Videos for June 26, 2008

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Several NBA Draft trades involve former KU players

Portland drafted Brandon Rush, but traded him to Indiana. New Orleans drafted Darrell Arthur, but the pick was on behalf of Portland (and he was later sent to Houston in a separate deal, then immediately shipped to Memphis). Mario Chalmers was selected by Minnesota, but was traded to the Miami Heat.

Published on June 26, 2008

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A look inside a now-controversial train depot

The city's looking to purchase, and eventually renovate, a train depot in East Lawrence. But, not everyone's on board.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Candidate Meet and Greet Session

Douglas County residents meet the candidates in local races at a "meet and greet" session tonight.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Dillons to expand, remodel

Another Dillons in Lawrence is getting an overhaul - and this one will come with an expansion, too.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Ladybugs released to fight pest problem

The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Horticulture Department tries an alternative to pesticides, releasing tens of thousands of ladybugs in city parks and other spots around town.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Thursday, June 26 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, June 27 calls for a high of 90 with a low around 75.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Emily Ballock named Scholar Athlete of the Year

Nine months ago, the 6Sports department started a search for the 2007-2008 Scholar Athlete of the Year. Tonight - of the nine athletes that were honored this season for their accomplishments in athletics and academics - only one stands above the rest. So get your popcorn ready, it's time to honor Eudora High's Emily Ballock - Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Three Jayhawks taken in first 34 picks of NBA Draft

Brandon Rush was the first Jayhawk selected in the NBA Draft. Darrell Arthur followed later in the first round and Mario Chalmers was drafted early in the second. Also, we capture some fan reactions to the selections.

Published on June 26, 2008

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6 Weather 6 p.m. Forecast for June 26, 2008

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Douglas County through 1 a.m Friday, with very humid conditions at 6.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Severe Weather Update for 5 p.m. on June 26, 2008

Douglas County is in a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 1 a.m. Friday. Watch Jennifer Schack for the latest.

Published on June 26, 2008

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6 Weather 2:30 p.m. Forecast for June 26, 2008

Still in the 80s with clouds building across northeast Kansas. There are thunderstorms we're watching along the Kansas and Nebraska border.

Published on June 26, 2008

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for June 26, 2008

The heat index should top 100 degrees this afternoon, for a very hot and humid Thursday.

Published on June 26, 2008

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Truck 'tricked' by CMT

Oskaloosa resident and automotive teacher Dave Tenpenny has officially been "tricked." His 1985 GMC Brigadier semi is now fully loaded after Tenpenny was chosen to appear on CMT's "Trick My Truck."

Published on June 26, 2008

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6 Weather 9:30 a.m. Forecast for June 26, 2008

We will warm up quickly today with a 10 a.m. temperature of 83 degrees and an afternoon high of 94 degrees. Keep in mind that with extremely high humidity we are looking at a heat index for the afternoon over 100 degrees. There is an isolated chance of pop-up thundershowers for the early evening, otherwise we should stay dry for the day.

Published on June 26, 2008