Archive for Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Most-viewed videos of 2012

January 1, 2013


Here are the videos on that received the most views in 2012:

1. Middle of the day head-on collision on Maine Street.

Page views: 3,641

Justin M. Crawford, a 39-year-old Lawrence man, ran through the red light at Ninth Street while driving south on Maine about 2:15 p.m. on Sept. 7. Crawford’s car then hit another car, which was driven by Jean M. Drumm, a 67-year-old Lawrence woman. Lin L. Stearns, a 49-year-old Lawrence woman, was in the car with Drumm.

Following the accident, it was revealed that Crawford had multiple DUI arrests.

2. Pedestrian struck and killed by train

Page views: 3,192

Lawrence police identified a 56-year-old Lawrence physician as the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a train Sept. 17 in east Lawrence.

Patricia A. Denning was found near the Santa Fe Railroad station at Seventh and New York streets about 11:10 a.m.

3. Flash mob bell ringers

Page views: 3,049

Salvation Army bell ringer Jay Mercer, of Lawrence, didn’t see anything unusual when he took up his post at the corner of 9th and Massachusetts streets Dec. 8. He went about his business of bell ringing and collecting holiday donations, coin by coin, from passersby.

4. Pole impales SUV, injuring two

Page views: 2,941

Two Berryton residents were injured March 23 after an SUV they were traveling in crashed into a utility pole that was being hauled on a semitrailer just north of Lawrence.

5. Fans celebrate KU's win over North Carolina

Page views: 2,719

6. Derby teen stays optimistic after losing legs in accident

Page views: 2,685

Two weeks after both of Colby Liston’s legs were severed in a car accident in Lawrence, he’s back at home. A little bored, he admits. Antsy. But adjusting to a life without legs? No big deal.

“It didn’t take long at all,” said Liston, with a shrug. “It’s a lot easier to sit here and say ‘in five weeks I’ll be walking,’ instead of ‘I’ll be in a wheelchair for five weeks.”

7. The last days of the Flory dairy farm

Page views: 2,539

The Flory dairy farm — you may have seen it atop its hill above Lone Star Lake — is having an auction March 7. Selling its herd. Selling its milking equipment. Closing the book on more than 60 years of Florys milking cattle in Douglas County.

8. Elaborate light display benefits Just Food

Page views: 2,368

A Lawrence family will use its Christmas light display this season to help people in need of food in Douglas County.

9. 5 hospitalized after head-on collision on U.S. Highway 56

Page views: 2,241

Two Overbrook women, a Missouri woman and two Baldwin City children were injured in a head-on crash Jan. 3 on U.S. Highway 56 in southwestern Douglas County.

10. Lawrence police release video seeking suspects with warrants

Page views: 2,147


Jean Robart 5 years, 1 month ago

Look at #5--the headline says fans celebrate KU win over S Carolina---the article said it was a win over Ohio State. Which was it?

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