LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A man has been shot and killed in Lawrence and a 19-year-old suspect is in custody, authorities said.
Officers responded to Crosby Street at about 8 p.m. Sunday for reports of shots fired, police said in a statement posted on social media.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence attorney will be the first director of the Division of the Child Advocate, which was created in October to improve the state's child welfare system, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Thursday.
AURORA, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he dropped a first-degree murder charge against a Missouri man in the 1988 killing of a 31-year-old woman.
A grand jury indicted Lawrence Timmons, 67, in 2019 in the killing of Cynthia Smith, who was last seen on July 28, 1988, leaving a bar in Mount Vernon, a city of about 5,000 people 145 miles (233 kilometers) south of Kansas City.
DALLAS (7-4) at NEW ORLEANS (5-6)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Cowboys by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake and cornerback coach Chevis Jackson were fired Monday, two days after the Jayhawks finished their first season under Lance Leipold with a competitive loss to bowl-bound West Virginia.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old embattled Kansas lawmaker was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving — his second arrest in less than a month — and is facing fresh calls for his resignation or removal from office.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia will finish its season in a bowl game.
Sure beats Saturday night inside mostly empty Memorial Stadium in Kansas.
Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another score, and the resilient Mountaineers held off the Jayhawks 34-28 to reach the six-win plateau that qualifies them for the postseason.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has agreed to consider an appeals court decision overturning the conviction of a day care worker in the death of a 9-month-old.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to have the murder conviction against Carrody Buchhorn reinstated.
Kansas energy regulators are asking whether billions of dollars in planned energy projects by a company serving 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri will lead to unnecessary electric rate increases.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A woman accused of driving a vehicle into protesters in downtown Lawrence has been placed on six months probation after reaching a plea deal this week.
Lynda C. Kitsmiller, also known as Lynda Muncy, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self knew that Ochai Agbaji was within one point of 1,000 for his career, so the Kansas coach reminded his star player of the milestone in the gentlest way possible during a late timeout against Stony Brook.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Another Kansas school district is extending its Thanksgiving break to a full week to give overwhelmed staff a reprieve.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the school board approved a plan Friday to turn Nov.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Just about everything was back to normal for Kansas inside Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night.
Bill Self excoriated the officials for every perceived miscue. The vocal student section razzed Tarleton every time the Texans missed a shot.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two University of Kansas students have been charged with stealing part of a Native American art exhibit that also was vandalized while displayed outside a campus museum.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities have charged 13 people they allege are members or associates of a drug trafficking gang that moved fentanyl, cocaine, suboxone and counterfeit prescription pills from Massachusetts into Maine and New Hampshire and even into a county jail.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kimani Lawrence scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures — adding 10 rebounds — to spark Arizona State to a 76-60 victory over Portland and new head coach Shantay Legans in a season opener on Tuesday night.
A Massachusetts family whose loved one's casket fell open as it was being lowered into a grave, causing the body to fall out, has sued the funeral home and the cemetery.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas basketball coach Bill Self was so disgusted by the last round of conference realignment — when Missouri and Texas A&M bolted the Big 12 for the SEC — that he vowed never to play the Tigers again.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas returned just about everyone from last year's NCAA Tournament team, yet somehow the third-ranked Jayhawks look completely different heading into Tuesday's season opener against Michigan State in the Champions Classic.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been accused of allowing children in his care to be sexually assaulted by a former landlord in exchange for rent.
A Douglas County judge recently ruled that Cormick Ferrell, 42, of Lawrence should stand trial on two counts of aggravated human trafficking in connection with the alleged assaults that took place between April 2014 and August 2017.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State climbed quickly into the Top 25 on the back of three straight wins to start the season, then the Wildcats plummeted just as quickly from the poll after three straight losses to open Big 12 play.
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Feuerstein, who owned a textile mill in Massachusetts and famously continued to pay his workers even after a devastating fire, has died. He was 95.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The last two coaches to face Kansas State have been let go almost immediately after they lost.
That's probably not what Kansas coach Lance Leipold wants to hear.
In reality, Leipold is in his first year of arguably the biggest rebuild in college football, so his job with the Jayhawks is pretty safe regardless of what happens when they face the Wildcats in the Sunflower Showdown on Saturday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Jalen Wilson was suspended Tuesday for the No. 3 Jayhawks' lone exhibition game and first three regular-season games after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving over the weekend.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An official recording of a Kansas legislative hearing that appears on a Legislative website and YouTube was edited to remove profanities directed at a journalist.
