Chicago's Roberto Alomar watches the flight of his home run. The
White Sox hammered the Yankees, 11-2, Wednesday night in New York.
Lawrence High's Brett Urban (22) collides with Brad McIntosh on a
rushing play. LHS held its fall sports jamboree Wednesday at
Kansas University football players "break it down" as they head for
team drills and practice. The Jayhawks open their season Saturday
against Northwestern at Memorial Stadium. below, strength and
conditioning coach chris dawson helps players stretch while keeping
an eye on the field during team warm-ups.
Kansas City pitcher Darrell May celebrates striking out Texas' Mark
Teixeira for the final out. May threw a complete-game shutout as
the Royals beat the Rangers, 9-0, Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo.
The 8-year-old Tigers display their trophies after winning second
place in the Douglas County Amateur Baseball Assn. end-of-season
tournament. Back row, from left, are coaches Darin Denning, Mike
Willoughby and Joe Caldwell. Second row, from left, are Austin
Twombley, Carlos Florez, Danielle Sidor, Adam Rea, Andrew Denning,
Jacob Caldwell and Cody Scott. Front row, from left, are Brandon
McCaffrey, Ben Wilkinson, Shane Willoughby, Michael Kressig, Jake
Mosiman and Scott Sickinger. All are of Lawrence. Julie Rea
submitted the picture.
Hutchinson Police Detective Lt. John Tracy, left, and Detective
Clay Rothe search for evidence in the Doctors Park Building Suites
in Hutchinson. The window was broken out when the body of Dr.
Robert Stafford was removed by the Hutchinson Police Special
Operations Unit Tuesday night. Stafford, 60, was dead on arrival at
the nearby Hutchinson Hospital, Tracy said.
Kansas University marching band piccolo players hydrate themselves
during band practice at the west campus practice field. From left
are Alison Koelper, Shawnee freshman; Lindsey Kinkelaar, Dodge City
junior; Cassie Golden, Overland Park freshman; and Jenny Jaimes,
Overland Park sophomore. The marching band practiced Wednesday in
100-degree weather. Forecasters predict temperatures to top off in
the 80s for Saturday's season football opener at Memorial Stadium.
Staff members at Callahan Creek, 805 N.H., kick off their United
Way Campaign by inviting Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence members to
take part in a miniature golf experience. At Wednesday's event,
staff member J. Chambers, left, helps Brian Moeding, 13, a Central
Junior High School student, get through a series of pipes to the
An unidentified employee of the Alabama Judicial Building takes
photographs of the spot where the Ten Commandments monument was
removed from the rotunda in Montgomery. Hundreds of demonstrators
on Wednesday remained outside the building on a vigil to prevent
officials from removing the monument from the building as well.
Phyllis Diller gives an interview as Mickey Rooney and his wife,
Jan, arrive for "The Bob Hope Memorial Tribute" show at the Academy
of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences headquarters. The star-studded
event was Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Passengers Check their luggage and obtain boarding passes at the
AirTran Airways counter in Orlando International Airport in
Orlando, Fla. AirTran's new status as an industry player became
clear last month when the airline placed an order for 50 new Boeing
Greg Dannevik installs cable and phone lines in a building that
soon will house Free State Furniture. The building, located at 608
N. Second, housed a grocery store for 50 years. Dannevik, a store
owner, said Wednesday he hoped to open in six weeks.
Lawrence Postmaster Bill Reynolds is retiring after a 36-year
career with the U.S. Postal Service. Tim Dwyer, of Lee's Summit,
Mo., will take over as interim postmaster until a permanent
replacement is hired.
The suspect Court records in Jackson County, Mo., show Nam Ouk Cho,
19, of Lee's Summit, Mo., was arrested twice in 2001 while still a
juvenile. Cho, pictured above Tuesday, and a friend are accused of
breaking into several cars outside a Lee's Summit apartment complex
in May 2001.
A Lawrence firefighter works behind the cars involved in the fatal
crash near 31st and Iowa streets. Wednesday, Lawrence Police Chief
Ron Olin said police adhered to the department's pursuit policy in
the chase Tuesday that ended with the death of bystander Judith
Vellucci, 56, Lawrence.
Revelers throw tomatoes at each other during the annual
tomato-throwing festival known as "The Tomatina." The festival was
Wednesday in Bunol, eastern Spain.
Amina Lawal waits in an Islamic courtroom with her daughter,
Wasila, in Katsina, northern Nigeria. Lawal, who has been sentenced
to death by stoning for adultery, is appealing for a reversal of
verdict at Shariah Appeals Court.
Hindu devotees assemble for the royal bath in the Godavari River at
the Kumbh Mela in Nasik, western Indian. At least 39 people were
killed Wednesday in stampede at the Mela, or fair, as millions of
devotees assembled for the bathing festival.
A color transparency from Walt Disney's "Snow White" is part of a
collection of some 36,000 cartoons recently donated to the Library
Irene Taylor, left, wife of Robert Taylor, one of the people shot
and killed at an auto parts warehouse in Chicago, leaves the Cook
County Medical Examiner's Office with an unidentified family member
after identifying her husband's body. Five other employees were
also gunned down by a man identified by police as former employee
Salvador Tapia. Tapia was shot to death by police.