Topeka man arrested on suspicion of killing Shawnee woman, two others in downtown Lawrence

October 18, 2017

The man police believe is responsible for Lawrence’s first triple homicide in at least 15 years is now in custody.


St. James girls tennis wins first state title in school history

October 16, 2017

The St. James Academy girls tennis team won its first state title in school history, as all four of the Thunder’s entries placed in the top 12. Senior Catherine Rieke led the way with a third-place finish, and freshman Gabbi Taylor followed in seventh in the singles bracket. In doubles, Meredith Bierbaum/Tara Devine and Jillian Kubicki/Ryan Starkey placed sixth and 11th, respectively. Mill Valley tied for fourth despite only having two entries. In their first time competing at the state tournament, freshman Sophie Lecuru placed fifth in singles, while junior Anika Roy and freshman Ellie Schaffer finished eighth in doubles. De Soto sophomore Issa Sullivan took fourth in singles to earn an eighth-place team finish for the Wildcats.

Question of the week

Have you noticed a foul odor coming from the landfill?

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