13-year-old arrested after trying to kill her parents, police say
SALINA, Kan. (KWCH/Gray News) - Police in Kansas arrested a 13-year-old girl on two counts of attempted first-degree murder. She is accused of trying to kill her parents while they were sleeping. The incident occurred early Saturday morning in Salina, KWCH reports. Police said an in-home surveillance camera showed the...
Thanksgiving Day burglary at Salina gas station convenience store
Early on Thanksgiving Day last week, the Xpress Mart at 1118 N. 9th St. reported a burglary to the Salina Police Department at 3:22 a.m. Surveillance footage showed a suspect wearing a gray hoodie with black pants, gloves and a dark face covering breaking into the business around 1 a.m.
Taste the Smoke: Salina's Top 3 BBQ Outlets Worth Your Time
In this article, we explore three tantalizing barbecue spots in Salina. Have you had the chance to savor the flavors at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Body found in Saline County may be missing Kansas man
The Saline County Sheriff's Office is waiting for an autopsy report on a body that was found last week. The autopsy could confirm that the body is that of a missing Kansas man.
Saline County Jail Activity, Nov. 24-27
REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Battery; Phys contact rude/insult/angry manner and Robbery. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Failure to Appear and Outside warrant/NCIC hit. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Probation Violation and Failure to Appear. NAME: Prescott, Jonathan Patrick. REQUESTED CHARGE(S): Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs and Transporting an open container. NAME: Martin, Ciara Dyan. REQUESTED CHARGE(S):...
Arrest made after Accidental Shooting
A Salina man tells police he was hit by gunfire in a drive by shooting – then recants his story and is arrested. Police Sergeant Kyle Tonniges tells KSAL News that officers interviewed 19-year-old Isaiah Grajales at the hospital regarding a gunshot wound to his right thigh. Police say...
Salina Police Log 11-27-23
Salina Police are investigating a burglary at Xpress Mart, 1118 N. 9th on Thursday. Police say video shows a suspect with a face covering shatter the glass on the front door and enter the store with bolt cutters in hand. Police say the thief left with over $500 in cash from four gaming machines inside. Damage to the door is estimated at $2,000.
Salina Teen Facing Drug Charges
A Salina teen is facing a number of drug related charges after he allegedly fired a pistol into the air. According to Police Sergeant Kyle Tonniges, officers were sent to the 700 block of Fairdale just after midnight on Thursday. Police say a fight in a parking lot may have sparked the gunshot – and a group of people then ran from the scene.
Saline County Sheriff’s Notes 11-27-23
No one was injured after a vehicle fire on Saturday evening. Deputies report the owner of a 2004 Ford Ranger was sitting in the vehicle warming it up in the parking lot at Stryten Energy in the 400 block of E. Berg Road. A fire started under the truck and a crew from Salina Fire Department arrived before the vehicle was destroyed. No one was hurt.
Saline County already has big plans for 2024. Here's an overview of what's to come
As Saline County celebrates some big momentum in 2023, with the opening of its new jail facility and ongoing projects funded through American Rescue Plan Act dollars, officials are looking forward to some of the next biggest developments already announced for next year. Among these projects are road and bridge improvements, a task force for housing and a joint city-county study of downtown spaces. ...
Multiple inches for Salina — many more across the state: Snowfall totals this weekend
Snowflakes blanketed Kansas with multiple inches of accumulation on Saturday, with McPherson recording 7.8 inches of snow for the city. That was not the most snow that fell in Kansas, though, with cities like Hutchinson and Pratt recording almost 10 inches. Area Totals. Salina — 5 inches. Beloit —...
Saturday snowstorm causes multiple slide-offs in Saline County
Multiple inches of snow turned roads to slush this weekend, transforming the wide interstates into dangerous slip-and-slides for motor vehicles. The Saline County Sheriff's Office reported three slide-offs on Saturday, with only minor injuries at each. The first occurred at mile marker 79 on Interstate 135 when 46-year-old Veronica Cavazos...
Large vehicle storage facility opens
It was about six months from groundbreaking to the opening of a new large-vehicle storage facility at 1301 N. Portland St. Owner Bill Guilliam said there are several features of CP Rentals that sets it apart from similar facilities.
Sheriff: Suspects stole over $300 in whiskey in Kan. burglary
SALINE COUNTY —The Saline County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects who broke into Jenni's Liquor in Brookville early Friday morning, according to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan. They escaped with $327 of Crown Royal Whiskey. Just after 6:30a.m. Nov. 23, the suspects arrived in a white...
📸 Snowy Salina — Five inches of snow falls on the city
Snow covered Salina in a 5-inch layer of accumulation, blanketing memorable locations like Oakdale Park and Santa Fe Avenue.
Experience America on a Plate: 3 Traditional Cuisines You Can't Miss in Salina
This article presents three traditional American dishes that are popular in Salina. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Carlton, Kansas: A Historical Tapestry of American Progress
Carlton, Kansas, established in 1887, is a small town with a story woven into the very fabric of American history. Once a bustling hub for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Carlton's history is rich with the tales of growth and transformation that defined the era. Leslie Perkins Snow, an early resident and U.S. pension examiner, chronicled the town's evolution through detailed letters to his fiancée, offering a unique glimpse into the life of late 19th-century Kansas. His narratives provide insight into the daily lives and pioneering spirit of Carlton's settlers.
Kansas man hospitalized after 2-vehicle I-135 crash
SALINE COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 9:30a.m. Saturday in Saline County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2018 Lexus driven by Richard Maldonado, 53, Wichita, was northbound on Interstate 135 just north of the Water Well exit.. The Lexus struck a northbound 1999 Jeep driven...
Historic Homes Open For Holiday Tour
Some of Abilene’s historic homes are decorated for the holidays, and will be open for the public to tour. The Heritage Homes Association of Abilene will host the 46th annual Homes for the Holidays Tour, scheduled for this Saturday, December 2, from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, December 3, from 1-5 p.m.
Echoes of the Past: Uncovering the Mystique of Culver's Ghost Town
In the shadow of Hollywood's glitz, a different kind of allure beckons the curious and the brave. Culver, a once-bustling railway town founded in the late 1800s, now whispers tales of spectral residents and bygone days. The deserted streets and decaying structures of this ghost town are said to be roamed by spirits of its past, turning Culver into a destination for ghost hunters and history enthusiasts seeking the thrill of a paranormal encounter.