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Police Seek Robbery Suspect

By ksal-staff On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:12:33

Police Seek Robbery Suspect

Police are looking for a known suspect who kidnapped a woman and stole an SUV at gunpoint. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, a man and woman were playing pool inside a home at 562 Upper Mill Heights on Wednesday when a group of four people came in. Police say the male suspect pointed a handgu...

 
 

Grasshoppers Inundate Parts Of Kansas Again

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:09:59

Grasshoppers Inundate Parts Of Kansas Again

Grasshoppers are once again infesting parts of Kansas, causing at least one small farmer in south-central Kansas to go out of business. Experts say the years of drought left perfect conditions for grasshoppers although there numbers are not expected to be larger than normal in Kansas. The U.S....

 
 

UPDATE: Train Derails In McPherson County

By ksal-staff On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:13:58

UPDATE: Train Derails In McPherson County

Two Union Pacific freight trains collided in central Kansas but no injuries or major hazardous waste spills were reported. The collision occurred early Thursday in McPherson County between Galva and Canton. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says an eastbound train hit the back of a westboun...

 
 

6 Selected For Cowboy Hall Of Fame

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:56:40

6 Selected For Cowboy Hall Of Fame

The Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame says it will induct six people into the hall this year. The honorees will be inducted into the Dodge City institution on Oct. 11. The new members announced Wednesday are Dusty Anderson, of Skiddy, a working cowboy; Fredric Young, of Dodge City, a cowboy historian...

 
 

Fatal Workplace Accident Investigated

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:42:27

Fatal Workplace Accident Investigated

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of an employee at a Pittsburg plant. Authorities say 51-year-old Harley Burch Jr. of Pittsburg died Tuesday after being injured in an accident at the Vinylplex plant, which makes PVC plastic pipe products. Lt. Tim Tompki...

 
 

Rabid Skunks Prompt Warning

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:30:38

Rabid Skunks Prompt Warning

Wichita city officials are warning pet owners that three rabid skunks were found in the eastern part of the city. Officials announced Wednesday that the skunks came into contact with people's pets during separate incidents. They say some dogs have been placed under home quarantines for observatio...

 
 

United Way To Assemble 50,000 Meals

By ksal-staff On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:30:11

United Way To Assemble 50,000 Meals

The Salina Area United Way is doing things a little different to kickoff its 2014 fall campaign this week. At a kickoff event Friday, volunteers will assemble and deliver 50,000 meals. Executive Director Amanda Michaelis tells KSAL News that in lieu of a typical campaign kickoff, the Salina Area ...

 
 

New Exhibits At Manhattan Discovery Center

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:28:40

New Exhibits At Manhattan Discovery Center

Two temporary exhibits are scheduled to open at a Manhattan heritage and science center. Visitors to the Flint Hills Discovery Center can access the new attractions starting on Friday. An exhibit titled "Flint Hills FORCES II" explores the time period between 1917 and 1963 when the city, Fort ...

 
 

Kansas Senator Quits Eisenhower Memorial Project

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:15:51

Kansas Senator Quits Eisenhower Memorial Project

After more than a decade of planning and millions spent to build a memorial near the National Mall honoring the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a key lawmaker who has helped oversee the project from the start is stepping away. Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran has resigned from the Eisenhower Memorial...

 
 

KU Students Raise $1,800 For Records Request

By associated-press On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:11:38

KU Students Raise $1,800 For Records Request

A student seeking records about the financial relationship between the University of Kansas and the Koch brothers has raised the $1,800 the school required to fulfill her request. Schuyler Kraus, president of the Students for a Sustainable Future, filed the Kansas open records request last month....

 
 
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