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Pedestrian injured after being struck by vehicle at Seventh and Vermont streets

A female pedestrian was transported for medical treatment Monday after being struck by a vehicle at Seventh and Vermont streets at about 5:15 p.m.

Man struck by vehicle on Ninth Street Monday night remains in critical condition

A man who was taken by air ambulance to Kansas University Hospital Monday night after being struck by a vehicle near 9th Street and Emery Road remained in critical condition Tuesday, Lawrence Police Department spokesman Sgt. Trent McKinley said.

Vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in the 1500 block of Ninth Street

Lawrence police are working the scene of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in the 1500 block of Ninth Street.

Condition remains serious for boy struck at Sixth and Rockledge; no citations for drivers

A 6-year-old boy who was struck while riding his bicycle near Sixth Street and Rockledge Road remains in serious condition Tuesday, Lawrence police spokesman Sgt. Trent McKinley said.

Autopsy reveals prescription drug overdose caused man's death near K-10

After nearly a month of receiving help for mental illness, Nathan Dean Thurman, 37, died of a lethal dose of his prescription medication along the side of Kansas Highway 10 this summer, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday. Though prescribing potent medication to mental health sufferers is a “constant worry,” said Angela de Rocha, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, there is little that state hospitals can do to ensure proper disbursement of medication once a patient is released. “We can’t follow every discharged patient around,” de Rocha said. “There’s no way to force someone to take their medications properly. We have civil liberties in this country.”

Man arrested on suspicion of traffic offenses was husband of Cedarwood homicide victim, family said

A 26-year-old Lawrence man who was arrested Thursday night after leaving the scene of an accident was the husband of Cedarwood Apartments homicide victim Justina Altamirano Mosso and lives in the apartment where she was found slain Nov. 9, Altamirano Mosso's cousin said by email from Mexico.

Bicyclist, 6, struck by car still in serious condition

The condition of a 6-year-old bicyclist who was flown to a hospital Monday after he was hit by a car has not changed since improving from critical to serious Tuesday, said Jessica Salazar, a spokeswoman for Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

6-year-old bicyclist struck by car now in serious condition

The condition of a 6-year-old bicyclist who was flown to a hospital Monday after he was hit by a car has improved from critical to serious, said Jessica Salazar, a spokeswoman for Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

Two automobile accidents end in fatalities in Jefferson County

Two fatal automobile accidents occurred in Jefferson County on Saturday.

Snow causes two accidents Sunday morning

The first snow brings slippery roads resulting in two accidents Sunday morning.

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.