Lawrence

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September 13, 2019 - 7:51 pm
A Lawrence man was sentenced to three years of probation for giving a teenager drugs that nearly killed him. Dana Wingert, 56, pleaded no contest Wednesday to seven charges, including two counts of endangering a child. He had previously pleaded not guilty and was scheduled to go to trial in October...
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Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
A Wichita man died after a rollover accident in Lawrence Wednesday evening. Lawrence police say officers responded to the area of Iowa Street and Stratford Road. They found 52-year-old Silvestre Guebara had suffered fatal injuries when the pickup truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a...
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September 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Homeless advocates in Lawrence say they did what they could for people forced to leave city's only overnight homeless shelter but they are concerned that some of them had nowhere to go. About 25 people left the Lawrence Community Shelter after shelter officials said financial difficulties forced...
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September 06, 2019 - 6:47 pm
A manufacturer of heating, cooling and plumbing equipment wants to build a new facility at a Lawrence business park that would bring 80 jobs to the city. U.S. Engineering Metalworks has filed plans with the city to build the 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on an approximately 25-acre...
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September 06, 2019 - 5:47 pm
A man has been charged with breaking into the Islamic Center of Lawrence last month and stealing two donations boxes. Amadou Oury Bah, 32, was charged Thursday with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property. Police said previously that the donation boxes contained between $1,000 and $2,000 in...
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Andrew Renneisen
KNSS News
August 28, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Faculty advocating LGBT rights are denouncing the University of Kansas' relationship with Chick-fil-A and are calling for a boycott of the restaurant chain. The group is opposed to the inclusion of a Chick-fil-A outlet that moved this year from the basement of one building to a high-traffic area in...
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August 28, 2019 - 5:59 pm
The Lawrence Humane Society has trapped the first feral cats under a program designed to manage the wild cat population. The Community Cat Program traps, neuters and vaccinates feral cats and returns them to the areas where they were found. As part of the program, the shelter clips the ear of a cat...
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August 27, 2019 - 7:13 pm
One of three teens involved in a burglary at a Eudora gun shop accepted a plea deal that resolves four cases against him. The boy was 15 when he, another 15-year-old and Stevan Rios, 18, were charged after a March 2018 break-in at Free State Guns and Tactical Weapons in Eudora. Several rifles,...
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August 26, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Social service agencies are seeking to help as a homeless shelter in Lawrence prepares to cut the number of people it serves by nearly half. The Lawrence Community Shelter is preparing to reduce its capacity Friday to 65 people from 125 because of a funding shortfall of hundreds of thousands of...
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August 23, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A Lawrence man who was shot by police after a traffic stop has been sentenced to a year of probation. Akira Lewis pleaded no contest Thursday to battery of a law enforcement officer. He will be required to take anger management courses. Lewis was stopped in May 2018 for a seat belt violation...
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