Archive for Sunday, May 12, 2013

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12:36 a.m.
Kathy Bourgeois reacts after scoring a goal against her son Cole during a game of air hockey in Cole's garage on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Lawhorn’s Lawrence: A song from the heart on Mother’s Day
May 12, 2013
Even on the cloudiest of days, Kathy Bourgeois can count on a ray of sunshine during her 30-minute daily drive from Lecompton to Baldwin City. Her son calls her every day as she drives to her thrid-grade teaching job in the Baldwin City school district. Often the conversation begins or ends with a song: “You are My Sunshine.” By Chad Lawhorn
12:56 p.m.
The Franklin County Sheriff's office announced early Sunday morning that it believes to have found the body of 18-month-old  Lana-Leigh Bailey in Osage County. Bailey is confirmed to be among the four victims in an Ottawa quadruple homicide.  Photo courtesy of Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Authorities believe Lana-Leigh Bailey’s body was moved to Osage County after killings in Ottawa
1:09 a.m., May 12, 2013 Updated 10:30 p.m.
Authorities said Sunday they believe that 18-month-old Lana-Leigh Bailey was killed on the same rural Ottawa property last week as her mother and two men, and that her body was then moved to Osage County. Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards said officials are confident that the body found in Osage County Saturday was that of Lana-Leigh. Final identification has not yet been made, he said, pending a forensic examination. By Ian Cummings • Arrest of defendant in Ottawa homicide case brings new questions
10:48 p.m.
A candle wrapped with pictures of the Ottawa homicide victims, with Kaylie Kathleen Bailey, of Olathe, front right, was lighted during a vigil Friday, May 10, 2013 at Forest Park in Ottawa. Families, Ottawa community grapple to understand quadruple homicide
May 12, 2013
Less than a day after the body of a missing toddler was discovered by police, the family of two homicide victims shared their grief as the Ottawa community seeks to come to grips with a quadruple homicide. By Shaun Hittle and Ian Cummings

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