Fog was blanketing the northern half of the Kansas River Bridge and
North Lawrence before 8 a.m. today. This photo looks northwest from
the 6News TowerCam atop city hall at Sixth and Massachusetts
streets. See live TowerCam
Kansas City's Calvin Pickering hands out signed baseballs during a
rain delay. The Royals' scheduled game Wednesday at Detroit was
postponed because of rain and will be made up as part of a
Minnesota twins starter Johan Santana fires a pitch to Baltimore's
Miguel Tejada. Santana blanked the Orioles, 9-0, for his 10th
straight victory Wednesday in Baltimore.
Lawrence High's Marti McDonald hits a return against Shawnee
Mission South. McDonald lost her match Wednesday at Lawrence High.
Lawrence High's Chelsey Ornburn, left, and Free State's Sindra
Schueler will lead their schools' gymnastics teams this season.
KU's Kevin Kane, right, puts pressure on Tulsa quarterback James
Kilian. Kane had a sack and an interception Saturday in his first
Free State's Katelin Karlin, left, and Jenny Heppert converge on a
serve during a match against Shawnee Mission North. The Firebirds
swept three matches in their quad Wednesday at Free State.
Joyce Chaney lost most of her belongings in a weekend fire that
destroyed her mobile home. Chaney, holding her dog, Epi Jose,
Wednesday in front of her burned home, said, "I lost it all."
Community members gather in front of the Douglas County Courthouse
for a candlelight vigil to share their stories and songs and to
mourn the loss of life in the war in Iraq. The group gathered
Wednesday night before walking to the Campanile on the Kansas
University campus to join a second vigil in memory of the more than
1,000 U.S. troops killed in Iraq.
Lawrence police Sgt. Craig Shanks, center, and Detective Lance Flachsbarth, right, talk outside Emprise Bank, 2435 Iowa, shortly after a 2004 bank robbery as another detective enters the
bank. Flachsbarth was one of the trainers at the Citizen's Academy and talked about investigating crimes against children.
Azamat Mukagov, 20 months old, from Beslan, lies in a hospital bed
in a children's hospital in Moscow. Eight victims of the school
hostage crisis were receiving treatment at the hospital for burns
and gunshot wounds.
President of North Ossetia Alexander Dzasokhov speaks from a
balcony of a regional administration headquarters during a meeting
in the region's capital, Vladikavkaz. Dzasokhov said that the
regional government would step down within two days, the first sign
of officials being punished for last week's siege.
U.S. soldiers inspect a car, reportedly transporting foreigners
wearing bulletproof vests and carrying guns, that was attacked by
insurgents in Baghdad, Iraq. Eyewitnesses said more than one person
was injured in the attack Wednesday.
Viola Pearson, widow of Congressional Gold Medal winner Levi
Pearson, receives the award in his honor at the U.S. Capitol. The
awardees received the award Wednesday for their participation in
the Briggs v. Elliott court case, which was one of five cases
collectively known as Brown v. Board of Education.
The remains of the Genesis capsule is examined in Dugway Proving
Ground, Utah. The space capsule, containing particles of solar
wind, was supposed have been snatched from the sky Wednesday by a
helicopter before hitting the ground. But the parachutes failed to
Damage caused by Hurricane Ivan is seen in the village of Dennery
on the coastline of Castries, Saint Lucia. The storm devastated
Grenada on Wednesday and is expected to hit Jamaica on Friday or
Entrepreneur Donald Trump, center, is flanked by his associates
George Ross and Carolyn Kepcher in this promotional photo for NBC's
"The Apprentice." This will be the show's second season.
Gun-control advocate James Brady, left, reacts emotionally to a
plea by Bryl Phillips-Taylor, of Richmond, Va., as she displays a
photo of her son Scott, who was killed by a classmate armed with an
AK-47 in 1989. Some congressional Democrats and police leaders from
across the country called on President Bush Wednesday to urge
Congress to approve the renewal of the assault weapons ban, which
is set to expire Monday. Police Chief Joe Polisar, of Garden Grove,
Calif., president of the International Association of Chiefs of
Police, listens with head bowed at left rear.
Fish collected by Kansas Department of Health and Environment
scientists are wrapped individuallly in foil, then bound together
with tape for transport to the state and federal labs, where they
will be tested for pollution.
Steve Cringan, left, examines a fish from the Kansas River while
Clint Goodrich assists. Both are scientists with the Kansas
Department of Health and Environment.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Department of
Wildlife and Parks employees prepare to launch from the North
Lawrence boat ramp to gather samples of carp and channel catfish on
the Kansas River just east of the Bowersock Dam. The fish will be
analyzed for toxic substances, to determine whether a consumption
advisory should remain in effect. At the front of the boat are
shock wires that will allow the researchers to collect samples by
Lawrence Schools Supt. Randy Weseman, foreground, and school board
members Austin Turney, left, and Leni Salkind inspect artwork in
the hallway at Hillcrest School. School board members toured
several school facilities Wednesday in Lawrence.
Cape Cod Academy senior M.J. Dean is photographed in front of the
school's sign in Osterville, Mass. The T-shirt and cargo pants he
wears are now no longer allowed under the school's new dress code.
Delta Customer Service Agent Tom Greco, center, checks in Yvonne
Omokaro, left, and Godson Chuks, right, at the ticket counter at
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Delta
Air Lines' retreat from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
will reduce passengers' choices at one of the nation's busiest
airports and throw more displaced workers into a weak aviation job
Pat Wood III, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
delivers a speech at the Kansas Electric Transmission Summit II at
the Dole Institute of Politics. Wood spoke Wednesday at KU.
Kansas University freshman Taryn Slawson, 18, of Evergreen, Colo., takes advantage of the mild weather to work on her Introduction to Drawing assignments. Slawson spent the afternoon Wednesday at Potter Lake capturing the surroundings.
Michele "Mick" Knight, in pink dress at center, celebrates her birthday at McCormick & Schmidt's on the Plaza with family and friends. From left are Joanie Wilkerson, Jill Jenkins, Rozi Stone, Carla Phipps, Priscilla McPheeters, Mick Knight, Ashley Knight, Alyssa Knight, Karen Smott and Carol Munchoff. The surprise party and dinner included a limousine ride to and from the Plaza from Knight's daughters, Ashley and Alyssa. The picture was taken June 9 and submitted by Munchoff. All are of Lawrence.