Public Safety

Lawrence police blotter for June 25, 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 through 6 a.m. on the date listed and extending back through 6 a.m. on the previous day. Each listing includes a date, time and ...

Judge dismisses lawsuit that aimed to stop Douglas County’s plan to expand jail

Updated at 4:20 p.m. A local activist group and others do not have legal standing to challenge Douglas County’s plan to expand its jail, a judge has ruled. In a Tuesday court filing, Judge James Fleetwood dismissed a lawsuit in Douglas County District Court filed by faith-based activist ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 24, 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 June 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 ...

Candidates for Douglas County district attorney to participate in online forum

The three candidates for district attorney will participate in an online forum beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Newcomers Cooper Overstreet and Suzanne Valdez and incumbent DA Charles Branson have all filed as Democrats. No Republicans have filed, so the next DA will likely be chosen in the ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 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 June 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 ...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office locates missing man, 22

UPDATE, 10:50 a.m. Sunday: A missing 22-year-old man was located safe within an hour of a social media post from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office seeking to locate him. Original story: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 22-year-old man last seen at 4 a.m. Sunday at the ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 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 ...