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Lawrence teen's leg broken after being pinned between two cars at LHS

A Lawrence High School student was seriously injured Monday afternoon after being pinned between two cars, one driven by another student.

KU medical student and her father among 3 killed in plane crash over Indiana

A University of Kansas School of Medicine student and her father were among the casualties in a small-plane crash last Saturday in Indiana.

Bicyclist in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in eastern Lawrence

The Lawrence Police Department is investigating after a man with a bicycle was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured in eastern Lawrence late Sunday night.

Man killed in weekend car accident was 21-year-old from Eudora

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 21-year-old Eudora man as the person killed in a late Saturday night or early Sunday morning accident south of Eudora.

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Man misses own jury trial for 2nd time; Lawrence case stemming from harrowing head-on collision drags on

It has been five years since Justin M. Crawford barreled through a stoplight at Ninth and Maine streets — driving an estimated 60 mph-plus in a 25 mph zone — and slammed his SUV head-on into another car. The resulting criminal case against Crawford still has not been resolved.

3 Olathe men killed in early-morning K-10 crash

An early-morning crash on Kansas Highway 10 in Olathe killed three people and kept the highway closed to traffic through the Thursday morning rush hour.

Lawrence man dies following motorcycle crash early Sunday

A Lawrence man involved in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning has died.

Two men injured in motorcycle crash east of Lawrence

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two men were injured in a motorcycle crash, while attempting to avoid hitting a deer.

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Authorities release names of 5 who died in fiery Turnpike crash

Authorities have released names of four of the five people killed in a fiery crash involving six vehicles Tuesday afternoon on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs.

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Sheriff’s Office: 2 people were in car that crashed, caught fire northeast of Lawrence

There was a second person in a car that crashed and caught fire just northeast of Lawrence Sunday night, after which a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy found a body inside the vehicle. After initially not confirming the nature of the incident, the Sheriff’s Office now is calling it a fatal accident.

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.