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KS Supreme Court: Smell of marijuana justified Lawrence home search

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A divided Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that police can rely exclusively on their sense of smell to provide probable cause to do preliminary search of a home for drugs.

RADIO.COM - 2018-12-12 11:59:12

City of Lawrence considering request to allow feral cats to live in city if they have been vaccinated and spayed

The city of Lawrence will consider a request to allow colonies of feral cats to live in the city if they have been vaccinated and spayed or neutered. The Lawrence Humane Society is proposing the change, which would allow organization workers to trap the cats to be vaccinated and spayed or neutered.

WIBWNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-12-10 23:31:43

Holiday happenings: Breakfast with Santa; letters to Santa; silent auction wrapping up; Wreaths Across America; Elf breakout game; Linwood lighting contest

Youths will get a chance to have breakfast with Santa this weekend at Tonganoxie Middle School. The event will be 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the TMS commons area. Cost is $5 per person for both adults and children. The fee covers a pancake and sausage breakfast, photo with Santa Claus, craft tables

TONGANOXIEMIRROR.COM - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

New trial date set in homicide case

A new trial date has been set in the case of a rural Linwood man accused of killing his girlfriend. The case of Dan S. Flannagan is now set to go to trial April 22 in Leavenworth County District Court.

LEAVENWORTH TIMES - 2018-12-12 15:56:00

KCPD looking to speak with individuals seen in surveillance video just before Plaza shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are looking to speak with the individuals seen in the photo above in relation to a shooting this past weekend on the Country Club Plaza that injured a female juvenile.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-12-12 21:39:48

Results from national survey of students show areas where KU excels

LAWRENCE — Students at the University of Kansas report significantly higher levels of interaction with their faculty than an average of other students at many of the nation’s top research universities.

KU.EDU - 2018-12-11 21:49:09

Kansas Discovers Red Dead Redemption II

Once again, Lawrence's most famous historic event makes an appearance in popular culture. William Quantrill's attack on Lawrence makes a brief appearance in the extremely popular video game "Red Dead Redemption 2," a western-themed, open-world game set just before the turn of the 20th century.

TONYSKANSASCITY.COM - 2018-12-10 11:57:00

Jayhawks reveal 2019 baseball schedule

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Twenty-four games against 2018 NCAA Tournament participants highlight the 2019 Kansas baseball schedule announced by the team Wednesday afternoon. Of those 24 contests, six will be played against squads that made it to the College World Series a year ago in Texas Tech and Texas. In

KUATHLETICS.COM - 2018-12-12 22:13:00

Court: Kansas police can use smell to justify search of homes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A divided Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that police can rely exclusively on their sense of smell to provide probable cause to do preliminary search of a home for drugs.

KSNT - 2018-12-11 17:09:00

Two KU professors named as AAAS Fellows

LAWRENCE — Two faculty members of the University of Kansas are among the latest group of fellows announced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Candan Tamerler, Wesley G. Cramer Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

KU.EDU - 2018-12-10 15:10:37

Dineen named 2nd Team AP All-American

LAWRENCE, Kan. - - Kansas senior linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. was named to The Associated Press All-America Second Team, announced Monday. Dineen becomes the first Jayhawk to earn AP All-America honors since Aqib Talib (First Team), Anthony Collins (First Team) and James McClinton (Second Team) earned

KSNT - 2018-12-10 22:40:00

Kansas hires D.J. Eliot as defensive coordinator

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KAKE) - The University of Kansas hired D.J Eliot to be the schools next defensive coordinator on Monday. Eliot has coached at Florida State, Miami, Colorado, and Kentucky.

KAKE TV - 2018-12-10 23:33:00

Christmas decorations stolen from Olathe family's yard

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- A Grinch tried to steal Christmas in one Johnson County neighborhood and made off with a big display of decorations. People in Olathe are upset that their decorations were stolen right out of their yard.

KCTV 5 - 2018-12-12 11:34:00

KU faculty member elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas professor who helped to develop a refrigerant that is safe for the Earth’s ozone layer is among the ranks of the latest class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), one of the highest honors given to academic inventors.

KU.EDU - 2018-12-11 15:25:33

Man injured in car-pedestrian collision in Baldwin City

A man received medical treatment after he was injured in car-pedestrian collision Sunday morning in Douglas County, authorities said. The collision was reported at 11:30 a.m. in the 300 block of High Street in Baldwin City.

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 12:02:00

Clinton County files opioid lawsuit

Clinton County is the latest government entity in Missouri to take legal action against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Atchison, Buchanan, St. Charles, Jefferson and Jackson counties as well as the cities of Kansas City, St. Louis and St. Joseph have filed federal lawsuits against opioid man

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-12-11 23:00:00

Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law. The video featured photos of Douglas throughout his movie career and with family members.

KCTV 5 - 2018-12-10 16:30:53

Les Miles, Kansas extend scholarship offer to Chad Morris' son, Chandler

The scholarship offers continue to pile up for Chandler Morris with the latest one coming from Les Miles. The new Kansas coach has yet to sign a quarterback to play for him in Lawrence but the son of Arkansas head coach Chad Morris could be Miles’ top priority looking ahead to the 2020 recruiting cy

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-12-09 13:58:48

Suspect injured during alleged burglary

A burglary suspect suffered significant injuries from an altercation that occurred after the man allegedly broke into a Leavenworth residence over the weekend, a police spokesman said.

LEAVENWORTH TIMES - 2018-12-11 15:07:00

Former charter teacher charged with more child sex crimes

OLATHE, KS (AP) — More sex crime charges have been filed in Olathe against a former Missouri charter school teacher. Randall Carter II, 42, of Overland Park, was free on bond when he was arrested again Friday.

KCTV 5 - 2018-12-10 20:16:10