Junction City

May 28, 2019 - 4:12 am
On Memorial Day special agents of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested a Junction City Police Lieutenant. In a release the Junction City Police Department says they contacted the KBI at approximately 1 p.m. on Monday, May 27th to request an investigation into a domestic violence incident...
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March 30, 2019 - 9:25 am
A Kansas sheriff already charged with theft has been arrested a second time. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested Geary County Sheriff Anthony Wolf on Friday at the sheriff's office in Junction City. He was booked into the county jail on suspicion of two counts of felony theft. The KBI said...
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December 26, 2018 - 11:36 pm
A Junction City man has been arrested in connection with a Christmas Day homicide. Police say they were called to an apartment in the 900 block of Grant Avenue, where they found 31-year-old Jenna Schafer dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Through their investigation, they were able to track down...
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October 18, 2018 - 7:36 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it has arrested the Geary County sheriff at his office. The agency said in a news release that Geary County Sheriff Anthony "Tony" Wolf, 44, was arrested Thursday morning. KBI says the sheriff was arrested for felony theft, for allegedly giving a county-owned...
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August 13, 2018 - 6:01 pm
Authorities say a man has been arrested in a woman's death last year in rural northern Kansas. The Riley County Police Department says Steven Meredith, 32, of Junction City, was arrested Saturday night on a first-degree murder warrant in the October 2017 death of Carrie Jones, 48, of Junction City...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2018 - 7:39 pm
Junction City police have identified the body of a woman found in the city on May 28th as that of a missing North Carolina woman. The victim was identified as 59-year-old Tamra Ann Gibson of Asheville, North Carolina. She was last seen in Asheville on May 22nd. Although her body was located in...
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March 28, 2018 - 7:04 pm
A Texas man has pleaded guilty to murder and involuntary manslaughter for the 2016 crash deaths of a mother and her two children on Interstate 70 in Kansas. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a written release Wednesday that Steven Johnson, 45, of Houston, pleaded guilty Monday in Geary...
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Dreamstime
October 30, 2017 - 5:42 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a woman's death in rural northern Kansas as an apparent homicide. The Riley County Police Department said in a news release Sunday that victim was Carrie Alicia Jones, 48, of Junction City. The department received a call Saturday after her body...
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Dreamstime
August 08, 2017 - 10:03 am
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Junction City officer fatally shot a man. Police spokeswoman Trish Giordano says the shooting occurred early Tuesday when officers were called to make a welfare check on the west side of Junction City. One man...
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Dreamstime
May 09, 2017 - 7:42 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - An apartment fire in northeast Kansas that caused nearly $3.8 million in damage has been ruled accidental and associated with the improper disposal of smoking materials. Junction City Fire Department Chief Terry Johnson said in a statement Monday that the fire department...
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