30 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, Lawrence's smoking ban is now a year old and we'll take a look at its effect on local businesses. Also, a 7-year-old Tonganoxie girl escapes injury after lightening struck the bed she was sleeping in. Now to our top story, after six weeks of speculation, J.R. Giddens is done with the Kansas University basketball program.
29 June 2005
On the 6News Nightside: A 22-year-old man charged with the murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter appears in court, the KU athletics department is instituting some changes to its seating system for Jayhawks basketball games, and the Kansas Legislature special session continues without any help from the Senate.
29 June 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Lawrence City commissioners get an earful concerning the reconstruction of Kasold Drive, KU's Wayne Simien goes to Miami in the first round of the NBA Draft, and President Bush addresses the nation regarding the war in Iraq.
27 June 2005
Coming up on your local news -- the Kansas House is at an impasse on passing a school finance plan as many Republicans call for a clamp down on the state Supreme Court.
And Lawrence School Board members table discussion on the future of the district's virtual school.
26 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, Kansas University hires private investigators to look into the knife fight last month at a local bar that injured KU basketball player J.R. Giddens. And we follow up on a local woman celebrating her son's life, which ended suddenly due to a little known disease. But now to our top story, Americans are living longer and some people in Washington think we should be working longer too.
24 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, a Lecompton man was found murdered in his rural home nearly two months ago and Douglas County sheriffs investigators are still tracking down leads in the murder of David Boose. Also tonight, negotiations are in full swing but salary talks are on hold. Find out what the Lawrence School District's negotiations committee is discussing. Now to our top story, the city of Lawrence files a motion to drop its charges against a local bar owner accused of violating the citywide smoking ban.
23 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, the pressure is on the House to either approve an education-spending plan passed in the Senate or come up with their own. And the search for what was thought to be a missing jet skier in the Kansas River is called off today. Now to our top story, two years of meeting and research finally reaches a pinnacle before the Lawrence City Commission.
22 June 2005
On the 6News Nightside: Legislators begin a historic special session, a 22-year-old Lawrence man stands accused of the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old child, and rescue crews were searching the Kansas River east of the bridge at Eudora for someone who reportedly fell off a jet ski and was swept away.
22 June 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: The search for a missing Connecticut man out near Clinton Lake is over, Lawrence city commissioners consider an amendment to the city-wide smoking ban, and a man is arrested in the death of a 3-year-old girl.
20 June 2005
Tonight on your local news: A jury finds Martin Miller guilty of killing his wife -- we'll have reaction from former neighbors.
And organizers of the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival say the popularity of the event is growing a little too quickly. We'll tell you about their plans.
17 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, the Wakarusa Festival is under way bringing in around 15,000 people to Lawrence and we'll find out what Lawrence police are doing to keep the crowds under control. Plus aggressive panhandling in Lawrence could soon come under tougher restrictions. Now to our top story, the defense rests in the first-degree murder trial of Martin Miller, a Lawrence carpenter accused of strangling his wife.
16 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, the state rests in their case against a local carpenter accused of strangling his wife last summer. And the report on the Moon Bar incident involving Kansas University basketball star J.R. Giddens is now in the hands of the district attorney. Now to our top story, a new hotel is in the works for downtown Lawrence.
15 June 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: local dog owners express concerns about a danger at the off-leash dog park at Clinton Lake, local health officials think a Douglas County man may have the first West Nile case of the year, and jurors see evidence of the nearly 8,000 pornographic images secretly kept on a former Christian school leader's computer, as testimony resumes in Douglas County District Court.
14 June 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A traffic artery leading to the South Lawrence Trafficway will be closed soon as work gets under way on a new traffic calming device. With state school board members talking about sex education, we'll take a look at what students learn about the subject and when, and testimony has begun in the case of a former Christian school board member and church youth leader accused of killing his wife.
13 June 2005
Straight ahead on your local news:
The man involved in a stabbing that injured Jayhawk basketball player J.R. Giddens appears in court on an unrelated stabbing charge. Details ahead.
And Lawrence School Board membes meet tonight and touch briefly on a much brighter budget picture.
13 June 2005
Coming up on 6News Sunday, it can get you arrested in almost any community in the United States except Columbia, Mo. We'll take a look at the controversial law that lessens penalties for marijuana users. And later, across the nation, younger folks are having a harder time finding part-time work. We'll see if that holds true around Lawrence.
11 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, people of all ages are coming together tonight to celebrate life and to raise money for cancer research. Also, there's a change in the sentence for a man convicted of a fatal hit-and-run accident last year at Teepee Junction. Now to our top story, the ongoing prosecution of the citywide smoking ban prompts an amendment to the ordinance.
9 June 2005
Coming up on 6News, Lawrence is set to begin another high profile murder trial as defense and prosecutors finalize strategy in the trial of a Lawrence carpenter accused of killing his wife. Plus, they lost on the basketball court but now a group of Kansas University students are considering taking the University of Missouri to judicial courts over a disputed arrest. Now to our top story, after meeting for more than two years the city's Homeless Task Force develops its final report.
9 June 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A hearing in Leavenworth County about a restraining order placed on convicted child molester Leroy Hendricks is delayed, Lawrence Police are investigating a wave of garage burglaries, and the Lawrence area experienced some severe weather throughout the evening.
8 June 2005
On 6News Nightside: Lawrence Police are on the look-out for a man whom they say exposed himself to two young kids at a local car wash; with more major accidents at the intersection of K-10 and the East Hills Business Park entrances, state and local officials along with local businesses are working on a fix; and a Lawrence man reeled in a dangerous device from a local lake.