Charles Hunter is shown in a photo from the late 1970s, left, and in a recent prison photo. Despite being convicted of a series of rapes, attempted rapes and burglaries in downtown Lawrence in December 1978, Hunter maintains his innocence.
Sgt. John Kriesel wears prosthetic legs while resting at his home in Cottage Grove, Minn.
Sgt. John Kriesel's Purple Heart is shown at his home in Cottage Grove, Minn., Monday, April 7, 2008. Kriesel lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack while patrolling near Fallujah, Iraq in December 2006.
Sgt. John Kriesel, right, talks to his wife, Katie, at their home in Cottage Grove, Minn., Monday, April 7, 2008. Kriesel lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack while patrolling near Fallujah, Iraq in December 2006.
Staff Sgt. Chad Malmberg, right, and his mother, Teri Walen, chat at a family fun night in Columbia Heights, Minn.
Staff Sgt. Chad Malmberg, reflected in glass, looks at his Silver Star medal in his apartment in St. Paul, Minn.
Sgt. John Kriesel and his son, Broden, 5, leave a mall after buying a birthday present for John's wife, Katie, in Roseville, Minn., Monday, April 7, 2008. Kriesel lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack while patrolling near Fallujah, Iraq in December 2006.
Col. David Elicerio shows 21 dog tags that he keeps in his pocket at a June 14, 2008, memorial service in Bloomington for Minnesota National Guard soldiers who were killed in Iraq. The dog tags are replicas of the ones worn by each soldier lost in the 1st Brigade Combat Team. Nine are from members of the Minnesota National Guard.
LeBron James, left, looks to pass against Australia's Mark Worthington. The U.S. men's basketball team won, 87-76, in a warmup game for the Olympics on Tuesday in Shanghai, China.
Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway, right, and KU School of Engineering Dean Stuart Bell visit the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling Site.
A person walks into the Kaweah Indian Nation Inc.'s National Office headquarters building in August 2007 in Wichita. The tribe is at the center of a multistate federal investigation into an alleged scam to sell to undocumented workers tribal memberships under the promise it would protect them from deportation.
Kansas 2nd district congressional candidate and state Treasurer Lynn Jenkins is surrounded by her political team, from left, Pat Lepold, Joshua Lewis and Josh Hersh, as they review primary results in Topeka. Jenkins was in a close race all night Tuesday against former Congressman Jim Ryun. Jenkins' camp said Ryun conceded defeat in a private phone call around 12:30 a.m. today.
Vicar George Brigham, right, conducts the marriage ceremony of Darren McWalters, left, and Katie Hodgson as they fly over the English countryside near Rendcomb airfield, England, on Tuesday. The wedding service for McWalters, 24, and Hodgson, 23, was conducted over an airborne communications system, with the ceremony played through loud speakers to the congregation waiting on the ground below.
David Arndt visits the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The picture was taken and submitted by Mark Arndt, Lawrence.
American Bernann McKinney holds one of five cloned pit bull puppies during her first meeting with them Tuesday at the Seoul National University Hospital for Animals in Seoul, South Korea. McKinney has received five puppies - copies of her beloved late pit bull "Booger"- from a South Korean biotech firm that specializes in cloning canines.
A baby gorilla shouts from atop its mother's back in the Republic of Congo on Thursday in this photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society. Female gorillas produce on the average one baby about every five years. A new census conducted by WCS and the government of the Republic of Congo tallied more than 125,000 western lowland gorillas in the northern part of the country. Previous estimates from the 1980s placed the entire population of western lowland gorillas, which occur in seven Central African nations, at less than 100,000.
Real estate agent Margaret Trautmann shows a home she's selling in Muttontown, N.Y. The economic slump is cutting into sales of luxury homes, goods and services, and when the nation's wealthy crimp their spending, it can have a ripple effect across the economy.
Hairwork jewelry is shown from Leila's Hair Museum in Independence, Mo.