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Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 14

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. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and includes 226 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence and area events for Sunday, Oct. 14

Today, Oct. 14 Don’t Miss: Lawrence Artwalk 2018, noon-6 p.m., various locations, see lawrenceartwalk.org Other Events: AB’s Crepes and Buffet, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts St. Lawrence Baptist Temple 42nd Birthday Celebration, 10 a.m., 3201 W. 31st St. KU ...

Local author talks about writing true-crime book with her famous father

Having a famous father can have its perks — like having him ask you to help research and write a book that attempts to solve some early-20th-century murders. Rachel McCarthy James, the Lawrence native and daughter of Bill James, the man who forever changed the way people think about baseball ...

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45. The vaccine was previously only for preteens and young adults through 26. The Food and Drug Administration on Oct. 5 approved Gardasil 9 for women and men through age 45. The vaccine protects ...

Topeka Veterans Affairs opens new women’s health center

TOPEKA — Female veterans now have their own Veterans Affairs health center in Topeka. The Topeka VA opened the new women's center on Friday. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that nearly 4,000 women veterans use the VA Eastern Kansas Health Center. VA Eastern Kansas director Rudy Klopfer ...

College basketball corruption case expected to go to jury early next week

A trial aiming to tackle corruption in college basketball is expected to conclude in a matter of days. In a letter filed in federal court on Saturday, Robert S. Khuzami, a U.S. attorney, notified presiding Judge Lewis A. Kaplan that both the prosecutors and the defense attorneys think they ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 13

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. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and includes 215 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawsuit: Man convicted after mother rejected ‘dirty cop’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn’t commit was targeted because his mother rebuffed a homicide detective’s sexual advances and was convicted after a bogus police investigation, according to a lawsuit. Lamonte McIntyre, 42, and his ...

Lawrence City Commission agenda set for Oct. 16 meeting

Consent agenda 1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 10/02/18 and 10/09/18. 2. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions. 3. Approve all claims. The list of claims will be posted by the Finance Department on Monday prior to the meeting. If Monday is a holiday, the ...

Judge rejects challenge to KanCare bidding process

TOPEKA - A Shawnee County judge on Friday rejected a challenge to the bidding process the state of Kansas used to award contracts to three insurance companies to manage the state's $3 billion per year Medicaid system known as KanCare. Amerigroup Kansas Inc., one of the three current ...

Johnson County sues Eudora car repair shop owner after complaints

Kansas City, Kan. — Johnson County’s district attorney is suing a repair shop owner after multiple consumers complained that the shop stripped their cars instead of fixing them. Johnson County District Attorney Stephen Howe has filed a lawsuit against Fred Goebel and his business, Showroom ...