Operation 100 News blog

Power restored after more than two hour outage in eastern Lawrence

**Power was restored to all customers around 6 a.m. Sunday.** Around 4 a.m., Westar Energy was showing just over 900 customers without electricity this morning in Lawrence. The outage came about twenty minutes after a Lawrence police officer reported hearing a small explosion and seeing ...

Woman suffers smoke inhalation during two-alarm fire

[Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were called to an apartment building fire in the 200 block of Pinecone Drive early Saturday. The fire was reported just before 2:20 a.m. at 269 Pinecone Drive. A resident reported black smoke coming from the second ...

Update: Saturday morning accident killed one, injured another on the turnpike

[Updated Tuesday - **Missouri woman killed in Kansas Turnpike accident identified**][1] Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 6:42 a.m. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating following an early morning accident that took the life of one person and injured several others in ...

22-year-old injured in Lawrence motorcycle crash, transported by helicopter

[Operation 100 News report][1] Updated: 3:11 a.m.. Lawrence Police are investigating after a motorcycle crashed near the intersection of Sunnyside Avenue and Edgehill Road. The accident was reported around 2:05 a.m. Saturday. Fire Medical crews arrived at the scene to find one ...

Firefighters prevent garage fire from spreading to home

[Operation 100 News report][1] Firefighters from several county townships responded on a reported structure fire about a mile west of Lawrence early Friday. The call was dispatched at 12:17 a.m. following a report of a garage fire at 1652 E 800 Road in Kanwaka Township. A deputy ...

Four people treated after carbon monoxide detected in Lawrence apartment

[Operation 100 News report][1] Medics treated four people for symptoms believed to be cause by carbon monoxide exposure this morning. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were called an apartment at 1724 Ohio Street, just after 2:30 Sunday morning. The residents told dispatchers ...

Officer injured early Sunday in Lawrence

**Updated: 5:47 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] A Lawrence Police Officer suffered a head injury after falling during a foot chase early Sunday. Just after 1:45 a.m., officers reported a subject running from them near 11th and Indiana Streets. The subject was said to be running ...

Air-ambulance transports man who fell 20 feet in Lawrence

**Last updated: 3:56 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical ordered a LifeStar air-ambulance after a, 24-year-old, man fell approximately 20 feet from a balcony into the alley below. It happened near 9th and Massachusetts Streets Emergency crews were ...

One person shot in Lawrence early Sunday

[**Operation 100 News report**][1] *Lawrence Journal-World follow up reports:* [Lawrence man charged with attempted murder in connection with Sunday morning shooting][2] [Police investigating Sunday morning shooting as Lawrence man remains in hospital][3] [Neighbors speak out ...

Photos | Two-alarm fire damages Lawrence Burger King

**Last Updated - 8:19 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] Around 1:15 a.m. Monday, Lawrence fire crews were called to the Burger King at 1107 W. 6th Street on reports of smoke from the roof of the building. This address is on the southeast corner of 6th and Missouri ...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch canceled for Douglas County area

**5:20 a.m.** The National Weather Service has canceled the severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Osage, Shawnee, Wabunsee and Wyandotte counties. This clears the watch for the Lawrence, Kansas City, Ottawa and Topeka areas. **Original Operation 100 ...

Fully engulfed house fire in rural Douglas County

[Operation 100 News report][1] At 4:06 a.m. Palmyra Township fire was dispatched to respond on house fire at 358 E. 2073 Road. The address is about three miles northeast of Baldwin City. Initial reports indicate that the resident returned home to find his residence on fire and called ...

Heavy fire from Lawrence structure, two injuries reported

[Operation 100 News report][1] **3:30 a.m. Update:** Medics have treated three people at the scene. The first was a resident of the address with unknown injuries, unconfirmed report of smoke inhalation. That resident was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by another resident after ...

Man struck by vehicle in Lawrence, transported to Kansas City by air ambulance

Link to original [Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence Police are investigating this morning after a person was struck by a vehicle near the SouthPointe Apartments. Fire Medical crews were dispatched to an address in the 2300 block of W. 26th Street on a car versus pedestrian injury ...

Consecutive mornings with a vehicle pursuit in Lawrence

**Monday into Tuesday pursuit** A 22-year-old, Baldwin City man led Lawrence Police on a high speed car chase that ended in a brief foot chase on the Haskell University campus. The chase started around 11:50 p.m. Monday near 22nd Street and Louisiana when a Lawrence officer attempted to ...

Severe weather moves across Douglas County early this morning; Lawrence spared

**5 a.m. Update** As of this update, all severe weather warnings for Douglas County have been allowed to expire. An urban and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. and a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 8 a.m.. **4:50 a.m. Update** The storm is now ...

Still more than 500 without power in south central Lawrence

**5 a.m. update -** Westar Energy now shows approximately 542 customers without power. **4 a.m. update -**Lawrence Police report that the vehicle was abandoned when they arrived. The driver is possibly injured from the collision with the utility pole. Westar is still working to restore ...