Kansas murder trial delayed due to new phone evidence
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The murder trial of a Lawrence man who has been in custody for more than four years will be delayed to give attorneys time to assess new evidence from the victim's recently...
Lawrence commission backs plan to cut pot fines to $1
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence City Commission is backing a plan that would decrease the fine for possessing small amounts of marijuana to $1.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials are considering a plan to slash the city's penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, which can currently add up to hundreds of...
Kansas woman gets life sentence for killing ex-boyfriend
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 50 years for killing the father of her child whose body was found inside a burning house near...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self has taken three teams to the Final Four and won a national title, he has more Big 12 championship rings than fingers and a national coach of the year award sits in...
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died from wounds suffered in a shooting in Methuen and a suspect has been taken into custody in New Hampshire.
Lawrence Episcopal priest devoted to roller derby league
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The rector of Lawrence's Trinity Episcopal Church admits he has an addiction, but it isn't one he's giving up for Lent.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will help oversee efforts to improve safety and reduce risk at NiSource, the utility company blamed for natural gas...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been convicted of killing his girlfriend's mother's boyfriend near a northeast Kansas lake.
Jurors in Jefferson County found 23-year-old Jonathan Davis...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty said Tuesday he was suing the school's athletic department in federal court, alleging breach of contract and seeking $3 million he...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion to drop charges against a 21-year-old man accused in a triple homicide in Lawrence.
Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny on...
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The natural gas company blamed for a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley says it'll resume replacing damaged heating equipment for property...
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Methuen say they've arrested a man for attempting to kidnap a woman while she was sitting in her car.
The incident happened Friday night in the parking lot of...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Cutting through Baylor's long zone defense, Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji came down with the ball in the low post double-teamed by a pair of Baylor defenders. The freshman...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A University of Kansas engineering professor says administrators removed him from teaching a course for the rest of the semester after he told a student to "learn...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas School of Medicine says a gift of more than $2.8 million will fund scholarships for medical students.
Baylor faces tough test vs No. 13 Kansas
Baylor (19-11, 10-7) vs. No. 13 Kansas (22-8, 11-6)
Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 Kansas presents a tough challenge for Baylor. Baylor...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have upgraded charges against a 35-year-old Lawrence man accused of shooting at police during a standoff last year.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A grand jury that was impaneled to investigate former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has adjourned without bringing an indictment.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — More than six months after natural gas explosions rocked Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley, small business owners in the region say they're still reeling.
Reassigned Haskell president won’t return to job
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The president of Haskell Indian Nations University who was reassigned shortly after a scathing federal report won't be returning to the job.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 39-year-old Lawrence man accused of biting off part of his roommate's ear during a drug-infused attack has been sentenced to just over three years in prison.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — One of three Topeka men charged in a triple homicide in Lawrence is free after pleading to a misdemeanor.
Defense attorney J.C. Gilroy said 20-year-old Dominque...
Officer charged with child rape granted $75,000 bail
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer charged with raping a 13-year-old boy who was initially denied bail has had bail set at $75,000.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Delaware Tribe has requested an archaeological field survey to look for artifacts or human remains at a site in Lawrence where county officials plan to build a mental...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas is expanding care for transgender students at its health center so students no longer have to leave campus to seek hormone therapy.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas programs allowing high school students to start their post-secondary education early are an "innovative" example of how universities can help...
Teen sentenced to 6 months’ probation in gun case at school
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A teenager involved in the exchange of a stolen handgun on Lawrence High School grounds has been sentenced to six months of probation.
Kansas still in Big 12 title hunt with 3 games left to play
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self seemed to be searching the air inside Allen Fieldhouse for an answer, trying in vain to think back nearly 15 years to a time Kansas did not control its own destiny...
Massachusetts officer facing child rape charge
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer charged with raping a 13-year-old boy he met on an online dating app has been denied bail.
Lawrence newspaper names Lawhorn as new publisher
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence-Journal World has announced that Editor Chad Lawhorn has been named publisher of the newspaper.
Ogden Newspapers of Kansas, the paper's owner, said Tuesday...
No. 15 KU tops No. 16 K-State 64-49 to maintain Big 12 hopes
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas got exactly what it needed after a humiliating loss at Texas Tech when the schedule produced a high-profile showdown with Big 12-leading Kansas State inside raucous...
Kansas professor Kevin Willmott wins Oscar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas professor Kevin Willmott is an Oscar winner.
Willmott won the award for best adapted screenplay Sunday night for his contribution to the film...
Redshirt mistakes still happen in big-time college hoops
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji is not supposed to happen in the modern era of college basketball.
Kansas seeks revenge on Kansas State
Kansas State (21-6, 11-3) vs. Kansas (20-7, 9-5)
Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kansas seeks revenge on Kansas State after dropping the first...
Haskell Cultural Center and Museum to close indefinitely
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Haskell Indian Nations University's Cultural Center and Museum will close indefinitely because its operating grant expired Friday.
Kansas, Texas Tech meet in crucial Big 12 title tilt
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has spent the better part of the past 15 years presiding over the Big 12.
Whether that streak continues could come down to 48 hours.
Officials: Plane had fuel tank issues before fatal crash
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane crashed into an apartment building in Massachusetts, killing a former mayor, had fuel tank issues months before the...
Lawrence group of arborists climbs, suspends from trees
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Even on winter days, arborists around Lawrence are ascending taut ropes high into trees.
When the branches are bare, it's easier to examine a tree, making this a busy...
Massachusetts gas explosions cost utility more than $1B
BOSTON (AP) — The natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion.
NiSource, Columbia's parent company, said in a financial...
Kansas endowment raises more than $1 million in 1 day
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Officials with the KU Endowment say the organization raised more than $1 million in 24 hours to benefit the University of Kansas.
Affidavit: Former Kansas coach catalogued stolen underwear
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Court documents say a former volunteer volleyball coach at the University of Kansas stole dozens of pairs of underwear from players and catalogued them in labeled plastic...
Kansas plays at Texas Tech in key Big 12 matchup
A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference.
GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Kansas at Texas Tech. The Jayhawks and Red Raiders enter Saturday's game tied for second place in the league at...
Lawrence moves step closer to feral cat colonies
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence city leaders are moving closer to allowing feral cat colonies in the city.
The City Commission on Tuesday approved a first reading of an ordinance change that...
Man sentenced for wounding teen amid fireworks fray
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for shooting and wounding a 17-year-old girl as several people shot fireworks at him.
Parents charged after girl tests positive for fentanyl
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a Massachusetts couple whose 1-year-old daughter tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl.
Police: Man accused of kidnapping his son found in Mexico
BOSTON (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico.
Lowell Police said Monday that 37-year-old Fillemom De Lima, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is being held by Mexican authorities at an immigration detention center.
De Lima and his son were last seen on Jan. 9. Lowell Police and the FBI traced him to Mexico City.
Dotson, Lawson brothers lead No. 14 Kansas’ rout of WVU
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devon Dotson drove through a crowd of West Virginia players, stopped in his tracks and passed the ball across the key, finding K.J. Lawson alone in the corner. Without hesitation, Lawson sunk his third 3-pointer of the game before running down the court celebrating with his brother, Dedric.