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Salina Man Avoids Injury in Train Crash

A Salina man was not hurt when a Union Pacific Train he was engineering crashed into an SUV. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe was driving east on Ash Street in Junction City. The SUV went left of center and was struck by an oncoming train.


Winter weather takes over Saturday evening

Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher says that winter weather will impact the state overnight. The chance for snow will be possible for most of the state through the rest of the afternoon and into the evening. The best chance for accumulating snow will be from Salina to northeastern Kansas, where a trace to



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Three men arrested after fleeing Kansas Highway Patrol troopers; stolen vehicles, guns found

The Kansas Highway Patrol arrested three men Saturday after related incidents that included a chase, a car crash and a barricaded subject. About 3:30 p.m., troopers tried to make a traffic stop near the 500 block of N.E. Grattan when the vehicle began a pursuit, according to highway patrol Lt. Bryce


Lawmakers: US budget measure includes $50M for Amtrak route through Kansas

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan said Friday the funding for the Southwest Chief route will enable Amtrak to pay matching funding for a grant to pay for maintenance and safety improvements to the Southwest Chief route.


Saline County Jail Booking Activity – Saturday

Recent Booking Activity for the Saline County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photos.


Former Cardinal living in Kansas Defrocked

(KSNW) Salina, Kan. - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.


Kansas man pleads guilty to attempted murder after drug deal leads to shooting

A Lansing man pleaded guilty to attempted murder this week after he was accused in 2017 of shooting someone during a drug deal, said Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson. Andrew Giani Foderaro, 20, also pleaded guilty on Friday to possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of


Police investigating damage to property by BB gun

Seven windows were shot out by a BB gun at a rental property in north Salina and police believe it is connected to a case they worked in December. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said Friday that on December 11, 2018, officers worked a case in which several juveniles shot out windows with a BB


Frigid Polar Plunge raises money for Special Olympics

Several people who helped raise money for Special Olympics Kansas took the polar plunge into a pool Saturday morning at GreatLIFE Golf and Fitness in Salina. The Salina Police Department organized the event.


McCarrick defrocked for sex abuse

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.


VIDEO: Perfect Day For a Polar Plunge

With the air temperature struggling to reach 20 degrees the Salina Polar Plunge lived up to its name on Saturday. A group of hearty volunteers took an icy dip as a large group of well-wishes cheered them on.


No Monday holiday for trash pickup, landfill

Although Monday will be a holiday for most city employees, General Services crews will be providing regularly scheduled sanitation collection, according to information from the City of Salina.


Monster Trucks Rolling Into Salina

Some of the biggest and baddest trucks in the world are roaring into Salina. The Toughest Monster Truck Tour is making a stop at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center on Saturday night, and trucks are already arriving.


Suspected arson leads to Salina fire

Salina police are investigating a suspected arson that led to a fire early Thursday morning in north Salina, according to Fire Marshal Troy Long of the Salina Fire Department. Salina firefighters responded to a fire in a residence that contains two apartments, 236 and 238 S. Fourth St., about 4:55 a


Man, woman arrested after chase in south, southwest Salina

A 19-year-old Salina man led police on a chase through parts of south and southwest Salina Wednesday morning after the pickup he was driving was reported in connection with the theft of a car in north Salina.


'Zombie deer disease’ has impacted 24 states including Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A fatal disease that affects the brains and spinal cords of deer, elk and moose has shown up in at least 24 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


8 Lbs of Pot Seized, 2 Arrests Made

A couple of men from Maryland were arrested on Thursday evening with over eight pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that a deputy on patrol noticed a 2016 Chevy Malibu leave the Flying J Travel Center, 2250 N. Ohio without its headlights on.


Traffic stop leads to marijuana arrests

Two Maryland men were arrested Wednesday night after a sheriff’s deputy discovered eight pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags during a traffic stop, according to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan.


Stormy Daniels draws full house at Salina gentleman's club

SALINA, Kan. (KWCH) A woman who made headlines for her alleged affair with President Trump, before his presidency, will be in Salina for a two-night performance. Cars packed the parking lot at the Shady Lady Gentlemen's Club Wednesday night as people came to see Stormy Daniels.