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A concerned citizen's call - leads to child endangerment charges for a Salina couple.

Child in Diaper Helps Lead Police Back to Drug House

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2013

A concerned citizen's call - leads to child endangerment charges for a Salina couple. Officers were called to the corner of Osage and Ponca on Monday morning around 10am, after two young children were observed wandering around. Police say a a 3-year old, wearing only a diaper and 5-year-old sibling, were walking around with no supervision. The children were able to lead the officer back to a ho...

McConnell Selected For New Air Force Tanker Base

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2013

Wichita's McConnell Air Force Base has been selected to be the main operating base for the Air Force's new KC-46A air refueling tanker. Members of the Kansas congressional delegation issued a joint statement Wednesday announcing the Air Force decision. The aircraft will replace the aging KC-135 fleet flown by crews for the past 50 years. According to the delegation, the Air Force will base 36 of...

Riley County Boys Accused of Posting Pronographic Images

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2013

Riley County officials say five school boys are suspected of posting pornographic images of at least 10 juvenile girls online. County police spokesman Matthew Droge said the number of girls whose photos were posted could increase as the investigation continues. The boys are students in middle and high school. They allegedly posted the pictures in the last several months. The police report inclu...

The report said Kansas has nearly 3,000 structurally deficient bridges.

Civil Engineers Give Kansas’ Infrastructure a C-

KSAL StaffMay 22, 2013

Civil engineers are giving Kansas' infrastructure a grade of C minus. The regional chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the letter grade Wednesday. It's part of a report card that evaluated the state's aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, levees, railroads, roads and schools. Besides the state's overall grade, each sub-category also received a grade. The engin...

Former IRS agent gets probation for theft

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

A former Internal Revenue Service agent has been spared any prison time after admitting she was paid for meetings with taxpayers that never occurred. The U.S. Attorney's office says Becky L. Book, of Pittsburg, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years of probation and ordered to pay restitution of about $26,450. Book pleaded guilty in February to receiving more than $26,000 in salary and mileage pa...

Kansas deputy accused of sexual contact with inmate

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

A deputy at a central Kansas jail is accused of having illegal sexual relations with a female inmate and bribing or intimidating two others. Reno County Sheriff Randy Henderson announced the charges Tuesday against 30-year-old Jonathan Diaz. Henderson says he asked the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to get involved after learning of the allegations two weeks ago. District Attorney Keith Schroede...

Officers from McPherson County and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

Marquette Standoff Ends Peacefully

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

A standoff with an armed man in the McPherson County community of Marquette ends peacefully Tuesday afternoon. Law enforcement tells KSAL News that a man with a weapon allegedly made several threats, and then refused to come out of a home. As a standoff ensued, officers from McPherson County and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the scene. The man ended up surrendering peacefully. There we...

Cars in Google's Street View fleet have 15 lenses taking 360 degrees of photos.

Google Street View Car Roaming Salina

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

A Google Street View car was seen roaming the streets of Salina Tuesday taking photos. Cars in Google's Street View fleet have 15 lenses taking 360 degrees of photos. Motion sensors track the camera's position, a hard drive stores the data, a small computer runs the system and lasers capture 3D data to determine distances within Street View imagery. Google's cars are mapping cities around the co...

Thieves remove all four tires and rims from a truck.

4 Tires Stolen

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

Thieves remove all four tires and rims from a truck. According to Lt. Scott Siemsen, a 2008 Chevy pickup was hit by thieves sometime between Monday at 10pm and Tuesday at 2:56am, while parked in the 1200 block of Faith Drive. The owner contacted police after someone jacked up the truck, removed all four tires and rims and left the vehicle on blocks. Total loss is listed at $2,300. ...

Former IRS Agent Faces Sentencing for Theft

KSAL StaffMay 21, 2013

A former Internal Revenue Service agent faces sentencing after admitting she was paid for meetings with taxpayers that never occurred. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil will decide Tuesday whether to accept the government's recommendation of probation for Becky L. Book of Pittsburg. Book pleaded guilty in February to receiving more than $26,000 in salary and mileage payments that she didn't ear...

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