Detroit forward Richard Hamilton (32) drives past Boston center
Mark Blount in the second half of the Pistons' 110-104 victory. One
game after going 0-for-10 from the field, Hamilton scored 25 points
Friday in Boston.
Lawrence High's Nick Leet executes a dive during a meet. The Lions
played host to a four-team event Friday at Knox Natatorium.
Free State High's Nathan Shriner swims in the 200-yard medley
relay. Shriner and the Firebirds won their quad Friday at Knox
Natatorium at Lawrence High. The Lions finished third.
Free State High's Scott Heitshusen is fouled by Shawnee Mission
South's Bryce Morris-Lee, left, during the second half. The
Firebirds beat the Raiders, 67-48, Friday night at SM South.
Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon, left, arraigns reputed Ku Klux Klan
member Edgar Ray Killen, of Union, Miss., on the 1964 murders of
three civil rights workers. Neshoba County Sheriff Larry Myers is
at center. Killen pleaded not guilty to the charges Friday in
GlobalFlyer, flown by Steve Fossett, comes in for a landing
Thursday at Salina Municipal Airport. Fossett -- the first person
to circumnavigate the globe solo in a balloon -- will begin his
attempt at the first solo, nonstop flight around the world without
refueling from an airport in Salina.
Vijay singh watches his tee shot on the second hole. Singh shot an
8-under 65 Friday in Kapalua, Hawaii, to lead the season-opening
Mercedes Championships by two strokes.
More than 200 electrical crews from across the country have
breakfast at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita. They ate Friday before
heading out to assist Westar Energy Inc. restore power to some of
the more than 51,000 homes and business that remain in the dark
after this week's ice storm.
Isari Chanswan, left, her boyfriend, Umberto Giovi, 42, from Rio
Elba, Italy, center, and Anucha Jangho, a restaurant staffer, hold
a banner they made to signal rescue flights after the tsunami
destroyed their restaurant on the island of Phi Phi, Thailand.
Giovi and the staff of Ciao Bella restaurant fled to the hills for
12 days before returning to the beach Friday to find what was left
of their restaurant.
Mike Doveton, a 1996 Lawrence Alternative High School and 2002
Kansas University graduate, was in Thailand when the deadly tsunami
Mike Doveton and his girlfriend, Andrea Pfeiffer, returned to the
resort they were staying at on Ko Lanta, and island just south of
Thailand a day after the tsunami hit. Several of the bungalow
structures, like the one above, had been knocked over by the giant
wave. "It was just so hard knowing who to help and where to start
-- just even what to do," Doveton said. "We just started clearing
all the debris where we were staying."
Residents of the Iraqi city of Fallujah rally in the nearby village
of Naimiyah. Hundreds of refugees from the destroyed city
demonstrated after Friday's prayers demanding that U.S. troops and
Iraqi National Guards leave the city, open all the roads for
residents to go back, and pay compensation for those whose property
was damaged in the U.S. assault on the militant stronghold last
year. The writing on the banner in front says: "The mosques and
houses of Fallujah prove criminal deeds of the occupation forces."
A U.S. general in Iraq on Friday warned that militants may mount
large-scale attacks to frighten voters away from this month's
President Bush delivers remarks at the Macomb Center for the
Performing Arts in Clinton Township, Mich. Claiming that asbestos
lawsuits clog the courts and hinder economic growth, Bush is urging
Congress to change the way people are compensated for diseases
caused by the material.
The Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center is engulfed by
water from the Ohio River in Wheeling, W.Va. Flooding along the
Ohio damaged hundreds of homes and businesses in Ohio and West
Virginia, and water is not expected to recede until this afternoon.
Sally Lunsford, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Commerce,
looks over items featuring the state's new advertising campaign and
slogan. The material was released during a news conference Friday
The Rev. Chris Perkins and his wife, Bunny, stand outside the
church where he is pastor in Ezel, Ky. Perkins, a former
congressman, served 21 months in prison for his part in a banking
scandal in the early 1990s.
Rabbi Mendel Lifshitz works to repair letters in an old Torah at
his family's Boise, Idaho, home that doubles as Idaho's only Chabad
center for classes, religious services and social gatherings. The
Torah was rescued in Europe during World War II.
Barbara Hillmer looks at a nativity scene with Xiannah Washburn.
