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Lottery: No jackpot winner in $380M Powerball drawing

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:04:50

Lottery: No jackpot winner in $380M Powerball drawing

Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing. The next drawing will be Wednesday after no one matched Saturday's winning numbers. Sue Dooley is the senior drawing manager for the Multi-State Lottery Association, which oversees Powerball. She...

 
 

Bourbon County man dies in all-terrain vehicle crash

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Feb 2015 10:56:55

Bourbon County man dies in all-terrain vehicle crash

A 25-year-old man has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in southeast Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Saturday morning when a Honda ATV read-ended a Sport Trac ATV less than five miles west of Fort Scott. The Honda flipped, injuring Billy Gale Minor, of the small Bo...

 
 

Kansas moves to reduce prison population, but bills to stiffen penalties could stymie efforts

By associated-press On Sun, 08 Feb 2015 10:55:24

Kansas moves to reduce prison population, but bills to stiffen penalties could stymie efforts

Kansas lawmakers are working to reduce the state's prison population and costs, but parallel legislation to toughen penalties could stymie their efforts. The Kansas Sentencing Commission has submitted bills to the Legislature that would free up 150 beds in state prisons and save $3.6 million. One...

 
 

CAPS Auction Brings In Nearly $85,000

By ksal-staff On Sun, 08 Feb 2015 02:39:58

CAPS Auction Brings In Nearly $85,000

An enthusiastic crowd gathered Saturday morning to bid on a wide variety of items that included among other things services, romantic getaways, celebrity items and recreation packages. For the 26th year in a row, Child Advocacy and Parenting Services, or CAPS, hosted a celebrity benefit auction. ...

 
 

Kansas’ budget problems touching cherished highway system

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Feb 2015 21:58:14

Kansas’ budget problems touching cherished highway system

Kansas voters who re-elected a Republican governor known for aggressive tax cutting are learning that the state won't solve its budget problems without putting its cherished highway system in the cross hairs. Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature this past week worked out plans for closing a $34...

 
 

Firearms deaths pass fatal crashes as top nonmedical killer

By associated-press On Sat, 07 Feb 2015 21:55:48

Firearms deaths pass fatal crashes as top nonmedical killer

Effective safe-driving campaigns and increase in suicides have pushed firearm deaths ahead of car crashes as the leading nonmedical cause of deaths in Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports 880 people were killed by guns in Missouri in 2013, the most recent federal data available, while 781 died ...

 
 

CAPS Auction is Saturday

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:30:38

CAPS Auction is Saturday

The 26th Annual Caps Celebrity Benefit Auction is Saturday. CAPS Interim Executive Director Carmen San Martin tells KSAL News that the action-packed line up includes an autographed Eric Clapton Fender guitar, "It is really, really cool," she said. "The staff has been salivating over it and we ...

 
 

Salina Crime Stoppers 2-6-15

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:02:45

Salina Crime Stoppers 2-6-15

From the Saline County Sheriff's Office: Between November 15, 2014, and January 25, 2015, a residence in the 7000 block of Frontier Road, rural Saline County, was burglarized. Items stolen from the residence include: PSE brand compound bow with a 35 pound draw weight Accessories for the bo...

 
 

Geologists Look for Earthquake and Fracking Correlation

By associated-press On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:28:21

Geologists Look for Earthquake and Fracking Correlation

For at the last 15 months, Kansas geologist Rex Buchanan estimates, he's spent 90 percent of his time studying something once relatively rare in the state - earthquakes. He has learned a lot, said the director of the Kansas Geological Survey, whose focus in the past was primarily on water and geo...

 
 

Church Burglar Arrested

By ksal-staff On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:22:46

Church Burglar Arrested

Salina Police make an arrest and recover a stolen safe after a traffic stop. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, an officer on patrol stopped a car driven by 31-year-old Justin Rortina of Salina, at Ohio and Pacific on Thursday night for a broken headlight. The officer recognized Rortina as a s...

 
 
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