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Musician Ron Brave paid respects with drum and flute to ancestors who lived on land that became Kansas for the ceremony Thursday marking return to public display of artist Edgar Heap of Birds’ five panels recognizing tribes that resided in the region.
Despite a hefty reward and an “Unsolved Mysteries” episode about his death, there is still no closure for Alonzo Brooks’ family.
A Lawrence attorney has filed a complaint against the Douglas County district attorney for “spiteful, malicious” conduct, called for an investigation of the former coroner, and says the DA’s office should be disqualified from handling his client’s case.
Rontarus Washington Jr. will be able to have his GPS ankle monitor removed, the judge ruled Monday. Washington appeared overcome with relief.
Updated at 5:18 p.m. Thursday: A part of the “Native Hosts” art installation reported stolen on the KU campus has been recovered, relatively undamaged. Police say there’s “no indication that the person took the panel because of its content.”
The remaining panel of the University of Kansas’ Common Work of Art, “Native Hosts,” has been stolen, less than a month after the other four panels were vandalized.
An organization working to reform the Kansas juvenile justice system called for an end to incarceration of youth after a 17-year-old boy died at the Sedgwick County intake facility.
On one of numerous dates that Rontarus Washington Jr.’s case was once set to go to retrial, counsel instead met Monday to firm up deadlines and hearings leading up to a trial nearly 10 months away.
Lawrence police arrested a man Friday in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old boy a week ago, according to a news release from the department.