Technical Trooper Don Hughes said law enforcement was conducting “breach” training, or practice for crisis situations in which technicians must make entry through a door that has been barricaded or create another method of entry, on Friday at Oldfather Studios.
An upcoming short-form documentary project, “Queen Bee: African American Women Stitching Freedom,” will tell the stories of well-known Lawrence quilter Marla Arna Jackson and her contemporaries.
A duo of Lawrence residents have started a business in hopes of keeping valuable items in circulation and out of landfills.
Brian Daldorph has been teaching writing classes for men incarcerated at the Douglas County jail for two decades, and he recently published a memoir looking back at those years.
To some, they’re kind of cool; reminiscent of a rave. To others, they’re the scourge of our day — or more accurately, of our nights. They are purple streetlights.
Early voting started Wednesday for the city primary races, and advance ballots are hitting mailboxes. The primary will narrow the field of nine candidates for Lawrence City Commission and a dozen for Lawrence school board to six each.
An ex-Lawrence police officer constructed a criminal case against a skateboarder in an attempt to avoid, essentially, the excessive force lawsuit that was filed Friday in federal court, the complaint alleges.
Rontarus Washington Jr. will go to trial, for the second time, in 367 days.
The city’s sanitation workers unanimously approved their first Teamster contract Wednesday, and it will go to the Lawrence City Commission next week.
The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission on Wednesday evening approved a sculptural pavilion planned to sit adjacent to the new Lawrence Police Department headquarters.