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Judge will allow Lawrence protections for housing voucher recipients to take effect
A judge on Tuesday denied a request from a group of Lawrence landlords to halt a city ordinance that bans landlords from denying someone housing based on their source of income or immigration status.
Chance find in Lawrence City Hall answers a 138-year-old question: Where are the 3 Black men lynched in 1882 buried?
A small pink flag signifies an answer 138 years in the making: the burial location of Pete Vinegar, one of three Black men lynched in Lawrence in the summer of 1882.
Community questions possible K-5 classroom closure at Kennedy, district transparency
More than 80 participants attended the first of two virtual meetings Tuesday evening for the […]
Prosecutors won’t appeal judge’s decision in Albert Wilson case + FAQs
Douglas County prosecutors are not going to oppose the judge’s ruling that Albert Wilson should get a new trial, they said Tuesday.
Documents: Douglas County district attorney, chief judge trade statements on jury trials resuming
Douglas County announced Thursday that jury trials would resume in April under a plan that […]
Sex crime report raises new questions about alternative suspect in Rontarus Washington Jr. murder case
A sex crime report that has recently surfaced in a long-pending Lawrence murder case is raising new questions for a group of supporters who believe Rontarus Washington Jr. has been wrongly charged with the crime.
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