30 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, did the teachers and administrators finally reach a deal? We'll bring you news from the latest round of negotiations. Plus, it may be the garage sale of the year but why is it so big? We'll explain. Now to our top story, it was supposed to mark their loved one's final resting place but it was temporarily misplaced.
29 September 2005
Coming up on 6News, bullying is a problem that every school has but after learning how many students were being affected, one local school is taking action. And, some south Lawrence residents get a rude awakening as fire breaks out. Now to our top story, the new Kansas University logo didn't come easy but now officials from a school on the east coast are concerned that it looks too much like their own.
29 September 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: A local bar may soon have its license revoked, a fire at an apartment house leaves two homeless, and one of KU's top administrators is stepping down.
28 September 2005
On the 6News Nightbeat: A bioscience firm with operations in Lawrence is expanding into a large vacant building in East Lawrence, a theft at a central Lawrence bakery leads police to a home in East Lawrence, and the former chairman of the federal 9/11 commission speaks at the Baker convocation.
26 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, an unusual upheaval at a local gas station is now raising concerns about contamination problems. Plus, Douglas County is recognized nationally for its youthful ways. We'll explain later in the newscast. But now to our top story, Lawrence school board members consider spending thousands to solve the district's problem of declining enrollment.
25 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, his job is to evaluate a person and determine if they are a sexual offender but critics charge he's mixing his religion with his work. And we'll examine how a non-surgical procedure touted to take years off your face is gaining popularity here in Lawrence. Now to our top story, area farmers and ranchers may soon find that getting help from the federal government may be more difficult.
23 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, three families affected by Hurricane Katrina are now calling Lawrence home for the meantime. We'll give you an inside look at one family's journey to the Sunflower State. Plus, a sports bar that closed up shop over the summer will soon reopen. Now to our top story, officials with the Lawrence School District will consider expanding a new Breathalyzer policy to all high school activities.
22 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, Douglas County Emergency Management officials are prepared to jump in to help Hurricane Rita evacuees if needed. And the leader credited with helping to bring down the Iron Curtain in Eastern Europe receives an award from the Dole Institute of Politics. Now to our top story, the Lawrence School District will literally pay the price for lower than expected enrollment numbers.
22 September 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Money orders and checks were among the items stolen from the Municipal Court, but officals aren't saying much else; more than a month into the new school year and teachers still don't know what kind of raise they're going to get; and Lawrence officials discuss banning talking on cellular phones while driving.
20 September 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Commissioners discuss re-opening the search for a new tenant for the Carnegie Library, a lot of effort is going into copying an unoffical Jayhawk, and police are investigating a theft from the Municipal Court building.
19 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a man accused of shooting a woman in the face this weekend is now charged with second-degree murder. And later, after delivering supplies to Louisiana for animals displaced by Hurricane Katrina, the Lawrence Humane Society director shares with us what she saw. Now to our top story, hundreds of Jayhawk fans flocked to Allen Fieldhouse to pick seats.
18 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News Sunday, it wasn't quite as big as the celebration last year but Lawrencians still commemorated the city's 151st year. And an alternative to deadly force, we examine the debate over tasers in the hands of police and the public. Now to our top story, a woman is shot in the face early this morning and the man accused of pulling the trigger is in jail tonight.
16 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, the Dole Institute of Politics served as a melting pot today as people from all over the world took a momentous oath. Plus, it was a busy night across the area for our high school football teams. We'll have the highlights later in Sports. Now to our top story, parents of a Kansas University, who died three years ago after falling from his dorm room window, is now suing KU.
15 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, President Bush addresses the nation from the Big Easy during his fourth trip to the ravaged Gulf Coast. Plus, local students give a generous check to the local Red Cross after weeks of dedicating their time to the hurricane relief efforts. Now to our top story, a simple puff of a cigarette could end up costing a Lawrence woman a fine of more than $100.
15 September 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Residents in an East Lawrence neighborhood are concerned over a recent rash of assaults in the area; a radio promotion for gas at $1.05 per gallon caused some long lines on 23rd Street, and the Kansas quarter is now available in Lawrence.
14 September 2005
On the 6News Nightcast: Students from the former Lawrence Alternative High School adjust to their new situations, a trip to Louisiana by two relief workers who wanted to help survivors of Hurricane Katrina went awry, and a group of scholars is looking increase the public's knowledge about the U.S. Constitution.
12 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a second arrest was made in connection with last week's shooting. We'll update the case. Plus a local parishioner brings word of how the people of Mississippi are doing. Now to our top story, a divided Lawrence School Board talks about the hot-button issue of teacher salary.
11 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, more help is on the way for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Plus we talk to residents who are trying to make sense of the hurricane and today's anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Now to our top story, it's been two weeks since the devastation in the Gulf Coast, and with all of the relief efforts in full swing, it's now time to help the forgotten victims.
9 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, students all over the area are opening their hearts to the Hurricane victims. But East Heights students are also opening their minds. Plus a big-time match up in Olathe tonight has Free State High battling Olathe East. Now to our top story, one of Kansas University's oldest fraternities is history.
8 September 2005
Straight ahead on 6News, a Lawrence woman is headed back to her childhood home to rescue her mom but she is not traveling empty handed. And state officials have told local emergency managers to scrub their plans to take on evacuees. Now to our top story, high school students in Lawrence will have to do more than just buy a ticket to get into school dances in the future.