Yellow ribbons like these outside Plymouth Congregational Church,
925 Vt., are being put up around town to show support for families
and honor the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attack. Saturday,
Plymouth will hold a "Memorial for America" at 10 a.m.
Brent Lamb, left, father of Emily Lamb, who organizes birthday
parties for the Lawrence homeless, helps Eugene Coffelt take out
the trash during a barbecue party at the Community Drop In Center,
214 W. 10th St. The center tied the celebration of Emily's 12th
birthday Thursday with a community party, offering free food and
music to the public.
Not long after Tuesday's attack, Tina Christian, above, membership
representative at Midwest Regional Credit Union, 1015 W. Sixth St.,
and employee Stacey Young added a new statement to the credit
union's sign. Tuesday, Christian completed the task and said "Pray,
everybody should pray for them."
Becky Bowers placed a flag above the gift area of her store at
Penny Annie's Sweet Shoppe, 845 Mass. "I just thought it would be a
good idea if everyone would put one out to show their support," she
said Thursday, minding the store and listening to the news on
Area stores are running out of flags as many people are flying them
in response to Tuesday's terrorist attacks. Thursday at Kansas
University's Kappa Delta house, sorority sisters, from left, Liz
Telschow, Lindsey Goward and Darcie Nachbar, mount a bracket for a
new flag outside the house entrance. Nachbar was at the store
Thursday when she saw an employee unwrapping a flag and said, "I'll
A sign in Angela Conrad's store, "My Father's Daughter," 844 Mass.,
was inspired by her father, a 25-year Army veteran and by Conrad's
desire to help in any way possible after Tuesday's terrorist
attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. Conrad, with her father,
Matt Massoth, Leavenworth, at the store Thursday, said that on the
day she put the sign up a woman from New York came in to hug her
and tell her how much it meant.
Flames and smoke shoot out the window of a car of an Amtrak
passenger train, left, after it collided with a freight train east
of Wendover, Utah. No serious injuries were reported in Thursday's
Shawnee Mission east's Jeremy Davis controls the ball in front of
Free State's Paul Becker. The Firebirds fell to SM East, 2-1,
Thursday at Free State.
A person falls headfirst after jumping from the north tower of New
York's World Trade Center. Dozens of people jumped to their death
Tuesday in order to escape flames in the buildings.
Rebecca Arellano of Hawthorne, Calif., waves a pair of American
flags from an overlook in El Segundo, Calif., as a jetliner takes
off from Los Angeles International Airport. It was the first plane
to leave the airport Thursday.
Susie and Marvin Rowland, Ottawa, above, lost two close relatives
in the World Trade Center tragedy. Susie Rowland's sister, Mary
Alice Wahlstrom of Kaysville, Utah, and niece Carolyn Beug of Santa
Monica, Calif., were aboard American Airlines Flight 11.
Mara Richards, from left, Cindy Riggins and Lana Seibel huddle
together holding candles in remembrance of victims in Tuesday's
terrorist attacks on the United States. Richards, Riggins and
Seibel were among an estimated 1,000 people that gathered for a
vigil Thursday near the Campanile at Kansas University, according
to university spokeswoman Lynn Bretz.
Resting inside the ruins of 2 World Financial Center, firefighters
look into the World Trade Center rubble while taking a break from
rescue efforts. Thursday, no survivors from Tuesday's fatal attack
Hundreds of rescue workers continue their search as smoke rises
from the rubble of the World Trade Center. No survivors from
Tuesday's attack were found in Thursday's search.
Stock market officials plan to reopen stock markets Monday after
testing the market systems Saturday. National Guardsmen patrolled
Wall Street on Thursday in New York, where terrorist attacks
destroyed the World Trade Center towers. Stock markets have been
closed since the attacks on Tuesday morning.
Lawrence businesses such as RC's Stadium Barbery, 1033 Mass.,
above, show their support for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist
attacks with homemade signs and flags in display windows and doors.
A police car stands in front of a house in Hamburg, northern
Germany, while agents search an apartment where two men believed to
be linked to the terror attacks in the United States once lived.
The apartment has been uninhabited since February.
Free state running back Walker Douglas finds a hole in the
defensive line. The Firebirds fell to Shawnee Mission South, 28-20,
Thursday night in Overland Park.
Free State's Matt Berner heads to the end zone for a two-point
conversion. Shawnee Mission South defeated the Firebirds on
Thursday at Overland Park.
Kansas football coach terry allen, far right, listens to reporters'
questions. KU postponed its game against Wyoming on Thursday
because of Tuesday's terrorist attacks.
Kansas athletics director al bohl, far right, talks to reporters
about the decision to postpone Saturday's game against Wyoming. The
Big 12 Conference postponed all of this week's sports events
because of Tuesday's terrorist attacks.
A baseball glove lies in the grass at Enron Field while the San
Francisco Giants stretch. San Francisco's game Thursday at Houston
was postponed because of the national tragedy. Baseball won't
resume play until Monday.
A large flower carpet in Frankfurt, Germany honors the victims of
the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. The carpet,
originally designed by Belgian specialists to promote the new euro
money, was changed in design with the Stars and Stripes at center
and European flags around. Many Western nations are rethinking
their open border policies in the wake of Tuesday's attacks.
Times Squate remains nearly deserted as afternoon approaches. On
Wednesday, the normally bustling car and foot traffic on Broadway
through Times Square was almost non-existant.
Rachel Uchitel makes an emotional plea as she searches for her
fiancJames Andrew O'Grady, outside Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.
O'Grady was working on the 104th floor of Tower 2 of New York's
World Trade Center when it was destroyed Tuesday.
Stevens carries a photo of his daughter, Cindy, who was stabbed to
death in 1969 in Evansville, Ind. Despite his personal connection
to a tragic murder, Stevens has formed a bond with prisoners on
death row in Kentucky.
Inmate Larry Hansen, left, 42, talks with lay minister Paul
Stevens, 80, in the chapel at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in
Eddyville, Ky. Stevens, whose daughter was murdered in 1969, has
counseled inmates at the penitentiary for 15 years. Hansen is
serving two life sentences without parole for murder.
Theresa Gauan weeps after a prayer service for the victims of
Tuesday's terrorist attacks. The service was held Tuesday afternoon
at St. John the Evangelist Church, 1234 Ky. More services are
planned in coming days.