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Another small earthquake rattles south-central Kansas

By associated-press On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 19:36:21

Another small earthquake rattles south-central Kansas

Another small earthquake has shaken south-central Kansas. The Kansas Geological Survey says the latest quake struck Saturday night near the small Sumner County town of Caldwell. It had a preliminary magnitude of 2.5. At least one earthquake a day has rattled the area since Tuesday, with magnitude...

 
 

Man gets 89 years for shooting wife, 2 sons in west Wichita

By associated-press On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 17:56:09

Man gets 89 years for shooting wife, 2 sons in west Wichita

A Wichita man has been ordered to spend 89 years in prison for trying to kill his wife and two sons. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1JMwlAX) reports that 40-year-old Pettix McMillan was sentenced Friday for three counts of attempted first-degree murder. The sentence is more than double what McM...

 
 

K-State Marching Band Takes Shot at KU

By associated-press On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 14:43:23

K-State Marching Band Takes Shot at KU

Kansas State officials have apologized for a marching band routine during Saturday night's season opener that involved the rival Jayhawks and appeared to be adult-oriented in nature. The theme of the halftime show against South Dakota was "space," and involved scenes from Star Trek and Star Wars....

 
 

Judges Sue State Over Funding Law

By associated-press On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 13:33:10

Judges Sue State Over Funding Law

Four district court judges are challenging the constitutionality of a new state law that threatens the budget of the judicial branch. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Shawnee County District Court on behalf of judges from the counties of Douglas, Kingman Labette and Riley. Issues first arose in...

 
 

Salina Child Wins National Fishing Contest

By ksal-staff On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 13:15:25

Salina Child Wins National Fishing Contest

A Salina child has won a national fishing contest. 6-year-old Noah Rupert, a 1st grade student at Huesner Elementary School, is the winner of Fishing's Future's Catch/Photo/ Release contest. The contest, which was designed to urge families to spend time together fishing, is not complicated. It wa...

 
 

Day of Service Planned

By jeff-garretson On Sun, 06 Sep 2015 11:30:19

Day of Service Planned

Volunteers are needed to help for a day of service in Salina next weekend. They will install or check on smoke detectors, clean the banks of the Smoky Hill River, and work to beautify Downtown Salina. Nancy Klostermeyer with the Volunteer Connection tells KSAL News that teams of three people will...

 
 

Grandmother of boy abandoned at Wichita store jailed

By associated-press On Sat, 05 Sep 2015 19:41:49

Grandmother of boy abandoned at Wichita store jailed

Jail booking reports show that a woman accused of abandoning her grandson at a Wichita department store has been arrested. The Wichita Eagle reports that the 41-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of child abandonment, theft and a probation violation. She is jailed in Sedgwick County ...

 
 

Fish Attractors Hit Kansas Lakes

By ksal-staff On Sat, 05 Sep 2015 11:30:42

Fish Attractors Hit Kansas Lakes

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Fisheries Section staff recently launched a new program designed to increase the amount of fish-attracting structure in Kansas public waters. According to the agency, as part of the program, staff will sink approximately 300 “PVC cubes,” to att...

 
 

Fort Riley Chopper Makes Emergency Landing

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 19:40:45

Fort Riley Chopper Makes Emergency Landing

No injuries were reported after a Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing south of Fort Riley. The crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk made the landing in a field about 5 miles south of Fort Riley on Wednesday night. Fort Riley says in a release the four crew members from the 1st Combat Aviatio...

 
 

Jurors to Decide Fate of Man Who Killed 3 at Jewish Sites

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:13:12

Jurors to Decide Fate of Man Who Killed 3 at Jewish Sites

An expert says the Missouri man convicted of killing three people at separate Jewish sites in Kansas will live only five to six more years. Jurors are hearing testimony in the sentencing phase of Frazier Glenn Miller's trial. The 74-year-old is facing either death or life in prison for the ...

 
 
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