The Lawrence school district is encouraging families to talk to their Schwegler Elementary students after the night custodian has been charged with rape of two children, alleged to have occurred between 2008 and 2010.
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A stretch of U.S. Highway 40 west of the K-10 interchange at Sixth Street will close for about 100 days beginning Wednesday.
A Lawrence man has died after a head-on crash Sunday morning in Topeka, according to the Topeka Police Department.
Sun and temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s Monday and Tuesday could give way to rain, possibly followed by snow, along with an anticipated 60-degree drop in the temperature Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the stabbing death of a 51-year-old woman in North Lawrence.
A woman was found dead from “apparent stab wounds” Thursday morning in North Lawrence.
A stretch of U.S. Highway 40 west of the Kansas Highway 10 interchange at Sixth Street will close for about 100 days beginning next week.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday took no action on recommendations from a work group to improve the Community Police Review Board, instead directing city staff to do further research and return to the commission in April.
A work group is recommending that Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board should have more oversight of complaints against the police department.
A Lawrence woman has been found dead Friday afternoon after being reported missing.
The defense attorney for a teen accused of shooting and killing a 14-year-old Lawrence boy is asking the court to sequester the jury during a trial set to span about a week and a half in March.