University of Kansas Student Admissions is helping potential students navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Student Admissions office is accepting applications for the class of 2025 up until two weeks before the start of the fall semester.
Opponents ask House Elections Committee to reject new house bill that includes stricter election laws and has potential to "disenfranchise voters."
After speed limits on many Lawrence neighborhood streets dropped from 30 mph to 25 mph, the city launched a campaign to raise awareness for safe driving.
During a Feb. 9 hearing, the Kansas House Judiciary Committee discussed a new amendment that increases penalties for people who are found guilty of stealing several packages of mail.
Two University of Kansas students discuss issues with receiving referral money from The Rockland apartment complex and warn to always read the terms of a leasing agreement or a promotion before signing.
With cold weather and rolling blackouts affecting Lawrence, many have been dealing with loss of power, heating, and hot water. Across the city, street lights are out, elevators aren't working and boilers are broken. Lawrence is expected to get another 1-2 inches of snow Tuesday night.
Gov. Laura Kelly detailed how to proceed in this severe winter weather at her press conference Monday afternoon. The conference was preceded by Kelly issuing a State of Disaster Emergency on Sunday.
After the National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for Lawrence, KU sent out an advisory, reminding everyone to wear multiple layers. KU also advised that students and staff try to stay outside for no more than 15 minutes.
Lawrence police said the female victim of a possible stabbing is in stable condition after being stabbed with an unknown object. The victim was found just after midnight on Friday near the 1500 block of West 22nd Terrace.
The Lawrence Sustainability Advisory Board's purpose is to focus on sustainability through policy recommendations. The board recently convinced the City Commission to adopt an ordinance establishing municipal and city-wide goals to achieve 100% renewable energy.
Douglas County announced a new public health order limiting group gatherings and requiring restaurants to close in-person dining by 10 p.m. The county has reported 87 new cases since Thursday, brining the positivity rate to 11.5%.
Douglas County health officials confirmed 63 new coronavirus cases since Tuesday, bringing the county total to 560 active cases. Douglas County has had at least 3,524 coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.
District attorney-elect Suzanne Valdez detailed her plans once in office. She aims to focus on issues including justice reform, combatting systematic racism and keeping jail populations low. She will take office in January.
Douglas County election officials released unofficial final election results in the 2020 general election, after closing all polls at 7 p.m.