Emergency responders rescued a 14-year-old Lawrence boy from the raging waters of the Kansas River Friday afternoon, after he became trapped under a large log. He then was flown to a Kansas City area hospital, according to police Sgt. Bill Cory.
Sixty-five years ago, army paratrooper Roy Creek jumped out of a plane and into history with thousands of other Allied soldiers as part of the largest single-day invasion of all time — the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
Temperatures will remain fairly warm for the evening with a 9 PM temperature of 74 degrees. A south wind between 5-15 mph will usher in the necessary moisture to bring us an isolated chance of thunderstorms before dawn.
What a great way to end the week: warming temeperatures and light winds. With partly sunny skies Friday, highs will pop well above 80°F. Winds will be light from the south; helping to usher in more humidity by evening. A few thunderstorms are possible as the humidity take hold later Friday night.
A 38-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Thursday evening for aggravated battery and criminal damage. Lawrence Memorial Hospital notified police about a woman who had shown up with knife wounds to the face and arm. Lawrence police were able to locate the male suspect believed to be involved in the altercation in the 2400 block of Ousdahl Road.