As smoke and flames erupt from a car's engine, Lawrence-Douglas
County Fire & Medical firefighters, from left, Frank Angelone
and Gary Gutsch, work to bring a fire under control Wednesday
afternoon in downtown Lawrence. The fire began in the car's engine
compartment about 3 p.m. The car had been parked in a railway alley
just east of Sixth and Massachusetts streets, next to Waxman
Candles Inc., 606 Mass.
Jason Horowitz's creations bring new forms to the traditional
Italian dishes at Teller's Restaurant. Pictured, clockwise from
bottom, are a grilled loin of swordfish with wild rice and steamed
broccoli; boneless half chicken with spaghetti vegetables; tiramisu
dessert; and fresh tomato with homemade mozzarella.
Jason Horowitz, a Lawrence native, is the new head chef at Teller's
Restaurant, 746 Mass. Horowitz is a highly-trained and experienced
chef educated at the Culinary Institute of America.
Ty Tryon, of Orlando, Fla., checks out a putter in this Feb. 27
file photo at the Genuity Championship in Miami. Tryon, the
youngest player to earn a PGA Tour card, didn't get a chance to use
it this summer.
Kansas University product Paul Pierce, left, of the United States,
makes a pass over New Zealand's Mark Dickel. The U.S. pounded New
Zealand in the World Basketball Championships on Tuesday in
Texas A&M freshman quarterback Reggie McNeal (16) runs the ball
against Louisiana-Lafayette last Saturday. McNeal completed both of
his passes for 28 yards and had two rushes for 12 yards.
Minnesota football coach Glen Mason discusses the death of Gopher
freshman Brandon Hall.
New York Mets Manager Bobby Valentine suffers as the Mets move to
within one out from a National League record 15th straight home
loss. The Mets set the record Tuesday with a 3-2 loss in 12 innings
to the Florida Marlins at Shea Stadium, but ended the skid with an
11-5 victory in the second game of the doubleheader.
City cross country runners, from left, Mallory Richardson (Free
State), Regan Sisson (Seabury), Lauren Davis and Dylan McClain
(Lawrence High), Matt Parker (Seabury) and Hiral Bhakta (Free
State) are eager to open their season.
Lawrence High's Tyler Rush, left, and Topeka West's Shane Gifford
chase a possession. The Chargers won, 4-1, on Tuesday at YSI.
Lawrence High's Ibrahim bah, left, holds off Topeka West's Tyson
Revell. The Lions fell, 4-1, on Tuesday at the Youth Sports Inc.
Kansas offensive coordinator Nick Quartaro visits with the KU
quarterbacks from left, Bill Whittemore, Jonas Weatherbie and Zach
Dyer during the Jayhawks' 45-3 loss at Iowa State on Saturday.
Whittemore has been promoted to starter at the position, coach Mark
Mangino announced Tuesday.
Kansas Gov. Bill Graves is asking Kansans to support public
education. Tuesday, Graves appeared at Landon Middle School in
Topeka to proclaim September as "Support Public Schools Month." The
proclamation came three weeks after Graves ordered cuts in
education aid. He says his proclamation is designed to honor people
who are now being asked to do their work with less money.
Students at South Junior High enjoy lunch outdoors Tuesday
afternoon. Earlier in the day, Gov. Bill Graves proclaimed
September as "Support Public Schools Month" in Kansas.
Tan Jialin, 65, holds a placard that describes how his father, H.H.
Tang, gathered medical evidence of Japanese biological warfare
early in World War II. Tan and other victims protested Tuesday in
Beijing and said they would appeal a Japanese court's decision not
to grant them compensation.
Broken trees and debris litter the remains of the Methodist church
in Ladysmith, Wis., after a tornado ripped through the town. The
Baptist church across the street was leveled by Monday's twister,
and some 100 buildings and homes were destroyed. Dozens of
injuries, but no deaths, were reported.
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Tex., center, introduces legislation
along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., left, to establish a
national Amber Alert program, a child abduction communications
warning network. Others co-sponsoring the bill introduced Tuesday
are, from second left, Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., Sen. Hillary
Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa.
Robert Polito is director of the Department of Health and Human
Services Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. HHS
officials are using tax dollars for programs offered by religious
Standing in front of a scene of the World Trade Center devastation,
former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani helps launch a new exhibit
at the Drug Enforcement Administration Headquarters in Arlington,
Va., as DEA Director Asa Hutchinson listens at left. The display,
called "Target America," draws connections between terrorism and
Intisar Ajouri, 34, left, tries to embrace her brother Kifah
Ajouri, 29, as they arrive at a military court in the West Bank
town of Ramallah in this Aug. 7 file photo. In its final ruling
Tuesday, the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the expulsions from the
West Bank to the Gaza Strip of the Ajouris, sister and brother of
Ali Ajouri, a member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militia who
allegedly dispatched a pair of suicide bombers in July. The court
said the Ajouris had advance knowledge of the attack.
'N Sync singer Lance Bass faces slimmer chances of making a trip
into space. On Tuesday, Bass was asked to leave Russia's cosmonaut
training program because his sponsors didn't come up with the $20
million for a trip to the International Space Station.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered support for U.S.-led
action against Iraq. "It does have to be done and we have to make
sure that there are not people who are simply going to turn a blind
eye to this," he said Tuesday in England.
Kansas Gov. Bill Graves, left, continues to hold off his
endorsement for Republican gubernatorial nominee Tim Shallenburger.
The two met Tuesday in Topeka and plan to meet again later this
month. After the meeting, both Graves and Shallenburger said their
talks were friendly and frank. Shallenburger faces Insurance
Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius in the November election.
"Study in Light" is a photo by Lauren Kimball Brown, one of the
participants in the "Foto Loco" program at Pelathe Community
Resource Center. Because of a cut in state-awarded arts grants, the
center is discontinuing the program.
Work on the Douglas County Judicial & Law Enforcement Center,
more than six months behind schedule, continues toward a
late-September completion. On Tuesday, P.J. Ostronic of Kennedy
Glass installed glass panels on the west end of the center.
A trader pauses on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the
closing bell nears. The Dow Jones closed down 355 points on