A man was charged Monday with aggravated assault after a report of shots fired early Sunday morning in northern Lawrence.
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Story updated at 5:07 p.m. Tuesday: Following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health issued a news release encouraging locals ages 2 and older to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
Forty men’s grass and women’s jingle dress dance contestants from across the country will compete in the Lead Horse Open II, which runs from Tuesday through Thursday this week. The event will also include a forum for Lawrence City Commission candidates.
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez announced Tuesday that she would not prosecute violations of a newly effective law in the state of Kansas that makes it a felony for individuals to engage in conduct that would make a person think they are an elections worker.
The Lawrence school board on Monday ratified an unpopular master agreement with the teachers union, discussed COVID-19 protocols, noted cuts to WRAP funding and more.
Technical Trooper Don Hughes said law enforcement was conducting “breach” training, or practice for crisis situations in which technicians must make entry through a door that has been barricaded or create another method of entry, on Friday at Oldfather Studios.
Now is the time to enjoy the purple wildflower called gayfeather or blazing star.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will consider a contract with the teachers union. A union rep said that teachers “have every right to be angry” about the budget situation and the unpopular master agreement.
Updated at 1:55 p.m. Saturday: Two 23-year-old men died as the result of a head-on crash on Interstate 35 in Johnson County early Saturday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Explosions residents were hearing in the area of Ninth and Avalon were part of planned implosion and explosion training for the Kansas Highway Patrol, said Lt. Keith Hudson.
An upcoming short-form documentary project, “Queen Bee: African American Women Stitching Freedom,” will tell the stories of well-known Lawrence quilter Marla Arna Jackson and her contemporaries.
Planned and unplanned maintenance have caused one of the city’s three aquatic facilities to close early, and another will close this weekend, the city said Friday.
A duo of Lawrence residents have started a business in hopes of keeping valuable items in circulation and out of landfills.
Eight days after the city of Lawrence issued a cease and desist order for AT&T to stop all ongoing utility work due to “numerous” safety complaints from citizens and other utility providers, the parties announced Friday the order had been lifted.
Brian Daldorph has been teaching writing classes for men incarcerated at the Douglas County jail for two decades, and he recently published a memoir looking back at those years.
The Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas — a statewide organization based in Lawrence for and […]