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Kansas Jobless Rate Edges Higher

By associated-press On Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:07:56

Kansas Jobless Rate Edges Higher

The Kansas Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate and the number of private-sector jobs both edged higher in July. The agency reported Monday that seasonally adjusted unemployment rose to 4.9 percent in July from 4.8 percent in June. The July figure was down from 5.6 percent in th...

 
 

Roberts: Drug Cartels Behind US Border Crisis

By associated-press On Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:05:27

Roberts: Drug Cartels Behind US Border Crisis

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts says drug cartels are enticing Central American immigrants to come to the United States to work for their operations here. The Kansas Republican made the claim Monday at the annual convention of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association. He says the cartels spread fa...

 
 

UPDATE: Police Investigating Monday Shooting

By ksal-staff On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:20:01

UPDATE: Police Investigating Monday Shooting

One person was shot, and another arrested, during an incident during the noon hour on Monday. Salina Police Captain Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that the incident happened at 821 N. Second Steeet. Police responded at 12:32 in the afternoon to the report of a shooting. They found a 20-year-old man...

 
 

Police Log 8-18-14

By ksal-staff On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:43:58

Police Log 8-18-14

Salina Police are seeking a known suspect who allegedly hit a 40-year-old man in the face with his fists after an argument turned violent just after midnight on Monday. The victim was transported from his home in the 700 block of North 3rd to the ER for facial bone fractures and bruised ribs. Sal...

 
 

Memorial Fund Set Up for Deputy, Wife’s Children

By associated-press On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:16:24

Memorial Fund Set Up for Deputy, Wife’s Children

A memorial fund has been set up for the children of a Reno County jail deputy and his wife who died in a motorcycle crash during the weekend. Reno County Jail Deputy Shawn Schellenger and his wife, Danielle, died of injuries they suffered Saturday in Great Bend. The sheriff's office says they wer...

 
 

Police Ramp Up Presence at 9th & Cloud

By ksal-staff On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:37:20

Police Ramp Up Presence at 9th & Cloud

After a number of complaints from residents, construction workers and drivers in the construction zone surrounding 9th and Cloud - traffic officers will be monitoring the area more closely. Lt. Russ Lamer tells KSAL News that complaints about vehicles turning left where signs post "No Left Turns,...

 
 

Governor Discusses Efforts to Fight Federal Laws

By associated-press On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:33:44

Governor Discusses Efforts to Fight Federal Laws

Gov. Sam Brownback is campaigning on his administration's efforts to fight against what he calls federal government overreach. The Republican governor found a friendly audience for his re-election pitch Monday at the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association convention. Brownback recounted st...

 
 

Burglars Caught

By ksal-staff On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:36

Burglars Caught

A residential burglary is halted when the owner walks in on two suspects ransacking her house. Salina Police say the 33-year-old woman was also attacked by a female acquaintance when she confronted the man and woman who were allegedly in her home in the 1200 block of Apache on Friday night just a...

 
 

Empty Nest?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:06:00

Empty Nest?

My son graduated this year and I’ve been a mess this whole past year just thinking of him leaving for college. I’ve been one of those moms who helped with all the school events and was really involved. I’m not dealing with this very well. This empty nest thing is already worse than I though...

 
 

Suspected Pipe Bomb Filled with Dirt

By jeff-garretson On Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:01:55

Suspected Pipe Bomb Filled with Dirt

Salina Police get a Sunday morning call about a possible pipe bomb. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, an area resident contacted police at 11:04am on Sunday - after they noticed what looked like a pipe bomb in the alley behind the 600 block of W. Prescott. Officers cordoned off the area after...

 
 
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