31 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, former Kansas University basketball player J.R. Giddens makes a plea deal in court today for his role in the Moon Bar incident. Plus, with the cold and flu season in full swing, parents need to be aware of a dangerous trend among today's youth. Now to our top story, a postgame celebration on Saturday turns dangerous after hundreds of students rush the field carrying off the goalpost.
30 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, Halloween should only be scary in spirit not because of safety issues. We'll have some tips for you. And homecoming weekend for Kansas University turns out to be a huge success and not just for local businesses. Now to our top story, if prices at the gas pumps aren't coming down fast enough for you, perhaps you should look into modifying your vehicle so it uses less gas.
28 October 2005
Straight head on 6News, a local student is rushed to the emergency room after overdosing on cold medicine. Plus, some Lawrencians are raising concerns about the city's current tree removal process. Now to our top story, a man with high hopes of becoming your next president speaks to a packed house today at the Dole Institute of Politics.
27 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a Kansas University law school graduate hopes to garner financial support for a forgotten disaster in Latin America. And an entire city pauses to honor the sacrifice of a local soldier who died in Iraq. Now to our top story, Kansas' land-locked location may have protected us from Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma but we're still feeling the effects of the storms.
26 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: State transportation officials discuss roadside memorials, dozens gather at the steps of the Douglas County Courthouse in an effort to end the war in Iraq, and Lawrence city leaders look for state funding to improve a dangerous intersection southeast of Lawrence.
25 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A court hearing for former KU basketball player J.R. Giddens is delayed several weeks, the next battle in the fight to keep intelligent design out of science classes in launched at KU's natural history museum, and Lawrence police will soon begin to change the way they handle cases of marijuana possession.
24 October 2005
Coming up on 6News, Lawrence school board members take a look at teacher's salary increases and student Breathalyzer tests. And the next step in the legal process for the man accused of setting a deadly fire at the Boardwalk Apartments complex won't likely happen for months. Now to our top story, winter weather is right around the corner and this year, you'll probably have to pay a hefty price to keep warm.
23 October 2005
Coming up on 6News Sunday, bikes are flying off racks and the Kansas University students who own them want them back. And, KU basketball coaches past and present are banking millions on a local investment opportunity. Now to our top story, survivors of breast cancer in Lawrence are working to make sure that other local cancer patients get the help and support they need.
21 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, hundreds gathered in Tonganoxie tonight to remember and honor a local hero. Also, the city council will soon hear proposal that may change the way police handle marijuana possession charges in Lawrence. Now to our top story, when full time teachers are sick, substitutes step in to take their place. But are there enough substitute teachers for the whole district?
20 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a Lawrence man accused of killing his 5-month-old daughter is back in court. And two Lawrence men face charges filed by the Kansas Attorney General's office in connection with alleged abuse with two dependent adults. Now to our top story, for years substitute teachers in Lawrence have watched as other educators receive raises while they've been passed up.
19 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Tonganoxie mourns the loss of one of their own, a soldier killed in Iraq; state fire marhsalls have a problem with Allen Fieldhouse, and officials with the sheriff's department say a woman who turned in one of the county's most wanted fugitives does not qualify for the Crimestoppers reward money.
19 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: It was a busy day for firefighters as fire sweeps through a central Lawrence apartment home, the price at the pumps moves one city commissioner to examine how city vehicles are used, and the last of the people who died in the Boardwalk Apartment fire is remembered.
17 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, fire was all around him and his girlfriend. Should he wait or should he jump from his third-floor apartment? We'll bring you his story. And a case of viral meningitis is confirmed in a local junior high school student. Now to our top story, a Lawrence man is charged today with murdering his five-month-old daughter.
16 October 2005
Coming up tonight on 6News Sunday, victims of the Boardwalk Apartments fire face the new challenge of coming to grips with what happened. And, it's a Baldwin City tradition that attracts thousands. We'll drop by the Maple Leaf Festival later in the newscast. Now to our top story, a 5-month old infant is found dead in an east Lawrence apartment and her father, who is suspected of abusing her, has been taken to jail.
14 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, with two murders under investigation in Lawrence, we look into the foster care system in which two of the suspects were raised. And the Rock Chalk nation saw a glimpse of the future tonight at Late Night in the Phog. Now to our top story, one week after the fatal fire at the Boardwalk Apartments, Lawrence residents remember one of its three victims.
13 October 2005
Coming up on 6News, an outside review on Kansas' proposed science standards is in and the majority of state members might not like what they hear. And local church groups ban together to offer support to victims of the Boardwalk Apartment building fire. Now to our top story, an elderly couple is searching for answers after Lawrence police officers kicked down their front door by mistake.
13 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Two women who befriended Jason Rose tell us he's a man accused of doing something completely out of character, as the Lawrence man is formally charged with intentionally setting the fire that killed three Boardwalk Apartment residents, and the Lawrence school district and representatives of teachers agree on a new pay and benefits package.
12 October 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Two of three bodies pulled from the charred remains of a west Lawrence apartment building have been identified, and authorities now say they believe the cause of the fire was arson. An arrest has been made in the case. Another fire, this one in Tonganoxie this afternoon, claims the life of one man.
10 October 2005
Coming up on 6News, fire officials say the Boardwalk Apartment building had no fire code violations but the code that it was designed to meet are more than 50 years old. Plus, as Eudora grows so does the City Hall. Now to our top story, 6News has learned the identities of the three people who are unaccounted for at the Boardwalk Apartments.
9 October 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical are called to another major incident, this one in downtown Lawrence. And do you think intelligent design should be taught in public schools? That is just one of many questions we asked in a statewide scientific survey. We'll have the results coming up for you later. Now to our top story tonight, investigators get their first chance today to get inside the now leveled Boardwalk Apartments where three people are now feared dead.