31 July 2005
Coming up on 6News Sunday, with news pasted on television screens about Iraq, are service members serving in Afghanistan becoming part of a forgotten war? And here in Lawrence, someone's trash is someone else's treasure, right? Not legally. We'll take a look at the law.
29 July 2005
Coming up on 6News, school officials speak out about the advantages of reward-based compensations. Plus, vandals strike at a north Lawrence Park. We'll fill you in on what's being done to fix the damage. But first to our top story, a Kansas University student gets her PIN number swiped and money stolen from her account.
28 July 2005
Coming up on 6News, girl's sports teams at Lawrence High will soon get equal facilities according to new schematics made available today. And representatives of Lawrence's city sister Hiratsuka are in Lawrence tonight. Now to our top story, some Kansas University student leaders say it is time to make Mount Oread a safer place for students at night.
27 July 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: There's a change in plans for the bond improvement project at Lawrence's Central Junior High School, Lawrence teachers are holding firm on their salary increase proposal as negotiations continue with district administrators and board members, and many drivers ticketed for turning illegally at Seventh and Massachusetts are going to get a reprieve from the city.
27 July 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A gasline break in central Lawrence forces the evacuation of a residential area, a construction zone at 7th and Mass. is causing quite a bit of confusion for drivers, and tragedy strikes as a 4-year-old Ozawkie boy drowns at Perry Lake.
25 July 2005
Straight ahead at 6News -- it may be topping out at 105 degrees outside, but that hasn't stopped anyone from enjoying summer.
Plus emergency crews have been called out to a house in downtown Lawrence where they made an interesting discovery. Details coming up on 6News.
24 July 2005
The hot weekend is making business sizzle for a downtown ice cream shop. And we'll look back at the changes made or still being made around Lawrence after the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 15 years old this year. Now to our top story, student fees will not be dropped by the Lawrence School District this year even though the district is getting an extra $4.3 million in state aid.
22 July 2005
Coming up on 6News, the state files a motion for about three-quarters of $1 million in fines for the company accused of mismanaging Memorial Park Cemetery in East Lawrence. Also tonight, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius selects a new judge for the Kansas Supreme Court. Now to our top story, as temperatures climb, the Lawrence homeless community braces itself for a tough weekend ahead.
21 July 2005
Coming up on 6News, the 34th annual Downtown Sidewalk Sale appears to be a success despite heat indexes reaching over 100 degrees. Also, a Tonganoxie woman probably saved her and her son's life after missing her train in London two weeks ago today. Now to our top story, the Ballard Center is known for helping out local children and families in need, a phrase that can come with its own set of preconceived notions.
21 July 2005
On the 6News Nightside: City politics in Eudora have become quite contentious lately. a federal grant that supports dozens of programs that thousands of local children attend is running out, and a judge sentences a former Christian school leader to life in prison for killing his wife nearly one year ago.
19 July 2005
On the 6News Nightside: City commissioners decide whether to close Kasold Drive for the better part of a year, President Bush's nominee to the Supreme Court's chances before the Senate are discussed by the KU law dean, and Lawrence Fire Chief Jim McSwain announces his retirement.
18 July 2005
Coming up on your local news -- a local bar owner mounts another legal challenge to the Lawrence smoking ban.
And some restrictions on sidewalk dining are proposed by the Lawrence Historic Resources Commission -- we'll detail them to you.
17 July 2005
Coming up on 6News Sunday, new codes being considered by city officials may force apartment dwellers to grill in their parking lots. And in the wake of a city management shake up, a group of concerned citizens gather tonight in Eudora. Now to our top story, Douglas County sheriff's detectives have tracked down at least 150 leads in the murder of longtime Lecompton area resident David Boose.
15 July 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, after months of waiting, Harry Potter fans can get their hands on the hottest book of the summer at midnight. Also, he pulled the trigger on a witness in a federal drug case in Lawrence last year and now he has entered a plea in court. But first to our top story, the Kansas University Athletics Department releases a list of NCAA infractions today against three of the University's most high profiled sports.
14 July 2005
Coming up on 6News, a metal cross is erected along West Sixth Street in honor of a local man who was killed in a motorcycle accident last year. And it's one of a kind in this town, a little later we'll tell you why Lawrence's only full service gas station is thriving. Now to our top story, a local adult shop owner prepares to fight a city code in court.
13 July 2005
On the 6News Nightside: A well-known local farmer is injured this morning in an ATV and waits hours for help to arrive; a Lawrence family has some wild uninvited guests living on their property; and find an alternate route or have more patience is the advice motorists have for those trying to brave all the work being done on city streets.
12 July 2005
On the 6News Nightsite: City commissioners take action on an ordinance which prohibits camping on private property; Lawrence relatives are shocked to learn the federal bureau of prisons moved Native American rights activist and covicted murderer Leonard Peltier from Kansas to Indiana, and three people in a local family of four suffer from the same rare disorder and are in need of the community's help.
11 July 2005
Coming up on 6News: The city's limited recycling resources are even more limited now after recycling center closted tonight -- not to reopen for two months.
And heated arguments tonight at the Eudora city council meeting tongiht concerning city leadership.
10 July 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, it looks like a bend in the river but it actually has historical significance in the country's expansion westward. And later, we'll dispel some myths and have some tips about how to take the sting out of summer. Now to our top story, a two-alarm fire breaks out at a central Lawrence apartment building near the KU campus.
8 July 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a man who set a string of fires last year in the Kansas City area is headed to prison. Plus, a fundraiser is being held Saturday night for a man who has spent his career helping others. Now to our top story, it's official -- Kansas Public School students will head back to school next month.