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Kansas communities order evacuations overnight due to flooding

DONIPHAN COUNTY —The KDOT is currently assisting with response to flooding in Doniphan by moving 100 tons of sand from storage domes in Horton to Elwood. Just after 8p.m. Thursday, Doniphan County Emergency Management sounded alarms to begin evacuations, according to their social media page. The cit


Kansas State to lower tuition for students in Oklahoma

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas State University is becoming cheaper for good students from five more states. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the Kansas Board of Regents agreed this week to allow new students from Arkansas, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas to begin paying less in fall 2020


Wanted Kansas teen jailed after 100 mph chase

ELLSWORTH COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on numerous charges after a high-speed chase. Just before 12:30a.m. Friday, an officer on patrol in Salina noticed a maroon Chevrolet Equinox that seemed to be trying to evade the officer, according to Salina Police Captain P


Kansas ‘professor’ accused of botching autopsies to face criminal charges

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) – A man who is accused of botching autopsies across the country will face criminal charges Friday. More than 20 families from all over the country claim Shawn Parcells is an incompetent fraud, saying the Kansas man lied to them.


2 more Kansas counties added to disaster declaration

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Division of Emergency Management says it has been notified that two more counties have been added to a federal disaster declaration for Kansas.


K-State sketch comedy, Storm Large and more

Don’t miss a night of sketch comedy from Run Away Ambulance, a sister troupe to On the Spot, K-State’s award winning improv group. These funny students have been writing and rehearsing sketches for their annual sketch comedy show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium.


Part of Fort Riley Blvd in Manhattan shut down due to crash

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - The Riley County Police Department responded to an injury accident near the intersection of Westwood and Fort Riley Blvd, Wednesday afternoon. According to a tweet sent out by RCPD, westbound traffic is shut down on Fort Riley Blvd from 17th St. to Poliska.


Man wounded in JC shooting says he was checking on mother of alleged shooter's child

A man who was wounded during a Junction City shooting last summer said he and his cousin — who was also shot, and later died — were checking on a woman who had fought with her child’s father that day.


Manhattan High School names new principal

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - Michael Dorst has been named the principal of Manhattan High School. Dorst has been an assistant principal at Manhattan High School since 2008. “I’ve been fortunate to be part of Manhattan High School for the past 11 years,” said Dorst. “I’m honored to have this opportunity,


Woman warns others about secret shopper scam

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - A Manhattan woman nearly lost thousands of dollars to scammers and now she wants to warn others so they don't lose money either. About a month ago, Joyce White received an unusual email in her inbox. It was an offer to be paid as a secret shopper. She used to work as a myste


Fire officials advise safety during high-risk season

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas Forest Service official is urging caution for homeowners and landowners as the state nears a point in the year that is typically high-risk for wildfires.


Riley County officials look to increase emergency responder presence

Riley County emergency services didn’t respond to 47 percent of calls last year. Because of this rate of missed calls, commissioners along with Riley County Fire District 1 and EMS officials are exploring methods to improve service in rural areas.


Sophomore leadership honorary selects members

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's Silver Key, a sophomore leadership honor society, has selected new members for the 2019-2020 academic year. To be eligible for Silver Key, students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average, be a 2018 high school graduate, and in their freshmen year at the un


Groups to hold concert for retired music teacher's cancer fundraiser

Several groups are coming together for a benefit concert to help a retired Manhattan music teacher as he battles cancer. John Richard worked in the Manhattan-Ogden school district for 24 years and has served as a substitute since his retirement.


Manhattan Special Olympics runner places at World Games

A Manhattan runner placed in the top 10 in all three of her races at the Special Olympics World Games over the past week. Mallory Morris, 24, placed third in the 100 meter run Monday, fourth in the 400 meter run Tuesday and seventh in the 4x100 meter relay Wednesday. The games were held in Abu Dhabi


Unsealed documents shed new light on depth of the Cohen probe

A trove of newly released documents from the federal raids on Michael Cohen ’s home and office are offering new insight on how investigators built their case against President Trump 's former "fixer."