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Lawrence police blotter for June 12

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 ...

Kansas education officials vote to launch anti-vaping campaign

TOPEKA — Kansas officials want to put the brakes on vaping in public schools as usage soars. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas State Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to launch an anti-vaping campaign. Officials say local school boards need to amend student codes ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 11

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 204 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Man arrested on arson charges from house fire in eastern Lawrence

A Lawrence man was arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that damaged a house in eastern Lawrence Monday afternoon. The fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. at 1405 E. 15th St. Firefighters got the blaze out quickly and said it was confined to the first floor and caused an ...