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A Lawrence man was killed in a crash on Kansas Highway 10 between Lawrence and Eudora Monday morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Here’s a series of unsolicited reading recommendations for Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board candidates, based on favorite books they shared with the Times.
A person was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the exit ramp from westbound Kansas Highway 10 to 23rd Street outside of Lawrence Monday morning.
With recent rains, puffball mushrooms have been popping up. These join a surprising variety of other fall mushrooms including chanterelles, pleurotis, lion’s mane and hen of the woods.
As freezing temperatures draw ever closer, the city of Lawrence is preparing to provide emergency shelter for community members experiencing homelessness and houselessness.
State Rep. Aaron Coleman was booked into the Johnson County Jail on Sunday on suspicion of domestic battery.
Holdouts who resist the vaccine for COVID-19, and don’t receive a religious or medical exception from their employer, should expect to be fired. There is no guarantee these people would qualify for unemployment compensation in Kansas.
Article updated at 10:07 p.m. Sunday: A person was injured in a stabbing in the 1500 block of Massachusetts Street early Sunday morning, police scanner traffic indicated.
Carrie Wallace, of Eudora, stood out among people expressing outrage Saturday with imposition of a federal mandate for government employees and contractors to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the intense pressure campaign to compel inoculation of children.
Since 1995, Verdell Taylor has been the pastor at St. Luke AME Church, an East Lawrence entity with a deep history intertwined with the civil rights movement. After his recent retirement, he is “turning the page for the next chapter.”
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt told lawmakers Friday he plans to file a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement for employees of federal contractors.
As we head into Halloweekend, Lawrence offers plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween, from concerts and culture to contests and candy.
Regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted emergency authorization to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds, a step that means kid-sized doses can begin shipping to healthcare providers across the country.
Even though she’s never run a full marathon before, Sunset Hill Elementary PE teacher Stephanie Dickson has no doubt in her mind she’ll finish all 26.2 miles on Nov. 7 in New York City.
A new program in Kansas backed by the U.S. Department of Justice aims to identify and snuff the illegal practice of denying a creditworthy applicant a loan for housing in certain neighborhoods. The large gap in homeownership rates between white and Black families is greater today than it was before the passage of the Fair Housing Act.
Evergy can retire two more coal-burning power plants within the decade without sacrificing affordability or massively increasing rates, environmental advocates say in a new report.
A $5,000 prize awaits the winner of the Lawrence Schools Foundation’s 2021 Dedication to Education Award. The honoree’s check will arrive just in time for the holidays and winter break, but the foundation must receive the nomination by Nov. 30.
The 85 workers responsible for Lawrence’s infrastructure, street maintenance, engineering and more have voted by more than a 4-1 margin to unionize with Teamsters Local 696.
The Kansas congressional delegation renewed the bipartisan campaign to convince Congress to impose at the federal level a law requiring wireless communication companies to promptly share cellphone data with law enforcement officers searching for people at risk of physical harm.
A Lawrence man was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 and seriously injured late Wednesday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously to allow staff to seek out professional design services for a project to waterproof and repair the basement of the historic county courthouse.
Prisons run by the Kansas Department of Corrections aren’t always air-conditioned, and inmates and staff who work inside say the heat can be unbearable.
Innovative students in grades six through 12 are invited to compete for big prizes in the 2021 Douglas County Youth Virtual Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Kansas public schools without a mask mandate report COVID-19 illnesses at more than four times the rate of schools where a face covering is required.