30 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A commission vote on changing the city's law regarding marijuana offenses goes up in smoke, KU students can put behind them the legal troubles stemming from the display of a banner at the Missouri game, and a major crash on U.S. Highway 59 leaves several injured.
28 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, school board members decide whether to move forward with a new policy requiring Breathalyzer tests at school dances. And Eudora city council members decide whether to put a half-cent sales tax for a new aquatic center. Now to our top story, officials find a gun in a high school student's backpack.
27 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, a Kansas University student who was seriously injured in the Boardwalk Apartment fire plans to return to Lawrence as she continues to recover in her hometown. And prices at the pump have come down but home heating prices are heading up. We'll take a look at what that may mean for retailers this Christmas. In sports, the KU volleyball team receives an early Christmas present. Adam Krueger will tell us more later in the newscast.
25 November 2005
Tonight on 6News, it's been nearly seven months after the murder of an elderly man in Lecompton and county officials say they are still searching for the murderer. And consumers flood Lawrence businesses on the year's biggest shopping day but what do you gain by being the early bird? Now to our top story, the holiday season officially kicks off tonight with a visit from St. Nick.
24 November 2005
Coming up on 6News, Thanksgiving at this west Lawrence household isn't just about the food, it's also about sharing American culture. We'll explain. And sending books to the poorest parts of the globe started with the determination of a local doctor but now it is becoming a community effort. Now to our top story, one local family is giving thanks just for being alive after their home was destroyed in a fire earlier this week.
24 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Officials warn of temporary health risks associated with the Kansas River, a leading candidate drops out of the race for Kansas governor, and a new class at KU garners national attention.
23 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: They are soft and cute, but these puppets are also takinga serious message to Lawrence children. Kansas University opens Thanksgiving to the world, and lower gas prices give motorists something more to be thankful for.
21 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, there have been wide-ranging debates over how to use the $2 million Congress designated for the South Lawrence Trafficway. Plus, the metro squad task force formed to work on the murder of a Tonganoxie woman in Bonner Springs last week is now off the case. Now to our top story, safety concerns have surfaced surrounding the design of the new South Junior High School.
21 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: There's now a race for Kansas insurance commissioner, as a Lawrence resident announces his intentions to run. Grocery stores can now tap into Sunday sales, and friends and family of a Lawrence man killed one year ago urge the community to give back to their fellow man.
18 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, the giving season is just around the corner but will the need for natural disaster funding take away from you or your neighbors? Details ahead. Plus, Kansas University architecture students learn what it takes to rebuild the Big Easy. Now to our top story, more than $1 million in federal funding just announced today could breathe new life into the embattled eastern leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway.
17 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, the family of a Tonganoxie woman found murdered at a Bonner Springs store speaks out. And capacity has been increased at a sewage treatment plant to keep up with Tonganoxie's population explosion. Now to our top story, a former Kansas University fraternity faces disturbing allegations of hazing and physical abuse.
17 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: It's a level playing field for every high schooler who wants to play a sport, but intramurals could disappear unless new funding is found; a grave warnign from health officials concerning a new flu epidemic, and newly released documents paint a picture of the chaos on the night of the Boardwalk Apartments fire.
15 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: City commissioners make a crucial vote regarding development in northwest Lawrence, neighbors are voicing opposition to a proposed subdivision southeast of Eudora, and the KU men's basketball team announces the nine-game suspension of sophomore Darnell Jackson.
14 November 2005
Coming up on 6News, the Lawrence School Board takes up the superintendent's salary and the new Kansas science standards. We'll have details. And an alleged hazing incident at one of Kansas University's fraternities has university officials and some students at odds. Finally, the Jayhawks take on the Gorillas for their final exhibition game. We'll have highlights in sports.
13 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, a fire ignites at a Eudora home this evening. Details to come. And here in Lawrence, a grassroots effort to get kindergarteners back in school all day is taking shape. Now to our top story, a Tonganoxie woman is found dead at the Dollar General store in Bonner Springs marking the first homicide in two years.
11 November 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, city leaders are working to improve an important part of the growth concerns in northwest Lawrence. Also tonight, we'll take an inside look at the city's private security system and how it compares to the men in blue. Now to our top story, Lawrence's planning director submits her resignation today after 11 years on the job.
10 November 2005
Coming up on 6News, you may recoil in horror at the gas pump or when you open your heating bills this winter but those high prices are reinvigorating a sector of the Kansas economy. And getting a jump on the midterm elections, Democratic candidate for attorney general hits the Web for a live chat. Now to our top story, the Lawrence school district steps up security at a local high school after vandals cause thousands of dollars in damage.
10 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Lawrence officials look into the city's growth, a lawsuit is filed by the state's attorney general against a towing business, and the Kansas men's basketball team opens the season with its first exhibition game.
9 November 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: City commissioners discuss fines for marijuana users, firefighters determine what caused a blaze at a north Lawrence mobile hoome, and the state Board of Education makes a decision that alters the science curriculum in public schools.
7 November 2005
Coming up on 6News, a local man who was run over by a pickup truck last week is now out of the hospital. We'll have an update on his condition and the police case. And teacher-student interaction at Kansas University is going hi-tech thanks to the remote control. Now to our top story, a landmark decision that will change the way science is taught in Kansas public schools is just hours away.