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Police have man in custody believed to be responsible for bomb threats
Lawrence police now have a 47-year-old man in custody who they think is responsible for the phone calls that led to today's heightened state of emergency.
Published on April 19, 2007
Parents worried for children's safety during lock-down
Since no specific school was targeted, all local schools were on lock-down - which left thousands of parents worried about their children's safety.
Area school districts responded to threat as well
Because the bomb threat was not directed at one specific school, all area school districts also responded to the situation.
Perry-Lecompton school district remains on high alert
Officials at Perry-Lecompton high school and middle schools say all students will be subject to a search and will walk through metal detectors when initially entering the buildings.
Granada shooting suspect talked about shooting to girlfriend after incident
The man accused of the fatal shooting outside the Granada in February of 2006 talked about the incident after it happened, according to testimony by his girlfriend.
Inmate formally charged with killing of retired Lecompton jeweler
A prison inmate long-suspected in connection with the killing of a retired Lecompton jeweler is formally charged with murder in Douglas County.
Copycat shooting threats shake schools nationwide
There is no doubt this week's events in Virginia weigh heavy on the hearts of many - and now copycat threats shake schools nationwide.
Henrickson signs on for five more years with KU
According to the KU athletic director Lew Perkins, women's basketball head coach Bonnie Henrickson has accepted a contract extension.
Agafonov wins hammer throw at Kansas Relay
KU thrower Egor Agafonov won the men's hammer throw this afternoon at the Kansas Relays by a wide margin.
Consistency a big issue for KU baseball squad
The KU baseball team sits at 19-23 on the year and the Jayhawks are still in search of their first Big 12 series win.
Free State baseball team tops Stags
At the River City Baseball Festival, the Free State Firebird baseball team beat the Bishop Miege Stags, 4-2.
LHS dominates Omaha Creighton Prep on the diamond
The Lawrence High baseball team defeated the Omaha Creighton Prep Bluejays at the River City Baseball Festival, 14-7.
Eudora softball squad tops Wellsville
In a close battle on the diamond, the Eudora Lady Cardinals managed to hold off the Wellsville Eagles, 5-4.
Videocast for April 19
Lawrence Police Department press conference
Lawrence Police Capt. Dave Cobb said that officers have recovered the cell phone used to make a bomb threat against local schools.
Superintendent Randy Weseman talks about the school response to the bomb threats.
Reaction from parents
In two interviews, Debbie Galbraith and Christine Hauschel, parents of area school children, discuss their responses to the bomb threats.
Breaking news update about the bomb threats that have been collected throughout the morning.
Breaking news report on the bomb threats made against Lawrence area schools this morning.
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