Diane Pearson-McMillen, Lawrence, smooths out some compost at the
city of Lawrence compost facility, 901 E. Eighth St., where the
city is giving away compost to people who fill containers they
bring themselves. Pickup trucks will be loaded by city employees.
The facility will be open for the compost giveaway from 8 a.m. to 1
p.m. today and Saturday.
Michael jordan scored 18 points in Washington's 85-82 victory over
Houston on Thursday night.
Los Angeles goaltender felix potvin, right, stops a shot by St.
Louis left wing Cory Stillman, center, as Kings left wing Mikko
Elontra moves in. The Kings and Blues tied Thursday at Los Angeles.
Two unidentified people, far right, console each another after
viewing a body recovered from Tuttle Creek Lake north of Manhattan.
Three Kansas State University students had not been seen since
Tuesday afternoon. Authorities found their capsized boat about 9
a.m. Thursday and discovered the body of Timothy Bennett about 15
minutes later. The search for the other two students, thought to be
dead, was called off for darkness Thursday night and will resume
The coffin of an American soldier, who was killed by an errant U.S.
bomb in Afghanistan, arrives at the Ramstein Airbase in Germany.
The bodies of three American military personnel arrived late
Thursday from Afghanistan.
The Lecompton couple have enjoyed portraying Christmas' first
couple for the last seven years.
Dee and Don Clement, who have been filling in for Santa and Mrs.
Claus while they're busy at the North Pole, will soon be departing
to spend 18 months as missionaries in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Left-hander Keith Langford scores a right-handed layup at Arizona.
Some TV announcers have criticized the KU freshman for not being
able to go to his right.
Lawrence High's StePHen Vinson stretches for a shot over Kansas
City Center's Terance Williams, left, and Odis Smith. Vinson scored
11 points in the Lions' 76-63 victory Thursday in the Blue Valley
LHS senior D.J. Watkins makes a shot over Center's Odis Smith.
Watkins scored 37 points in the Lions' victory Thursday night at
Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman, stars of the film "Moulin Rouge,"
appear at a special screening of the film at the Egyptian Theater
in Los Angeles.
Actor Tyrese, left, kisses Ernestine Peters, center, executive
director of the NAACP Image Awards, as director John Singleton
looks on Wednesday as they pose for photographers after the
nominations for the NAACP Image Awards were announced at the Kodak
Theater in Los Angeles.
New England wide receiver Terry Glenn practiced with the Pats on
Thursday for just the ninth time this season. He's hoping to play
Sunday against Cleveland.
Dana Carter, a student at Haskell Indian Nations University holds
up a advertisement for a wrestling event that will be at Coffin
Complex this Saturday. The money will go to a fund for the Haskell
club baseball team.
Medical and rescue teams from three counties assemble at a staging
area in Goshen, Ind., near where a man opened fire at a
simulated-wood factory. The shootings Thursday left one person dead
and six others wounded. The shootings ended with the assailant
thought to be a co-worker committing suicide.
The battleships USS West Virginia and and USS Tennessee, seen after
the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, provide a
backdrop for the opening page of a wartime diary kept by Edna
Sponholtz for her then 4-year-old son, Lloyd. Sixty years older and
now a professor of history at Kansas University, Lloyd Sponholtz
uses the diary in his World War II classes.
Self-confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo is seen minutes
after his capture Feb. 25, 1967. Some now believe, based on DNA and
other evidence, that DeSalvo was not the strangler.