Person shot, killed in Lawrence was Topeka man, 20, police say
Cameron Renner, a 20-year-old from Topeka, was the person shot and killed early Saturday in Lawrence, according to police.
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Man shot, killed in Lawrence; no suspect in custody yet, police say
An unidentified man was shot and killed early Saturday, and Lawrence police are asking for the public’s help.
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.
2 dogs killed in fire near Kansas River levee in Lawrence
Two dogs died in a fire Wednesday afternoon in a tent near the Kansas River levee in Lawrence, according to a news release from Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Douglas County Commission approves plan to boost access to opioid overdose reversal drug
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday signed off on a plan for Lawrence-based nonprofit DCCCA to increase distribution of Narcan, the lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug, throughout the county.
Community-Police Oversight Work Group discusses hopes, concerns at first meeting
To the relief of its members, the Community-Police Oversight Work Group met for the first time Monday. Members shared their hopes, concerns and needs to move the process forward.
Woman stabbed in East Lawrence; police question, arrest suspect
A woman was stabbed late Sunday in East Lawrence, and after an overnight search, the suspect came to the police station Monday morning, according to the Lawrence Police Department.
Suspect arrested after shootout, standoff in Lawrence, police say; no injuries reported
Lawrence police arrested a man suspected of attempting to shoot another man Saturday morning following an hourslong standoff.
Ex-Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy charged with domestic battery
A deputy whose employment with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office ended earlier this month has been charged with domestic battery in connection with an alleged incident from October 2020.
Lawrence’s Community-Police Oversight Work Group set to meet Monday
The city’s Community-Police Oversight Work Group is set to start meeting Monday, following months of delays.
Lawrence police to conduct DUI saturation patrol
Extra Lawrence police officers will be patrolling for impaired drivers Friday throughout city limits, according to a news release from the department.