Deadly Rock Chalk Crime Spike As Lawrence Suffers Triple Homicides In One Month

The best college down in the Midwest confronts a crime wave that is confounding local leaders.

In this report police & politicos attempt to find a solution as the SURPRISING death told earns local news attention:

"The violence isn't something residents and city leaders are used to.

"Lawrence Police Chief Rich Lockhart said in a news conference on Thursday that the issues they come across mental health crises, homelessness, addiction, illegal use of firearms are countrywide problems that are hard to solve.

"City leaders are looking at what is in their control to reduce violence. "

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Lawrence police, community leaders react to city's 3rd homicide in 2 weeks

Lawrence's third homicide in two weeks happened in a public place, outside the Lawrence public library.