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  1. Manhattan Man Lures Man To Parking Lot, Arrested For AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Manhattan man is behind bars after luring a man in a parking lot and threatening him with a firearm. Manhattan Riley County Police say that in the eight o'clock hour Wednesday, 35-year-old Richard Thomas sent inappropriate images of a female in order to lure a Junction City man to a parking lot in the 300 block of N. 5th St. When that man arrived at the scene, Thomas threatened him with a firearm and damaged his vehicle with a blunt object.

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  2. Tallgrass dreary: KDOT contract hold has county up in weedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    If maintenance of roadside vegetation is a basic function of local government, then the state of Kansas can add that to the growing list of basic functions it's struggling to fund - or worse, isn't choosing to. Riley County Noxious Weed Director Dennis Peterson told county commissioners Thursday morning the county's contract with the Kansas Department of Transportation is on hold and because of that, Johnsongrass - a nuisance weed that spreads quickly and can grow up to 8-feet tall - is out of control on K-18 between Manhattan and Junction City.

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  3. Other RCPD Arrests WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Riley County Police made a couple of drug-related arrests of note Wednesday. Courtney Vieyra, 29, of Junction City was taken into custody in the 200 block of 10th Street Wednesday evening on three drug possession charges.

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  4. RCPD: Man used pictures to lure victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... of N. 5th Street. Police say Thomas sent inappropriate images of a female to lure Joseph Coaxum Junior of Junction City, Kansas to a parking lot on N. 5th Street. Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 83F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. ...

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  5. Sentence in Geary County Child Solicitation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A Geary County aggravated indecent liberties case resulted in a more than four year sentence for a Junction City man. William Cordray was sentenced to 52 months earlier this week with the Department of Corrections.

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  6. Area towns ready for fireworks, other family funRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Shawnee. Highlights: Music starts at noon, food and fireworks at dark. Free. Information: (785) 251-2600. a- Junction City: The Sundown Salute, featuring vendors, a carnival, a car show, concerts with headliner Loverboy and a fireworks extravaganza, ...

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  7. Report: Ft. Riley plot suspect to skip hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A 20-year-old Topeka man accused of driving a vehicle loaded with what he thought were explosives to Fort Riley won't attend an upcoming hearing in his case. John T. Booker Jr. was arrested April 10 near Junction City as part of an FBI operation that included two informants to whom authorities say Booker detailed his plans to join the Islamic State terrorist group and die in a suicide bombing mission at Fort Riley.

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  8. Junction City man leads police on 15-mile chaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Manhattan Mercury

    A man armed with a shotgun led police on a 15-mile chase from Geary County into a pasture in Dickinson County Wednesday morning.

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  9. RCPD Report 6/25/15Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Emergency crews responded to a single motorcycle collision near the intersection of Observation Point and Tuttle Cove Road near Manhattan on Wednesday at approximately 8:35 PM. Responding officers found that a 2008 Kawasaki Motorcycle driven by Kong Nguyen, 25, of Junction City, Kansas left the roadway and collided with a guardrail.

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  10. United States v. DewberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | FindLaw

    ... amounts of powder cocaine to Virok Webb and his associates, who ran a drug distribution ring out of Junction City, Kansas. Mr. Webb and his associates would transform some of this powder into crack cocaine 1 and expand the rest of it into more ...

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  11. Four convicted in drug trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A federal jury in Topeka Tuesday delivered guilty verdicts against four defendants charged with trafficking crack cocaine in the Junction City and Manhattan areas, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. During trial, prosecutors presented evidence that in late 2012 and early 2013 agents of Kansas Bureau of Investigation and detectives from the Junction City Police Department investigated a large crack cocaine trafficking organization in Junction City and Manhattan.

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  12. Geary County sheriffa s deputy injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    A Geary County sheriff's deputy, Megan I. Landry, was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Friday while she was trying to perform a traffic stop. Thirty-year-old Landry, of Junction City, was driving an '08 Ford F-150 with its lights and sirens on around 1:15 p.m., according to the crash log.

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  13. Geary County deputy one of two injured in two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Capital-Journal

    A Geary County sheriff's deputy was injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred while she was attempting to conduct a traffic stop. The deputy, identified in a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log as Megan Landry, 30, of Junction City, had her vehicle's lights and sirens activated about 1:15 p.m. as tried to stop a northbound vehicle on US-77 highway. 3 comments

  14. Junction City police investigate fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Capital-Journal

    Junction City police are awaiting autopsy results in the shooting death of a 44-year-old man Sunday evening at a home in the south part of the Geary County town. Junction City police officials said they received a call regarding a gunshot victim at 5:36 p.m. Sunday at 2714 Elm Creek Drive.

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  15. Gunshot wound fatal for Junction City manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Capital-Journal

    Junction City police are investigating the shooting death of a 44-year-old man Sunday evening at a home in the south part of the Geary County town. The Junction City Police Department received a call regarding a gunshot victim at 5:36 p.m. at 2714 Elm Creek Dr. Junction City police Det.

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  16. JCPD Seeks Juvenile SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Junction City Police Department is attempting to locate three juveniles, who may be involved with vehicle burglaries reported since Wednesday night. JCPD received a report the three juveniles had fled placement at New Directions on West 14th St at approximately 7:46 p.m. Wednesday.

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  17. Junction City police seek walkaways from teen centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Junction City police are seeking the public's help in locating three juveniles who walked away without permission from a New Directions Behavioral Health center late Wednesday night or early Friday morning. Police reported receiving three reports of vehicle burglaries in areas near the facility at 1115 W. 14th Street during the time when the juveniles were believed to have walked away.

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  18. Rattlers power up to down Golden GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Capital-Journal

    ... play Friday with a doubleheader on the road against the Baldwin City Blues. The Golden Giants travel to Junction City to open a series with the league-leading Brigade. Tetuan, Montgomery (6) and Fehr. Michalski, Johnson (4), Hosey (4), Mah (8) and ...

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  19. Child Abuse Arrest in Junction CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Junction City Police are investigating a child abuse case, reported Tuesday, June 9th. Junction City Police received a report of an alleged Child Abuse that had occurred in Junction City.

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  20. Fort Riley soldier arrested in connection with child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Capital-Journal

    A 29-year-old Fort Riley soldier on Tuesday was arrested in connection with child abuse and criminal threat after a short standoff with police in Junction City. In addition to being suicidal, police learned that Mastin was armed with several weapons and said if police were sent to his home, "they will die."

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