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After five years of trying, President Barack Obama has placed his first nominee on a key appeals court.
Lawrence High School graduate Sri Srinivasan won unanimous approval Thursday from the Senate Judiciary Committee to serve on the powerful federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. By Scott Rothschild
A federal judge refused Friday to shorten the sentence of a former Kansas University athletics consultant caught up in a $2 million ticket scalping conspiracy, rejecting defense claims that Thomas Blubaugh’s former attorney did a poor job representing him.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to a federal appeals court faced no outright opposition from Republican senators during a Senate hearing on Wednesday. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, pledged his endorsement to Sri Srinivasan, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also was supportive.
Weekend wrap-up: Lawrence woman sentenced for letting child crash car; guilty verdict in New Year's Day shooting
A wrap-up of this week's cases in Douglas and Jefferson county courts. Click on the highlighted links to see full stories with more details.
Weekend wrap-up: Lawrence woman guilty of driving car into house, juveniles charged in robbery at gunpoint
A wrap-up of cases this week in Douglas and Jefferson County courts. Click on highlighted links to see full stories with details.
Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Curry announced his intention to resign at a hearing for his removal Thursday in Franklin County District Court. By Shaun Hittle
Attorneys involved in a Kansas school finance lawsuit on Monday announced they had picked the dean of Pepperdine University’s law school and a Topeka attorney to serve as mediators to settle the case. By The Associated Press
Franklin County Sheriff Jeffry Curry and Deputy Jerrod W. Fredricks were arrested by the KBI on Wednesday on felony charges of interfering with a law enforcement officer, though no details of the allegations were made public. By Ian Cummings
A lawsuit filed by a former Kansas University employee who alleged age discrimination was dismissed earlier this month in Douglas County District Court. By Shaun Hittle
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.