Members of the public may access public documents in Douglas County District Court criminal cases by visiting the Kansas District Court Public Access Portal.
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Leaders of the University of Kansas First Nations Student Association were reeling Friday night, nearly a week after multiple pieces of the KU Common Work of Art were vandalized — not only because of the destruction of the Native exhibit, but because they feel the situation hasn’t garnered enough attention from KU administrators.
Updated at 10:17 p.m.: A male victim was killed in a shooting in Lawrence Wednesday evening, according to Lawrence police.
Updated to add video: Lawrence police were investigating Thursday after a reported altercation involving signs near an elementary school, where an anti-mask protester and pro-mask counter-protesters have been stationed often since school began last month.
A person was injured in a reported shooting and taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to scanner traffic.
If you’re getting married in September and you need a Kansas marriage license, the time to apply for it is right now.
Juvenile justice reformers pleaded for reversal of a decision by Kansas lawmakers to divert $21 million earmarked for community intervention programs and recommended allocation of more funding to innovative grassroots organizations involved in projects to diminish incarceration of children.
The chief of the Kansas Supreme Court issued a stay Tuesday of a district court ruling that declared unconstitutional portions of an emergency management law adopted to recalibrate government authority during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Kansas criminal justice reform panel is highlighting the dynamic between communities of color and law enforcement during traffic stops as an area in need of immediate attention from lawmakers.
Members of the Legislature’s task force developing protocol for use of newly discovered DNA evidence in criminal cases endorsed better training to keep valuable information from slipping through cracks in the justice system.