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Lawrence police blotter for October 10

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and includes 235 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Boyda drops out of 2020 Senate race in Kansas

TOPEKA — A former Kansas Democratic congresswoman has dropped out of the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Pat Roberts. Former U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda formed a campaign committee in June to run for the Democratic nomination next year. Former federal prosecutor and ...

First freeze of season possible as cold front moves toward Lawrence

The first freeze of the season may be coming to Lawrence and Douglas County this weekend as a cold front moves in Thursday evening. The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a freeze watch from Friday evening into Saturday morning. Temperatures are expected to fall into the lower 50s ...

Haskell to host free classes for the public on Saturday

The public is invited to attend classes at Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday as part of Haskell's “A Day at the U” event. All courses are free and open to the public. Courses will take place from 9:10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and all courses except one are 50 minutes. “A Day at the ...

KU engineering professor wins HOPE Award

Matt O'Reilly, an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Kansas, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the HOPE Award. HOPE stands for "Honor for Outstanding Progressive Educator." It's the only award given to a ...

Accident to delay delivery of Thursday edition of Journal-World

An accident that has snarled traffic on a Kansas City-area interstate is causing delivery delays of Thursday's edition of the Lawrence Journal-World. Subscribers and newsstand vendors will receive their copies of the Thursday Journal-World later than its normal 6 a.m. arrival time. Crews ...

Bill Self: Late Night performance not intended to taunt NCAA

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Wednesday that it was not his intent to taunt the NCAA or anyone else with the promotional video and performance by Snoop Dogg at Late Night last week. The rapper’s performance, which featured pole dancers, profanity-laced lyrics and fake $100 bills ...

Lawrence police blotter for October 9

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and includes 184 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...