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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union are still sparring in court over information that was captured in a photograph in November 2016 of Kobach going into a meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump.
The man accused of fatally shooting a man outside a Eudora bar has asked a judge to deny the public release of a key court document in his case. That document includes statements from a witness who is now dead, among other “untested” information, according to the motion to seal it.
A Lawrence man has been charged with aggravated sexual battery, after allegedly attacking a person last week.
One of two people implicated in an armed robbery near the University of Kansas campus earlier this year was sentenced Thursday to serve more than 10 years in prison.
A woman charged with murdering an infant at a Eudora home day care asked a judge last month to allow a friend — who’s a witness in the murder case — to help her with errands while she’s on house arrest. That is not going to happen, Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny ruled this week.
An Ottawa man who allegedly sent a text stating that he was a sadist in search of sex slaves was charged in federal court with attempted sex trafficking of a child.
Three people were charged Friday with aggravated robbery — one of them with several additional felonies — in connection with a series of armed crimes reported earlier this week in Lawrence.
A University of Kansas law school effort helped free a wrongfully convicted man from prison this week. Richard Jones was released from prison on Thursday, after his robbery conviction was overturned in Johnson County District Court the previous day.
The attorneys for a Lawrence teenager convicted of murdering his grandmother in December 2015 withdrew from his defense Monday, which was the day he was scheduled to be sentenced for that and other crimes.
Douglas County District Court Chief Judge Peggy Kittel would like the state of Kansas to provide extra help for her district's six judges and one pro-tem judge. “We have asked for another position from the state for a district judge or magistrate,” she said, but added: “With the budget situation, that is a low priority with the (Kansas) office of judicial administration. We’d love the help.”
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.