NAACP Youth Council to host Women’s History Month discussion
Community members are invited to join the Lawrence NAACP Youth Council for a social event Wednesday in honor of Women’s History Month.
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Douglas County prosecutors are not going to oppose the judge’s ruling that Albert Wilson should get a new trial, they said Tuesday.
Traffic planning: Stretch of 6th Street will reduce to one lane Friday
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Documents: Douglas County district attorney, chief judge trade statements on jury trials resuming
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Recap: Lawrence school board meeting, March 22
The Lawrence school board met Monday at the Educational Support Center. Here are the items […]
Investigative podcast begins examining case of Kansas College Rapist, asks for tips
The Kansas College Rapist is the subject of Monday’s new episode of The Murder Squad podcast, hosted by true crime journalist Billy Jensen and retired cold case detective Paul Holes.
Kennedy Elementary School could close to grades K-5 next school year
The Lawrence school district might close Kennedy Elementary to kids older than 5 soon, instead using the facility as an early childhood community center.
Preview: Lawrence school board meeting, March 22
On the Lawrence school board’s agenda for Monday: a report from English to Speakers of Other Languages program, a draft of board operating procedures and more.
Kansas Supreme Court rules conviction in 2017 Eudora bar murder case must be overturned
Kansas’ highest court on Friday ruled definitively that a Eudora man’s conviction in a June […]
Lawrence and Douglas County: Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered
As vaccination information in Douglas County continues to develop and change, The Lawrence Times will keep the community updated here — in what we hope can be a singular source of all pertinent information.
Rontarus Washington Jr.’s defense team requests to withdraw, but first alleges prosecutorial bias
Defense counsel for Rontarus Washington Jr. has requested to withdraw from the case, but just prior, the team filed an additional motion pushing for the case to be dismissed.
No outside firms are under contract to hire new AD or football coach, KU says
A week removed from one of the more tumultuous stretches in Kansas Athletics history — […]
City announces new mobile payment option for downtown parking
The city of Lawrence announced Thursday that those who park downtown will soon be able to pay with mobile apps.
Free State Festival to return with outdoor events this summer
Lawrence’s Free State Festival will return this summer, split into two acts. Act One, set […]
Recap: Lawrence City Commission’s March 16 meeting
The Lawrence City Commission has removed the extension of 27th Street through Mutt Run dog park from the city’s capital improvement plan.