Public Safety

Six injured Sunday in head-on crash on U.S. 24 in Jefferson County

Six people were hospitalized after a head-on crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 24 in Jefferson County. According the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash report, the crash occurred at 12:08 p.m at U.S. 24 mile marker 386, which is about a quarter mile east of the U.S. Highway 59 ...

Allegations of police bias in Kansas yield few sanctions

Topeka — Kansas law enforcement agencies have received hundreds of complaints of bias over the past 10 years, but records available to the public show only two alleging racial bias resulted in consequences for officers, an Associated Press examination of the data shows. Advocates for racial ...

Lawrence police blotter for Oct. 21, 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 ...