Janet Reid

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Thieves cut through walls to access safe at Douglas County treasurer’s satellite office
May 25, 2010
It’s a scene straight out of a movie. Suspects tunnel their way through two Lawrence businesses to get to a safe inside the Douglas County Treasurer’s satellite office, 2108 W. 27th St.
Straight-line winds cause damage to property in rural areas of Douglas County
May 13, 2010
Douglas County resident James Marshall knows it sounds cliché, but around 11 p.m. Wednesday he woke up to what sounded like a freight train coming through his home about four miles south of Lawrence.
Saturation patrol is planned for Saturday night in county
April 15, 2010
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies will be out in full force this weekend, hoping to keep impaired drivers off the roads.
KHP locates driver who allegedly fled scene of U.S. 59 accident
04:00 p.m., April 6, 2010 Updated 08:18 p.m.
The Kansas Highway Patrol has located a driver who allegedly fled following an accident between a pickup truck and a semitrailer Tuesday on U.S. Highway 59 south of Lawrence.
Emergency crews responding to second Douglas County accident
05:12 p.m., May 28, 2009 Updated 08:36 a.m.
Douglas County emergency crews were kept busy Thursday afternoon responding to two separate accidents within about an hour of one another.
7-year-old bicyclist in stable condition after being hit by pickup
09:22 a.m., May 22, 2009 Updated 04:15 p.m.
A 7-year-old girl who was hit by a car while riding her bicycle Thursday night in Baldwin City is in stable condition, a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper said.
Emergency crews responding to two accidents in Baldwin City
May 21, 2009
Emergency crews are responding to the scene of two separate accidents in Baldwin City.
Morgan testifies in U.S. 59 fatalities trial
September 6, 2008

During cross-examination Friday, a Douglas County prosecutor accused a murder defendant of being angry and sleep-deprived when she struck and killed two highway construction workers on Sept. 11, 2007.

KBI, coroner testify in Morgan’s hit-and-run trial
September 5, 2008

The DNA of two men killed in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 59 was found on the defendant’s truck, according to a Kansas Bureau of Investigation forensic scientist who took the stand Friday morning during the fourth day of Ramona Morgan’s trial.

KBI scientist says victims’ DNA was found on defendant’s truck in U.S. 59 fatalities
September 5, 2008

The DNA of two men killed in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 59 was found on the defendant’s truck, according to a Kansas Bureau of Investigation forensic scientist who took the stand Friday morning during the fourth day of Ramona Morgan’s trial.

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