After strained police relations due to the murder of George Floyd last summer, various Lawrence community members discuss their feelings about the Lawrence Police Department.
“It’s not like you’re renting a bedroom for $500 a month,” Bill Larzalere, Chief Litigation Officer at KU LSS said. “You are on the hook for all $5,000, if that’s what the rent is, or if there’s damages. You’re on the hook for the whole amount.”
The Douglas County District Attorney’s office is working with the Lawrence Police Department on the new Special Victims Unit, a decision DA Suzanne Valdez believes will allow for additional resources to be provided for sexual assault cases.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Friday that aimed to limit the number of advanced ballots one could help others turn in and remove the ability to extend deadlines.
Despite criticism from Republicans, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed House Bill 2058, which would have lowered the legal age to carry concealed weapons to 18 years old.
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic within the past year, The Third Planet has soared in sales and has continued to keep its employees safe.
After Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution was paused following reports of a rare blood clot disorder, administration of the vaccine will continue in Kansas.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill that would divide school sports teams by biological sex. It's one of many bills across the country targeting transgender athletes.
The University of Kansas School of Journalism awarded Marty Baron with the William Allen White Foundation National Citation Award in a virtual ceremony Wednesday.
The University of Kansas has filed a request with the Kansas Board of Regents to approve a second Integrated Science building after facing budget shortfalls in recent years.
Volunteers in KU's annual Big Event worked at nearly 100 registered job sites around Lawrence. Most work was outside due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lawrence City Commission voted 5-0 to pass an ordinance banning the practice of conversion therapy on minors Tuesday night. Lawrence is one of only two cities in Kansas to approve the ban.
Members of KU fraternities took part in a Polar Plunge that raised $13,110 for the Kansas Special Olympics at the HERE Apartments on April 10.
The KU and Lawrence community reacts to the jury from the Derek Chauvin trial reaching a verdict of guilty on all three counts. The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging to host an affinity space for KU Black faculty and staff members Wednesday.
Three KU seniors reflect on their experience at KU as they look forward to entering grad school or the workforce after graduation.
As Lawrence Transit looks to looks to build a new multimodal transfer facility and redesign bus routes, stakeholders can share their opinions on the project.
House Bill 2408 authorizes the Kansas State Historical Society to give back 10 acres of land in Doniphan County to the Iowa Tribe. The bill passed the Kansas House unanimously on March 30 and is waiting for approval from the Senate.
Kansas legislators approved two bills aimed at tightening voting laws and are considering a third which would require all ballots to be received by the time the polls close on election night.
Lawrence Douglas County Public Health is pausing administration of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine following the CDC and FDA's recommendations.
The Lawrence City Commission is considering an ordinance banning conversion therapy for minors. The ban would exempt the clergy.
Chief Judge James McCabria made the decision to utilize the county fairgrounds for in-person trials. District Attorney Suzanne Valdez opposed the decision, but in-person trials are likely to continue at the fairgrounds.
Kansas architecture graduate students are working to complete 12 sustainable housing units at the Lawrence Community Shelter. The houses are being built by 18 students and the project is expected to have its grand opening around May 15.
Organizers of The Big Event, the largest single day of service at the University of Kansas, have spent the past year adapting their organization to ensure it could take place safely. This year’s event is taking place on April 17.