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Pounds of suspected meth, hundreds of oxy pills seized in Nickerson raid

A Nickerson man is being held on $500,000 bond after the Reno County Drug Enforcement unit raided his home near Nickerson High School on Thursday and seized nearly two pounds of suspected methamphetamine and more than 890 oxycodone pills. The arrest followed an ongoing investigation by the county's

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:40:59

Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Friday

All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photo Filed Under: Jail Activity, Salina All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photo Filed Under: Jail Activity, Salina

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-23 14:18:34

Judge releases teen arrested for HMS 8 threat

A judge Friday agreed to release to home a Hutchinson Middle School student who has been in juvenile custody since investigators learned he purportedly made threats to shoot up his school. A psychological evaluation of the teen that the judge ordered last Friday has not been done, but that didn't di

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:14:39

Hutchinson Clinic rolls out opioid policy

The unused prescription drugs that sit in medicine cabinets and potentially end up in the wrong hands now have a permanent place to go. The blue MedSafe box, nestled in the corner of Hutchinson Clinic Pharmacy at 2101 N. Waldron, filled once already since being placed there in February. Based on est

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-24 02:41:43

Nickerson man arrested on drug charges

A 56-year old man was arrested on numerous drug charges at his home near Nickerson High School. On Thursday, law enforcement served a high-risk "no knock" warrant at Michael Curran's home at 106 South Pine, which is within 1,000 feet of the school. Many drugs were found, including two pounds of meth

KNSSRADIO.COM - 2018-03-24 05:30:27

Authorities are investigating an early morning forced entry

According to Captain Sweeney, the police were sent to the 300 block of S. Ohio for a burglary that took place at 2:39 a.m., March 23. The female victims are 16 and 18-years-old. They were home when there was a knock at the door. One of the victims answered the door and two male suspects forced thems

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-23 17:18:13

Knight comfortable in the realm of service

Given her own professional background, it's not too surprising that once Wanda Knight retired and had some extra time on her hands she gravitated towards spending some of it helping out in a health care setting. For a decade now, Knight has been volunteering her time at Pine Village nursing home in

NEWTON KANSAN - 2018-03-24 06:43:00

Man arrested in drug bust near Nickerson High School

Authorities have arrested a 56-year-old man on numerous drug-related charges after they executed a search warrant at his home near Nickerson High School. Law enforcement officers on Thursday served a high-risk "no knock" warrant at Michael Curran's home at 106 South Pine, which is within 1,000 feet

KAKE TV - 2018-03-23 22:16:00

Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

HUTCHINSON, Kan. The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department installed the first "Young Lun


Staying safe on U.S. Highway 56

After two people died in a collision near Galva, U.S. Highway 56 doesn't sound very safe. But the location isn't what endangers McPherson County drivers - it's everyday errors that any driver could make. "I cannot blame the road out there for the crashes in my opinion, I just have trouble saying I c


Domestic Dispute Lands Salina Woman in Jail

A Salina woman was detained after she allegedly tried to attack a male victim with a knife and struggled with law enforcement while being arrested. Police Capt. Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that authorities responded to a call of a domestic dispute at a central Salina residence on March 14 at 8:21 p


Hutchinson man charged for domestic violence

Prosecutors formally charged an 18-year-old Hutchinson man with aggravated battery for a February domestic violence incident during which he's accused of "impeding breathing or blood circulation by choking or applying pressure to the neck or chest" of the victim. Reno County Magistrate Cheryl Allen


Salina Man Threatens Victim with Hammer

A Salina man was detained after he threatened a female with a hammer during an argument. Police Capt. Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that authorities responded to a domestic dispute at a central Salina residence on Wednesday, March 21 around 8:17 p.m. Sweeney says that police arrested 47-year-old Kevi


No clear answers about cause of local quakes

The Reno County delegation in the Statehouse wants to know why earthquakes have rattled the Hutchinson and South Hutchinson area within the last month. While the local lawmakers will get a response from the state, they may not get an answer. "I don't think there is a smoking gun," Rick Miller, seni


Salina man jailed for alleged threat with a hammer

Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that turned into an alleged threat with a hammer. According to Captain Sweeney, on March 21, at 8:17 p.m. local law enforcement was called to a central Salina home for a disturbance. According to the police, Kevin Tankard, 47, of Salina, got into an ar


Kobach-Hartman ticket rolls into Hutch

Just because you're a Republican, doesn't mean you're a conservative, said Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, bringing his gubernatorial campaign to Hutchinson Thursday morning. Kobach is critical of the "status quo" in Topeka, where all statewide offices have been held by Republicans for nearly

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:01:00

Salina gas station clerk returns lottery ticket worth $1 million

LINCOLN, Kan. A Lincoln County man is $1 million richer, thanks to a Salina gas station employee. The lottery winner's brother accidentally dropped the winning ticket at a gas station over the weekend, before the numbers were checked. Employees ran the ticket that was dropped and realized they need


Town Hall meeting set on proposed rezoning of Hutchinson's Southeast District

The City of Hutchinson will host a Town Hall meeting for residents of the Southeast District to discuss a proposed new zoning district designed for smaller lot properties. The event will be 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 10, at McCandless Elementary School, 700 N. Baker St. The new district, called an R-6 Re


Several Items Taken in Salina Burglary

A plethora of personal belongings were taken from an east Salina home after a late-afternoon burglary. Police Capt. Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that the incident happened at a residence on Tuesday, March 20 at 1000 S. Marymount. The burglary happened between 2:15 and 5:15 p.m. The home owner, 65-ye


TV Stolen From a Salina Motel

Salina Police are investigating after a television and its cable box was stolen from a west Salina motel. KSAL News learned from Police Capt. Mike Sweeney, that someone entered an unsecured window in one of the rooms at the Village Inn Motel, 458 S. Broadway. Sweeney says that this burglary occurred