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Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 19 to Jan. 20

Conrad Swanson

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:07 a.m. Wednesday to 5:29 a.m. Friday and includes 385 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Lawrence man and woman arrested in connection with armed robbery

Conrad Swanson

Two robbery suspects have been arrested while the search for others continue. One man and one woman, both of Lawrence and both suspected in a recent armed robbery, have been arrested, police say. John Timothy Baker, 33, was arrested after 6 p.m. Tuesday on suspicion of aggravated robbery, according to ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 18

Conrad Swanson

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:09 a.m. Tuesday to 4:58 a.m. Tuesday and includes 185 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Long-standing glitch in health inspector's website lists false health code violations for restaurants

Conrad Swanson

Travis Jacobsen woke Tuesday shocked to see a report listing his business, which was set to offer food for the first time that day, in violation of Kansas health code laws. Along with his father, Jacobsen owns Lawrence's only arcade, Epic Fun, 711 W. 23rd St., and Tuesday is the ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 17

Conrad Swanson

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:05 a.m. Monday to 5:52 a.m. Tuesday and includes 186 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Pizza parlor, bagel shop and dessert spot on early January's restaurant inspection list

Conrad Swanson

For the first half of January a pizza parlor, a popular dessert spot and a bagel shop all made their way onto the list of restaurant inspections. Twice each month, I take a look at inspection results and list every place either listed out of compliance or with 10 or ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 13 to Jan. 16

Conrad Swanson

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:24 a.m. Friday to 5:54 a.m. Monday and includes 477 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Law enforcement, emergency management offer advice in preparation for incoming ice storm

Conrad Swanson

If you're out driving and you begin to spin or slide, experts say the best course of action is to turn into the spin. But the best course of action, all agree, is not to be on the icy road in the first place, if you can help it. Over ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 13

Conrad Swanson

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:49 a.m. Thursday to 4:37 a.m. Friday and includes 172 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Local businesses should keep an eye out for counterfeit $100 bills, police say

Conrad Swanson

It seems some folks have been passing Monopoly money around town as real currency. Well, maybe the fake cash is a little bit more realistic than Monopoly money. All the same, it's illegal, and police are asking Lawrence businesses to keep an eye out for counterfeit bills, specifically $100 bills, ...

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