Videos for April 26, 2010

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Overnight weather for April 27, 2010

The temperatures are going to drop below 40 degrees overnight as scattered showers make their way through the area. The weather will warm into the rest of the week with showers and storms possible.

Published on April 26, 2010

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School board approves grade changes

The Lawrence school board approved reconfiguring the school setup in town on a 7-0 vote Monday night. The change will move sixth and ninth-graders to junior high and high school, respectively. The changes will go into effect during the 2011-2012 school year.

Published on April 26, 2010

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New commander named for National Guard

A special ceremony was held Monday in Topeka to acknowledge the changing of commanders for the Air National Guard in Kansas. The new commander is a veteran pilot.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Another delay slowing 2006 murder trial

The trial in the shooting death of a Lawrence hip hop artist is running into another roadblock. The attorney representing the defendant was granted a request to be removed since he is closing his law practice. A new court date has been set.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Late-night food option in works for downtown

Two KU students are working to get late-night food stands approved for use in downtown Lawrence. The food carts would serve hot dogs, hamburgers and other goodies.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Parkinson to veto more budget cuts

Governor Mark Parkinson said he will veto a new budget that includes more cuts to programs. Parkinson says additional cuts will permanently damage state services and has suggested tax increases instead.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Three charged in Sunday morning fight

Three men were charged in court Monday for their involvement in a fight Sunday morning. All three are scheduled to appear back in court on Thursday.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Local shelter getting national attention

The Lawrence Community Shelter is set to get some national attention from Good Morning America. The feature story will take a look at the shelter's director.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Greensburg getting greener

The town of Greensburg is getting greener nearly three years after a tornado ripped through the area. The community is planting many trees to help get the town looking like it used to.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Kidcast: Isaac Smith

The kidcast weather segment for April 26, 2010.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Elementary school wins attendance award

Hillcrest Elementary School won the area's Schools for Success Attendance Challenge for KU women's basketball games. The students were treated to a visit from the team Monday at the school.

Published on April 26, 2010

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KU's Thompson back on track

KU baseball's Tony Thompson missed the first 19 games of the 2010 season with injuries. After a slower start that he wanted, the KU star is back on track, putting up some good numbers in the Jayhawks' weekend series.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Free State soccer cruises at home

The Free State girls soccer team went on a scoring frenzy Monday against Gardner-Edgerton. The Firebirds won the contest 7-0.

Published on April 26, 2010

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6Sports Top Six

The best six plays from area sports in the past week.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Kansas wonders open for voting

Kansans can now vote for the eight state wonders online. A list of 170 sites statewide has been narrowed down to the final 24.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Local public business going private

The only publicly-traded company in Lawrence is going to go private. Protection One is being sold to a private firm from Chicago.

Published on April 26, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for April 26, 2010

Mostly cloudy skies linger for tonight, with a slight drizzle chance early, winds from the north at 10 to 20 mph and lows falling into the upper 30s to lower 40s. Partly sunny skies and middle 60s return for Tuesday, with mostly sunny skies and lower 70s by Wednesday.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for April 26, 2010

Some showers are possible for the later afternoon commutes, but other than that the only delays should be near the East Lawrence Interchange.

Published on April 26, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for April 26, 2010

Expect mostly cloudy skies and a slight chance for a light shower/drizzle later today, with highs only warming into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Breezy winds out of the northwest at 15 to 20 mph, with stronger gusts, will make it feel even cooler.

Published on April 26, 2010

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Commuter forecast for April 26, 2010

There's a slight chance for rain this morning and it's going to be cool outside. There shouldn't be any major delays slowing you down on the morning commute.

Published on April 26, 2010