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Phelps’ Hate Seen As Helping Gay Rights

By associated-press On Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:31:02

Phelps’ Hate Seen As Helping Gay Rights

Fred Phelps Sr. led his small Topeka church for more than two decades in a bellicose crusade against gays and lesbians, declaring that the U.S. was doomed because of its tolerance of homosexuality. But the tactics of Phelps and his Westboro Baptist followers created public circuses that some say ...

 
 

Southern Baptist leader condemns anti-gay pastor’s message

By associated-press On Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:39:32

Southern Baptist leader condemns anti-gay pastor’s message

A leader of the Southern Baptist Convention says it has no connection whatsoever to the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church founded by the Rev. Fred Phelps, who died late Wednesday at the age of 84. The Rev. Russell Moore, president of the SBC's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, calls Westbor...

 
 

Kansas, Missouri men killed in crossover collision

By associated-press On Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:35:39

Kansas, Missouri men killed in crossover collision

Two people are dead after a pickup truck crossed the median on a northeast Kansas highway and struck a car head-on. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 1:20 a.m. Thursday on Kansas 10 in Johnson County. Investigators said a westbound pickup driven by 45-year-old Johnnie Royce J...

 
 

Online Relationship Leads to Scam

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:48:58

Online Relationship Leads to Scam

A Salina man falls victim to a scam. Salina Police report a 53-year-old man met a woman online who convinced him she needed help with paying her bills. The woman allegedly sent him a check for $4,400 with instructions to cash it. He was then asked to wire it to a man in Florida who would then ...

 
 

Drones Could More Efficiently Search For Missing Airplane

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:46:18

Drones Could More Efficiently Search For Missing Airplane

As the hunt continues for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, a Kansas State University Salina aviation professor says using unmanned aircraft systems could make the search more efficient. Kurt Barnhart is head of the department of aviation and executive director of the Applied Aviation Resear...

 
 

Computer, Meat Stolen

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:25:23

Computer, Meat Stolen

Salina Police are investigating a business burglary. According to Captain Chris Trocheck, someone forced open a door at the Prairieland Market, 305 E. Walnut sometime between Tuesday night at 10pm and Wednesday morning at 10am. Officers say $1,000 worth of steaks, ground beef and pork was stol...

 
 

Infamous Kansas Pastor Dies

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:09:12

Infamous Kansas Pastor Dies

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., who founded a Kansas church widely known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, has died. That's according to his son Tim Phelps and KSN Wichita sister station Kansas First News. Phelps, 84, was being cared for in a Shawnee County facility, Westbo...

 
 

Man Escapes Truck Fire

By jeff-garretson On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:01:00

Man Escapes Truck Fire

An early morning fire destroys a semi truck at the Sale Barn. A knock on the cab door woke up 24-year-old Cody Ford around 3:43am this morning - as an unidentified man alerted him that his 2001 Kenworth semi truck was on fire. Moments later crews from Rural Fire District #7 arrived on scene at...

 
 

Airport Contamination Cleanup Project Beginning

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:00:24

Airport Contamination Cleanup Project Beginning

A project to cleanup contamination in the Salina Airport Industrial Area is beginning this Spring. Late last Spring local, state, and federal officials reached an agreement on cleanup funding. As part of the agreement, the federal government will fund 90 percent of the cleanup, with local entitie...

 
 

I-70 Road Construction Project Underway

By ksal-staff On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:34:42

I-70 Road Construction Project Underway

A sure sign of Spring are those orange barrels on Kansas roads and highways. Road construction on Interstate 70 in Dickinson County has started. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, construction on I-70 in Dickinson County resumed Thursday morning. Westbound traffic is being...

 
 
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