Saline County Jail Activity, Dec. 1
REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Outside warrant/NCIC hit. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Failure to appear, Failure to appear. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs Unknown severity, Endangering a child. NAME: Hull,Tanner Lee. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Battery; Phys contact rude/insult/angry manner, Violation of protection order; Unknown circumstance. NAME: Larson,Erick Eugene. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Criminal use...
Salina woman calls 911 four times while significant other batters her in truck
A 36-year-old Salina woman called the Salina Police Department four times while her significant other continuously battered her in a vehicle. At 2:34 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, SPD received a phone call where a woman told dispatchers her 36-year-old significant other struck her in the head and pulled her hair in the car after an argument began.
13-year-old allegedly tried to fatally smother her father twice in one night
SALINA, Kan. (TCD) -- A 13-year-old girl was taken into custody last weekend after her father reportedly caught her trying to kill him while he slept. According to KWCH-TV, early in the morning on Saturday, Nov. 25, Salina Police Department officers responded to a home on Village Lane for a report of an attempted murder. The 13-year-old reportedly entered her parents' room armed with a pillow and a knife, then allegedly tried to smother her father.
Downtown Christmas Tree Vandalized on Santa Fe Avenue in Salina
• A suspect vandalized one of the downtown Christmas trees on Santa Fe Avenue in Salina. • The Christmas trees are small, plastic trees placed in planter pots by Salina Downtown Inc.
Salina Police Officers involved in 100 mph in town pursuit
On Wednesday at 2:48 a.m., a Salina Police Department officer witnessed a 2007 Grey Honda Odyssey run a red light at the intersection of Broadway Ave. and South Street. A vehicle pursuit ensued after police were unable to stop the vehicle. The Odyssey sped off traveling south on Broadway Avenue.
Stolen Liquor, Sawed-Off Shotgun Found in Home
An investigation into a liquor store burglary along with a tip from a citizen leads to the arrest of a couple of Salina men. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that on Thursday deputies used a search warrant at a home in the 500 block of N. 12th Street and found not only stolen merchandise from Jenni’s Liquor in Brookville but a couple of altered firearms and drugs.
Donmyer – The Devil’s Washboard
Rumor has it that sometime during the 1950s near Gypsum Kansas, seven teenagers died while driving down a local road. This road is Donmyer Road, also known as “The Devil’s Washboard.” These seven teenagers wanted to go for a small joyride on the night of the day they died. Such events ALWAYS have to have some kind of dare, the one here was just how fast they could fly over the hills. The group made it over the first few hills with no problem, but on the third hill, they slammed right into the bank of the road, killing all seven passengers (“Kansas’ haunted places”).
Salina Man Tased Twice
Police made a drug related arrest after a Salina man tried to outrun an officer on his bike. Police Sergeant Kyle Tonniges tells KSAL News that 40-year-old Timothy Hurt was taken into custody after being tased twice early Thursday morning. Police report just after midnight on Thursday Hurt was riding a bicycle on the wrong side of the road in the 900 block of W. Pacific as a patrol unit approached.
Woman Battered during Rolling Domestic Case
Salina Police are looking for a male suspect after an argument between a couple in a truck took a violent turn. According to Police Sergeant Kyle Tonniges, a 36-year-old female victim dialed 9-1-1 four times from her boyfriend’s truck as the crisis escalated on I-135. Police say on Wednesday...
Buffalo Will Roam in Salina
The 34rd Annual Fall Buffalo Auction is coming up Saturday, December 2nd at the sale barn in Salina. Dick Gehring with the Kansas Buffalo Association joined in on the KSAL Morning News Extra Thursday with a look at the event that will bring over 400 bison to Farmers and Ranchers Livestock Commission Company located at 1500 Old U.S. 40 Highway in Salina.
SPD arrests teenager for possession of multiple pounds of marijuana
Right as Thanksgiving began last week on Thursday, Nov. 23, around midnight, the Salina Police Department reported to an apartment complex at 737 Fairdale Road for a reported fight and gunshot near the building. Once officers arrived on the scene, all potential suspects left the area, but according to SPD...
Suspect steals $1,000 from Casey's in Salina
A suspect stole an estimated $1,000 from two machines at Casey's at 215 W. Crawford St. According to the Salina Police Department, the burglary occurred between 3:30 and 6 p.m. on Monday. Nov. 27. The machines took cash in return for car wash tokens, and according to SPD Sergeant Kyle...
PODCAST: Melissa McCoy, Choose Saline County App
Just in time for Shop Small Saturday on Dec. 2, Saline County Public Information Officer Melissa McCoy stops by to discuss an exciting new shop local rewards program - Choose Saline County. The app allows users to earn and redeem stars, which are local rewards from Saline County. Earning Saline...
Legacy Kansas: The Culinary Evolution of the Historic Brookville Hotel
The Brookville Hotel, a Kansas landmark known for its homestyle cuisine, has evolved from a simple frontier boarding house in 1870 to a beloved culinary institution. Known for its family-style chicken dinners, a tradition started by Helen Martin in 1915, the hotel prospered under the Martin family's careful management for generations. In 1999, the Martins took the bold step of moving the establishment to Abilene, maintaining its charm and reputation.
Free dental clinic in Kansas coming up in January
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Mission of Mercy free dental clinic will be held at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina on Jan. 12-13. Clinic doors will open at 5:30 a.m. on both days. There are no appointments or reservations, and patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Treatment options include […]
Rent-A-Center laptop theft is this week's Crimestoppers
On Monday, Nov. 22, Officers with the Salina Police Department were dispatched to Rent One at 1123 W. Crawford St., Salina, in regards to a theft. An employee reported at approximately 5:30 p.m. a subject entered the store and asked to see an Apple Macbook. When presented with the computer, the suspect collected it and ran from the store. The computer is valued at approximately $1,800. The suspect was described as a white male, blonde hair, approximately 5’8’’ tall and weighing approximately 130 pounds.
Panther swimmers open season at Salina
The winter sports season is officially underway as basketball teams, wrestlers, and swimmers all saw action around Kansas. The Great Bend High School swim team headed to Salina where they scored 201 points to place fifth out of seven teams in action. Campus dominated the meet with 607 points, followed by Garden City with 428 points, and Hays with 316.5 points.
Celebrating the Legacy of Greyhounds: A Journey Through the Greyhound Hall of Fame
Abilene, Kansas, proudly known as the 'Greyhound Capital of the World,' is home to the Greyhound Hall of Fame, a museum committed to the celebration and historic preservation of greyhound dogs. This unique institution chronicles the breed's journey from its ancient origins to its contemporary role beyond the racetrack. As visitors explore the museum, they are greeted by retired racer greyhounds, offering a tangible connection to these noble animals. The Hall of Fame not only venerates the athletic achievements of greyhounds but also doubles as an educational hub, detailing the breed's transformation into cherished companions.
City of Salina awarded funds for phase one of Magnolia Road improvements
Governor Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed announced Tuesday that more than $12 million state dollars will be awarded to 16 transportation construction projects across Kansas through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Cost Share Program for fall 2023. This investment will leverage $7.2 million in community matching dollars...
📸 Flashback Friday: Salina Post - Coronado Heights - Vol. 18
Salina Post proudly presents Flashback Friday in partnership with the Smoky Hill Museum. Enjoy a weekly tidbit of local history from the staff at Salina Post and the Smoky Hill Museum as we present "Salina-Flashback Fridays." When Spanish explorers in the 16th century reached a large bluff sitting at the...