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Sixth Most Wanted Arrest

KSAL StaffNovember 15, 2018

Another person on the latest list of Salina's Most Wanted has been caught. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, the latest arrest is Danelle Cantrell. She was wanted for crimes that include drug crimes. The arrest is now the 6th off the November list. Since the Salina Most Wanted program began back in July of 2000, thanks to tips from the public, over 2,800 criminals have been...

2 Arrests Made in Salina Robbery

KSAL StaffNovember 15, 2018

Evidence and a tip leads investigators to make two arrests in connection to last month's robbery at a Salina fast food stop. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that officers arrested 20-year-old Jantz Johnson-Viera and his cousin, 23-year-old Shakur Phillps, both of Salina on numerous charges including aggravated robbery. The investigation began October, 28th after a man wearing a...

Rob Riggle to Speak in Salina

Todd PittengerNovember 15, 2018

Rob Riggle, actor, comedian, writer, producer and director, and retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel is coming to Salina. Riggle will be the featured speaker at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, Tuesday, February 12, 2019.  The banquet will be held in the Arena of the Tony’s Pizza Events Center beginning at 6:30pm.   A membership networking reception will be held from ...

Fort Riley to “Gobble Wobble” Saturday

KSAL StaffNovember 15, 2018

Fort Riley will serve a fun, unique Thanksgiving type meal this weekend. The Army post is ready for its fourth annual “Gobble Wobble” this Saturday. The “Gobble Wobble” is a two-mile fun run, or walk, that includes Thanksgiving dinner along the route. The run begins at Riley’s Conference Center and features five food stops where participants will be able to enjoy portion-controlled tu...

Toys to Take Over Expo Buildings

KSAL StaffNovember 14, 2018

One of the biggest events of its kind in the Midwest is coming to Salina this Saturday. Kenwood Hall and the 4-H Building will be bursting at the seams with toys at the 7th Annual Salina Heart Land Toy Show. Organizers tell KSAL News vendors are coming from Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Texas, Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma and of course Kansas. They will have thousands of toys on display t...

Salina Man Admits to Shooting Police Officer

KSAL StaffNovember 14, 2018

A Salina man has admitted to shooting a police officer in Illinois. According to Michael C. Carr, the State’s Attorney for Jackson County, Illinois, 24-year-old Alex. B. Karcher of Salina plead guilty to charges related to the shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris on July 31, 2016. Karcher entered an open plea of guilty to: Count 1 - Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent t...

See & Sell Saturday in Salina

KSAL StaffNovember 14, 2018

Organizers are ready for one of the biggest, and most continuous events of its kind in Salina and the Midwest. Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting the public to kick off the holiday season by shopping at the 52nd annual See & Sell Holiday Market and supporting Kansas Girl Scouts at the same time. This popular arts and crafts show, which attracts 3,000 shoppers each year, will be ...

Remembering the Founders

KSAL StaffNovember 14, 2018

A commemorative wreath laying ceremony brought a small crowd to a snowy corner of the Gypsum Hill Cemetery on Monday, to honor three of the founders of Salina. Mayor Karl Ryan made brief remarks and shared some of the backstory on the pioneer spirit that inspired the group back in 1858 to establish a town near the banks of the Smoky Hill River. Wreaths were placed on the grave marker for vet...

“Thanksgiving Safe Arrival” Effort to Begin

KSAL StaffNovember 14, 2018

Law enforcement around Kansas are getting ready to mobilize for the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, beginning Monday their agency will join many other police agencies across the state including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Safe Arrival traffic enforcement campaign. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will underw...

Pair of Burglaries in the Same Salina Neighborhood

Jeremy BohnNovember 14, 2018

Salina Police are investigating the possibility of two residential burglaries that occurred around the same date and in the same neighborhood, might be related. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that two burglaries happened in northeast Salina. The first happened sometime between Nov. 8 and Tuesday at 1320 Gypsum. 33-year-old Joseph Campbell was out of town for five days and discov...




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