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Chase Reaches Speeds of 150 MPH

David ElliottJuly 25, 2019

A Denver man was arrested this week near Wilson after leading Kansas law enforcement on a three-county high-speed chase that reached speeds of 150 mph. KRSL Radio reports the chase happened Tuesday night. According to Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Tod Hileman, at approximately 6:48 PM Tuesday, a Chevy Camaro SS with Colorado license plates came up behind a KHP trooper on Interstate 70 just e...

Classic Cars Rolling Into Salina

Todd PittengerJuly 25, 2019

They have started rolling across the Midwest, and across Kansas, with a final destination of Salina. Oakdale Park was a flurry of activity Wednesday as some of the most iconic vehicle of all time began arriving in Salina in advance of one of the biggest events of its kind in the Midwest. Classic cars and classic stars will all be a part of the 2019 Leadsled Spectacular Car Show. Organizer Jerry...

Multiple Lottery Winners From Kansas

KSAL StaffJuly 25, 2019

Kansas might not have sold the winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket in the Tuesday drawing this week, but one ticket worth $10,000 was sold in the Sunflower State. According to the Kansas Lottery the $10,000 ticket, the northeast region, was the largest prize won in the Tuesday Mega Millions drawing in the state. The northeast region includes the following counties: Marshall, Nemaha, Brown, Don...

Salina Postal Employee Accused of Mail Theft

KSAL StaffJuly 25, 2019

A Salina woman is among two Kansas postal employees facing federal charges for alleged mail theft. According to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister's Office, 31-year-old Stacy A. Vasko of Salina was charged with two counts of theft by a postal employee. An indictment alleged she stole gift cards from the mail. The crimes were alleged to have occurred in February and April 2019 in Brookville. In...

Officers Involved in 2 Separate Foot Chases

Jeremy BohnJuly 24, 2019

Salina Police Officers were involved in two unrelated foot pursuits on Tuesday. The first involved a man on a bicycle with a possible stolen purse. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that when authorities arrived to the Village Inn, 453 S. Broadway, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday; they saw a subject on an orange bike allegedly holding a purse. The subject fled on the bike, however, officers caug...

Investigation Draws Child Sex Charges

KSAL StaffJuly 24, 2019

An investigation in to claims of abuse has concluded with a Saline County man facing numerous sex related charges involving a child. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that the investigation lasted close to a year and ended with the arrest of 33-year-old Shawn Matthew Wynne. Authorities allege that Wynne committed crimes against a 13-year-old female victim over a span from Ju...

Finalists Selected for 2019 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award

Sara Miles/KS Farm and Ranch RadioJuly 24, 2019

Four finalists have been selected for the prestigious 2019 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes those who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife resources in their care. In Kansas the $10,000 award is presented annually by Sand County Foundation, Kansas Association of Conserv...

KBI Investigating 74 Catholic Church Leaders In 33 Counties

KSAL StaffJuly 24, 2019

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is looking into alleged sexual abuse of minors by members of Catholic clergy in the state. The KBI initiated the investigation in February 2019, at the request of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. When announcing the start of the investigation, they asked Kansans to report to them any victimization by members of the clergy, church employees, church volunt...

Salina Regional Named Exclusive Health Care Provider for KWU

Kansas Wesleyan UniversityJuly 23, 2019

More than 700 students will return to the Kansas Wesleyan University campus in August with their health and well-being in the capable hands of the extensive healthcare providers at Salina Regional Health Center. The university has announced that SRHC is the university’s exclusive health care provider after signing a five-year, comprehensive outreach services agreement that includes sports medici...

Sunflower Taxi Altering Its Services

KSAL StaffJuly 23, 2019

A Salina-based taxi and courier company is altering part of its business services. Sunflower Taxi owner, Bryan Serocki, tells KSAL News that as of Thursday, Aug. 1, Sunflower Taxi will no longer offer in-town taxi resources. Serocki says that while it's no longer financially feasible for the business to offer in-town transportation, Sunflower Taxi will still over private or scheduled based s...

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