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Lawrence Journal World (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Lawrence, Kansas J ournal - W orld L A W R E N C E ® $ 1.00 LJWorld. com SATURDAY • JULY 11 • 2015 Breezy, warmer Today’s forecast, page 10A High: 92 Low: 73 Business 2 A Classified 8 C- 13C Comics 1 4C Deaths 2 A Events listings 5A, 2C Horoscope 7 A Opinion 9 A Puzzles 7 A Sports 1 C- 7C Television 10A, 2C USA Today 1B- 6B INSIDE Vol. 157/ No. 192 30 pages Join us at Facebook. com/ LJWorld and Twitter. com/ LJWorld Boy accidentally shot A 10- year- old boy suffered serious but non- lethal wounds Friday night after he was accidentally shot at a Lawrence home, according to police. Page 2A USA TODAY Paperwork error let S. C. shooter buy gun illegally, FBI says. 2B Crisis training aims to save lives By Caitlin Doornbos Twitter: @ CaitlinDoornbos When 18- year- old Joseph Jennings, of Ottawa, was fatally shot by Ottawa police officers in August 2014, it was the end of a life riddled by seizures, migraines and depression, Jennings’ aunt, Brandy Smith, said after the incident. Smith said her nephew had attempted suicide at her home 12 hours before his death. He’d been admitted to the hospital following the attempt in an apparent mental health crisis, and had been released just three hours before his confrontation with police. “ He was very intelligent, loved animals and his family,” Smith told the Journal- World last year. “ He will be missed.” A concerned citizen had called 911, reporting a young man was “ waving a handgun and putting the weapon in his waistband” in the Orscheln Farm and Home LAWRENCE POLICE Officers learning to avoid encounters like one that ended in Ottawa man’s death Joseph Jennings was killed by Ottawa police last year after pulling sunglasses from his waistband. A 911 caller told police he had been waving a handgun. Please see CRISIS, page 2A T he Lawrence Police Department has released the tally of fireworks calls and citations issued over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. From June 30 to July 5, Lawrence police responded to 261 calls for service regarding reports of fireworks, according to a city memorandum submitted by Capt. Paul Fellers, of the police department. Last year, during the same enforcement period, police responded to 226 fireworks calls. Though there were more fireworks reported, fewer citations were issued in 2015 as opposed to last year. According to the memorandum, Lawrence police issued 10 citations this year between June 30 and July 5. Last year, 34 fireworks citations were issued during the same timeframe. According to the city ordinance, a first fireworks violation can yield a fine of up to $ 200. Lawrence police confiscated more fireworks in 2015 than in recent history. A total of 45 fireworks were seized over the holiday weekend, compared to just 15 confiscated last year. Before 2015, the largest total was 24 fireworks confiscated in 2008. – This is an excerpt from Lights & Sirens, LJWorld. com/ lights- sirens, a public safety blog by reporter Caitlin Doornbos. She can be reached at 832- 7146 or cvdoornbos@ ljworld. com. Construction continues on the new School of Business building at Kansas University on Monday. The cost of the project, scheduled for completion by April 2016, has risen to $ 70.5 million. Nick Krug/ Journal- World Photo $ 60.5M GOAL NEARLY REACHED CAPITOL FEDERAL HALL F undraising is all but complete for Kansas University’s most expensive privately funded academic building to date, according to KU Endowment. KU Endowment’s fundraising goal for Capitol Federal Hall, the new School of Business building on Naismith Drive, is $ 60.5 million, and the campaign has $ 3.4 million left to raise, Endowment President Dale Seuferling said this month. The total project cost is $ 70.5 million, with donations funding construction and KU funding $ 10 million for site preparation, utilities and furnishings, Seuferling said. To what does he attribute the fundraising success? “ The KU School of Business has a proud tradition and has quality graduates who have gone on to have great successes in the business world and our society,” Seuferling said. “ You really have a quality program that has outgrown the size of the facility and By Sara Shepherd Twitter: @ saramarieshep You really have a quality program that has outgrown the size of the facility and needs a higherquality facility with up- to- date technology.” — KU Endowment President Dale Seuferling New business school is KU’s “ most expensive building KANSAS UNIVERSITY Please see GOAL, page 2A Caitlin Doornbos cvdoornbos@ ljworld. com Lights & Sirens Fireworks calls up on Fourth of July B ig news on the date night front in the Lawhorn household: No longer when I take my beautiful bride out for a fancy dinner at Domino’s will I have to put the candelabrum on the dash. Plans have been filed for Domino’s to open a new sit- down restaurant along 23rd Street. Plans have been filed at City Hall for Domino’s to renovate a portion of the former GTM Sportswear building at 1008 W. 23rd St. This will be the second location for Domino’s in Lawrence. The other one is Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ ljworld. com Town Talk Domino’s experiment coming to 23rd Street Please see DOMINO’S, page 2A Late newspaper: Delivery of today’s Journal- World was delayed in order to provide readers with exclusive coverage of Kansas University’s basketball game versus Lithuania in South Korea. The game tipped off at 10 p. m. central time on Friday. STORIES PHOTOS VIDEOS >> MORE ONLINE: KUSports. com/ korea unbeaten Still SPORTS, 1C

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