Monthly Archives: June 2011

Car vs. Motorcycle Ends in Fatality

Randal Staggs, 52, Colorado Springs, died when his motorcycle collided with a car shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2011. The accident occurred at the intersection of 31st Street and West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs, CO. Staggs was driving a 1983 Honda motorcycle, heading west on Colorado Avenue when he collided with… read more

Gift to University of Kansas Will Support Spinal Injury Research

An anonymous donated pledged $4 million dollars to the University of Kansas to fund spinal cord injury research. The school will divide the money between two groups in the Medical Centers Research Facility, the Institute for Neurological Disorders. The first team, Led by Dr. Peter Smith of the Spinal Cord Injuries Repair Programs, is responsible… read more

Officer Dies in Tommy Morrison Drug Case — Charges Dropped

Drug charges against former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison, from an arrest on February 17, 2011 have been dropped because the arresting officer died in a motorcycle accident. Morrison was arrested at the Kansas Turnpike service area four miles north of Emporia and charged with possession of hallucinogenic drugs with two prior convictions, a felony,… read more