Kamarjay Shaw ‘loved hard’ and ‘had the heart of a lion,’ parents of slain Lawrence teen say
Fearless and big-hearted are how family members of a 14-year-old Lawrence boy recently shot and killed remember him. Kamarjay Shaw’s parents and loved ones said they won’t quit until he gets justice.
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Person injured in shooting in Lawrence; police investigating
A person was injured in a reported shooting and taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to scanner traffic.
Woman struck by train, killed in North Lawrence
Updated at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday: A 23-year-old woman was struck by a train and killed Tuesday night, according to Lawrence police.
Portion of Haskell Avenue closed for emergency waterline repair
Haskell Avenue is closed from 25th Terrace to 27th Street for an emergency waterline repair, according to the city of Lawrence.
Man killed in Lawrence stabbing was ‘endlessly generous,’ nephew writes in fundraiser
The family of the man who was fatally stabbed in a grocery store parking lot this week wrote in an online fundraiser for funeral expenses that the man was “endlessly generous,” and his dog, Bear, was “his boy.”
Dog who was stabbed and whose owner was killed is recovering, ‘supervising’ at Lawrence Humane Society
Bear’s slightly scruffy, mostly-black fur is tinged with gray around his nose and paws. His big brown eyes might not appear quite as sad if we didn’t know what he had been through in the past couple of days. But we know that Wednesday morning, Bear was stabbed and went into shock.
Victim of fatal stabbing was 66-year-old Lawrence man
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.
Man killed in stabbing at Lawrence Dillons
Updated at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday: A person was killed in an altercation that was reported as a stabbing Wednesday morning.
Wishing Bench in East Lawrence destroyed by fire
Story updated at 3:44 p.m. Sunday: A beloved East Lawrence landmark was destroyed by a fire overnight Sunday.
Lawrence woman, 2 children injured in crash in Osage County
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 almost twice as likely to be searched when stopped in Douglas County, research shows
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.