Justin Speihs was testifying Saturday against mask mandates before the Special Committee on Government Overreach and the Impact of COVID-19 Mandates when he began using profanity to criticize Sherman Smith, editor in chief of the Kansas Reflector.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Halloween in one Massachusetts city is being rescheduled to....Halloween.
Lawrence Mayor Kendrys Vasquez says trick-or-treating in the city near the New Hampshire state line had been slated for Saturday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Facing a far tougher test than expected against Kansas, Caleb Williams bailed out No. 3 Oklahoma with quick feet and quick thinking.
The freshman converted two crucial fourth downs in the fourth quarter, one with a 40-yard touchdown run, and Oklahoma rallied to avoid an enormous upset and beat Kansas 35-23 Saturday,
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self was still trying to come to terms with a historically bad NCAA Tournament defeat to Southern California at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis when he was asked what had to change going forward.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Some voters in the Lawrence area mistakenly received two ballots for the upcoming election because of a mix-up that officials are blaming on a third-party printing and mailing company.
LAWRENCE, Kan (AP) — Caleb Williams is the starting quarterback at No. 3 Oklahoma. The freshman hopes to go out and be himself.
Coach Lincoln Riley put Williams in two weeks ago against Texas and he led a comeback for a 55-48 victory.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No. 3 Oklahoma (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) at Kansas (1-5, 0-3), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN).
Line: Oklahoma by 38 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 2-year-old last month.
Bishop Mendoza, 21, was charged Tuesday in the death of a boy, Legend King, at a Lawrence home on Sept.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in a shooting death in Lawrence has been transferred back to Kansas after being arrested in Tennessee.
Andrel Darnell Spats Jr., 19, was arrested Oct. 6 in Three Way, Tennessee.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Inmates with mental health issues are waiting months to get the medication and treatment they need to be deemed competent to assist in their own defense because a state hospital is so overtaxed.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Henry Colombi threw for a touchdown, ran for another as Texas Tech had four rushing touchdowns in a 41-14 win over Kansas on Saturday afternoon.
Colombi was 14-for-20 passing for 124 yards and added 35 rushing yards while Jason Bean was 11-for-21 passing for 80 yards and one interception for Kansas.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty is no longer part of an NCAA infractions case against the school, according to the independent agency investigating the case.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — One of two Topeka men accused in a 2019 double shooting in a Lawrence park that injured two brothers will get prison time after pleading no contest last month to attempted first-degree murder.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has plenty of reason to remember the last trip Texas Tech made to Memorial Stadium.
It was the last time the Jayhawks won a Big 12 game.
That was nearly two years ago, when Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold was still running the show at Buffalo and quarterback Jason Bean was under center at North Texas.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has reinstalled a Native American art exhibit that was vandalized in September.
Museum officials announced Wednesday that the exhibit, “Native Hosts” by Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, is back in front of the museum, The Lawrence Journal-World reported.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who was paid by customers for illegal face and buttock injections using potentially deadly silicone oil has been sentenced to two years in prison, according to federal prosecutors.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Marshals have arrested a second suspect in the fatal shooting last month of a Wichita man near the University of Kansas campus, police in Lawrence reported.
Andrel Darnell Spates Jr., 19, of Lawrence, was arrested Wednesday in Tennessee, police said.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts have arrested eight people they say were involved in a major fentanyl trafficking operation based in the Merrimack Valley.
Authorities also seized large quantities of fentanyl during the course of the investigation, according to a statement Monday from the office of Attorney General Maura Healey.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — One Johnson County, Kansas, community has already adopted a ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth, and another is considering doing so.
The Kansas City Star reports that the Prairie Village City Council will discuss the ban at a meeting Monday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A stolen panel from a Native American art installation at the University of Kansas has been recovered, just weeks after other panels in the exhibit were vandalized, police said Thursday.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The former business manager of a Lawrence nursing home pleaded guilty to stealing $535,000 from the home and was sentenced to a year and a half in prison.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Paola man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after a crash that killed a Baker University employee last year.
Tayler Livingston, 27, was sentenced for involuntary manslaughter in the February 2020 death of 25-year-old Deeva Sharma of Leawood, the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.