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Jury convicts Kansas doctor in drug distribution conspiracy

Wichita — A federal jury has convicted a Kansas doctor accused of unlawfully prescribing pain medication blamed in one patient’s death. The U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release that 57-year-old Steven R. Henson of Wichita was convicted Tuesday of unlawfully distributing ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 23

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 160 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence and area events for Tuesday, Oct. 23

Today, Oct. 23 Red Dog’s Dog Days Fitness Program, 6 a.m. & 6 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 E. Indian Ave. Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club, 7 a.m., Brandon Woods, Smith Center, 1501 Inverness Drive. Library Storytime (ages 3+), 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lawrence Public ...

2nd District candidates clash during televised debate

TOPEKA - The two major party candidates for the 2nd District congressional seat took some of the sharpest verbal jabs at each other yet in the 2018 campaign, clashing on issues ranging from Medicare and Social Security to the partisan nature of Washington politics. During a televised debate ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 22

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 141 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...