00January 18th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan celebrates life, work of MLK Jr., Bakers recognized

Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

For the second time, a mistrial has been declared in the case of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, the Manhattan man accused in the death of his former girlfriend’s infant son in late 2018. According to Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson, the mistrial was requested by Deputy Riley County Attorney Bethany Fields. The office said during the [...]

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By |2020-01-17T12:13:08-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

RCPD arrests drug offender at Manhattan hotel

Riley County Police have arrested a 42-year-old man with several warrants. Shannon Lavar Bryant, a registered drug offender, had absconded from law enforcement since September. He’s charged with two counts of violating the offender registration act, one count of marijuana distribution, a probation violation, use of a communication device and driving with a suspended license. [...]

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By |2020-01-16T07:54:41-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD arrests drug offender at Manhattan hotel

City working on updated bike, pedestrian system plan

Manhattan planners are envisioning a future with improved bicycle and pedestrian routes, including additional bikeways and protected cycletracks alongside city streets. City commissioners Tuesday discussed an update to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Systems Plan, which lays out potential future projects to improve biking and walking around Manhattan. The previous plan was adopted in 1998. City [...]

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By |2020-01-15T12:37:53-06:00January 15th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City working on updated bike, pedestrian system plan

Retrial begins for Manhattan man accused in 2018 death of infant

A new trial starts this week for a Manhattan man accused in the 2018 death of his former girlfriend’s 2-month-old son. Jurors were selected Monday for the retrial of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Michael Calvert, Jr. The trial is expected to last five days. According to [...]

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By |2020-01-14T08:21:29-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Retrial begins for Manhattan man accused in 2018 death of infant

RCPD investigating alleged embezzlement at Manhattan audiologist

A Manhattan audiologist clinic was recently the victim of an alleged embezzlement of close to $20,000. The Riley County Police Department filed a report Friday listing Hearing Doctors of Kansas, located at 1213 Hylton Heights Road as the victim. The report says a known 38-year-old woman allegedly stole $19,447 from the business. No suspect information [...]

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By |2020-01-14T07:37:56-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating alleged embezzlement at Manhattan audiologist