Public Safety

2 boys slain in Leavenworth County; 2 girls abducted, then found

Story updated at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24: Leavenworth — Authorities found two girls who were abducted from a Leavenworth County home where two boys were discovered dead Saturday, and a suspect is in custody, a TV station reported. KMBC TV reported about 7 p.m. Saturday that the girls ...

Man convicted in shooting that injured teen in Lawrence

An Overland Park man was convicted Friday in connection with a December 2019 shooting that injured a teenage boy in Lawrence. Brandon R. Jimenez, 34, had been charged Sept. 29 with second-degree attempted murder, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and attempted aggravated robbery, all ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 23, 2020

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 ...

Federal grand jury indicts Lawrence man in bank robbery case

Updated at 2:10 p.m. Friday A federal grand jury has indicted a Lawrence man in connection with a bank robbery, and the Douglas County district attorney has moved to dismiss the man’s local case. James M. Pugh, 59, was arrested hours after a robbery was reported on Jan. 31 at Landmark ...

Lawrence police seek witnesses in possible shooting at Kwik Shop on 23rd Street

Lawrence police are investigating and seeking witnesses to a possible shooting that was reported Thursday morning at Kwik Shop, 1611 E. 23rd St., near 23rd and Harper streets. The person or people involved with the incident around 9:18 a.m. Thursday may be associated with a black four-door ...

Douglas County judge to join Kansas Supreme Court to hear arguments in 2 cases

Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny will join the Kansas Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in two cases on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Kansas Judicial Branch. The first case Pokorny will hear with the court is an appeal in a Reno County criminal case. Samuel ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 22, 2020

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 Oct. 21, 2020

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 ...

2 people to be charged in incidents where vehicles drove into groups of protesters

Two people are set to be charged with misdemeanors in incidents where vehicles were recorded driving into groups of protesters on Massachusetts Street, court records show. As the Journal-World has reported, in an incident on May 31, a woman accelerated a green SUV into protesters occupying ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 20, 2020

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 Oct. 19, 2020

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 Oct. 18, 2020

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 Oct. 17, 2020

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 ...