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Videos for June 23, 2009

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Tuesday, June 23 weather at 10 p.m.

The high for Wednesday, June 24 is 99 degrees with a low of 78.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Higher cost, smaller fleet makes driver's ed possible

6News reporter Lindsey Slater learns the rules of the road with a driver's ed student.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Three county clinics receive grants

Three health clinics in Douglas County have received grant money from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Baker lays off more employees

A total of 30 people have lost their jobs this year at the Baldwin City-based private college as a result of a $1 million budget shortfall.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Driver in rollover crash still in hospital

The driver of a vehicle that rolled multiple times Monday evening on the South Lawrence Trafficway is hospitalized with serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Hearing date set in attempted murder case

A judge will hear evidence in July in the case of a Lawrence man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife with a baseball bat. Arthur Davis III, 60, appeared in a Douglas County courtroom Tuesday afternoon with his lawyer.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Shelter to cap number of people staying each night

Fire officials have deemed to unsafe to allow homeless to sleep in the basement of the Lawrence Community Shelter.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Ex-KU student faces robbery charges

A former Kansas University student, who was arrested after a string of Lawrence bank robberies in 2002 and 2003, has been brought to Douglas County to face two charges of aggravated robbery after serving about five years in federal prison.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Bomb found in downtown parking lot

Douglas County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the discovery of a small bomb early Tuesday morning outside the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Salvation Army gives away final fan

The Salvation Army gave away its final fan Tuesday as part of a program to help Lawrence residents beat the heat.

Published on June 23, 2009

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LMH breast center gets new look

The breast center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital has received a makeover.

Published on June 23, 2009

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KU's Robinson embracing life on the hill

The regular season is five months away, but for KU freshman Thomas Robinson, it's never too early to get your feet wet.

Published on June 23, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for June 23, 2009

It looks like a repeat performance this evening as our 9 PM temperature hovers near 88 degrees with a heat index in the mid 90’s. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect through Thursday evening as our heat index readings stay near 110°.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for June 23, 2009

Outside of the excessive heat, no major problems are expected for your evening commute with the exception of reduced lanes on I-70 near the East Lawrence Interchange and on K-7 near Shawnee Mission Parkway where crews are still doing pavement work.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Leeks barigoule

Watch and learn as Pachamama's owner and head chef Ken Baker gives instructions on how to prepare leeks barigoule.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Bagpipes in the park

Listen and watch as bagpiper and Kansas University junior Chris Hannemann, Wichita, plays his bagpipes recently at South Park.

Published on June 23, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 23, 2009

In general, expect the combination of sweltering heat and humidity to surmount heat index values to 105-115°F across the 6 News Area Tuesday afternoon. The worst conditions will be found the closer you get to the greater Kansas City Metro Area. Expect no relief from the wind, either. South winds will remain light.

Published on June 23, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for June 23, 2009

You can still expect five to 10 minute delays because of road work north and south of Topeka. There is still routine road work just west of Kansas City as well. Drive safely in this heat.

Published on June 23, 2009