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Ice storm causes numerous cancellations, including Lawrence schools and public library, Haskell and others; KU classes before 1 p.m. canceled
An ice storm has caused Lawrence Public Schools to cancel classes for Tuesday.
A memorial service for Kathryn Odelia Zeller, 55, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Greenleaf, Wis. Mrs. Zeller died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
(Updated Tuesday at 3:41 p.m.) The United States has a "modest number" of troops inside Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld said Tuesday in the Pentagon's clearest acknowledgment yet of the American ground presence in the anti-terror war.
(Updated Tuesday at 6:35 a.m.) The United States is committed to keeping its anti-terrorism campaign going as long as it takes to destroy Osama bin Laden's terrorist network, Gen. Tommy Franks, commander of the U.S. operation in Afghanistan, said Tuesday.
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani called Monday for a federal law requiring the FBI to share terrorism information with local law-enforcement authorities in order to improve coordination in times of crisis.
A Kansas congressional hopeful does not plan to stop a raffle for an AR-15 rifle, even though it's the type of weapon authorities said was used in the mass shooting at a Florida high school.
The night Joel Wales was killed and the house he was in burned, witnesses heard shouting, gunshots and then a woman yelling, “Come on, come on, come on.” One saw a woman on the front porch when the fire broke out, who then got into a car and left the scene. Those and other witness accounts, followed by a trail of physical evidence, led to murder charges against two women, according to affidavits obtained by the Journal-World.
After an overnight car chase in Lawrence, deputies arrested the driver and found drugs, an assault rifle and more than 1,300 rounds of ammunition in his car, law enforcement authorities said.
Free State High's girls bowling team made its way to the podium with a third-place finish at the Sunflower League meet on Tuesday at Mission Bowl 'N Olathe.
The Centers for Disease Control and prevention confirmed Sunday that a female New Jersey postal worker has inhalation anthrax, and the Justice Department said the microbe has been discovered at an offsite facility that processes its mail. CDC spokesman Tom Skinner stressed that the incident in New Jersey, involving the most serious form of the disease, was not a new case but rather one that had been listed as suspected. Lab tests confirmed the diagnosis, he said. Three people have died from inhaled anthrax.
By Terry Rombeck Students and administrators involved in international programs at Kansas University and Baker University are keeping a wary eye on congressional proposals that would allow the government a tighter rein on foreign students. But it's unclear what affect the proposals which range from check-ins with Immigration and Naturalization Service to fingerprinting students will have at the universities.
A Eudora woman is in the University of Kansas hospital after an accident Saturday in Leavenworth County that occurred as she was allegedly attempting to flee from law enforcement.
Waitress Gail Sanders keeps photos of suspected terrorists beneath the counter and scrutinizes every customer who enters her busy south Georgia truck stop. "We look for these folks," said Sanders, pulling out her printout of the FBI's 22 most-wanted terrorists. "You keep your eyes open and listen."
After finishing third in 2016 and second in 2017, Free State High's wrestling team had hopes of finishing its climb to the top at the Sunflower League tournament on Saturday at Olathe East.
Lawrence resident and former Journal-World editorial page editor Ann Gardner has received one of the state’s top journalism awards.
Years before anthrax in the mail became a national phobia, a man told his sister he was developing a bacteria to send in envelopes filled with razor blades. Other relatives said he had talked about killing family and friends.
Sen. John McCain said Sunday that America must unleash "all the might of United States military power," including large numbers of ground troops, to prevail in Afghanistan. Bush administration officials said the Taliban is being weakened, but warned Americans must be prepared for a drawn-out conflict.
Several swimmers from Lawrence High and Free State were recognized on the all-Sunflower League team for their performances at the league meet last weekend.
Kansas University's Tyler Hall tied for second overall at the Nelson-Stanford Invitational which concluded Sunday.
Different location, same results.