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Education, employment central issues of Kansas House District 38 race
04:42 p.m., October 21, 2010 Updated 06:36 p.m.
Education, employment and the economy are themes emerging in the race for the 38th District seat in the Kansas House.
KU police report student raped in parking lot near 14th and Ohio streets
07:22 p.m., October 14, 2010 Updated 07:22 p.m.
Kansas University police are investigating a rape that occurred this week in a campus parking lot. Police said the incident occurred between 2:30 a.m. and 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, in parking lot No. 100, which is near 14th and Ohio streets.
Game Dog Guardian organization aims to end discrimination against pit bulls
October 8, 2010
Pit bulls are often considered vicious dogs, because of their breed. That’s a perception Anthony Barnett, Lawrence, wants to change.
Lawrence police survey elementary schools for security threats
October 7, 2010
Lawrence police officer Jay Bialek walked all around Woodlawn School Wednesday afternoon, searching for safety concerns.
Jurors in sex crime trial watch video of Lawrence woman’s interrogation
October 1, 2010
The attorney for a 33-year-old Lawrence woman accused of crimes against children, requested his client be allowed to leave the room as jurors were about to watch a video of her being interrogated by police.
County jail program receives $374,000 in grants
September 30, 2010
Shannon Murphy received some good news this month. The re-entry program that she heads up at the Douglas County jail has received a substantial boost. The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Douglas County Correctional Facility’s re-entry program two grants that total $374,000.
Survivors, supporters rally for Take Back the Night
September 24, 2010
Dozens of people filled South Park in Lawrence Thursday night for an annual event to support survivors of domestic violence. Take Back the Night carried on, despite the storm.
Ex-KU worker pleads guilty in child pornography case
September 23, 2010
A former Kansas University worker faces up to 11 years in prison after several hundred images of child pornography were found on his work computer, said Charles Branson, Douglas County district attorney.
Lawrence bicycle committee reviews old sidewalk law
12:00 a.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 04:37 p.m.
Lawrence’s Bicycle Advisory Committee met Tuesday night to discuss, among other items, an old law that makes it illegal to ride a bike on some sidewalks.
Lawrence man convicted of repeatedly raping child
September 20, 2010
A Douglas County jury has convicted a 43-year-old Lawrence man of raping a girl between 2004 and 2007.

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In this 2010 file photo, a Lawrence Police Department patrol car responds to a call at Kansas University's McCollum Hall.

In this 2010 file photo, a Lawrence Police Department patrol car responds to a call at Kansas University's McCollum Hall. There will be more patrol cars on the streets next week as Lawrence participates in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign.

In this 2010 file photo, a Lawrence Police Department vehicle is parked outside McCollum Hall.

High water has climbed up to the doors of cars near 19th and Naismith in central Lawrence.

KU Public Safety officers stream into McCollum Hall Friday afternoon to investigate a report of man with a gun who was in the building. Police put the building on lockdown but have also checked at least two locations around Lawrence for the suspect.

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