Archive for Saturday, November 3, 2012

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1:19 a.m.
KU Public Safety Officers have set up a perimeter around McCollum Hall in response to an incident with a gun at KU's largest residence hall. 18 computers, valued at $30k, reported stolen from Art & Design building
9:54 p.m., November 1, 2012 Updated 12:46 p.m.
Eighteen laptop computers, valued at more than $30,000, were reported stolen from the Kansas University Art & Design building, 1467 Jayhawk Blvd., Tuesday morning, according to a report from KU Public Safety. By Shaun Hittle
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence students and cheerleaders rushed the field after the Lions held on to beat Gardner-Edgerton, 34-32, in a first-round Class 6A state playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Gardner. Lawrence High holds off Gardner-Edgerton in last seconds of playoff football thriller
November 3, 2012
Kharon Brown didn’t know just how much he loved his Lawrence High football team until the Lions found themselves a play away from elimination in the Class 6A playoffs Friday night at Gardner-Edgerton. Story by Benton Smith
10:00 a.m.
Tricia Venters, Lawrence, instructs her son  Zach Venters, 10, on how to fill out her ballot Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, as she participated in advance voting at the Douglas County Courthouse. Zach, a student at Quail Run elementary will participate in Kids Vote at school Tuesday. Advance voting will continue at the courthouse Saturday from 9 to 3 p.m. and Monday 8-12 p.m. Early voting trails 2008 pace in county
November 3, 2012
Heading into the final stage of early voting, Douglas County voter participation trails the last presidential election in 2008. In 2008, a total of 17,156 advance ballots were cast both in-person and by mail, according to Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew. As of Thursday night, 9,578 ballots voted. By Scott Rothschild
12:00 p.m.
Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings heaves a pass as Texas defensive tackle Brandon Moore is fended off by KU lineman Randall Dent during the first quarter on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Memorial Stadium. Easy-going: QB Michael Cummings proves unflappable
November 2, 2012
There was a time when being the starting quarterback for a Big 12 football program in a game that took place just 60 miles from his childhood home seemed like a pipe dream for Kansas University quarterback Michael Cummings. By Matt Tait
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence police work the scene of a shooting Saturday at 1311 Del. Two men were found dead from apparent gunshot wounds at the scene. The shooting occurred about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. Violent crime numbers decline in city
November 2, 2012
Violent crime dropped in Lawrence in 2011 by nearly 19 percent, according to officials FBI numbers released this week. Property crime also dipped slightly. By Shaun Hittle
10:06 p.m.
Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings is pressured by Baylor defensive end Terrance Lloyd during the third quarter, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. A repeat story’: KU falters in second half of 41-14 loss to Baylor
November 3, 2012
Kansas coach Charlie Weis once again had his team in a competitive game at halftime, only to see an opponent dominate the Jayhawks after the break. One of Weis’ biggest issues continues to be his team’s lack of production at quarterback. By Matt Tait

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