Public Safety

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 7

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

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 6

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. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and includes 169 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

KU police: At least $750 of apparel, other items stolen from KU athletic facilities

University of Kansas police are investigating after hundreds of dollars of KU gear and other items were stolen from university athletic facilities. KU Police Deputy Chief James Anguiano said a series of thefts occurred at various dates starting in late October. In early November, a suspect ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 5

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. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and includes 175 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Juveniles detained after rolling gun battle travels from Topeka to Lawrence

Updated 10:22 a.m. Wednesday A rolling gun battle that started in Topeka early Wednesday morning traveled all the way to Lawrence, where two vehicles were stopped and multiple juveniles were taken into custody. About 12:55 a.m., the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office got a call from a motorist ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 4

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

Lawrence homicide victim to be featured in Rose Parade float honoring organ donors

At 22, Leah Brown was gunned down by a stray bullet in downtown Lawrence. After her death, however, Brown was able to help others as an organ donor. Brown will be one of about 40 organ, eye and tissue donors nationwide to be honored with a “floragraph” on the Donate Life Rose Parade ...

Mother accused of driving car into river pleads not guilty in daughter’s drowning

Story updated at 3:14 p.m. Monday A 26-year-old mother on Monday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder after allegedly driving her car into the Kansas River last summer in an attempt to drown her family. After passersby reported a car and people floating ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 3

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

Lawrence man convicted of misdemeanor, sentenced in stabbing case

In a plea deal, a Lawrence man initially charged with felony aggravated battery in a reported stabbing in 2017 has been convicted of misdemeanor disorderly conduct instead. Devintrey T. Adams, 42, had been scheduled to go on trial Monday. However, he entered a plea last week and was ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 2

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

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 1

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

Man ordered to 30 months in prison for Lawrence home-invasion robbery and shooting

A judge sent yet another co-defendant to prison Friday for an armed home-invasion robbery in which a man was shot. Jermel Fleming, 26, of Grandview, Mo., must serve 30 months, or about 2 1/2 years, in prison with a year of post-release supervision, Douglas County District Court Judge Paula ...

Lawrence police blotter for Nov. 30

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