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Sheriff's office seeking public's help in investigation of fatal accident

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with its investigation into a fatal accident Sunday on North 1500 Road, according to the department’s Facebook page.

Lawrence couple killed in RV crash in southwestern Illinois

Authorities say a Lawrence couple died Monday in a fiery crash along Interstate 64 in southwestern Illinois.

Retired Lawrence firefighter killed in Reno County crash

A 52-year-old former Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical firefighter died late Saturday after a one-vehicle accident near Turon, Reno County Sheriff’s Capt. Darrian Campbell said Tuesday.

Woman dies in UTV accident southeast of Lawrence

A Saturday night UTV accident killed a woman and injured her husband southeast of Lawrence.

Lawrence police investigating report of road rage

Lawrence police are investigating a case of road rage that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the 2200 block of Iowa Street.

26-year-old man charged in connection with alleged drive-by shooting on Iowa Street

A 26-year-old Mission man was charged Monday with criminal discharge and possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana in connection with an alleged drive-by shooting Saturday.

Man who died after ATV accident identified as Vinland resident

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office identified 22-year-old Troy Stanley, of Vinland, as the man who died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in an All-Terrain Vehicle crash in rural Douglas County early Saturday morning.

Lawrence bicyclist struck by car near Ninth and Ohio streets

A Lawrence bicyclist was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being struck by a station wagon around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lyle Swartz of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical said.

22-year-old man dies after ATV collision with deer

A 22-year-old man died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in an All-Terrain Vehicle crash in rural Douglas County, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Steve Lewis said Monday.

Two critical in ATV crash south of Lawrence

Two people have been critically injured in an ATV crash in rural Douglas County. A 22-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were thrown from the ATV after it struck a deer, said Steve Lewis, public information officer for the Douglas Country Sherriff’s Office. Deputies were first to arrive on the scene and found both the man and woman unconscious.

Commissioners thinking about renaming Missouri Street

Expect a windy and warm afternoon as our high soars to 77 degrees with a strong south wind between 15-30 mph. The warmer set-up continues for the evening as our temperature drops to 45 under partly cloudy skies. In today's ...

County leaders hope for a slice of the stimulus

Clouds will blot out the sun from time to time during the morning and afternoon, but a south wind between 10-20 mph will keep our daytime high around 56. Our wind should drop to 5-10 mph out of the south ...

Construction accident injures worker at Oread Inn site

Cool temperatures and rain will dominate the day once again. Expect a high around 57 degrees with a north breeze between 5-10 mph. The showers will continue through the evening with a chilly overnight low around 45 degrees with a ...

Kansas Turnpike Authority plans to replace uprooted trees

Temperatures will remain slightly above average for the first day of fall. Expect the high to top out around 83 degrees with a breezy southeast wind between 5-15 mph with gusts near 20. A few more clouds will be scattered ...

Jury in T-shirt case rules in favor of KU

Tuesday will be warm and breezy with a high of 92°. A federal jury finds in favor of KU in its lawsuit against a local T-shirt retailer. Police release details of the victim killed in a mo-ped accident Saturday. A ...

Plane crash kills two

Temperatures will push 90 degrees for the afternoon with humidity being our main threat for today. Look for partly cloudy skies for the afternoon with a south wind between 10-20 mph. There is a slight chance of a shower or ...

Lifestar helicopter transports victim to KU Medical Center

A Kansas University student is transported by air ambulance Saturday afternoon from the lawn of Allen Fieldhouse after being struck by a car in the 1500 block of Irving Hill Road.

Tuesday bicyclist accident

Shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, a truck heading north on Iowa Street collided with a bicycle near the Harvard Road intersection, sending the cyclist to the hospital with critical injuries.

Derby teen stays optimistic after losing legs in accident

Colby Liston, an eighteen-year-old from Derby and his father Matt Liston talk about Colby's road to recovery after an Aug. 26 accident in which he was pinned between two vehicles cost him to lose both of his legs from above the knee.

Five-Vehicle Accident on Sixth Street

Emergency response crews work to help those injured in a five-vehicle accident near the intersection of Sixth Street and Kasold Drive on Wednesday.

One man killed in turnpike accident

Emergency personnel direct traffic on the Kansas Turnpike past the scene of a fatal accident just after 2 p.m. Wednesday. The crash involved a vehicle and a semitrailer east of Lawrence and occurred in the westbound lane of I-70 just east of the Lawrence Service Center about 3 miles east of Lawrence. The vehicle crossed from the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 into the westbound lanes and hit semitrailer.

Woman taken to hospital after motorcycle accident

A Lawrence woman was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance Thursday, Oct. 13 after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Sixth and Mississippi Streets. Her injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.

Life-flight on Sixth Street

Emergency crews assist a man with a head injury on Sept. 16, 2011.

An air ambulance assists at the Kansas Turnpike

An air ambulance on the scene of a single-vehicle accident at eastbound mile marker 200 of the Kansas Turnpike.

LifeStar Helicopter Aided Crash Victim on Turnpike

An air ambulance aides in a single-vehicle accident at eastbound mile marker 200 of the Kansas Turnpike.

Truck into front porch

Eyewitness account of truck crashing into front porch on West Sixth Street.