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Overnight weather for December 23, 2009
The temperatures are still warm but expect those to drop as the winter storm works its way into the area. Snow could be developing as we work our way into the evening Thursday.
Published on December 23, 2009
City crews preparing for winter storm
Street crews in Lawrence are preparing for the worst the winter storm could bring. Employees are planning to work 12-hour shifts to ensure the roads are clear and will be working as long as necessary.
Naked man enters maintenance shop
Police are still trying to determine what happened Wednesday morning that had a naked man, with an injured leg, walk into a maintenance shop in Lawrence. The incident occurred just after 7 a.m.
Troopers urge safety in winter driving
With a winter storm heading into the area, Highway Patrol troopers are asking drivers to take the necessary precautions. Give yourself extra time and space when driving in winter storm conditions.
Woman released after rollover accident
A woman injured in a rollover accident Tuesday night was released from the hospital. The woman ran a stop sign and rolled her vehicle.
Kids arrested for multiple auto burglaries
Three juveniles were arrested Wednesday morning after being connected to as many as five auto burglaries in the area. The youths were also charged with breaking curfew.
State considering raising cigarette tax
A tax increase on cigarettes is currently being considered in the state of Kansas. The increase in revenue could help fill holes in the state budget.
Teen drivers racing to DMV
Teen drivers are looking to avoid restrictions going into effect in January. The Department of Motor Vehicles has seen a 50 percent increase in the number of teens coming through the doors.
Local organization providing new programs
A local organization providing in-home care is now offering two more programs. The programs include social networking and daycare for those with developmental disabilities.
Unusual storms hits Lawrence
It's December and a thunderstorm just rolled through the area today. Several people reported lightning strikes in or near their area.
Taylor continues to shine
Tyshawn Taylor is continuing to play well off the bench. Coach Bill Self attributes part of the sophomore's success to having his head in the right place.
Women's basketball rolling in non-con
The KU women's basketball team continues to roll through its non-conference schedule. The Jayhawks took care of business on the road against Houston.
Turner Gill opposite of Mangino
KU's new head football coach deals with players, assistant coaches and fans in a much different way that former coach Mark Mangino. 6Sports' Kevin Romary explains the differences between the two.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Dec. 23, 2009
Rain is covering northeast Kansas, getting ready to turn to snow tomorrow afternoon.
Commuter Forecast for Dec. 23, 2009
Cloudy skies, wet roads and a bit of fog in the area means drivers should be cautious on the roads this afternoon.
Commuter forecast for December 23, 2009
The roads will be wet and possibly slick on the morning drive today. Keep an ear out for weather as the winter storm front moves through the area, with snow and freezing rain possible. Expect reduced speeds on I-70 and drive safely.
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