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Lawrence police blotter for December 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. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday and includes 176 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Kansas GOP Rep. Watkins changes voter registration amid investigation

TOPEKA — A Kansas congressman who is being investigated by local authorities for listing a UPS Inc. store as his residence in registering to vote has changed his registration to name a Topeka apartment complex as his home. Republican Rep. Steve Watkins is still listing the UPS store in ...

Olathe man seriously injured in accident on K-10, KHP reports

An Olathe man suffered serious injuries in an accident on Kansas Highway 10 Monday afternoon, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. The man, Seth Beckman, 64, was headed eastbound on K-10 in a Buick LeSabre at mile marker 17, about a half-mile west of Church Street in Eudora, ...

Teen boy suffers gunshot wound in Lawrence, police say

Updated at 10:47 p.m. Monday: A 17-year-old boy suffered a minor gunshot wound just before 4 a.m. Monday, according to Lawrence police. Officers were dispatched to Lawrence Memorial Hospital when hospital staff reported that a juvenile male patient had arrived at the emergency room with a ...

Lawrence police blotter for December 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. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 167 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

KU researcher charged with felony theft, official misconduct and more

A University of Kansas researcher has been charged with felony theft, unlawful acts concerning computers and other charges, according to a news release from the Kansas attorney general’s office. Liuqi Gu, 37, of Lawrence, is a postdoctoral researcher with KU’s Department of Ecology and ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for Dec. 9, 2019

Marriages Maxwell Campbell, 28, Mission, and Dana Whetter, 29, Mission. Trevor Perry, 29, Lawrence, and Ruth Yaregal, 28, Lawrence. Reginald Demart Harrison, 42, Ottawa, and Donna Nicole Jones, 44, Lawrence. Divorces Sara Dorton, 41, Eudora, and Joshua Dorton, 42, Eudora. Timmothy Bradley ...