Gates visits Fort Riley

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry Division[(emilitary.org) Gates visits Fort Riley:][1] Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates got a ...

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On-camera review of Werner Herzog’s ‘Rescue Dawn’

[Here][1] is my original video review of "Rescue Dawn" with co-host J.D. Warnock that originally appears on the new [Scene-Stealers.com 2.0][2]As he did in the ...

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What bloggers are saying about Fred Thompson and Bill Lacy

¢ Newspapers and the blog world were busy talking about possible presidential hopeful Fred Thompson's selection of Bill Lacy to lead his yet-to-be-official campaign. Lacy, ...

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Eight vehicles damaged on Edgehill Road

Law enforcement report¢ The owners of eight vehicles parked in the 1600 block of Edgehill Road reported criminal damage that occurred between 9 p.m. Monday ...

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Roberts wants more family and medical leave for injured soldiers

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Sen. Pat Roberts (R)![][1][(Manhattan Mercury) Amendment to boost military leave, care:][2] The U.S. Senate recently approved an ...

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The daily blotter

Emergency callsLawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:¢ Removal of victim(s) from stalled vehicle, 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, 111 E. 11th St.¢ Motor vehicle ...

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Tiahrt: Anger with Bush ‘has sidetracked Congress’

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R) ![][1][(Wichita Eagle commentary) Congress focused too much on Bush, Tiahrt said:][2] "The level ...

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Woman leaves three dogs in hot vehicle

Law enforcement report¢ An animal cruelty incident reported by a 45-year-old Lawrence woman Friday will be reviewed by Lawrence Municipal Court to determine whether charges ...

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Making friends in Iraq

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Riley ¢ 1st Infantry Division[(Chicago Tribune) Army wrote the book on Iraq--65 years ago:][1] he University ...

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Looking into the Congressional Record

Not much in the way of headlines today about the Kansas Congressional delegation, so we'll take another of our periodic peeks into the Congressional Record. ...

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Is risk to famous fossil worth the benefit?

¢ Leonard Krishtalka, director of the Natural History Museum at KU, gives his thoughts on the moving of famed fossil Lucy in a story by ...

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Boyda defends earmarks in the New York Times

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Rep. Nancy Boyda (D) ![][1][(New York Times) With New Rules, Congress Boasts of Pet Projects:][2] If the ...

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Millions of dollars poured into Fort Leavenworth training

Here are Kansas military headlines:Fort Leavenworth[(Tradingmarkets.com) Northrop Grumman receives $37 million UTS contract from U.S. Army:][1] Northrop Grumman announced that it has received a $37 ...

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Police make drug-related arrests

Law enforcement report¢ Lawrence police arrested three men around 11:28 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of New Hampshire after discovering several illegal substances in ...

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Church plans park clean-up

Members of Lawrence's Vineyard Church will be heading outdoors on Saturday to show their love for the environment.The church is helping to organize "Keep it ...

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Lawrence man’s rare dogs recovered

Burglaries and thefts reported¢ A 58-year-old Lawrence man arrived at his home in the 500 block of Arizona Wednesday to find that his two dogs,valued ...

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Fort Leavenworth instructor to fly in televised air race

Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas:Fort Leavenworth[(LJWorld.com) Kansas sergeant laid to rest:][1]Friends and family gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a Leavenworth ...

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Men arrested following robbery

Law enforcement report¢ Police arrested three men from Leavenworth and Lansing following a robbery around 1:51 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Ohio Street. ...

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Two soldiers die in Iraq

Here are Kansas military headlines:Fort Riley[(philly.com) Philly GI dies in Iraq:][1] A soldier whose last known address was in Germantown, Pa. has been killed on ...

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New GOP challenge to Dennis Moore

Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Rep. Dennis Moore (D) ![][1][(Roll Call, via Swing State Project) Republicans Uniting Against Moore?:][2] House Republicans, long ...

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