They attended a Mother to Mother Tea on Dec. 5 at Centenary United
Eli Witte, 3, helps Joe Mehl, of Lawrence Fire Station No. 2, use a
fire hose. Knights of Columbus Council 1372 had a family night
Sept. 24. The group learned about fire safety and how to use a fire
Joe Mehl, of Lawrence Fire Station No. 2, helps Brian Walter,
Knights of Columbus Council 1372 family activity director, man the
fire hose. The club had a family night Sept. 24 and learned about
From left are Susan Wright, Ivan Nelson, Rene Nelson and Ava Nelson
sitting on the lap of Julie Nelson. They attended the Mother to
Mother Tea on Dec. 5 at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Participants toured the nativity display and enjoyed Christmas
presentations and treats.
Lawrence High School varsity gymnasts show off their state champion
T-shirts. LHS Principal Steve Nilhas presented them during a
banquet Dec. 5. From left are Jessica Williams, Meredith West, head
coach Kathy Johnson, Chelsey Ornburn, Kara Kellison and Mallory
Lawrence High School and Free State High School gymnasts and
coaches celebrate their first- and third-place finishes in the
state. They recognized their achievements at a banquet Dec. 5.
Pictured are, bending in front row from left, Chelsey Ornburn,
Jillian Hay, Mallory West, Sindra Schueler, Karen Kroge and
Meredith West; back row from left, head coach Kathy Johnson,
Desiree McCall, Katie Mitchell, Emily McCarthy, Emily Black,
Jessica Williams, Kara Kellison, Laura Devlin, Sara Hase, April
Miller and assistant coaches Sarah Fisher and Alli Wright.
From left are Brianna Kelly, Tom Patchen, Jason Moulin, Torey
Gerwin and Bob Podany. They helped raise funds for the Boys and
Girls Club of Lawrence at Dillons, 1740 Mass. Roundup Day, when
club representatives ask Dillons customers if they would like to
round up the total of their purchases to benefit the nonprofit
organization, was Oct. 30. Patchen is president of the club's board
Kansas University students, from left, Jessica Vega, Erin Hogan and
Nick Wright help raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of
Lawrence at Dillons, 1015 W. 23rd St. The students are members of
Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary accounting fraternity. They worked Oct.
30 on Roundup Day, when club representatives ask Dillons customers
if they would like to round up the total of their purchases to
benefit the nonprofit organization.
Mother to Mother of Douglas County board members Ruby McDavis and
Danita Long attend a tea at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Participants toured a nativity display and enjoyed treats at the
Dec. 5 event. There also was a program and visit from Santa.
Lawrence Architect Chris Cunningham's new garage serves as a place
for storage and hanging out.
Cunningham has built several lamps from miscellaneous car parts.
Cunningham has built several lamps from miscellaneous car parts.
Chris Cunningham tinkers around his garage, especially spending
time on his 1972 Porsche 914. Cunningham and his wife, Amy, built
the 764-square-foot detached garage themselves -- with a bit of
help. The garage has a television, sink, phone line, stereo and
Steven Tyler, left, of Aerosmith, sings with Craig Barrett, CEO of
Intel, as Barrett delivers the keynote address of the Consumer
Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Justin Campbell demonstrates the Hot Seat at the Consumer
Electronics Show. The gaming chassis features surround sound and
vibration for an arcade-like experience in the home.
Hitachi's 8GB Mikey drive is shown with dominoes to demonstrate its
slim profile. Mikey is a new miniature hard drive from Hitachi that
can hold several thousand songs or pictures in 8 gigabytes of
Workers at Samsung's booth at the Consumer Electronics Show adjust
the world's largest plasma television, a 102-inch screen prototype,
at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The annual trade show occupies
1.5 million square feet of exhibit space and attracts 120,000
Free State High's Brady Morningstar (3) leaps to make a pass between Shawnee Mission South's Rustin Dodd (12) and Ryan Jehle (30). The Firebirds won, 67-48, Friday in Overland Park.
Carl Johnson, Lawrence, unloads some tree limbs at the city's brush collection facility, 1420 E. 11th St. The facility will be open from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today through Wednesday.
Alena ivanov, 9, left, and Emil Ivanov, 3, right, visit their father's homeland of Bulgaria. They are riding a gondola lift that travels for several miles to the top of Mount Vitosha near the capital, Sofia. Alena and Emil are the children of Ivo Ivanov and Jamie Price, both of Lawrence.
Walter and Pat Rockhold
Carol and Donald Taylor
Elizabeth and Lyle Votaw