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Overnight weather for October 5, 2010
Another chilly night tonight with temperatures in the 30s. Tuesday should see a return to warmer temperatures with mostly clear skies.
Published on October 4, 2010
Turnpike exit to open Wednesday
Turnpike exit 204 will open Wednesday a month ahead of schedule. Area businesses hope the completion of the project will bring business back to the area.
Guilty verdict reached in child endangerment case
A Lawrence woman was found guilt of endangering children by not reporting sexual abuse. A jury delivered the verdict Monday.
Four inducted into business Hall of Fame
Four local business minds were the inaugural class of the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. The four members are considered giants in the local business community.
Housing Authority closes waiting lists
The Housing Authority of Lawrence-Douglas County has shut down its waiting lists. The group is no longer taking new applications.
KU to host number of campus visitors
KU will be busy in the next few weeks hosting guests. Among those scheduled to visit are Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts and Bob Eaton, for which the engineering hall on campus is named.
Kidcast: Isabelle Blackwood
The 6News Kidcast weather segment for October 4, 2010.
Fire marshal welcomes help in arson cases
The office of the fire marshal recently welcomed a new member to its arson investigation team. The dog went through 200 hours of training to get certified for the position.
Marcus Morris named to preseason watch list
Marcus Morris was named to a list of 50 players in contention for the Wooden Award this coming season. The award is given to the best player in college basketball.
Firebirds soccer blanks Shawnee Heights
Free State traveled away from home Monday and took care of business against Shawnee Heights. The Firebirds scored three goals to secure the victory.
Free State gymnast eighth in meet
Girls from 13 different schools competed in the LHS all-around invitational Monday. Free State's Kelcy Bowers took home eighth place overall.
6Sports Top Six
The best six plays from the week's area sports.
Local church blesses animals
A local church blessed residents' animals Monday to honor St. Francis. Pets of all kinds were sprinkled with a bit of holy water.
Jayhawk football with week off to regroup
After being dismantled by Baylor on Saturday, the Jayhawks will get a full week off to work on their game. KU will take on Kansas State in Memorial Stadium next.
Junior Achievement: Valentino Stella
Junior Achievement: Marilyn Dobski
Junior Achievement: Joe Flannery
Junior Achievement: Dolph Simons
Animals blessed at St. John event
Father Curtis Carlson and Pat Newton, St. John School principal, discuss Monday's blessing of the animals, which 10-year-old Zachary Malsbury enjoyed with his beagle, Tank.
Afternoon commuter for Octoboer 4, 2010
You should be in store for a smooth commute, with typical delays along I-70 near the east Lawrence interchange.
Afternoon weather for October 4, 2010
Look for clear skies for the remainder of Monday, with wind from the south to keep things warmer moving in to Tuesday. The temperature will be around 52 degrees at 9 p.m.
Morning weather for October 4, 2010
Expect a picture perfect day to start your work week. Monday will bring lots of sunshine and a high of 68 degrees with an overnight low of 40.
Commuter forecast for October 4, 2010
It's going to be a chilly start to the work week with temperatures in the high 30s to begin the day. There are no major or weather-related traffic delays to slow your morning commute.