A Paola man was sentenced Wednesday to just more than two years in federal prison for threatening a Black boy with a knife and telling him he was in a “white town.”
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Updated at 3:46 p.m.: Lawrence police have released the identity of a man who was stabbed fatally in the parking lot of Dillons grocery store Wednesday morning.
Updated at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday: A person was killed in an altercation that was reported as a stabbing Wednesday morning.
Story updated at 3:44 p.m. Sunday: A beloved East Lawrence landmark was destroyed by a fire overnight Sunday.
A Lawrence woman and two children were injured Tuesday evening when the woman fell asleep and the Ford Edge she was driving went off the roadway, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.
People of Color who are stopped by law enforcement in Douglas County are searched or frisked nearly twice as often as white people, an ongoing study shows. That ratio doesn’t change when the search is the officer’s choice.
Preventable fires at three homes in Lawrence within the past week have firefighters sounding alarms. Here are some tips to stay safe.
A pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle near 15th Street and Haskell Avenue Wednesday morning was a 50-year-old Lawrence resident, police said Thursday.
Updated at 3:50 p.m.: A person was killed after being struck by a vehicle near 15th Street and Haskell Avenue Wednesday morning, Lawrence police said.
An evaluation of school crossing guard locations across Lawrence is almost done, and the city’s Multi-Modal Transportation Commission will discuss the latest recommendations for crossing guard placements during its meeting on Monday.
Researchers who have been gathering data to determine whether racial-, ethnic- and other bias-based policing is a problem in Lawrence and Douglas County will present their preliminary findings on Monday, Aug. 9.