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Overnight weather for May 20, 2010
It's going to be cool overnight and the rain will continue to fall. The temperatures will be in the mid 50s with showers keeping everything wet.
Published on May 19, 2010
LMH stepping up sexual assault care
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has made improvements in the way it cares for victims of sexual assault. The hospital has treated all 18 patients in town this year as opposed to sending several cases outside the city in 2009.
Fossil hunter pushing for state fossil
A local fossil hunter is doing what he can to give Kansas an official state fossil. Kansas is one of only 10 states in the country that does not have a state fossil.
Police searching for robbery suspect
Police are looking for a man who robbed Maurice's in Lawrence while armed with a pistol. The incident is the second armed robbery in as many days.
Police investigating Taco John's robbery
Local authorities are still searching for a man involved in an armed robbery Tuesday night. The incident took place at the Taco John's restaurant on Sixth Street.
Man cited in jaywalking incident
A man struck by a vehicle while jaywalking Tuesday night was cited for the crime Wednesday. The man was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Baldwin City man appears in court
A Baldwin City man who was taken into custody Tuesday made his first appearance in court Wednesday. The man was charged with possession of meth and stolen property.
Homeless shelter in national spotlight
The Lawrence Community Shelter spent some time in the national spotlight Wednesday. Good Morning America spent talked with shelter director Loring Henderson Wednesday morning.
AG Six joins fight against church
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is joining the fight against a church that protested at a soldier's funeral. The Westboro Baptist Church says it protested within its first amendment rights.
Piper baseball sent packing
The Piper High baseball team fell short against St. James Academy in regional tournament action Wednesday. The Pirates lost 5-2.
Firebirds preparing for tough tourney test
The Free State baseball team is not looking past any opponents in the regional tournament. The Firebirds have a tough draw against quality opponents on their way to the state tournament.
New coach to lead Free State soccer
Kelly Barah will be taking over coaching duties at Free State High School. The current coach is leaving for a new job at Blue Valley Southwest High.
KU freshman earns conference honor
KU freshman Mason Finley was named the Big 12 outstanding freshman male athlete of the year. Finley is currently ranked third nationally in both the discus and shot put.
World Harmony Run trots through town
The World Harmony Run saw its torch pass through Lawrence on its national tour Wednesday. The program, which promotes peace, begins and ends in New York.
Evening commuter forecast for May 19, 2010
No major delays for this afternoon's commute. Construction could hold up traffic near the east Lawrence interchange and along I-70 near I-435.
Evening weather for May 19, 2010
The severe weather threat for Wednesday evening is low, but there are more showers moving our way. Expect temperatures around 61 degrees at 9 p.m.
Morning weather for May 19, 2010
After a beautiful Tuesday, the gloomy weather is back for Wednesday. There is a chance for showers all the way through Friday morning.
Commuter forecast for May 19, 2010
Be careful because roads could be wet this morning. The morning will start mostly cloudy and there's a chance of scattered showers, but rain is more probable later into the day.