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The Lawrence police department took a Lawrence man in custody after finding a pipe bomb in his vehicle when they searched it after a short car chase. Lawrence police Sgt. Damon Thomas said around 11:30 p.m. a police officer tried to pull over a Toyota near the intersection of Clinton Parkway and Inverness Drive for a traffic violation.
The Osage County Sheriff’s Office continues to wait on the identification of a human skull found March 25 in Carbondale, a town about 15 miles south of Topeka with a population of about 1,400.
The Jayhawk Audubon Society will host its late winter bird seed, book and bird feeder sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont St. Proceeds benefit the group and its conservation efforts.
A 28-year-old Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy died Wednesday night at an Ottawa hospital after he fell ill earlier in the day, Sheriff Jeff Curry said Thursday afternoon.
Power has been restored to all but two Westar Energy customers, according to the Westar Energy outage map.
Lawrence aviator, local attorney and real estate developer Steve Craig was standing less than 500 yards away from the air show plane crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens more last weekend in Reno, Nev.
A head-on collision on K-10 in Lenexa killed at least one person early Saturday morning, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Athletic departments around the country said Thursday they are taking a close look at their ticket policies, one day after the University of Kansas admitted losing at least $1 million in an alleged scalping scheme run by a handful of school employees.
My oldest son, Eric, graduates from Free State High School today. In August he leaves for college in Illinois to play baseball. At 17, he hasn’t yet learned all the lessons I’ve learned in 47 years. He will learn them, and likely the hard way, but not before I share my wisdom.
A house fire near Clinton Parkway was reported Wednesday after neighbors heard a loud boom.
The Baldwin Maple Leaf Festival kicked off on Saturday in Baldwin City with more than 30 venders and an expected 30,000 people for the weekend event.
Cyrus Fillmore of rural Baldwin, talks about making a special drum for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Re-enactors show what is was like making due in the 1800s during Lecompton's Bald Eagle Rendezvous Days, which goes through Saturday.
Hundreds of motorcycles descended on Paradise Point at Perry Lake for the 37th annual ABATE motorcycle rally.
Truebud BBQ team members talk about cooking 'cue. The team has been traveling to barbecue competitions nearly every weekend since February, which — coupled with their meticulously smoked and seasoned meat — has helped propel them to the top 10 in the Kansas City Barbeque Society's Team of the Year points chase standings.
Dr. Malati Harris, of Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics, explains how she has lost 150 pounds through diet and exercise.
Thirty-five horses and three burros are up for adoption this weekend, as the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management hosts an adoption event at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
A 44-year-old Linwood man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car around 9 a.m. on N. Third Street near the entrance to the Kansas Turnpike.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire Medical personnel responded to a fire on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the Sigma Chi fraternity, 1439 Tenn., around 3:55 p.m. Crews worked to douse smoldering flames on the roof on the northeast side of the house. Members of the fraternity were able to move back into the house Wednesday evening.
Steve Birchfield, manager of Dillons on Massachusetts Street, talks about the new store prior to its grand opening Sunday.