A fire in downtown Lawrence this week has brought about more conversations about the safety of the main tourist street in town in the event of a fire. A number of downtown businesses do not have sprinkler systems, which can cost more than $20,000.
The Federal Drug Administration issued a public health alert in regard to a substance sold at downtown Lawrence's Sacred Journey store. The weight loss pill contains a substance that is detrimental to heart health.
The Lawrence Cactus, made up of players from Free State High, Lawrence High and Eudora, is looking to make a deep run in the summer league's major tournament held in Topeka. The Cactus lost its most recent game 6-1.
A fancy piano that allows musicians to access a fuller range of musical expression is on loan to Kansas University. The piano will be on campus for one month as young musicians from across the country descend on Lawrence.
A cold front will continue to slide through the area today. A weak disturbance riding along the front could spark off some showers and thunder storms this afternoon and evening, with the best chances favoring areas south of the Kansas Turnpike.