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Videos for February 12, 2007

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Boardwalk Fire Trial declared a mistrial

The trial for the man accused of setting a deadly fire at the Boardwalk Apartments comes to an abrupt end this afternoon in Douglas County District Court. Four days into testimony, Judge Jack Murphy declared a mistrial based on new evidence entered by the prosecution.

Published on February 12, 2007

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School Board members hear of the benefits from one summer reading program

A free four-week summer reading program has been offered at Prairie Park Elementary for the past two years and the Lawrence School Board hears of its many benefits.

Published on February 12, 2007

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City of Eudora takes first step in changing E.M.S. service

The current independent E.M.S. has been running for 20 years as a volunteer service. Under a proposal introduced tonight, the E.M.S. would merge with the city's volunteer fire department.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Long-time advocate for homeless services continues to push for more funding

Though he's dropped plans for a public vote, Steve Ozark still wants to put the homeless issue front and center in next year's budget.

Published on February 12, 2007

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City leaders consider proposal to prevent some businesses from participating in downtown sidewalk sale

Downtown Lawrence, Inc., wants to prevent downtown businesses that do not pay annual membership dues from placing merchandise along Mass. Street for the annual sale.

Published on February 12, 2007

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A business group is injecting its influence into the City Commission election

For the first time in its 45-year history, the Lawrence Board of Realtors is endorsing three candidates for City Commission.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Car burglaries very frequent outside rec. centers and athletic clubs

Thieves are targeting vehicles at athletic clubs and recreation centers in Lawrence. More than a dozen auto burglaries have been reported this year.

Published on February 12, 2007

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New transit service to add new times to its schedule

The K-10 Transit Service that connects KU with Johnson County Community College and the KU Edwards Campus will have four additional afternoon and evening times to catch the bus.

Published on February 12, 2007

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KU celebrates the 198th birthday of Charles Darwin today

KU joined in the worldwide celebration of Evolutionist Charles Darwin today, but not to focus on his birth, but on the scientific progress since his time.

Published on February 12, 2007

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State lawmakers consider banning cloning in Kansas

Supporters of the ban on using public funds for human cloning say the proposal would ensure that no tax dollars are used for controversial research.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Kidcast for February 12th, 2007

A bit of weather history, brought to you by a local youth.

Published on February 12, 2007

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KU men preparing for final stretch of the regular season

With less than 30 days until the NCAA announces the tournament bracket, KU is looking to finish the season with a bang.

Published on February 12, 2007

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KU women's team hoping to continue win streak

After breaking their Big 12 curse, the Jayhawk women's team followed with another win over Texas giving them a 2-game conference winning streak.

Published on February 12, 2007

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KU baseball team battles snowy weather

Due to winter weather conditions, the KU baseball team was forced to reschedule its meeting with the North Dakota State Bison.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Lawrence High senior wrestler has eyes set on the gold

LHS senior Brandon Goodwin is a 103 lb. warrior on the wrestling mat and is hoping his success can translate into a gold medal in the state competition.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Tyler Lau

Audio slideshow of Tyler Lau's photography.

Published on February 12, 2007

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Rose mistrial

Judge Jack Murphy declares a mistrial.

Published on February 12, 2007

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6News Now

Videocast for February 12

Published on February 12, 2007

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Dog-sledding

Debi Taylor talks about her experiences dog-sledding in Minnesota in this audio slideshow.

Published on February 12, 2007