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Burglar Caught In The Act

By ksal-staff On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:28:02

Burglar Caught In The Act

A Salina woman was arrested after allegedly being caught in the act trying to break into a home. Police say  that Cheryl Pittenger, 37, was attempting to break into a home on the 400 block of Phillips with a credit card when the owner pulled up and saw her. She attempted to run, but law enforce...

 
 

Gun Shop Causes Debate in Lawrence

By associated-press On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:37:24

Gun Shop Causes Debate in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence school board members have opposed a shooting range and gun shop proposed for a location across the street from the district's college and career center. School board member Shannon Kimball says it's not appropriate for a business that close to a school to sell dea...

 
 

Racial Tension Growing at KU

By associated-press On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:57:32

Racial Tension Growing at KU

Racial tensions are growing at the University of Kansas with a call for three top Student Senate leaders to resign and a recent graduate initiating a hunger strike. The Senate's Student Executive Committee is demanding that Student Body President Jessie Pringle, Student Body Vice President Zach G...

 
 

Salina Legislator Punished For Vote

By associated-press On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:54:47

Salina Legislator Punished For Vote

Two Kansas lawmakers who voted against school funding changes have been removed from a Kansas House committee that oversees education. Reps. Diana Dierks, of Salina, and John Ewy, of Jetmore, were notified this week that they had been taken off the committee. Their replacements voted in favor of ...

 
 

Kansas Court’s Approval of Death Sentence Not Seen As Shift

By ksal-staff On Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:29:08

Kansas Court’s Approval of Death Sentence Not Seen As Shift

Kansas isn't likely to see executions soon or a shift in how its Supreme Court handles capital murder cases after it recently upheld a death sentence for the first time under the state's 1994 capital punishment law. Several prosecutors are encouraged by the court's decision in the case of John E....

 
 

Firefighters Battle Sunday Morning Fires

By associated-press On Sun, 15 Nov 2015 14:28:55

Firefighters Battle Sunday Morning Fires

Firefighters were busy in rural areas of Saline and Dickinson Counties early Sunday morning, battling a series of grass fires that may have been intentionally set. Saline County Sheriff Deputy Todd Walsh told KSAL News at the scene of one of the fires that about a half-dozen fires were reported b...

 
 

Kids Can Eat Breakfast With Santa

By toddpittenger On Sun, 15 Nov 2015 12:30:43

Kids Can Eat Breakfast With Santa

Area children have a chance to eat breakfast with Santa. The Salina Child Care Association is will host Breakfast With Santa next weekend, on Saturday, November 21st. Breakfast With Santa is for children and their families. It provides a filling breakfast, goody bags while they last, door priz...

 
 

Kapaun Sainthood Quest Hits Speed Bump With Vatican Decision

By staff On Sun, 15 Nov 2015 11:48:17

Kapaun Sainthood Quest Hits Speed Bump With Vatican Decision

Catholic diocese leaders from Wichita are told it'll take a miracle to get a Kansas native declared a saint after the Vatican chose not to declare the Korean War hero a martyr. The Wichita Eagle reports that Wichita Bishop Carl Kemme met with Cardinal Angelo Amato in Vatican City recently to make...

 
 

Former minority MU faculty voice support for protesters

By associated-press On Sat, 14 Nov 2015 23:21:27

Former minority MU faculty voice support for protesters

A group of minority former faculty members at the University of Missouri says racial problems must be addressed. The MU Former Faculty of Color released a statement late Friday supporting students protesting what they say is a racist environment at the predominantly white Columbia campus. The ...

 
 

Size of Kansas foster care population up 18 percent

By associated-press On Sat, 14 Nov 2015 23:18:35

Size of Kansas foster care population up 18 percent

The size of Kansas' foster care population has swelled 18 percent over six years. Child welfare advocates are blaming high turnover among caseworkers, parental drug addiction and cuts to programs that help poor families. Douglas County CASA executive director Diana Frederick says "something ne...

 
 
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