A University of Kansas student was found dead in her room at Lewis Residence Hall Sunday, according to a news release from the KU Public Safety Office.
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Sen. Gene Suellentrop entered a no contest plea to two misdemeanor charges Monday that stemmed from an incident in March in which he drove for miles in the wrong direction on Interstate 70 before stopped by law enforcement officers.
The right lane of southbound Massachusetts Street will be closed between 21st and 22nd streets starting Wednesday, Oct. 27, according to the city.
A man was seriously injured and five others suffered minor injuries as the result of a head-on crash Sunday afternoon in Jefferson County.
The outside lane of westbound Clinton Parkway will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, from Wakarusa Drive to Lake Pointe Drive.
Lawrence and Douglas County could see severe weather, including hail and damaging winds, this weekend, plus a cold front is expected to move in on Sunday.
Starting Sunday, Oct. 24, folks in Kansas’ 785 and 620 area codes will need to dial all 10 digits to make local calls.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is accepting expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs for safe disposal on Saturday.
The second of two suspects, a 19-year-old Lawrence man, has been booked into the Douglas County jail on suspicion of premeditated first-degree murder in connection with a fatal Sept. 8 shooting.
Construction projects starting this week will cause traffic delays on two of Lawrence’s major roadways and close sidewalk access on one.
A fire was reported at First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, around 5:15 p.m. Friday.