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Lightning blamed for duplex fire in southwest Manhattan

By |June 24th, 2022|

Storms are being blamed for causing another structure fire this week in Manhattan. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched around 12:30 this morning to 320 Rosewalk Place, in southwest Manhattan. Upon arrival, fire was discovered on the exterior gable above the garage. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire and an investigation determined it [...]

Wife of accused former Wamego teacher now facing charge in sex crime investigation

By |June 23rd, 2022|

A former Wamego High math teacher is facing criminal charges, three weeks after her husband, a former Wamego Middle School science teacher was arrested. Arrest records show 55-year-old Deborah Sylvester was booked Tuesday in Wabaunsee County Jail on a Pottawatomie County warrant charging her with unlawful sexual relations. Her husband, 51-year-old Allen Sylvester is charged [...]

Man arrested Thursday with stolen gun in Manhattan

By |June 23rd, 2022|

An 18 year old was arrested in Manhattan early Thursday morning after being found in possession of a stolen gun. Ryan Tierney was taken into custody in the 1800 block of Anderson Avenue just after 2:30 a.m. He’s charged with a trio of crimes including possession of stolen property, criminal carry of a concealed weapon [...]

Woman arrested for theft, obstruction outside Manhattan Taco Bell

By |June 23rd, 2022|

Riley County Police arrested a woman in Manhattan Wednesday after she is alleged to have attempted to drive off with a vehicle parked at the west side Taco Bell. 36-year-old Andrea Freeman was taken into custody after 7 p.m. Wednesday outside of the Taco Bell on Westport. She’s been charged with two counts of theft [...]

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