Police are searching for a suspect in the murder of a KU Law School student. 25-year-old Jana Mackey was found dead inside her ex-boyfriend's Lawrence home. Friends, family, and educators are remembering Jana Mackey as a delightful, motivated woman.
After 20+ years as a Teachers Association Lobbyist, he's a familiar face in Kansas education circles. But as 6News reporter George Diepenbrock shows us, school board member Craig Grant will take on a new role this year as one of the main faces of the Lawrence School District.
Most first-grade students work to improve their reading skills through the course of the school year. But few - if any - have reading goals like Tonganoxie's Blake Phillips. 6News reporter Mark Boyle has more on the student's amazing accomplishment.
In his four years at KU, he became a consensus All-American, Big 12 Player of the Year, and a Wooden and Naismith awards finalist. Now, former KU great Wayne Simien has returned to where it all started.
The Fourth of July holiday has been tarnished by tragedy after a KU Law School student was found dead in her ex-boyfriend's home. A second-degree murder warrant has been issued for Adolfo Garcia-Nunez in connection with the death of Jana Lynne Mackey.
Temperatures will remain cool for today with a 10 a.m. temperatures of 74 degrees and a comfortable daytime high of 83 degrees. Look for mostly sunny skies with a few afternoon clouds for the afternoon. If you are planning to head out to watch the fireworks tonight at Clinton Lake, expect the temperature to be in the mid-70s with a few passing clouds! Have a great 4th of July!