Lawrence Fire Marshal Rich Barr answers readers questions about
fire safety in an online chat at the News Center on Monday.
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Timothy LaSage, of Milwaukee, a sniper with
the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, scans the horizon during a
gun battle with insurgents in Ramadi, Iraq. One Marine was killed
and three others injured by a roadside bomb Sunday in Ramadi.
Ardys Ramberg, left, hands a piece of candy to Michael DeJesus, 3
of Mission, in front of Goldmakers, 723 Mass. Trick-or-treaters
flocked Sunday night to downtown Lawrence to join the annual
Jared Lange, 6, of Lawrence, dressed as the Man in the Yellow Hat
from the Curious George books, adds to his Halloween haul of candy.
Hundreds of children and their parents flocked Sunday to Lawrence's
downtown, where merchants passed out candy to trick-or-treaters.
Trick-or-Treaters gather in front of the Children's Orchard, 742
Mass., in search of candy. Downtown merchants opened their doors
Sunday to pass out Halloween candy.
This is the program for "An Evening with Ted Owens and Friends," a
benefit for the Bert Nash Center. The event will be Thursday at the
Kansas City running back Priest Holmes (31) celebrates his 11-yard
touchdown run with Jason Dunn. Holmes scored twice in the Chiefs'
45-35 victory over Indianapolis on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in
Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City's Johnnie Morton celebrates after scoring a touchdown
in the Chiefs' 45-35 victory against Indianapolis.
Kansas University senior quarterback Brian Luke (14) is sacked by
Iowa State. The Jayhawks used three quarterbacks -- Luke, starter
Adam Barmann and Jason Swanson -- during Saturday's 13-7 loss in
Jimmie Johnson stands on his Lowe's Chevrolet and blows a kiss to a
cheering crowd at the finish line after he won the Bass Pro Shops
MBNA 500. Johnson won the Nextel Cup race Sunday at Atlanta Motor
Speedway in Hampton, Ga.
Buffalo's Willis McGahee (21) celebrates a run to the one-yard line
with teammates Ryan Neufeld (88) and Lawrence Smith in the second
half. The Bills defeated Arizona, 38-14, Sunday in Orchard Park,
New England coach Bill Belichick suffers during the final seconds
of the Patriots' 34-20 loss to Pittsburgh. The loss Sunday in
Pittsburgh was the Patriots' first in 22 games.
Eldon Greene smiles as he works on a packaging line at Cottonwood
Inc., 2801 W. 31st St. Interhab, a state association of community
programs for the developmentally disabled, recently presented
Greene with its 2004 Achievement in the Workplace award.
Firefighters work to put out the blaze at Sunflower Outdoor and
Bike Shop, 802-804 Mass. The February 1997 fire caused more than $1
million in damage.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical personnel work to
extinguish a fire that started in a wood pile behind Wheatfields
Bakery, 904 Vt. The blaze occurred April 5, 2000. Area emergency
crews are worried that downtown buildings are vulnerable to a major
fire because of their post-Civil War masonry-and-wood construction.
Alice Eisele is ready to work at the polls during Tuesday's
elections. She has worked during elections since 1943. Eisele posed
for a portrait last week at the Douglas County Courthouse, where
advance voting was taking place.
Jay-Z, left, and R. Kelly perform during Thursday's concert at
Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. A member of Jay-Z's entourage
allegedly pepper-sprayed Kelly on Friday, and the tour promoter and
Jay-Z then booted Kelly from the series.
Jim Mullins, Reform Party candidate for Kansas Senate, 2nd
District, chats with voters.
Lawrence residents from left, Karin Drees and Becca Booth, chat
online Wednesday afternoon at the Lawrence Journal World newswroom.
Marci Fransciso, Democratic candidate for the 2nd District State
Senate seat, talks online Monday in the News Center.
The Lawrence Gorillas' Austin Anderson (1) tries to elude the Lawrence Hurricanes' Mason Barr (7) and Eric Watson (46) during the first half. The Gorillas beat the Hurricanes, 12-8, to win the sixth-grade A division Toy Bowl on Sunday afternoon at the Youth Sports, Inc. Fields.
Holly Flitcraft, 6, of Lawrence, sits on the shoulders of Brityn Nieder, Kansas University junior, of Lawrence, as they both hold a sign supporting the Hurricanes. They have brothers on the team.
The Gorillas' Cody Oller celebrates the go-ahead touchdown against the Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes' DeVonta Austin (striped hat) gets his team pumped up in the pregame huddle before taking on the Gorillas.
Erica Landsberg, Lawrence, places blintzes on a cooking sheet during the 40th annual Blintz Brunch and Bake Sale. The Sunday afternoon event was at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive.
A police officer pushes a party-goer, dressed as SpongeBob SquarePants, down Langdon Street to clear Halloween stragglers in Madison, Wis. Police in riot gear used pepper spray to clear thousands of revelers out of downtown Madison after members of the crowd started a small fire early Sunday.
Bryce Zahn, Eudora, holds up a 54-inch-long yellow catfish that he and his father, Stacy Zahn, in back, caught Aug. 8 while fishing in the Wakarusa River near Eudora. The fish came in at 75 pounds.