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Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews investigated a natural gas smell in a building on KU's Lawrence campus Monday morning.
Hallie Velez, of Lawrence, made a connection with the people in Boston who opened their homes to take people in after Monday's bombing. She sent thank-you notes to several of those homeowners, and her deed gained notice in The Atlantic magazine. By Ian Cummings
For those wondering if they have a problem with alcohol, or any drug, a Wednesday afternoon in April's Alcohol Awareness Month is a fine time to walk in, without an appointment, and talk about it with professional, say counselors at DCCCA.
A senior Kansas University football player was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning in the 1800 block of West Sixth Street.
Police are seeking a suspect in the robbery of a laptop computer from an 80-year-old man at the Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 North Second St., early Saturday morning.
Employees briefly evacuated the U.S. Bank building at 900 Massachusetts St. about 2 p.m. today after a man walked in with a box and said he had a bomb.
An 18-year-old McLouth man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of using social media to contact a juvenile for sexual purposes.
If you’ve been robbed, beaten or defrauded, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself sitting across a desk from Dolores Moseley, the victim/witness coordinator for the Douglas County District Attorney's office. Ian Cummings
KU water conference kicks off Friday morning with EPA official's survey of Midwest conservation issues
The Midwest has so many water problems that it could take the better part of a morning just to list them. Drought, declining aquifers, aging infrastructure and pollution are just the beginning. So those are the topics Karen Flournoy, regional director for the Environmental Protection Agency, focused on as she led off a two-day conference on drought and global water problems in The Commons at Kansas University’s Spooner Hall Friday morning.
A Douglas County judge has rejected a former Kansas State University English professor's attempt to challenge his prison sentence for the killing his ex-wife in 2003.
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces he will seek a third term in office.
Residents of Douglas County clean up after Tuesday's minor tornado that caused damage to at least five homes.
Deb Engstrom, Lawrence, has been in charge of getting out the LINK Thanksgiving meal, and this year was no exception as more than 300 meals were delivered to area residents on Thursday.
Kim Banning-Bohmann talks about her two-year battle with scleroderma, a life-threatening disease that causes hardening of the skin. She received a stem cell transplant in February in hopes of reversing the symptoms. It has yet to work, but she hasn't given up hope.
City crews started putting up the city's Christmas Lights on Monday November 1, 2011. The job should take about a week, and on November 24th the lights will turn on, creating a colorful glow in the city.
KU Air Force ROTC student took to West Campus to refine their skills they've learned as they set up some scenarios ranging from a downed pilot to extracting POWs from prison and dealing with locals in a combat zone.
Doug Compton, president of First Management Inc., talks about his seven-story apartment/retail/office project at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The building will house a health club and office space, along with 55 apartments.
Greg Zappala, of Knievel Motorcycles in Greenville, Pa., shows off the first Jayhawk custom motorcycle behind Allen Fieldhouse on Thursday Oct. 14, 2011. His company builds custom motorcycles for universities upon request. The Jayhawk motorcycle has a Bill Self motif complete with championship rings, and a Jayhawk on the tank.
Bill and Bev Smalley, of Topeka, along with a worker from Westar Energy and students from Eudora High School spend Thursday Oct. 13, 2011, assembling a wind turbine that will make power for the concession stand and restrooms at Eudora High School's sports complex.
Markus Lisske, a foreign exchange student from Germany at Free State High School, is trying his skills at American football by being a kicker on the football team.