Public Safety

Man sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for Lawrence shooting that injured teen

An Overland Park man was sentenced to 67 months in prison Friday for a December 2019 shooting that injured a teenage boy in Lawrence. Lawrence police told the Journal-World at the time that Lawrence Memorial Hospital staff had reported that the boy came to the emergency room with a gunshot ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 11, 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 ...

Kansas AG dismisses case against former KU researcher; charges could be refiled

A year after a University of Kansas researcher was charged with felony theft and other charges, the state has moved to dismiss the case. However, the motion that Assistant Attorney General Paul Brothers filed Tuesday indicates that the case could be refiled. “Recent developments in the ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 10, 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 ...