Researchers who have been gathering data to determine whether racial-, ethnic- and other bias-based policing is a problem in Lawrence and Douglas County will present their preliminary findings on Monday, Aug. 9.
Starting Monday, the westbound lane of 19th Street will be closed from Mississippi Street to Maine Street, according to a news release from the city of Lawrence.
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.
Updated at 1:55 p.m. Saturday: Two 23-year-old men died as the result of a head-on crash on Interstate 35 in Johnson County early Saturday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Explosions residents were hearing in the area of Ninth and Avalon were part of planned implosion and explosion training for the Kansas Highway Patrol, said Lt. Keith Hudson.
A motorcyclist was flown to an area hospital after a crash with an SUV Wednesday, […]
A 15-year-old girl suffered suspected serious injuries when a large nut and bolt fell through the windshield of the vehicle she was in, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.
As of early Friday morning, a fire that started overnight in a salvage area in East Lawrence was expected to continue “for a good amount of the day today,” according to Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Ninth Street will be closed from Emery Road to Iowa Street for all of next week, according to a Tuesday news release from the city.
Firefighters were working Saturday night to put out a barn fire in the 1800 block of North 1100 Road.