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Scale Model Motorcycles Stolen

By ksal-staff On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:42:01

Scale Model Motorcycles Stolen

Burglars targeted a downtown Salina business late last week. Police Captain Mike Sweeney says that sometime Thursday into Friday, burglars broke into Altar Engineering at 537 N. Santa Fe. Entry was gained by damaging an overhead door. Items taken include a motorcycle engine and transmission, a...

 
 

Fast Food Employee Fired For Insensitive Remark

By ksal-staff On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:42:40

Fast Food Employee  Fired For Insensitive Remark

A Kansas fast food restaurant employee is out of a job after leaving an insensitive remark on an order for a police officer and his fiance. The officer and his fiance went to a Taco Bell in Newton on Saturday night and when they received their order they found the word "pig" written on two burrit...

 
 

Bat Boy Dies After Being Hit By Bat

By associated-press On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:27:33

Bat Boy Dies After Being Hit By Bat

A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas. The general manager of the Liberal Bee Jays team, Mike Carlile, confirmed late on Sunday the death of Kaiser Carlile. The boy was struck by a follow-through ...

 
 

KU Gets $2M To Recruit Migrant Students

By associated-press On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:09:16

KU Gets $2M To Recruit Migrant Students

The University of Kansas has announced that it received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help recruit and support migrant students. The school made the announcement last week. The five-year grant is to be used to establish a Heartland College Assistance Migrant Program ...

 
 

Lucky breaks with federal funds, pensions help Kansas budget

By associated-press On Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:18:46

Lucky breaks with federal funds, pensions help Kansas budget

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's latest efforts to prevent a state budget deficit were assisted by a well-timed decision on health care funding from federal officials and better-than-expected news about teacher pensions. The Republican governor's administration outlined $63 million in budget adjustmen...

 
 

Western Kansas Crash Sends Salina Man To Hospital

By ksal-staff On Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:14:24

Western Kansas Crash Sends Salina Man To Hospital

Two people were hurt, including a man from Salina, in a crash late Saturday night in Western Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 27 year-old Alexis L. Snyder of Montezuma was driving a 2003 Toyota Tundra. She turned east from U.S. 183 Highway onto East Plains Road. Snyder lost con...

 
 

Salina Summer Winding Down

By ksal-staff On Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:37:07

Salina Summer Winding Down

It's a sure sign that summer is winding down. Salina's Kenwood Cove Water Park is scaling back its hours, in preparation of closing for the season. Because the majority of the lifeguards on staff are highs school and college students, this week beginning Monday will be the last full week of norma...

 
 

No One Hurt In Dramatic Three-Vehicle Crash

By ksal-staff On Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:06:45

No One Hurt In Dramatic Three-Vehicle Crash

There were no serious injuries in a  three-vehicle crash that briefly closed a major intersection in Salina Saturday afternoon. Master Patrol Officer Rande Repp told KSAL News at the scene that the crash involved three vehicles, an SUV and two pickup trucks. Repp says that 35-year-old Atanaci...

 
 

Thousands of Kansans mistakenly told Medicaid coverage ended

By associated-press On Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:34:26

Thousands of Kansans mistakenly told Medicaid coverage ended

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The state mistakenly notified thousands of Kansans this week that their Medicaid coverage had been canceled. The Kansas Department of Children and Families said a computer glitch caused the incorrect letters to be sent out. DCF spokeswoman Theresa Freed says the error happe...

 
 

Kansas officer who fatally shot suspect won’t be charged

By associated-press On Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:05:52

Kansas officer who fatally shot suspect won’t be charged

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A suburban Wichita police officer who fatally shot a man last year will not face charges. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Friday the officer who shot 40-year-old Chad Leichhardt at a Haysville apartment was lawfully defending a woman being threatened by Le...

 
 
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