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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.
Kansas Supreme Court justices on Wednesday raised questions about a coroner’s theory that “depolarization” in an infant’s brain had caused instantaneous death at the hands of a child care provider.
Soledad Edison, 17, has been inspiring conversations of equity in the classroom since middle school. Now a junior at Free State, he has a passion for connecting with diverse people and finding solutions to issues facing marginalized students.
Lawrence school district librarians and library media assistants were “blindsided” Wednesday after being informed that two-thirds of their jobs were being cut, even before the school board has made any final budget cut decisions.
Documents filed in the case of a former Lawrence police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty indicate that prosecutors are moving forward cautiously to protect both the woman and their case. Also, here’s how the man’s bond differs from most local sex crime cases.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee members selected their queen on Sunday, and she already was one. Deja Brooks, a Lawrence drag artist, said she was shocked and excited to be chosen for the honor.
A man accused of raping a 20-year-old woman while he was on duty as a Lawrence police officer was formally charged during a court appearance Tuesday afternoon.
A Douglas County judge on Friday removed both the prosecutor and defense attorney in the case of a man accused of seeking to kill a witness while awaiting trial for aggravated robbery.
As Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board is set to review a new task force proposal, one member has resigned over what she sees as an effort to turn the board into little more than “window dressing.”
Lawrence Police Chief Rich Lockhart talks about racial disparities, officer credibility, police in schools, mental health and more in his first sit-down interview with the Times. Plus, get a glimpse at his photography hobby.
Taryn Wells, 14, has earned the 2020 Galluzzi Volunteer of the Year Award for her community work and leadership in Lawrence.
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