The right to a speedy trial was suspended in Kansas earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The backlog of cases has led to concern about potentially violating a defendant's constitutional rights and overcrowding in Kansas correctional facilities. 

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.

University of Kansas Transportation Services implemented a new device Monday called The Barnacle to lessen the amount of vehicles towed on campus, according to a news release. The Barnacle functions as a GPS-equipped device that will lay on the windshield, blocking the view of a driver until…

The University of Kansas will not use the controversial Kansas Board of Regents policy that would allow for tenured faculty to be terminated in order to relieve financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Douglas Girod told the Board of Regents Thursday.

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