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Portion of New Cambria to Lose Power

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2019

Power to a portion of a rural Saline County community impacted by flooding will be shut off this afternoon. Due to rising flood water and the anticipation of additional precipitation this evening and Thursday, Saline County Emergency Management is ordering a public safety shut-off of power to the Southwest corner of the City of New Cambria to be conducted at 3pm, Wednesday May 22nd. This are...

UPDATE: Fishing With a Cop Postponed Due to Flooding

Jeremy BohnMay 22, 2019

Flooding concerns at a Salina park have pushed the annual "Fishing with a Cop" event back another month. Police Sgt. Brent Rupert tells KSAL News that due to flooding concerns at Lakewood Park, the event that was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 1, has been pushed back to Saturday, July 6. With the event being pushed to the weekend of 4th of July, it is asked that any kids who won't b...

Trailer Park Theft

Jeremy BohnMay 22, 2019

Two safes housing numerous items were taken from a west Salina trailer on Tuesday morning after a break-in. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that the break-in occurred between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Tuesday from a trailer at 1661 W. Republic Ave. The two victims were gone during the time of the burglary. When one returned at 7 a.m., she saw damage to the window next to the front doo...

Get the Led Out: Led Zeppelin Tribute Coming to Salina

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2019

The premiere Led Zeppelin tribute act is coming to Salina. Get The Led Out is coming to the Stiefel Theatre this fall. From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out  has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. They have amassed a strong national touring history. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six vet...

Soul Bloom Memorial Day Fundraiser

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2019

A new non-profit organization in Salina whose mission is to help other non-profits is hosting a fund-raising event on Thursday evening. Soul Bloom invites you to begin the celebrations of your Memorial Day weekend by donating in memory of loved ones who have passed. Stop by Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers on 9th St. in Salina, KS between 4pm - 9pm on Thursday, May 23rd and mention So...

Click It or Ticket Campaign Underway

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2019

Law enforcement agencies across Kansas have mobilized in the days leading up to Memorial Day Weekend. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, law enforcement will be taking a no-excuses approach to saving lives around this Memorial Day weekend. Tickets will be issued to unbuckled occupants as a harsh reminder of the importance of seatbelt use at all times. More than 50 percent ...

UPDATE: Latest Flooding Information

Todd PittengerMay 21, 2019

UPDATE: It appears that flooding will spare the city of New Cambria--for now. Hannah Stambaugh with the Saline County Emergency Management tells KSAL News that as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday night, the shelter setup for New Cambria residents was put on standby as no residents required sheltering at this time. Late Monday, the Mayor of New Cambria, Mack Villalpando, advised residents to a voluntary ...

Animal Cruelty Trial Ends With Not Guilty Verdict

Todd PittengerMay 21, 2019

A trial in an animal cruelty case that started last week ended Tuesday afternoon with a Saline County man being acquitted. Matthew Fullen was facing multiple charges which include both felony and misdemeanor animal cruelty. A jury found him not guilty of all charges. The case dates back to April of 2018 when authorities executed search warrants for a pasture located southeast of Salina at La...

Crash Sends Teen to ER

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2019

A Salina teen was transported to the hospital after a two vehicle crash on South 9th Street Monday. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that just before 7pm, a pickup driven by 17-year-old Daxton Conard turned left in front of a car driven by 38-year-old Michele Woody in the 1900 block of S 9th. Police say two 17-year-old males were also passengers in the 2002 Chevy Silverado and shak...

Flash Flood Ready

Jeff GarretsonMay 21, 2019

A five-man water rescue crew from the Saline County Sheriff's Office was checking gear and reviewing assignments Tuesday morning as flooding concerns are on the rise around the county. Captain Jim Hughes tells KSAL News that his team has a flat bottom boat ready to launch if the call comes in. With more rain in the forecast Hughes added that citizens need to stay aware of their surroundings. ...

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