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Lawrence woman organizes free self-defense workshops following attack

After being attacked by an unknown man while on a run at thePrairie Park Nature Center in July, Lawrence resident Carrie is speaking out about her experience and empowering women to be capable of protecting themselves.“I just want to make a dent in this. I want women to feel empowered, I want women

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-08-19 21:45:00

Lawrence family camps out at animal shelter to find the perfect dog

"As soon as we did a meet and greet with our dog, and we had all the kids here, and seeing how they hit it off...we knew she was the one we wanted," said Riddle.

KSNT - 2018-08-19 01:31:27

Motel 6 homicide victim’s body riddled with bullet holes; Lawrence hotel room left a shambles, bloody

Lawrence Police Department officers investigate a fatal Saturday night shooting at Motel 6 in North Lawrence, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.


Over 200 animals adopted from Lawrence Humane Society

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) - Soon-to-be pet owners lined up as early as midnight at the Lawrence Humane Society for the Clear the Shelters event.Adoption fees were waived for all pets, and by closing time, 225 animals were adopted.New pet owners got to pick out a leash for their furry friend and received

KSNT - 2018-08-19 01:44:06

Police arrest one in connection to SW Taylor homicide; asking for your help to find second suspect

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Since the events that led to a man being killed in the 400 Blk of SW Taylor west alley, officers have arrested one person in relation to the homicide.

KSNT - 2018-08-19 23:09:09

KSNT helps 382 new pets find forever homes during Clear The Shelters in Northeast Kansas

InLawrence, soon to be pet owners were lining up as early as midnight at the Lawrence Humane Society. 200 animals were up for adoption at the shelter, and all fees were waived. Their grand total of finding new pets home was225. 121 dogs, 103 cats, and 1 rabbit.

KSNT - 2018-08-19 21:03:25

Police arrest man for a violent crime; still looking for another suspect

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Nearly a dozen police cars took over the parking lot of the Dollar Tree on SW 29th Street and Kansas Ave. Sunday afternoon.Topeka Police said a man was arrested inside the store in relation to a violent crime. Police first located him and his car just before 1:00.Police continu

KSNT - 2018-08-19 19:50:10

Attenuated Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) Expressing a Mutant Form of ICP6 Stimulates a Strong Immune Response That Protects Mice against HSV-1-Induced Corneal Disease

aDepartment of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USAbDepartment of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA


Town Talk | Hundreds of unsuspecting homeowners may see tax bills rise to pay for northwest Lawrence road project

The reason? The multiyear debate over how to improve Queens Road, the crumbling road that is adjacent to about $100 million of new northwest Lawrence developments.


Lawrence and area events for Saturday, Aug. 18

Red Dog’s Dog Days Fitness Program, 7:30 a.m., parking lot, Ninth and Vermont streets.


Additions to Leo Beuerman marker in downtown Lawrence help tell his story

Local leaders, relatives of Leo Beuerman and others gather Aug. 17, 2018, for the unveiling of additions to a marker commemorating his life.


Douglas County to raise several service fees

The only fee increase that currently has a dollar amount attached to it is the service fee to be added when residents obtain or renew motor vehicle license plates and registration at one of the three satellite offices of the Douglas County Treasurer’s Office. Commissioners approved an increase from

LJWORLD - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Man who used pink bandana, tire iron to rob dollar stores arrested

Topeka police investigating 2 armed robberies Friday morningTOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing two Dollar General stores with a tire iron.Daniel A. Heneck, 28, was arrested in connection to the robberies.The first robbery happened at the store near 10th and

KSNT - 2018-08-18 18:36:26

Man arrested after string of robberies in Topeka

Daniel A. Heneck, 28, is accused of robbing a Dollar General in the two thousand block of North Topeka Boulevard around 10 am Friday.

WIBW - 2018-08-18 15:21:00

More witnesses drop out of state’s lineup in Motel 6 murder case; shooting victim takes Fifth at last moment

Defendants Tyrone Carvin, front, Shawn Smith, back left, and Ramone Singleton, back right, listen to testimony on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 in Division II courtroom of the Douglas County Courthouse. The three defendants are charged with the murder of Cameron Hooks and other crimes in connection with


Lawrence police plan DUI crackdown as college students return to town

In 2017, alcohol and other drugs were implicated in 40 percent of the crash deaths on Kansas roads, according to the release. On average over the past five years, 23 percent of all fatality crashes have been attributed to alcohol impairment.


LMH to spend $5 million more on west project, says it is exploring options for more East Lawrence care

The third-floor expansion will push the estimated cost of the medical building to $101 million, or about $2.6 million more than the original budget for the project, according to figures provided by LMH Health, which is the new brand name for the nonprofit hospital company. The additional third-floor


Affidavit: Mother told police she drove into river to kill herself and her 2 children ‘because she didn’t want anyone else to have them’

In a chilling police interview, a Columbia, Mo., woman described the decision-making process she went through before driving herself and her two children into the Kansas River in an effort to kill them all.


Lights and Sirens | Lawrence police blotter for Aug. 16

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours.Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and includes 298 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and genera


Long time Topeka restaurant torn down

"We're from Horton and we used to drive up this way and it was a treat to be able to stop in and check this place out, and the food was really good," said Karen Wahwasuck.