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Asher Fusco (Reporter/Web producer)

I started working as a Web producer and overnight reporter for LJWorld.com in March 2009. My duties include keeping the Web site up and running smoothly and covering breaking news during overnight shifts.

I am a graduate of Kansas University, where I got my start in journalism covering KU and high school athletics at the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Away from the News Center, I spend most of my time at the gym, creating music or exploring Lawrence.

Recent stories

Around and About for September 17, 2011
September 17, 2011
The Flory Family reunion will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Lone Star Church of the Brethren, 883 E. 800 Road, Lawrence.
Authorities seek suspect in nightclub stabbings
06:08 a.m., March 14, 2010 Updated 09:23 p.m.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was searching Sunday morning for a suspect in connection with two stabbings at a nightclub east of Lawrence.
Pageant winners stress ‘having fun,’ mental training
March 14, 2010
Two women earned scholarships and advanced to the Miss Kansas Pageant by winning titles Saturday night at the Miss Lawrence and Miss Leavenworth County pageants.
Two treated and released after Friday accident
March 13, 2010
Two people were treated and released Friday from Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a two-vehicle accident in south Lawrence.
Lawrence man arrested on aggravated battery charges
March 12, 2010
A 27-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Thursday night on charges of aggravated battery after a fight at a north Lawrence residence.
19-year-old arrested on aggravated assault charges
March 12, 2010
A 19-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Thursday on charges of aggravated assault, misdemeanor theft and making criminal threats.
Woman arrested after fight at east Lawrence bar
March 11, 2010
A 19-year-old Shawnee woman was arrested early Thursday on charges of aggravated battery after a fight at the 23rd Street Roadhouse.
One seriously injured in east Lawrence hit-and-run
LifeStar helicopter dispatched to scene; driver arrested on multiple charges
05:05 p.m., March 7, 2010 Updated 05:35 p.m.
One person was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a car-pedestrian hit-and-run accident in the 1200 block of Almira.
Battery, attempted carjacking suspect arrested after leading authorities on three-hour, two-county pursuit
Suspect was arrested on charges of attempted carjacking, aggravated battery
12:11 a.m., February 27, 2010 Updated 04:57 a.m.
A man was arrested early Sunday east of Lawrence after allegedly battering multiple people and attempting a carjacking in Leavenworth County before fleeing on foot into Douglas County.
Lawrence area likely looking at 2”-4” of snow this weekend; winter storm watch in effect Saturday evening
03:36 p.m., February 19, 2010 Updated 05:28 p.m.
The National Weather Service has announced a winter weather watch for Douglas and surrounding counties beginning Saturday evening and lasting through late Sunday night.

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Recent photos

Members of Veritas Christian School’s 2009 graduating class are recognized in front of the crowd after receiving diplomas. Pictured from left are graduates Kirsten Bennett, Rebekah Finger, John Hicks, Jeremiah Johnson, Danielle Marsh, Taelyr Shelton, Hannah Walton and Taylor Zook.

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