2010 Haiti Earthquake

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake occurred 10 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, causing widespread devastation in Haiti's capital and throughout the country.

Mapping the quake

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Video: Haiti detainee shares story after release

A Topeka resident who was held in Haiti on charges of kidnapping recounted his experiences Tuesday. A number of U.S. citizens spent about three weeks in a Haitian jail. Watch »

Video: Local school lending hand to Haiti

Wakarusa Valley Elementary School spent the past two weeks raising money to donate to Haiti. The students were able to raise more than $1,300 for the country. Watch »

Video: Missionaries return from Haiti

Eight of the ten U.S. missionaries being held in Haiti returned to the United States Thursday. Those returning did not directly address the media or answer any questions. They were arrested in late January. Watch »

Video: Earthquake survivor retells story

A Lawrence resident was one of the survivors of the Haiti earthquake. Though she made through the experience alive, she says it has not been without some lasting effects. Watch »

Did you donate to the Hope for Haiti benefit on Friday night?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, but I still plan to
Total 1132
Have you already or will you donate to a Haitian earthquake relief effort?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 723
Helping Haiti
Local businesses play big role in recovery
May 23, 2010
Katy Brown is a pharmacist at Hy-Vee in Lawrence, but her know-how is now helping earthquake victims in Haiti.