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Lawrence police blotter for May 7

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday and includes 224 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence and area events for Tuesday, May 7

Today, May 7 Red Dog Workout, 6 a.m., Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club, 7 a.m., Brandon Woods, Smith Center, 1501 Inverness Drive. Lions Club, noon-1 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Lawrence Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m., 824 New Hampshire ...

Lawrence City Commission to consider future site of bus-transfer hub

After years of debate, city leaders will soon consider selecting a site on Bob Billings Parkway for the location of a future bus-transfer hub. As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission will consider selecting the area along the south side of Bob Billings Parkway, between ...

Tornado watch canceled for Douglas County

Story updated at 9:54 p.m. Monday, May 6 A tornado watch issued for Douglas County and area counties has been canceled, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy rains are still in the forecast through Wednesday night, raising the chances for flash flooding around the Lawrence area, ...

Commissioner Matthew Herbert announces he will not seek reelection

Commissioner Matthew Herbert will not seek reelection, opening up the Lawrence City Commission to have at least two newcomers next year. Herbert, who has a 7-year-old daughter, said his decision was mainly family-oriented. He said part of his consideration had to do with his recent career ...

Sen. Moran seeks commitment from Amtrak on Kansas train route

Story updated at 3:37 p.m. Monday TOPEKA — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran is putting pressure on Amtrak to commit to the continued operation of the Southwest Chief passenger rail service that connects Chicago to Los Angeles with stops in Kansas. Moran recently delayed confirming three nominees to ...

Lawrence police blotter for May 6

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 175 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...