Videos for May 20, 2010

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Overnight weather for May 21, 2010

The temperatures will again be cool, sitting in the mid 50s. The air will be cool and damp and there's fog possible during the morning commuting hours.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Graduate walked road less traveled

A soon-to-be graduate at Free State High School has had a long, hard path through the school system. From dealing with school and gang violence during his early education years, he will become the first man in his family to attend college.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Young, old learn together at Baker

Students at Baker University worked together with elders in the community to learn life lessons and pass along advice. The program was a new idea this past year and the professor responsible hopes to continue it.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Driver sentenced to jail time

The driver responsible for the death of a woman on her bicycle was given the maximum sentence available for his crimes Thursday. The sentence includes six months in jail, a fine, community service and a year of probation.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Three charged in drug growing scheme

Three men were charged Thursday in connection with a marijuana growing operation north of Lawrence. All three were charged with multiple crimes.

Published on May 20, 2010

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KU plans tuition hike

Kansas University is proposing plans to increase tuition by 8.2 percent for the upcoming school year. KU would become the fourth most expensive school in the Big 12.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Groups meet to discuss homeless future

Two opposing groups met Thursday to try to resolve issues surrounding the potential movement of the homeless shelter in Lawrence. The groups will meet twice more before any move is made.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Renovations approved for KU

The Kansas Board of Regents approved two renovation projects for the Kansas University campus. The projects will cost more than $6M.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Haskell leader still away from campus

The president of Haskell Indian Nations University is still on assignment away from the school. Another administrator is handling her responsibilities while she is away.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Fort Riley holds tank training

Soldiers took in some training firing tank guns at Fort Riley Thursday. Sounds from the training filled the air.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Local locomotive to get new coat

Engine No. 1073 in Lawrence is scheduled to get a new coat of paint this coming Saturday. Volunteers will paint the old steam engine that has sat in town for more than 50 years.

Published on May 20, 2010

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KU baseball preparing for weekend

The Jayhawks were out in the wet weather Thursday preparing for an important weekend series against Oklahoma. If the Jayhawks win the series, their chances of making the NCAA tournament would greatly improve.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Free State swimmers looking to repeat

The Free State girls swim team took home state glory last year and is looking to repeat in 2010. The Firebirds know they have some tough competition ahead.

Published on May 20, 2010

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KU thrower looking to break records

KU's Mason Finley has his eyes on the record book even as a freshman. The nationally ranked track thrower has aspirations of competing in the Olympics.

Published on May 20, 2010

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1952 Championship Highlights

1952 KU championship game highlights with Max Falkenstien.

Published on May 20, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 20, 2010

Rain chances will continue, but diminish as we head into the evening and overnight, with lows falling into the middle 50s. Expect clouds to slowly clear throughout the day on Friday, with dry and warmer conditions returning.

Published on May 20, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for May 20, 2010

Mostly cloudy with more showers and storms expected today. Highs will warm into the lower to middle 60s, with winds from the east, switching from the north at 10 to 15 mph.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Commuter forecast for May 20, 2010

It's going to be cloudy this morning with a good chance for some showers and storms as the day carries on. The roads will be wet but there shouldn't be any other delays apart from routine roadwork.

Published on May 20, 2010

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Crews respond to reported chemical spill

Emergency crews and a Hazmat unit responded Thursday morning to reports of a chemical spill in Malott Hall on the KU campus. The spill turned out to be just water.

Published on May 20, 2010