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Salina man trapped after two-vehicle rollover Saturday night

A Salina couple was transported to Salina Regional Health Center after a two-vehicle accident in central Salina Saturday night. Van Lett, 84, of Salina, was eastbound on Claflin Ave. shortly after 11 p.m. and had stopped at the stop sign at Roach St., but failed to see a 2018 Nissan Rogue northbound


Salina Police Catch Up With Wichita Man

A Wichita man lead The Kansas Highway Patrol, The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, and the Salina Police Department on a long on and off pursuit. The Salina Police Captian Paul Forrester said they received a call informing them the Ottowa County Deputies and Kansas Highway Patrol officers chased a da


Four teens involved in rollover wreck at Jerry Ivey Park

Four teenagers escaped serious injury after a rollover wreck Friday morning at Jerry Ivey Park in Salina. According to a report by Capt. Paul Forrester of the Salina Police Department, a 2003 Ford Explorer driven by Carson Burr, 18, of Salina, was northbound in Jerry Ivey Park about 7:20 a.m. Friday


Stolen Saline County pickup involved in Jefferson County chase

A pickup stolen from a northeastern Saline County residence early Saturday morning was located in Jefferson County later in the weekend. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said Monday that deputies were sent to a residence in the 4800 block of East Campbell Road shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday after a


Salina city leaders explore possibility of plastic bag ban

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Salina city leaders are exploring the possibility of a ban on plastic shopping bags. City staff was briefing commissioners Monday on other communities with bans and what it would take to gather public input on such a policy.


Salina Tech plans Deisel Day event on campus June 1

Salina Area Technical College will host its first Diesel Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1 on the campus, 2562 Centennial. Salina Tech diesel instructor Mac Loucks, organizer of the event, said Diesel Day will include booths or equipment displays from many of the major trucking, ag equipment and cons


Vulture causes crash that kills Kansas husband, wife

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed a married couple as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch Saturday afternoon and struck 42-year-old Brandon Husband, of Fowler, in the head on a rural roa


Kansas man arrested in Oklahoma for child sex crimes

Oklahoma police arrested a Kansas man on child sex crimes last week. The Morton County Sheriff's Office and Elkhart Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Elkhart on April 17. It stemmed from allegations that were brought against Luke Loganbill in Texas County, Oklahoma.


Robbery suspect used taser on Kansas mall security guard

SEDGWICK COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated robbery and asking the public for assistance with information. Just after 11:45p.m. Sunday, police responded to a robbery call at the Towne East Mall security office in the 7700 Block of East Kellogg in Wichita, according t


Rollover Accident On Roach And Claflin

Saturday night two vehicles collided at the corner of Roach and Claflin. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester told KSAL News: Saturday night at 11:10 PM the driver of a 2018 Lincoln MKZ stopped but didn’t see the 2018 Nissan Rogue. The vehicles collided and rolled, the first vehicle landed on it’s t


GPS device helps locate stolen motorcycle at motel

A GPS device helped located a stolen motorcycle Friday at a motel in West Salina. According to a report by Capt. Paul Forrester of the Salina Police Department, at 7:30 a.m. Friday, a 40-year-old Salina man reported his 2007 Suzuki GSXR 600 stolen from his home in the 800 block of East Iron Street.


Dighton man injured in southeast Saline County accident

A Dighton, Kan., man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Kansas Highway 4 (K-4) in Saline County Saturday afternoon. Alan Randecker, 67, was riding a 2003 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle northbound on K-4 southeast of Gypsum when he failed to negotiate the curve near Tinkler Road, S


Salina Comic Con, Salina Liberty to celebrate ‘STAR WARS’ day on May 4

Just like the odd couple pairing of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, Salina Comic Con and the Salina Liberty Indoor Football team are joining forces to give fans of the Star Wars movies a full day of celebration on the day internationally recognized as Star Wars Day – May the 4th.


Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2019 announced by Safewise

Safewise has announced its safest cities in Kansas for 2019. “We’ve listed a total of about 64 cities,” said Rebecca Edwards with Safewise. “The Top 20 included Hesston at number one, Rose Hill debuting on the list at number two and Fairway rounding out the top three.”


Saline County Jail Booking Activity – Sunday

Charges: Criminal trespass; Remain in defiance of order by owner. Flee or attempt to elude LEO by engaging in reckless driving. 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.


Kansas felon caught on dog kennel after chase

SALINE COUNTY—Law enforcement are investigating a suspect on multiple charges after a weekend chase across several counties. Just after 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Ottawa County Sheriff’s personnel and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers were engaged the pursuit of a dark colored BMW. The chase entered Sal


Kansas woman who bought out Payless store for Nebraska flood victims to appear Monday on ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’

HAYS, Kan. — A Kansas woman who donated 204 pairs of shoes to Nebraska flood victims after buying all the remaining shoes at a Payless store that was closing will appear this afternoon on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.”


Kansas Highway Patrol arrests man after pursuit that led through northeast Johnson County

A man was arrested after leading Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers on a nearly 20-minute pursuit. 

Troopers say the chase started in Overland Park following a hit-and-run involving a light blue Dodge Grand Caravan in the vicinity of 74th Street and Horton just before noon.


Ballet Salina announces auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’

Ballet Salina has announced auditions for its fall production of The Nutcracker with the Salina Symphony. The ballet will make its debut on November 22 and 24 in the Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe. All area dancers are invited to participate.


Kansas' new governor vetoes abortion 'reversal' rule, setting up showdown with GOP

Kansas' new governor vetoed a bill Monday that would require doctors and abortion clinics to tell their patients about a disputed treatment meant to stop a medication abortion.