Mississippi State defensive coordinator Joe Lee Dunn talks with
linebacker Kamau Jackson (56) during the Bulldogs' season opener in
Starkville, Miss. Jackson is one of several junior college
transfers making an immediate impact on the team.
Notre Dame's Shane Walton (42) sits on the field as Nebraska's Kyle
Kollmorgen (75) and Jon Penny (44) celebrate the Cornhuskers' 27-24
overtime win last season in South Bend, Ind. The rematch is tonight
in Lincoln, Neb.
Chicago manager don baylor, left, takes the ball from pitcher Kerry
Wood. The Cubs' ace made his first start after 35 days on the
disabled list Friday at Chicago against Atlanta.
Pedro Martinez delivers a pitch against the Yankees. The Red Sox
ace, who has an injured shoulder, lasted just three innings Friday
in Boston's 3-2 loss at New York.
Gil Morgan's image is reflected in a sandtrap puddle as he drives
during a break in the Allianz Championship. Thunderstorms forced a
delay in the event Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Former Kansas University golfer Matt Gogel, of Mission Hills,
follows through on his drive on No. 8. Gogel is tied for second
place at the Canadian Open after shooting a 67 on Friday.
Lawrence High band members and fans, including at center from left,
Brandon McGuire, Johnny Rathrun and Cassy Glinski, take shelter
during the Lions' game Friday night. The game will be resumed at 10
a.m. today at Haskell Stadium.
Lightning strikes beyond the scoreboard at Shawnee Heights'
football field in Tecumseh. The Firebirds were leading, 14-6, in
the second quarter when the game was interrupted by lightning. The
contest will resume at noon today in Tecumseh.
Some residents at the Eudora Nursing Center, 1415 Maple, had to be
moved to a different wing after high winds damaged sections of roof
on the two south wings. At the scene Friday night, a Eudora
firefighter inspects the area outside the damaged building. At the
upper left, damaged brick walls can be seen leaning into the
Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway addresses the audience
at the KU Endowment Association's "KU First: Invest in Excellence"
fund-raising campaign. About 500 people most major donors turned
out for the invitation-only event Friday night at the Lied Center.
Detective Dan Ward with the Lawrence Police Department investigates
the scene at Clinton Park where the body of a woman was discovered.
Rachelle Conrad's body was found Friday morning in a shelter at the
park, at Fifth and Alabama streets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
City of Miami Police Chief Raul Martinez, left, and Deputy Chief
Bobby Cheatham listen to U.S. attorneys during a news conference
discussing indictments against 13 current and former officers. All
of those charged Friday were veterans assigned to SWAT teams,
narcotics units or special crime-suppression teams in the late
A Growing fear that the economy is worsening is bad news for
traders at the New York Stock Exchange. The release of
worse-than-expected unemployment figures sent stocks tumbling
Friday. The Dow Jones industrials ended the day down 230 points.
Betty and W.L. Thomas
Justin Allen and Stacia Williams
Emily and Todd Mihalchik
Jennifer and Derek Osborn
Lacey and Travis Davis
Kari and Brian White
Eight batteries and eight hydraulic pumps and actuators fill the
trunk of Jones' 1983 buick Regal. The batteries provide power for
the cars' hydraulic cylinders, which can lift each wheel
David "Junior" Jones shows off his pride and joy, the 1983 Buick
Regal he purchased about four months ago. Although the majority of
the car's modifications were in place when he bought the car, Jones
has added neon lights and batteries for his hydraulics.
Carlos Dahda perches in the trunk of his 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass
442 as he secures the box that holds his 10-inch subwoofers that
pump thunderous bass through the car and the neighborhood. Dahda
worked on the car during a recent gathering of the 4GOTN1s car
David "junior" jones, top center, gently manipulates the hydraulic
controls to his 1983 Buick Regal low rider as Anthony "Chico" Reyes
Jr., bottom center, and Tony Garcia, bottom right, repair a
hydraulic cylinder in the car's wheel well. The men were among more
than two dozen members of the 4GOTN1s car club who recently
gathered at Garcia's North Lawrence home for a cookout and a chance
to show off and work on their cars.
Jeff Gordon high-fives a crew member after winning the pole
position for the Monte Carlo 400 Friday in Richmond, Va.
Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Martina Hingis.
Williams won her semifinal match Friday at the U.S. Open.
Long-burning Gel candles with holiday or ocean themes will be
featured at Susan Bourzikas' booth, Misty Mountain Ventures Inc.,
Sunday at the Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival at South Park.
Three Lawrence elementary schools, including Langston Hughes
School, met the standard of excellence in state math assessments.
Friday at Langston Hughes, fifth-grade students Kevin Brady, left,
and Shawn Strutt, play "The Crazy Plane Game" during a math period.