Public Safety

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 18, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 17, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 16, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 15, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 14, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Woman hit, killed by train overnight in Lawrence

Story updated at 10:09 a.m. Thursday A woman died overnight in Lawrence after she was hit and severely injured by a train. Around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report that a train had struck a person in the area of Second and Indiana streets, ...

Olathe man killed in crash on K-10 between Eudora and Lawrence

Story updated at 1:37 p.m. Thursday A 23-year-old Olathe man was killed in a car crash on Kansas Highway 10 in Douglas County on Thursday morning. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Tiffany Bush told the Journal-World that a semitruck heading eastbound on the highway crossed the median into the ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 13, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 12, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Douglas County drug court program finds footing in 2020 despite coronavirus pandemic

Despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, Douglas County’s new drug court program was able to find its footing in 2020 and began helping a handful of people who are working toward becoming drug free. Douglas County District Court Judge Kay Huff, who presides over the program, ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 11, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Douglas County’s new district attorney placed on leave by KU over conduct related to pay dispute; Valdez withheld grades, accuses KU of retaliation

Story updated at 6:06 p.m. Monday: Douglas County’s new district attorney has been placed on leave — and may be fired — from her teaching job at the University of Kansas’ law school, after the university criticized her for improperly withholding the final grades of students as leverage ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 10, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 9, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...

Topeka man in Lawrence driver’s truck dies in Jefferson County accident

A Topeka man was killed in a one-vehicle accident late Friday in Jefferson County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol online crash report, the accident occurred at 10:35 p.m. Friday on Kansas Highway 237 about 3 miles north of U.S. Highway 24. The report states that Morgan M. Kabler, 21, ...

Lawrence police blotter for Jan. 8, 2021

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 up to 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back to 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and general ...