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Police identify victim killed in shooting at Mother’s Day cookout
12:35 p.m., May 12, 2014 Updated 03:02 p.m.
Lawrence police have identified the victim of a shooting in east Lawrence on Sunday as Charles T. Brockman, a 26-year-old Lawrence man. By Nikki Wentling
Monarch Watch open house and plant fundraiser set for Saturday
May 5, 2014
The monarch butterfly population has been in decline for more than 20 years, and, according to new research by the World Wildlife Fund, numbers are now at a record low.
Perry man arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child
May 5, 2014
A 54-year-old Perry man was arrested in Lawrence Sunday on suspicion of recording video of a pre-teen girl getting undressed, according to police.
Suspect leads police on chase, crashes car into staircase on KU campus
May 5, 2014
A short car chase ended in a suspect crashing his vehicle on a staircase behind Joseph R. Pearson Hall on Kansas University campus Monday afternoon, according to police.
Man leads police on car chase, escapes on foot
May 5, 2014
Lawrence police are seeking a man who escaped on foot after allegedly leading an officer on a short pursuit and crashing a stolen vehicle into a ditch early Monday morning.
Dogs have their moment in the sun at annual disc-dog competition
May 4, 2014
Kat darts after a bright orange disk, zooming 50 yards before leaping into the air and snagging it between her teeth. Without hesitation, she turns around and takes off, pumping her short legs to get back to her owner as quickly as she can. The 3-year-old Australian Shepherd was one of 33 dogs that participated in the yearly Skyhoundz Disk Championship on Sunday afternoon in South Park. By Nikki Wentling
Lawrence police investigate series of car break-ins
April 28, 2014
Lawrence police are attempting to identify three men suspected in a string of vehicle break-ins that occurred early Monday morning.
Playing it ‘Saf3’: Lawrence native finds success in TV show
April 26, 2014
Since she was an adolescent at South Junior High School, Lydia Hull had been dreaming of a career in acting. Now, the Lawrence native has just experienced her first big break. By Nikki Wentling
Students use robots to attend prom
April 20, 2014
Last Saturday, Olivia Ledezma danced and played games with her friends at the Lawrence Virtual High School prom, just like any of the other students in attendance. However, Ledezma wasn’t on the LVHS campus Saturday. She wasn’t even in the state. She was thousands of miles away in California, using a telepresence robot, essentially an iPad on wheels, to “attend” the big event. By Nikki Wentling
Jewish congregations in Lawrence increase security for Passover services
April 14, 2014
After news broke about the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Overland Park, leaders of Jewish congregations 35 miles away in Lawrence began taking measures to heighten security at upcoming Passover events. By Nikki Wentling

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This 1953 Cadillac Series 62 sits on display at the Lawrence Antique Auto Club's 41st annual Antique Car Show on Sunday, October 6. Fred Klafta, of Kingsville, Mo., owns the car, which has been in his family for more than 50 years.

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