Videos for September 23, 2008

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Tuesday, September 23 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, September 24 calls for a high of 82 with a low around 62.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Plea deal sought in hit-and-run case

A plea deal is in the works for a Lawrence man charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Published on September 23, 2008

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$16.7M interchange project taking shape

A new Kansas Turnpike interchange is taking shape in Leavenworth County.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Restaurants to dish up food festival

Plan on a party in South park - and plenty of good food to go with it.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Enrollment increases in Lawrence district

Enrollment at Lawrence public schools is up - but not by much.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Haskell fall enrollment increases 11 percent

Haskell released it's latest enrollment figures on Tuesday.

Published on September 23, 2008

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NASA climate expert warns of dire results of global warming

Experts in green energy hit the state capitol on Tuesday. The keynote speaker was a climate expert from NASA.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Lawrence Parents as Teachers hits state quality standards

Kids aren't the only ones who go to school. The 'Parents As Teachers' program sends educators out to homes to make sure parents know the right way to raise their kids. On Tuesday, the PAT program wraps up a year-long self-evaluation. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on what they learned about themselves.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Life-size book character touts River City Reading Festival

A famous children's book character was at the Lawrence Public Library to greet and surprise his fans today.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Meier leads nation in receptions

The first time Kerry Meier ever took the football field as a wide receiver at any level was last year for Mark Mangino. Now, the Jayhawks former starting QB is the nation's top receiver.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Powers leads Jayhawks at invite

Windy conditions met the Kansas women's golf team on the final day of the Marilynn Smith Invitational at Alvamar.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Free State High girls off to a blazing start

The Free State High girls' cross country team is off to a perfect start in 2008.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Free State dominates Leavenworth

The Free State Firebird boys soccer team defeated the Leavenworth Pioneers by a final score of 7-0.

Published on September 23, 2008

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KU's Emily Cressy lauded again

For the second time this season, Kansas freshman Emily Cressy is named the Big 12 Conference soccer newcomer of the week.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Ridership rising on the T

Ridership on the city's bus system appears to be on the rise. Just weeks before voters determine the fate of the T, the city says more and more people are depending on public transportation.

Published on September 23, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Sept. 23, 2008

Clouds will continue to push in for the afternoon ahead of a weak cold front. Our 9 p.m. temperature will be around 70 degrees with a southeast wind around 5-15 mph. Expect showers to push in for the late evening and overnight with a few lingering pockets of rain across the area for the morning.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Crews continue work on new interchange

Motorists seeking a route to the Turnpike will have another option once the interchange at the intersection at Leavenworth County Road 1 is completed.

Published on September 23, 2008

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Progress at a new Turnpike interchange

Project engineer Rex Fleming describes his view of an aerial photo that looks east along the Kansas Turnpike at a new interchange being built at Leavenworth County Road 1, the road that crosses the turnpike using a new bridge about eight miles east of Lawrence.

Published on September 23, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 23, 2008

The main concern for the afternoon is going to be a gusty wind between 15-25 mph. Expect plenty of sunshine for the morning with a 10 a.m. temperature of 73 degrees. The afternoon will bring more clouds, more wind but warmer temperatures as the daytime high tops out at 85 degrees. We are expecting widely scattered showers for the late evening. Get more information on the strength of the showers in the clip above.

Published on September 23, 2008