Salina

February 16, 2019 - 11:27 am
The board of an embattled Kansas military school is exploring what to do with the property as the private boarding school prepares to close after facing years of litigation, including accusations that administrators failed to supervise cadets. St. John's Military School announced this month that...
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February 10, 2019 - 11:40 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The state has awarded the Salina Area Technical College a $210,000 grant to help with start-up costs of the college's new associate degree in nursing program. The college announced the grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce on Friday. The Kansas Board of Regents and the...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:29 pm
An embattled Kansas military school has announced it plans to close after the conclusion of this school year. St. John's Military School announced on its website Wednesday that recent legal issues and a low enrollment resulting from "negative and unfair portrayals in the media" created a deficit it...
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January 14, 2019 - 8:22 pm
An arbitrator has found that a Kansas military school failed to supervise its cadets and intentionally inflicted emotional distress in 2014 on a bullied student, 11, who had been tied together with his harasser in public as punishment. The boy was later allegedly raped and sodomized by his harasser...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Police say a man has been arrested on charges in a Salina shooting death, the city's first homicide this year. 25-year-old Mika Lee Thille was booked Friday afternoon into the Saline County Jail on charges of murder, burglary and robbery. Thille and a 24-year-old woman were taken in for questioning...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:15 pm
A man who helping to beat a Salina woman with a chain before strangling and drowning her has died. The Kansas Department of Corrections says Joel Heil, 30, died Sunday. Hiel was in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the 2013 death of Kristin Tyler, 27. Corrections department...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:44 pm
Another man has been convicted in the contract killing of a Salina man whose battered body was found on a path near a popular fishing area in June 2017. Brandon St. Clair is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 21 for multiple counts, including felony murder and aggravated kidnapping, in the death of...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2018 - 6:48 pm
A 35-year-old Maine man was sentenced to life in prison for killing a Kansas man while on a cross-country trip. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Robert Willard Colson, of Bucksport, Maine, was sentenced Thursday to life with no possibility of parole for 25 years. Colson was convicted in...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:25 pm
A Salina woman has pleaded guilty to charges arising from an incident last year when she entered a stranger's home after using LSD and repeatedly stabbed him. Amy Ramirez, 19, was accused of entering the Salina home of Travis Rathbun on Oct. 18 and stabbing him. Rathbun testified during an April...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:06 am
A Salina man was arrested Monday, charged with molesting a 9-year-old girl. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 34-year-old Joe Granado, Jr. was taken into custody after authorities learned of allegations that linked him to indecent liberties with a child. According to Salina Police...
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