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Lawrence and area events for Wednesday, March 20

Today, March 20 Pedestrian and Bicycle Monthly Webinar Series, 2-3 p.m., City Commission Meeting Room at City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Teen Zone Expanded, 2-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Genealogy & Local History Drop-In, 4-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont ...

Armed robbery reported in Lawrence’s Oread Neighborhood

Lawrence police are investigating an armed robbery reported in the city’s Oread Neighborhood, just east of the University of Kansas campus. About 10:40 p.m. Monday, police were dispatched to a reported armed robbery in the 1300 block of Kentucky Street, Officer Derrick Smith said in an ...

Lawrence police blotter for March 19

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday and includes 201 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Sentencing for basketball recruiting fixer moved to September

A college basketball recruiting fixer who revealed that he had made illicit payments to University of Kansas basketball players will now have to wait until September for sentencing. T.J. Gassnola, a former Adidas consultant who was a key government witness for the college basketball corruption ...

Lawrence and area events for Tuesday, March 19

Tuesday, March 19 Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. Tech Help Drop-In, 5-6 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 5:45 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Huntington’s Disease Support Group, 7 ...

VeoRide adds 150 motorized e-bikes for KU campus hills

Riding a VeoRide bike on the University of Kansas’ hilly campus may have just gotten easier, said Spencer Dickerson, a general manager for the bike-sharing service. While students were gone for spring break last week, VeoRide added 150 new e-bikes to Lawrence, including the KU campus, ...

Lawrence police blotter for March 18

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 201 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence police make 7 DUI arrests during recent special patrols

As part of special patrols last weekend and the weekend before, Lawrence police arrested seven people on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. During the first DUI saturation patrol on March 8, officers administered field sobriety tests to eight drivers and four of them ...