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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 ...

 
 

Brownback Says Kansas Public Pension System on Right Track

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:24:17

Brownback Says Kansas Public Pension System on Right Track

Gov. Sam Brownback says the public pension system in Kansas is on a solid financial footing, though he's still open to changes such as moving toward a 401(k)-style plan for new teachers and government workers. The Republican governor had a news conference Friday to discuss the financial hea...

 
 

Mowers Taken from Lot

By ksal-staff On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:54:39

Mowers Taken from Lot

Salina Police are investigating a business burglary. Officers were called to All Seasons Power Equipment, located at 821 N. Broadway, after someone pried the padlock off a fence and removed some used lawn equipment from the back lot. Police say three push mowers and two tillers were stolen s...

 
 

Man Threatened with Gun in Salina

By ksal-staff On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:35:05

Man Threatened with Gun in Salina

A argument turned violent in a west Salina home Thursday. According to Police Sergeant Jim Feldman, officers are looking for a known suspect in an assault case that happened Thursday night around 7:30pm in the 1800 block of Shady Bend. Police say two men were in a heated argument when the su...

 
 

Busy Labor Day Travel Weekend Anticipated

By ksal-staff On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:47:07

Busy Labor Day Travel Weekend Anticipated

Roads and highways will be busy around Kansas for the unofficial last big weekend of the summer. AAA Kansas projects that 35.5 million Americans across the country are planning to travel at least 50 miles from home over Labor Day Weekend. The organization also projects that more than 2.7 million ...

 
 

Kansas Geological Survey: Earthquake Problem Continues

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:45:30

Kansas Geological Survey: Earthquake Problem Continues

The head of the Kansas Geological Survey says no one should become complacent just because fewer earthquakes are rattling southern Kansas. Rex Buchanan says oil-waste regulations that seem to have contributed to lowering the number of earthquakes are set to expire Sept. 13. The Kansas Corporat...

 
 

Suspect Arrested After Threats Against School

By associated-press On Fri, 04 Sep 2015 13:56:12

Suspect Arrested After Threats Against School

Police have arrested a suspect after a high school in Maize was on temporary lockdown due to a threat on social media. Maize High School was placed under "modified lockdown" for a short period Thursday morning. According to Maize Superintendent Chad Higgins, a parent contacted the school's princi...

 
 
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