Six new police officers completed their training and are now official members of the Lawrence police force. The new members and veterans were recognized for their achievements during a ceremony Friday.
Security measures are being changed at Fort Riley after the shooting incident that claimed several lives at Fort Hood in Texas. Fort Riley has also been asked to help with counseling services for those grieving the loss of those stationed at the Texas fort.
After a single exhibition game, Coach Bill Self is saying Markieff Morris is showing the most improvement from a year ago. Markieff gained 30 pounds during the offseason and has added weight to his offensive game to match.
A Lawrence company based at Lawrence Municipal Airport is taking apart a plane and shipping it to Kenya to help in animal preservation processes. The plane will travel about 12,000 miles en route to its destination.
Crews from Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical as well as Wakarusa Township Fire responded to a two-injury car versus motorcycle accident in the area of the intersection between the Kansas Turnpike and the South Lawrence Trafficway in West Lawrence.
After a mild start to the morning, 20 to 30 degrees warmer than yesterday morning, we will warm up into the middle 70s, under mostly sunny skies. While it will be a beautiful, warm and sunny day, it will also be breezy.