University of Kansas alumna Loral O'Hara has been selected by NASA as one of 12 astronaut recruits for 2017, NASA announced earlier this week. Link
"All kids are not the same and all families are not the same, which is exciting. It’s fun to be able to express that through children’s stories and see the faces of the kids light up." Link
National Weather Service says 9.5 inches of snow has fallen on Lawrence. Will reach around a foot by midnight, when snowfall should end.
Lawrence Police are investigating after at least five people were shot — three fatally — in downtown Lawrence just before 1:40 Sunday morning. UPDATE: Police have identified the three people who were killed in the shooting. Link
"I just think it’s unfair how people of color are treated by the police, and how our country ignores it." Link