The city of Lawrence plans to move forward with plans to return Founder's Rock to the Kanza Tribe following a 5-0 vote last year by the city council. The city said raising money has been an issue with the return.
Lawrence community members marched down Massachusetts street in the annual Lawrence Women's March. The march focused on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that could limit access to abortions in the state.
The Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health Board is looking to set up a drive through location where immunocompromised people can receive COVID-19 booster shots.
Lawrence Police Department is seeking information pertaining to the whereabouts of 19-year-old Andrel Darnell Spates, Jr. following the homicide of 18-year-old Lawrence native Christian Willis, according to a press release.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital and the University of Kansas Health System is requiring all staff and volunteers, including students, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Christian Willis, a 21-year-old from Wichita, has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting which occurred Wednesday night on the 1500 block of Kentucky.
The Lawrence Journal-World Guild issued a statement expressing concern about the state of current contract negotiations with the management at Ogden, the newspaper chain that owns the Lawrence Journal-World.
The Lawrence community gathered at Watson Park on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth with a community barbecue. The event was sponsored by city organizations and coordinated by Trinity Carpenter.
Fat Shack Lawrence opened in Dec. of last year and is now the most successful store of all 25 franchise locations across the country in terms of revenue.
On this episode of Life in LFK, reporter Ladazhia Taylor joins bus drivers from KU transit for a few trips around campus to discuss how they've been impacted by the pandemic.
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.