Archive for Friday, February 9, 2018

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12:00 a.m.
Naheen Jamal, 12-year-old daughter of Syed Jamal, center, is flanked by her friends Elizabeth Anderson, left, and Anna Anderson as they lead a Free Syed Jamal march on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at Lawrence Creates. Jamal, a Bangladeshi-born Lawrence resident, research scientist and academic, was detained by ICE on Jan. 24. Jamal was issued a temporary stay of deportation on Wednesday. Crowd marches downtown to support detained Lawrence scientist Syed Jamal
February 8, 2018 in print edition on 1A
Dozens marched down Massachusetts Street on Thursday to show support for Syed Ahmed Jamal, a Lawrence scientist who was detained by ICE on a deportation order in late January.
1:07 p.m.
From left, defendants Anthony L. Roberts Jr., Ahmad M. Rayton and Dominique J. McMillon sit during a joint preliminary hearing, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, for charges related to a October 2017 triple homicide on Massachusetts Street. Footage played at preliminary hearing shows triple homicide unfold on Massachusetts Street
11:37 a.m., February 8, 2018 Updated 5:21 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Public and police surveillance video was the focus of Thursday morning’s testimony during the preliminary hearing in the Massachusetts Street triple-murder case.
2:24 p.m.
Kansas House Speaker Pro Tem Scott Schwab, right, R-Olathe, asks a question of House Minority Leader Jim Ward, left, D-Wichita, during a discussion among top lawmakers about the Legislature's sexual harassment policy, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.  (AP Photo/John Hanna) Under updated policy, Kansas Legislature sexual harassment complaints still handled internally, ‘as discreetly as possible’
12:14 p.m., February 9, 2018 Updated 2:24 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Top leaders updated the Kansas Legislature’s policy against sexual harassment on Friday without requiring an outside review of complaints or altering their longstanding approach of having them handled as privately as possible.
3:49 p.m.
From left, defendants Anthony L. Roberts Jr., Ahmad M. Rayton and Dominique J. McMillon sit during a joint preliminary hearing, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, for charges related to a October 2017 triple homicide on Massachusetts Street. Judge orders trial, upgrades some charges in downtown Lawrence triple murder case
3:41 p.m., February 9, 2018 Updated 6:53 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Three men must stand trial on charges of murder and other crimes in last fall’s triple homicide on Massachusetts Street, a judge ruled Friday. Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny also approved the district attorney’s request to upgrade some of the charges.

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