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Double stabbing reported early this morning in Lawrence


Lawrence Police continue to investigate this morning after two people reportedly walked into Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being stabbed.

Hospital staff called Police shortly after 3 a.m., to report the incident to Police. Officers were dispatched at 3:15 a.m..

It was not clear where the stabbing occurred or the conditions of the injured.

The victims were said to be non English speaking.

As of this report no other details are available.

Here is an updated report on this story from my reporting partners at the Lawrence Journal-World.

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bearded_gnome 1 year, 2 months ago

well, turns out these two may not've been illegals.

but lot of crime committed locally by illegals, some in articles we couldn't comment on.

our homeland security secretary incompetano actually tells us that the southern border is secure? paleeze!


ljreader 1 year, 2 months ago

I want to be in the ER when they patch them up, call ICE, and deport them. Then, send the bill to their home country. Who knows if they are illegal or not. Just because they don't speak English means nothing. They all want to live here, but nobody bothers to learn the language of the host upon which they are feeding.


bearded_gnome 1 year, 2 months ago

build a fence!

we've seen a lot of crime locally by illegals. of course, dunno yet whether or not for sure these are ... but playing the numbers. ...


bearded_gnome 1 year, 2 months ago

gangs/drugs/criminals/I mean Obama's "dreamers?"


Enlightenment 1 year, 2 months ago

So now do you see why Obama wants immigration reform and to require all citizens to have health insurance?


cowboy 1 year, 2 months ago

Or you could say that it is universal "emergency" healthcare without the benefit of follow up care or specialty care.


Pork_Ribs 1 year, 2 months ago

I want to be in the ER when anyone says: "Sorry...we've got to let you die because we can't understand what you're saying." or "Sorry...we've got to let you die because you don't have funds to cover this treatment." Save lives first...worry about the money later.

Better yet...I say we recruit anyone who has a problem with this type of "charity" and let them tell the human being, face to face, in the ER that..."Sorry...we can save your life...but we're not going to because you can't afford the care."


Keith Richards 1 year, 2 months ago

Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act was passed in 1986 and requires hospitals to provide care to anyone needing emergency healthcare treatment regardless of citizenship, legal status or ability to pay.

The thing I find funny is this was basically the beginning of Universal Healthcare. This bill passed on the universal costs of treatment to the responsible, insurance paying citizens, while giving free care to everyone else without penalty. It was passed by a republican president, a republican senate, and a democratic house.


somebodynew 1 year, 2 months ago

Like it or not, in effect it already exists. When they show up at the ER, the hospital is mandated to take care of them. Only now, you and I pay through the 'charity care' write off the hospital used. Indirectly, those of us with established health care pay more as our costs go up to cover those without insurance.


msezdsit 1 year, 2 months ago

Universal health care for the non-English speaking .


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