More than 300 law enforcement officers from 16 agencies across the region will be downtown Monday evening to keep watch over basketball fans hoping to celebrate KU’s first NCAA championship since 2008.
Despite thousands of people flooding the street to party Saturday, there were no serious injuries, accidents or property damage reported, according to Lawrence police. They hope that trend will continue Monday.
A judge on Tuesday bound a 25-year-old Texas man over for trial on a charge of raping a woman while she was too intoxicated to give consent, but the man’s defense attorney questions whether investigators collected evidence effectively to support the case.
Documents filed in the case of a former Lawrence police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty indicate that prosecutors are moving forward cautiously to protect both the woman and their case. Also, here’s how the man’s bond differs from most local sex crime cases.
A man accused of raping a 20-year-old woman while he was on duty as a Lawrence police officer was formally charged during a court appearance Tuesday afternoon.
As Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board is set to review a new task force proposal, one member has resigned over what she sees as an effort to turn the board into little more than “window dressing.”
Lawrence Police Chief Rich Lockhart talks about racial disparities, officer credibility, police in schools, mental health and more in his first sit-down interview with the Times. Plus, get a glimpse at his photography hobby.
Former Lawrence police officer Jonathan Gardner was arrested Friday on suspicion of more than two dozen criminal counts, including an alleged on-duty rape and two dozen counts of official misconduct and unlawful acts with computers.
Prosecutors have filed a new case against a former Lawrence police officer, David Shane Williams, this time including a felony. A misdemeanor case against Williams was dropped last year.
A 3-year-old Garnett child is safe after two Lawrence police officers helped their mother rescue them from a house fire.
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