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Lawrence school board ratifies teacher contract, takes steps to recoup lost funds

The Lawrence school board on Monday took steps to recoup much of funds lost as a result of a state law passed in April that changed the school finance formula. The board also ratified a recently negotiated labor agreement with teachers.

Spring planting season off to a slow start in Douglas County

While the weather has been warming up lately, it hasn't been quite warm enough for most local farmers to start planting spring crops. A handful of Lawrence-area producers have begun to plant corn, while many others are preparing to begin as soon as soil temperatures rise. By Giles Bruce

Incentives package for Lawrence downtown apartments comes with accountability

A new idea to improve the behavior and accountability of businesses that receive tax breaks will be put to the test at Lawrence City Hall on Tuesday. By Chad Lawhorn

Kansas House advances charitable raffle amendment

House members have advanced a measure that would ask Kansas voters to amend the state constitution to allow charities to hold raffles to raise funds for their causes.

Kansas House advances charitable raffle amendment

House members have advanced a measure that would ask Kansas voters to amend the state constitution to allow charities to hold raffles to raise funds for their causes.

Tonganoxie hairstylist overcomes rare disorder and becomes Mrs. Kansas 2014

Donna Hoegler stood on the Folly Theater stage, ready to answer a judge’s question.

A look back: Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association through the years

A timeline of important events in Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association's 45 years of operation.

'Worst of the season' storm bears down on Lawrence; all of Kansas 'nearly snowpacked,' KDOT says

The worst winter storm of the year for the Lawrence area, which is expected to last much of the day, is underway. By Giles Bruce

Open-access appointment scheduling allows patients to be seen the same day

A person gets sick, calls the doctor and schedules an appointment for later that day. A simple enough concept, but one that hasn't often been utilized in Lawrence. Until now. By Giles Bruce

Authorities looking for escaped inmate

Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate after confirming that he was on unauthorized leave at 5:10 p.m. today.

KU coach Bonnie Henrickson

KU coach Bonnie Henrickson talks to reporters after the Jayhawks' 75-71 loss to South Florida in the WNIT championship game on April 4, 2009, in Allen Fieldhouse.

Cami's Cupcakes

Cami SanRomani, who owns Cami's Cake Co. in downtown Eudora talks about her new adventure and some of the cupcakes she bakes.

Fashion show benefits local charity

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence raised some money Sunday in an event that had many kids strutting their stuff. 6News reporter Jessie Abrams has the story behind these models in the making.

City plans to study wildlife at airport

Geese, deer and coyotes - they're not just wild animals here in Lawrence. They're also hazards to pilots. 6News reporter Will DuPree shows us how risky these creatures are to the airport, and how the city plans to study them.

Lawrence Faithful Celebrate MLK Day

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Musical was held Sunday night at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church. Hundreds filled the church to remember civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Gov. Brownback's Budget Cuts Several State Agencies and Programs

Governor Sam Brownback introduced his $13.9 billion budget for the 2011 fiscal year Thursday. If approved, it would be $900 million less than the previous year's budget.

Lawrence Officials Want Tougher Penalties for Hit-and-Run Offenders

Lawrence representative Paul Davis and Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson have introduced a statewide bill that would allow prosecutors to seek tougher punishments against hit-and-run offenders.

Slight declines for Lawrence housing market

The Lawrence Board of Realtors published new housing numbers Thursday, and there were slight declines for the Lawrence housing market in 2010. 6News reporter Will DuPree explains what this means for the city in the new year.

Kassie Liebsch Pleads Guilty

Kassie Liebsch, 28, admitted to her part in a multi-million dollar ticket scandal in the KU Athletics Department. Liebsch is the third of seven indicted defendants to change her plea. Sentencing is set for March.

School District Budget Cuts

Governor Brownback releases his proposal to balance the budget and school districts are on the chopping block.

Gov. Brownback delivers first state address

Governor Sam Brownback delivered his first State of the State Address on Wednesday. Brownback outlined plans to move the state forward. 6News reporter Will DuPree explains why growing the economy is a top priority.