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Testimony in Flack trial: Defendant discussed killing one of four victims; toddler's body was found in creek
Kyle Trevor Flack, the 28-year-old Ottawa man accused of killing four people in rural Ottawa last year, told a detective that he killed Steven White during a dispute between White and Andrew Stout, according to testimony during Tuesday’s still ongoing hearing. By Stephen Montemayor
A Kansas judge has overturned the state medical board's revocation of a doctor's license over her referrals of young patients for late-term abortions.
Prosecutors have announced plans to pursue a Hard 50 sentence for two first-degree murder charges against an Ottawa man accused of killing four people in rural Franklin County last year. By Stephen Montemayor
A Shawnee County judge sentenced a 40-year-old Topeka man to consecutive life sentences for two murders that happened a dozen years apart, including one involving a body discovered in Douglas County.
An early-morning car stop led to the arrest of a 28-year-old Lawrence man on suspicion of identity theft and felony drug charges.
A 42-year-old Lawrence man will be sentenced in April after pleading no contest Friday to charges of criminal sodomy and indecent liberties with a child. After the plea, District Judge Peggy Kittel revoked the man's bond on Friday, which was previously $75,000, and scheduled his sentencing for April 18.
A Douglas County District Judge sentenced a 20-year-old Topeka woman on Friday to 155 months in prison for the July 2013 shooting death of a 51-year-old Lawrence man. By Stephen Montemayor
A Douglas County District Judge found enough evidence Tuesday linking a 36-year-old Lawrence man to an early-morning armed robbery last month to set the case for a May 14 trial.
A 22-year-old Olathe man who was one of three arrested after a botched December 2012 robbery attempt pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit robbery on Friday.
Christopher S. Martin, a 22-year-old former Kansas University football player and one of four men arrested following a May 2013 robbery in west Lawrence, pleaded guilty to felony robbery on Friday after negotiations. By Stephen Montemayor
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flash flood watch for Northeast Kansas from 1 p.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday. A slow-moving front and plenty of humidity will lead to high storm chances, mainly during the afternoon ...
A strong surge of moisture will provide the fuel for thunderstorms to quickly develop and overspread the area. Some of these storms could dump torrential rainfall. With saturated soils, water will quickly run off into area watersheds. Flash Flood Watches ...
Sunny and comfortable weather in the forecast today with a high of 67 degrees. Winds will be out of the NW around 10 mph. Partly cloudy skies overnight and cool, with lows dipping into the mid 40s. Even warmer weather ...
A strong east wind and scattered showers will dominate the day. The chance of showers picks up toward the evening. Look for a high of 59 degrees with a gusty east wind between 15 and 30 mph. The wind and ...
Today's forecast: Cold, topping out at around 37 degrees with a chance of snow. Topping our news today: A Topeka woman hits and injures a Lawrence police officer during a high-speed chase; a jury convicts a Lawrence man of stabbing ...
Today's forecast: Strong winds and much colder temperatures will dominate the day. Expect a high of only 41 degrees with a north wind between 15-25 mph and gusts near 30. That strong wind will keep the wind chill into the ...
Dense fog will burn off as we head into mid-morning leaving us with a mostly sunny sky for the afternoon. Look for a daytime high of 89 degrees with the wind picking up out of the south between 5-10 mph ...
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces he will seek a third term in office.
Douglas County landowner Mike Capra talks about the events leading up to a lawsuit he has filed against a neighbor he believes cleared over 60 trees from his property to sell for firewood.
Drug offenders in Lyon County get a second chance with the help of a strict program that helps some offenders get a straight and a new life.
Lawrence Journal-World reporter Chad Lawhorn gives us a look at what one could expect when trying your luck in small claims court.
New Douglas County Judge Kay Huff talks with Journal-World reporter George Diepenbrock.
A Lawrence man accused of a hit and ran accident involving a pack of bicyclists is bound over for trial. Scott Young's preliminary hearing was held Wednesday afternoon. Several witnesses took the stand, including the victim, as 6News reporter Theresa Freed explains.
Much warmer weather is on the way
Retiring Douglas County family court Judge Jean Shepherd talks about the cases she's heard and the children she's met over her career, and gives her advice for anyone taking her place.
Spectacular Weather For The Weekend
Four Topeka residents were charged in court Wednesday for their involvement in a Monday morning shooting. The four people involved planned the robbery before committing the crime.