Salina Crime Report – September 2nd


A Salina man reports someone damaged his pickup with an egg. Hajra Ghosh tells police that someone caused $500 damage to his 1997 Toyota Tacoma pickup while it was parked at his home in the 2300 block of Georgetown. The egging occurred sometime between Sunday and Tuesday.

Friday Films Series: Merchants of Doubt


On Friday, September 11th, at Salina’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 E. Beatrice, you can find out how you may be continually misled—yet remain unaware. You can find out how through a film, just released for special community showings by Interfaith Power and Light, Merchants of Doubt. The film starts at 7 p.m. Inspired by the acclaimed […]

August Survey: Economic Doldrums Ahead for Midwest


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An August survey suggests there will be little or no economic growth over the next three months in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains. A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-American Business Conditions Index dropped to 49.6, compared with 50.6 in July. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees […]

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest

Acheson and Bellentine

A traffic stop near the I-135/I-70 Junction late Monday night, lands two Russell residents in jail on drug Charges. Sheriff Glen Kochanowski said a deputy pulled a 2003 Dodge Stratus over around 11 p.m. after the driver kept changing lanes. During the stop, the Sheriff’s Office K-9 indicated there might be drugs in the car. […]

Man Charged With Stealing Bank Deposits

9-1 James R Hay

Salina Police arrest a man Monday on a warrant charging him with stealing money from the bank deposits of a former employer. 37-year-old James R. Hay of Salina, is alleged to have taken money from the former Western Sizzlin, 1708 W. Crawford, four different times between January 17th and February 5th of this year. In […]

Burglary Suspect Turns Himself In

Brian Ebel booking photo

A suspect in the burglary of a garage turns himself in Monday evening to police after a picture of him in the area of the burglary was posted on the Salina Police Department Facebook page. Late Monday morning, a neighbor who lives in the 600 block of Charles, watched 35-year-old Brian Ebel climb over a […]