Members of the public may access public documents in Douglas County District Court criminal cases by visiting the Kansas District Court Public Access Portal.
A man running for Lawrence school board was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday, according to jail records.
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KU basketball player Arterio Morris has been charged with rape and dismissed from the team.
A Lawrence man was arrested after allegedly trying repeatedly to stab another man late Tuesday night, according to Lawrence police.
After jurors last week could not reach a verdict, a Douglas County judge has scheduled a new trial date for a Lawrence man accused of raping an unconscious KU student in 2018.
A man was charged Monday with aggravated assault after a report of shots fired early Sunday morning in northern Lawrence.
After months of arguments over improper procedures and possible constitutional rights violations, a judge on Monday dismissed a case against a man accused of soliciting murder from his Douglas County jail cell.
Lawrence police arrested a Perry man on suspicion of attempted murder Sunday morning after a report of gunshots fired.
A Douglas County jury on Wednesday could not reach a verdict in the case of a Lawrence man who was charged with raping a University of Kansas freshman during her first week on campus in 2018.
A Douglas County judge says a prosecutor’s criticism of the Lawrence Journal-World raises First Amendment concerns and is “beneath the dignity” of the district attorney’s office.
A defense attorney on Monday further questioned a lieutenant with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office about violating attorney-client privilege by recording calls between jail inmates and their attorneys, insinuating negligence.
The Douglas County jail was recording phone calls between some defendants and their defense attorneys for at least several months, a violation of their attorney-client privilege.