Public Safety

Lawrence woman arrested after alleged stabbing

A 35-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested Saturday after an alleged stabbing. According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Andrew Fennelly, police responded to a reported stabbing at 5:10 a.m. Saturday at an apartment in the 1300 block of West 24th Street. Officers learned that a 35-year-old woman had ...

New Douglas County district judge sworn in as court expands

Updated at 6:30 p.m. Friday Douglas County welcomed a new District Court judge Friday with the swearing-in of Carl A. Folsom III. Folsom was sworn in to one of two vacant positions in Douglas County. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly in October announced Folsom’s appointment to the court along with ...

Lawrence police blotter for Dec. 2, 2022

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 ...

KBI identifies 28-year-old man shot and killed by Topeka police officer

TOPEKA — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the man who was shot and killed by a Topeka police officer during a fight over a weapon. Dylan Walstrom, 28, of Topeka, died Thursday after he was shot by an officer investigating a car that was blocking an alley in central Topeka, ...

State has new expert witness in Eudora day care death

A Douglas County prosecutor said Friday that the state has found a new expert witness to testify regarding a baby's cause of death at a Eudora day care in 2016. A former employee of the day care, Carrody Buchhorn, 47, was convicted in 2018 of killing the baby, 9-month-old Oliver “Ollie” L. ...