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Body ID’d as missing Junction City woman

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:06:01

Body ID’d as missing Junction City woman

Authorities in northeast Kansas say a body found last week in rural Geary County is that of a Junction City woman missing since Feb. 7. Junction City police also said Tuesday that the death of 24-year-old Amanda Clemons has been ruled a homicide. An autopsy conducted over the weekend determined t...

 
 

Kansas Bill Would Allow Spanking that Leaves Marks

By associated-press On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:45:28

Kansas Bill Would Allow Spanking that Leaves Marks

A Kansas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow teachers, caregivers and parents to spank children hard enough to leave marks. Current Kansas law allows spanking that doesn't leave marks. Rep. Gail Finney, a Democrat from Wichita, says he wants to allow up to 10 strikes of the hand and tha...

 
 

Warrant Sweep

By ksal-staff On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:53:25

Warrant Sweep

Area law enforcement conducted a massive warrant sweep yesterday leading to 45 arrests. SPD's Master Patrol Officer Brent Rupert tells KSAL News the  municipal court warrants ranged from - parking citations to domestic violence. District Court warrants were issued for a range of misdemeanors and...

 
 

Health Department Repairs On Schedule

By ksal-staff On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:37:07

Health Department Repairs On Schedule

Saline County Commissioners were updated Tuesday on the progress of construction on health department facility. Riley Construction Company is in the process of repairing the Elm Street facility, which because of a structure problem with the roof, closed back in May of 2012. Problems encounte...

 
 

Suspect Bites Salina Clerk, Escapes

By ksal-staff On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:30:02

Suspect Bites Salina Clerk, Escapes

A store clerk wrestles a would-be robber to the ground, before he runs away. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, Salina Police are looking for a white male in his 20's who attempted to rob the Rod's Convenience Store, 1401 S. Santa Fe on Sunday night. Police say the man walked into the store Su...

 
 

KSAL Storm Spotter Hosting Event

By ksal-staff On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:48:03

KSAL Storm Spotter Hosting Event

An event for those interested in severe weather is planned at Kansas Wesleyan University this week. According to the school, veteran Kansas storm spotter Henry Diehl will offer his expertise as part of the Smoky Hills Audubon Society free presentation series on Thursday. Diehl is a 1973 gradua...

 
 

Inmate Released After Four Year Wait

By associated-press On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:39:12

Inmate Released After Four Year Wait

A man has been released from the Sedgwick County Jail after spending 4½ years waiting for a trial in a sexual predator case. Forty-five-year-old Todd Ellison was supposed to go to trial next week to determine whether he should be held for life as a sexual predator. Instead, District Judge Ben...

 
 

Woman Killed In Police Chase Crash

By associated-press On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:31:23

Woman Killed In Police Chase Crash

Police say a 62-year-old woman died when a car fleeing from police ran a stop sign and collided with her vehicle. The accident happened Monday night in Kansas City, Kan. Police say they began pursuing the man's vehicle after it sped away from what is a well-known drug house. The man's car even...

 
 

Survey: Don’t Move State Fair Date

By associated-press On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:28:10

Survey: Don’t Move State Fair Date

A proposal to start the Kansas State Fair on Labor Day weekend wasn't popular with people who responded to a survey. Nearly 75 percent of 2,500 people responding to a survey conducted by University of Kansas Jayhawk Consulting either disagreed or strongly disagreed with Gov. Sam Brownback's propo...

 
 

Governor Warns Of Wildfire Danger

By associated-press On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:11:45

Governor Warns Of Wildfire Danger

Kansas residents are being urged to act cautiously with outdoor burning as the state marks a week of awareness of the dangers of wildfires. Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a proclamation declaring this Wildfire Awareness Week. The state fire marshal's office said in a news release Monday that Ka...

 
 
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