Lawrence, Kansas

Press Association
December 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
The Christmas Day wardrobe for the Duchess of Cambridge included a touch of Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Kate Middleton wore a Vallnord alpaca fur hat from Tonganoxie-based Peruvian Connection on Monday to a Christmas service in Sandringham, England. The company has a store in...
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November 08, 2017 - 8:30 am
Women have won what may be a historic majority on the Lawrence City Commission. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the female majority is made up of Mayor Leslie Soden and two women who won their races Tuesday — incumbent Lisa Larsen and newcomer Jennifer Ananda. There hasn't been a female...
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October 09, 2017 - 3:34 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A memorial in Lawrence has been designated as a World War I Centennial Memorial as part of a national campaign. The designation means the Victory Eagle memorial outside Dyche Hall on the University of Kansas campus will qualify for grant funds to help restore it. The Lawrence...
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September 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in a deadly shooting in Lawrence. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that police responded Tuesday night and found 26-year old Bryce Holladay suffering from fatal injuries. Lawrence police spokesman Officer Drew Fennelly says a 20-year-old man...
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August 03, 2017 - 10:16 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Air Force veteran who lately has served as the assistant police chief in Louisville, Kentucky, is the new police chief in Lawrence, Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Gregory Burns Jr. has been hired as the first black chief in the city this is home to the...
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August 03, 2017 - 9:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Lawrence, Kansas, mayor awaiting sentencing for stealing money from a food pantry while he served as the organization's executive director is asking a federal judge for probation. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Jeremy Farmer says in court filings in...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2017 - 4:59 am
TOPEKA, KAN. (KNSS) - The Kansas Secretary of State's office tweeted that District 10 Kansas House member Democrat John Wilson of Lawrence officially submitted his resignation effective Friday afternoon. Wilson announced his intent to step down before his colleagues in the Legislature in June. "...
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July 28, 2017 - 4:56 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a serial rapist who remains on the loose after attacking more than a dozen women in two Kansas college towns has been tied to another case. Police in Riley County and Lawrence announced during a joint news conference Thursday that a July 2015 attempted rape in...
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June 17, 2017 - 12:45 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former in-home caregiver has been sentenced to two years in prison for abusing a developmentally disabled man. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2rDQKUd ) 32-year-old April Dawn Reno, of Lawrence, was sentenced Thursday in Johnson County District Court. She pleaded...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:29 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors are seeking more testing as they review the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl at a University of Kansas dorm for basketball players and other male students. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Douglas County District Attorney spokeswoman Cheryl Wright Kunard...
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