Judge hears evidence in teen’s motion for immunity in shooting death of Lawrence boy, 14
A 14-year-old boy was nearly 200 feet away from his alleged shooter, a judge heard Friday, though the defendant charged with his murder is claiming self-defense.
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Blade & Timber ax-throwing venue to return to Lawrence; owner will add mini golf, too
Matt Baysinger has a handle on what to do with his newly acquired space at 722 Massachusetts St., which formerly housed Signs of Life.
RPG to close its doors at the end of the month
It’s game over for RPG. The game-themed restaurant on Massachusetts Street is closing June 30 after four years of offering food, drinks, social events and providing a space for people to gather and play games.
Lawrence PRIDE to bring street parade, block party to Mass Street
Lawrence PRIDE will return Saturday, bigger than ever before. Featuring a street parade, block party and drag show, the event will also include info about Kansas’ new anti-trans legislation and a gender marker clinic.
Lawrence Adult Learning Center graduates, families and supporters celebrate
It’s been 20 years since Kattie Ferguson dropped out of high school. Earning her GED was a dream placed in the periphery until a couple years ago, when she set her sights on going back to school.
School district announces interim principals for Lawrence High School, West Middle School
The Lawrence school district has announced that Quentin Rials will serve as interim principal of Lawrence High School in the upcoming school year, and Therese Brink Edgecomb will take over that role at West Middle School.
Here’s where kids can eat free lunches in Lawrence this summer
Children ages 18 and younger will be able to eat a free lunch on weekdays at six locations in Lawrence throughout the summer, starting June 5.
Lawrence City Commission, school board will have primary elections; here’s who’s running
Noon Thursday was the deadline to file to run for local office. Here are the candidates for Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board.
Douglas County Master Gardeners: Join us this weekend for garden inspiration (Announcement)
”Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners invite you to join us for a weekend filled with garden inspiration including a Garden Tour, Native Plant Sale, and Garden Art Sale,” the gardeners write.
Dirty Dough soon to bring ‘perfectly imperfect’ cookies, positive message to Lawrence
There’s a new cookie shop coming to Lawrence, and it aims to do more than sate your sweet tooth.
City releases wastewater into Kansas River following pump failure; stream advisory issued
The city released wastewater into the Kansas River Wednesday morning after heavy rain led to a pump failure in a wastewater pump station near Bowersock Dam.
Lawrence school board to begin process to fill vacant seat
The Lawrence school board will soon begin seeking an applicant to fill a vacant seat following a board member’s recent resignation.
Sunflower Elementary artist-entrepreneurs raise $2K for animal sanctuary with jewelry sale
As students across Lawrence wrapped up their final projects of the school year, a class of Sunflower Elementary first graders put a bow on their service learning project to benefit rescued animals.
Advocates invite Lawrence community to Wear Orange event to raise awareness of gun violence
Volunteers with Moms Demand Action are inviting the Lawrence community to an event Saturday to raise awareness and take a stand against gun violence.
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.
Jungle House to take root in new downtown Lawrence location
The owners of Jungle House are in the process of moving the store from its current building in East Lawrence to a new downtown location that’s set to open Wednesday.