Lawrence

May 30, 2018 - 7:43 pm
Police in Lawrence say an officer shot a man who was pulled over for a suspected seat belt violation. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that the man was uncooperative with a Lawrence police officer and refused orders to get out of his vehicle Tuesday afternoon...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:22 am
he Kansas Highway Patrol says two people, including an off-duty Topeka police officer, died in a wrong-way, head-on collision. The patrol says the crash occurred Tuesday afternoon just north of Topeka. A third person riding in one of the vehicles was seriously injured. The victims were identified...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Authorities have arrested a University of Kansas student, 21, on allegations he tried to burglarize sorority and fraternity houses. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that officers arrested a student early Thursday morning on suspicion of aggravated burglary and interference with law enforcement...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:17 pm
Fire investigators say a fallen power pole started a fire that caused about $4 million damage to a Lawrence tractor business. Lawrence-Douglas County fire official James King says when the pole fell Saturday transformers pierce the roof of Heritage Tractor. The ensuing electrical arcing started a...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A Lawrence attorney says the Kansas Board of Regents likely violated state open-meetings laws by employing the former University of Kansas chancellor as a special adviser without taking a public vote. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that attorney Max Kautsch says regents could've violated state...
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May 01, 2018 - 7:22 pm
The Kansas Board of Regents has released documents outlining terms of a salary agreement with the University of Kansas' former chancellor, who is earning the same salary after stepping down to another position. The Lawrence Journal-World filed an open records request last week after university...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:49 pm
The University of Kansas says the only known dinosaur that inhabited Kansas is now on display in the school's Natural History Museum. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that experts believe the Silvisaurus condrayi roamed the state 100 million years ago. The dinosaur was short but relatively long,...
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April 26, 2018 - 7:26 pm
University of Kansas officials confirm that the school's former chancellor is earning the same salary after stepping down and becoming a special adviser. KU officials told the Lawrence Journal-World that Bernadette Gray-Little began her position as a special adviser in July. She announced in...
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April 24, 2018 - 6:36 pm
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod says the school didn't produce any written reports after an independent examination of the athletics department during a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Girold said Monday he was given verbal briefings after the Kansas review...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
A Lawrence man who sent hundreds of emails to someone he thought was a girl, 14, has been convicted of soliciting sex. The person he was communicating with was a sheriff's deputy. Prosecutors say when Michael Henderson, 38, showed up with condoms to meet the "child" he was arrested. Henderson was...
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