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Teens robbed at knife point

Salina boy accused of playground knife threat

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — An 11-year-old Salina boy is in legal trouble after a group of children told police he threatened them with a knife.

TSA confiscates firearm at Mid-Continent checkpoint

TSA pre-check opens for Salina travelers

The Transportation Security Administration has announced the opening of two Kansas application sites for TSA pre-check.

Minneapolis High School

Man that prompted lock down in Minneapolis in custody

A north central Kansas high school and hospital were on lock down for a brief time Tuesday while authorities searched for a "suicidal suspect."

Rupe finishes race

Salina physician finished Boston Marathon seconds before blast

Dr. Chris Rupe crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon with two thumbs up.  A camera caught the moment he crossed with the clock above his head.


ATF offering $5k reward in Salina gun theft case

A reward is now being offered to individuals who may know about the numerous firearms that were stolen from a sporting goods store in Salina last week. The Salina Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced Monday that up to $5,000 will be given for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the…

Schools move ahead with state testing

After weeks of problems with the new state assessments, Kansas schools are resuming the testing process.

Kristin Tyler

Man pleads guilty in Salina woman's death

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A 25-year-old Salina man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 27-year-old woman last April.

Update: Salina residents rush to help girl after shocking

Change of venue sought in girl's shocking death

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A company that is being sued in the electrocution death of a 12-year-old Salina girl wants the trial moved to another county.

Possible threat at Salina Central High School

Information that alleged a general threat was found at Central High School according to officials with Salina Public Schools.


Ellsworth man on the mend after car crash

An Ellsworth man appears to be on the road to recovery after car accident.

The crash happened about 6:40 Friday evening on Kansas Highway 140 about one and a half miles west of Brookfield Road. Saline County Sheriff's Captain Roger Soldan believes the crash was alcohol related.


McPherson area firefighters battle brush fires

A large brush fire took firefighters most of the day to bring under control.

investigation reopened

Investigation into county health director revived

A controversy over sexual harassment allegations against the new director of the Saline County Health Department leads to a renewed criminal investigation.


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