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Overnight weather for December 1, 2009
The temperatures will be dropping into the 20s tonight as winter starts to settle in. The wind will also be picking up a bit, adding to the chilly December feel.
Published on December 1, 2009
November ArtStar: Addison Frei
The ArtStar for the month of November is Addison Frei. The multi-talented musician excels at jazz piano.
Cabin fire causes six-figure damage
A fire Tuesday morning caused about $100,000 in damage. The building was located northwest of Lawrence at the Lake View Club.
Guilty verdict reached in old murder case
A guilty verdict was reached against a man involved in aiding a felon in a murder from 20 years ago. The sentencing will take place later this month.
Kasold construction on plan for 2010
A $800,000 construction plan for a section of Kasold Drive gained approval from city commissioners Tuesday. The project would likely begin next summer.
Victim testifies in attempted murder trial
The victim in an attempted murder trial took the stand Tuesday during the second day of the trial. The woman described being beaten with a baseball bat by her son.
Board begins search for new member
The Eudora school board is looking to fill an upcoming vacancy on its board. One of the current members has resigned and a replacement is needed.
Employees clean mess after business fire
Employees of Richard's Detailing returned to the shop Tuesday to begin cleaning the mess left after the building caught fire Monday night. Estimates on the total damage were not available.
Police investigate explosive device near school
Lawrence police are investigating an explosive device and broken window at Sunshine Acres Montessori School. No harm was done and classes were not disrupted.
Out of work citizens lose health benefit
Workers who have been laid off added another item to a list of problems, the revocation of the COBRA government subsidy. The withdrawal leaves people with two options: go without health care or pay a hefty price.
Next section of bridge blast to make splash
The next section of the Kansas River bridge scheduled for blasting is over the water. The blast will take place next Tuesday.
Obama addresses nation, Afghanistan situation
President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday in regard to the situation in Afghanistan. Local residents protested in downtown Lawrence.
No word on Mangino's status
Amid circulating rumors, there has still been no action taken with football coach Mark Mangino. An investigation into his conduct is still in progress.
Briscoe, Meier earn honors
Two members of the Jayhawks' football team made Big 12 honors. Wide receivers Dezmon Briscoe and Kerry Meier made the first and second All Big 12 teams, respectively.
Unbeaten, with work to do
The men's basketball team hasn't lost yet, but Bill Self says the team still has a lot of work to do. The Jayhawks take on winless Alcorn State Wednesday.
New look, new goals for LHS basketball
The Lions have a new coach and are looking to advance deeper in the postseason this year. The Lions lost on a last-second shot in last year's tournament.
Evening weather forecast for December 1, 2009
A cold front is moving in for Tuesday night. Portions of Kansas could see rain and snow by Wednesday morning, but northeastern Kansas will likely be unaffected.
Evening commuter forecast for Dec. 1, 2009
Watch for some delays along I-70 near east Lawrence during your afternoon commute. Also check for delays near I-35 and I-435 due to construction.
Crews called to fire northwest of Lawrence
A building caught fire northwest of Lawrence Tuesday morning in the Lakeview Lake area.
Morning weather for December 1, 2009
Tuesday we'll see mostly sunny skies with temperatures reaching the upper 50's. But change is afoot, with a cold front moving Tuesday night and clouds moving in.
Commuter forecast for December 1, 2009
Expect a dry start to your Tuesday morning. There isn't much in the way of roadwork, just some reduced speeds on I-70 near Lawrence. Drive safely.
Crews respond to fire in east Lawrence
Emergency crews were on scene Monday night to put out a fire that broke out at Richard's Detailing. The flames were contained to the east side of the building. A cause has not yet been determined.