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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Free presentation Monday will share how to help refugees and people seeking asylum
A presentation this week will “demystify the process of resettlement of refugees and asylees, and clarify many common misunderstandings,” according to a news release.
Traffic planning: Lane closures planned on 6th and 23rd streets in Lawrence
Construction projects starting this week will cause traffic delays on two of Lawrence’s major roadways and close sidewalk access on one.
A view of River City: Trouble with a capital ‘T’!
Hundreds showed up for the Lawrence Arts Center and Lawrence City Band’s joint production of “The Music Man, Concert Version” Saturday evening at South Park.
A moment in Lawrence: Students raise tipi on KU lawn in 1978
Carole Tomlinson, now a faculty member at Haskell Indian Nations University, submitted this 1978 photo of students who raised a tipi on the lawn of KU’s Watson Library.
Fire reported at Lawrence church; streets blocked near Kasold and Bob Billings
A fire was reported at First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, around 5:15 p.m. Friday.
West Middle School’s choral music director named Lawrence’s Teacher of the Year for secondary schools
Craig McCauley, West Middle School choral music director, has been honored as the Lawrence school district’s Teacher of the Year for secondary schools.
Aircraft will be flying low over Lawrence for KU homecoming
A flyover is planned for KU football’s homecoming game Saturday, with a practice run on Friday.
Photos: First Nations Student Association makes KU history, raising tipi on campus
As part of Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations this week, students with the First Nations Student Association at KU have made history, raising a tipi on the lawn of Strong Hall.
Zombie Walk to return to downtown Lawrence
The undead will walk among the Lawrence community again this year during the upcoming Zombie Walk.
KU marks reinstallation of Indigenous artwork vandalized, stolen at campus museum
Musician Ron Brave paid respects with drum and flute to ancestors who lived on land that became Kansas for the ceremony Thursday marking return to public display of artist Edgar Heap of Birds’ five panels recognizing tribes that resided in the region.
Lawrence high schoolers develop leadership skills at Rotary summer academy
Three Lawrence high schoolers were honored at the school board’s Monday meeting for being selected to attend the noon Lawrence Rotary Club’s 2021 summer Rotary Youth Leadership Academy.
Cult classic ‘Carnival of Souls’ to screen at Liberty Hall
Just ahead of Halloween, the Free State Film Society will screen “Carnival of Souls,” a cult classic by Lawrence filmmaker Herk Harvey and written by John Clifford.
Concert at KU will spotlight Asian and Pacific Islander cultures, composers
A KU School of Music concert this weekend will highlight music from Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures and composers. It’s the first event from a new student-led group at KU, the Asian Classical Music Initiative.
Lawrence’s Sustainability Advisory Board sends single-use bag ordinance back to subcommittee
The Sustainability Advisory Board on Wednesday discussed an ordinance that would require establishments to charge customers 15 cents per disposable paper or plastic bag used, ultimately sending it to the climate change subcommittee for revisions.
Lawrence City Commission approves duplex project on 3-2 vote, despite neighborhood concerns
The Lawrence City Commission hesitantly approved a proposed 319-bedroom duplex project on Clinton Parkway west of Iowa Street at Tuesday night’s meeting, following arguments from several neighbors about why it should be denied.