A stretch of U.S. Highway 40 west of the K-10 interchange at Sixth Street will close for about 100 days beginning Wednesday.
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A former Lawrence police officer charged with raping a woman in his patrol vehicle will now face a jury early next year after mediation failed to lead to a plea agreement.
A vehicle rolled onto its roof Monday night as the result of a crash at Kasold Drive and Tillerman Drive in northwestern Lawrence.
The two newest appointees to the Lawrence Community Police Review Board will take the helm as chair and vice chair, members voted Thursday.
A Lawrence police detective was placed on paid leave following his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence last week, though city policy suggests the suspension should be without pay.
A Free State High School student was taken into custody after a report that they had made a comment on Friday about “shooting up the school” on Tuesday.
An off-duty Lawrence police officer was uninjured but was arrested shortly after midnight Saturday after allegedly crashing into a parked vehicle.
A vehicle rolled onto its side but no serious injuries were reported in a crash Thursday afternoon.
A Lawrence man who had been facing two felony charges of aggravated assault after an incident outside of a vaccine clinic for kids last fall agreed to plead no contest on Monday to two misdemeanor charges, and he will serve a year of probation.
Flyers with antisemitic messages were spread in Lawrence this week, prompting a call for support of Jewish community members amid the acts of hate.
Just a week into the school year, Lawrence school district administrators have been working with police to investigate two reports of alleged threatening comments made by students at West Middle School and Lawrence High School.