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Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Sunday

Name: Stubbs,Micheal James Charges: Driving While Suspended Name: Pickett,Trenton Allen Charges: Driving While Suspended No Proof Of Insurance Name: Koob,Forrest Robert Charges: Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs Unknown severity Name: Jewell,Michael Eugene Charges: X: Probation Violati

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-18 17:55:44

Pub Crawlers Turn Salina Downtown Green

The streets of downtown Salina were alive with the spirit, and color of St. Patrick's Day Saturday night. Salina Downtown's "St. Paddy's Day Pub Crawl 2018" event attracted a large crowd of enthusiastic revelers. Many dressed in bright, festive, green attire and were enjoying their favorite cold bev

KSAL.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Police responding to gunshot reports arrest woman on drug charges

A Salina woman was arrested on drug charges Friday evening at Red Carpet Inn, 2222 E. Diamond, after police responded to reports of gunshots in the area. Police Sgt. Chad McCary said Shakira Eleish Magee, 34, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. She also could face charges of interfering with police. McC

SALINA JOURNAL - 2018-03-17 21:09:23

Salina's bulk solids center granted tax exemption

Salina's Bulk Solids Innovation Center has received a property tax exemption from the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals. The exemption is for 100 percent as long as the facility is used for scientific and educational purposes, said Sean Robertson, Saline County appraiser. The nearly 13,000-square-foot bui


Gunshots reportedly heard Tuesday night in south Salina

Salina police received multiple reports between 10:15 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday of gunshots being fired in south Salina, but no one was injured and no property damage was found. Sgt. James Feldman, of the Salina Police Department, said callers reported hearing multiple gunshots in the 100 bl


Salina woman injured in rear end wreck

A Salina woman was injured when her car was rear ended by another vehicle Tuesday afternoon. According to a report by Sgt. James Feldman of the Salina Police Department, a Buick LeSabre driven by Misty Heller, 43, of Salina, was eastbound on Iron Street at about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday when she came to a


VIDEO: Salina Central Walkout

Students, school staff, and members of the community came together Wednesday at Salina Central high school for a 17-minute walkout that took place at 10 a.m on the Salina Central campus. The seventeen minutes represented the victims of the Parkland, Florida High School shooting. It was one month tod


Police presence at Lakewood middle school

Local law enforcement were called to Lakewood Middle School today due to an incident between two students. Officials from USD 305 Told The Salina Post that the situation was resolved quickly and school business was not interrupted. The incident was not related to the walkout that took place today. F


Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Thursday

Name: McCubbin,Mackenzie Diane Charges: Failure to appear Name: Burdette,Jordan Kelly Scott Charges: Contempt of Court; Indirect Contempt of Court; Indirect Failure to appear Probation Violation Probation Violation Name: Albany,Kristina Michelle Charges: Outside warrant/NCIC hit Outside warrant/N


Guns, Schools Discussed at Salina Legislative Event

Salina area state representatives were back in town Saturday to provide an update on the 2018 Legislative Session. A gathering of about 30 people jotted down questions for State Senator Randall Hardy and State Representatives, Steven Johnson and Diana Dierks to respond to during the 90-minute meetin

KSAL.COM - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Two More Most Wanted Arrests

Two more fugitives on the March list of Salina's Most Wanted has been caught. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, the latest arrests are Holly Boase and Tracy Urionaguena. The first weekend of each month a new list of Salina's Most Wanted goes online. The March list went online Saturday


Salinan sentenced to nearly 9 years for child abuse

Susan Armbrister stood in Saline County District Court Tuesday and described what life has been like since Oct. 19, 2016 - the day she started helping her grandson endure pain. "Since he is a baby, how do you explain to him it will be OK and not hurt when all he has felt is pain?" Armbrister asked d


Police Respond to Incident at School

A brief police presence at a Salina middle school early Wednesday afternoon was not related to walkouts earlier in the day across the country, or to any threats. During the noon hour a couple of officers responded to Lakewood Middle School to assist the school resource officer. According to USD 305,


Abilene school superindendent to retire effective June 30

ABILENE - Abilene school superintendent Denise Guy has announced her retirement, effective June 30. The Abilene Board of Education accepted her retirement at Monday's meeting. Guy, who has spent 32 years in education, said she felt the time was right to retire after the district finished a $24.2 mil


Salina man accused of pushing officer

A 27-year-old Salina man was arrested early Saturday, accused of pushing a police officer and breaking the holder of a body camera, a police department spokesman said. Capt. Paul Forrester said and officer was called at 1:10 a.m. to a home in the 1200 block of Arlington Drive for a disturbance. When


Smoke From Multiple Fires Drifting Into Salina

Smoke drifting into the Salina area Wednesday afternoon is from three large grass fires in Rice County, and a controlled burn at the Smoky Hill Weapons Range. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer just made an emergency declaration for the Rice County fires. Officials were deploying Black Hawk helicopters to


A Salina woman was injured Monday after her van struck a parked van in the 800 block of East Republic Avenue, a police department spokesman said.

Darlene Bean, 75, was transported to Salina Regional Health Center following the crash at 7:50 p.m., said Capt. Mike Sweeney. A hospital spokesman said he had no record of Bean being treated. Bean had been driving west on Republic when the crash occurred, Sweeney said. Darlene Bean, 75, was transpor


Police investigating shots fired in south Salina

Salina police are investigating a report of shots fired between 10 and 11 p.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of Meadowlark Lane, a police department spokesman said. Capt. Paul Forrester said witnesses reported hearing a vehicle accelerate at high speed just before hearing about four to five gunshots. A w


UPDATE: Abilene teen dies in I-70 crash, fire

Photo courtesy KHP DICKINSON COUNTY- A Kansas teen died in an accident just before 9a.m. Tuesday in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2016 Nissan Sentra driven by Mariah M. Lowe, 18, Abilene, was eastbound on Interstate 70 nine miles east of Abilene. The vehicle left the road on