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Lawrence police blotter for March 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. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and includes 266 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence and area events for Saturday, March 23

Today, March 23 Practice ACT Test, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St. Cuentacuentos/Spanish Storytime (All Ages), 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Art Cart: Puzzling ...

Cooperative living arrangements an option as we age and downsize

Pauline Coffey was flushed after a 1-mile jaunt along Lawrence’s Burroughs Creek Trail on a recent afternoon. Proximity to the trail was an important part of the 94-year-old’s decision to buy a home at Delaware Street Commons, in the 1200 block of Delaware Street, four years ago. Walking ...

K-State to lower tuition for students in 5 other states

Manhattan — Kansas State University is becoming cheaper for good students from five more states. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the Kansas Board of Regents agreed this week to allow new students from Arkansas, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas to begin paying less in fall 2020. ...

Appeals court: Judge went too far in dropping KCK man’s drug case

Kansas City, Kan. — A federal appeals court ruled that a judge went too far by dismissing a Kansas drug indictment after finding that a prosecutor violated the defendant’s right to a fair trial. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month that U.S. District Court Judge Julie ...

Kansas man wins $50M in Missouri lottery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A gas stop in Missouri paid off handsomely for a Shawnee, Kansas, man, to the tune of $50 million. The Missouri Lottery said Thursday that Hira Singh claimed a $50 million Mega Millions jackpot at the agency’s office in Jefferson City. Singh stopped at a Kansas City, ...

Late tipoff of KU game will delay Sunday home delivery of Journal-World

Delivery of the print edition of the Sunday Journal-World may be delayed slightly this weekend. The Journal-World is sending its pages to the press later than normal in an effort to ensure that the print edition of the paper will include a score and coverage of the NCAA basketball game ...

Lawrence police blotter for March 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. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday and includes 214 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Work delay moves opening of downtown visitor center to June

If all goes according to plan, the new Lawrence Visitor Center at 812 Massachusetts St. could be welcoming visitors by June. That’s later than was expected because of a work delay. The contractor that Explore Lawrence originally planned to work with had submitted too high a bid for the ...

Lawrence police now say reported stabbing didn’t involve other person

Updated at 2:42 p.m. Friday Though a man initially reported that someone else stabbed him Friday morning in Lawrence, police now say that's not true. “Initially the subject indicated that there was a suspect involved, but police later determined that was not the case,” Sgt. Amy Rhoads of ...

Lawrence and area events for Friday, March 22

Today, March 22 Perspectives on the South: Understanding the Work of Jesmyn Ward, 11 a.m., The Commons at Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. New Horizons Band Concert, 4 p.m., Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. Teen Zone Cafe, 4-5 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont ...