Public Safety

Kansas City man arrested in connection with attempted robbery

A Kansas City, Kan., man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted robbery.Eugene Davis, 32, was arrested at 12:46 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Lyon Street, according to the Douglas County Jail’s online booking logs. A single felony charge of attempted aggravated ...

Police investigating bank robbery on southwest side of Lawrence

Police are investigating a bank robbery on the southwest side of Lawrence. Lawrence Police Sgt. Myrone Grady said Monday afternoon that U.S. Bank, 1807 W. 23rd St., was robbed.No injuries were reported in the robbery, Grady said. A spokeswoman for the department subsequently said in a release ...

Armed robbery reported on West Sixth Street

An armed robbery was reported at 1:20 a.m. Monday in the 2000 block of West Sixth Street, according to Lawrence Police Department activity logs. Twelve officers responded to the incident.No arrests listed in the Douglas County Jail's online booking logs bear an incident number matching the ...

Lawrence para-educator convicted of sex crimes against student

A former para-educator for the Lawrence school district was convicted on Friday of sexually abusing one of her students. A jury found Teri Lynn Johnson, 34, of Baldwin City, guilty on Friday of unlawful sexual relations, sexual exploitation of a child and promoting obscenity to minors, the ...

Men accused in Haskell dorm rape offer conflicting stories as third trial continues

Galen Satoe and Jared Wheeler grew up together, played football together and roomed together in college.In November 2014, the two men were accused of raping a 19-year-old freshman in their dormitory room at Haskell Indian Nations University. They were arrested together and they were expelled ...

Armed robbery reported in Lawrence, police say

An armed robbery was reported in Lawrence on Sunday afternoon, police say.Around 2:12 p.m., seven officers responded to the reported armed robbery within the 600 block of Locust Street, according to Lawrence Police Department activity logs.As of Monday morning, no arrests in the Douglas County ...

Woman who helped Haskell student after alleged rape testifies at trial

When Jonae Scabbyrobe heard fast knocking on the door to her dormitory room and opened up to find her across-the-hall neighbor, she knew something was wrong.Scabbyrobe asked the woman, an 18-year-old freshman at Haskell Indian Nations University, what was wrong. She replied that Jared Wheeler ...