Jana Lynne Mackey
Adolfo Garcia-Nunez, the 46-year old ex-boyfriend of Jana Lynne Mackey, was a Lawrence artist who also went by the name Fito Garche. Suspected in Mackey's slaying, he was arrested in Elizabeth, N.J., where he apparently committed suicide in his holding cell. Garcia-Nunez had been convicted of battering another ex-girlfriend in a 2004 incident.
Jana Lynne Mackey, A 25-year-old second-year law student at Kansas University, was found slain Thursday at the home of her ex-boyfriend. She had worked as a lobbyist for the National Organization for Women and was a volunteer advocate for the Ga Du Gi Safe Center. A celebration of her life is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.
Scene of the arrest: Police say Adolfo Garcia-Nunez fled Lawrence after the slaying in his Ford F-150 pickup. His truck was found unoccupied, and he was arrested in Elizabeth, N.J., pictured below. Garcia-Nunez drove with his 18-year-old son and 19-year-old daughter to New Jersey, where his children's mother lives.
June 28, 2008 U8 DCABA Tournament
This picture is of the Pistons team. They are the DCABA U8 National
League Tournament Champions!
Front Row L to R
Bryson Cummins, Cameron Elston, Willie Dotson, Payton Cummins, Ryan
Middle Row L to R
Garrett Pellici, Brett Chapple, Ben Holiday, Victor Shenouda, Hank
Back Row L to R
Asst. Coach Greg Pellici, Asst. Coach Cole Cummins, Head Coach Jim
Cummins, Asst. Coach Kayl Anderson
Not pictured but a huge part of the team-Christopher Mumford!
What a great season for these boys!
My husband snapped this photo of the family shooting off fireworks in Wamego, Kansas. This was right before their magnificent fireworks show at the ballpark.
My husband snapped this picture of me playing with Sparklers on the Fourth of July. We headed out to Wamego for a wicked awesome fireworks show.
This photo was taken looking east. The colors were a reflection of the setting sun. It was taken at 8:45 PM July 2, 2008
This was the pretty side of a severe storm to the north of Eudora on June 9th.
Part of the finale of Baldwin City's annual fireworks show, July 4th, 2008.
The Monarchs won the USSSA State Championship, on July 6, 2008, held at Blue Valley recreation complex. Top left: Coach Cargin, Zach Love, Joe Andrews, Curtis Grimes, Anders Nelson, Coach Nelson, Jared Ireland, Devin Garcia, Coach Grimes. Bottom left: Coach Shafer, Sam Byers, Dalton Hudson, Dylan Shafer, Alex Cargin, Conor Shriwise. Devin Garcia is the son of Arlindo Garcia and Kelli Emert of Lawrence.
After hitting a double against the Hot Tamales, LGFPA 10u Rebels player Corey May steals 3rd. Their game was played on June 24th at Broken Arrow. The Rebels went on to win 8-4.
Rafael Nadal falls to the court as he celebrates his victory over Roger Federer. Nadal won an epic five-set match to end Federer's stranglehold at Wimbledon on Sunday.
Kansas State athletic director Bob Krause says he's most proud of seeing a "cultural change" in Manhattan.
Tampa Bay's Carlos Pena, left, congratulates teammate Evan Longoria on his two-run home run in front of Kansas City catcher John Buck. Longoria's third-inning blast lifted the Rays to a 9-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Spain's Rafael Nadal holds his trophy aloft after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in the men's singles final. Nadal denied Federer a record sixth-straight Wimbledon title on Centre Court on Sunday in Wimbledon, England.
Doug Adwell pitches in a vintage baseball game played at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita. The Old Cowtown Museum Vintage Base Ball Club is collecting baseball equipment to send to Iraq, where a club member is stationed with a Kansas Air National Guard unit.
Revelers jump from a fountain Sunday during the 'Chupinazo,' the official opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain. The San Fermin festival, held since 1591, attracts tens of thousands of people each year for nine days of revelry, morning bull-runs and afternoon bullfights.
A woman uses a makeshift fan to cool her baby during a power shortage Sunday at her home in Baghdad. Iraq is producing 11 percent more electricity than a year ago, officials said Sunday. But demand continues to exceed supply, meaning years more of shortages.
Bedbugs have made their way throughout the United States, spreading from the major cities where the infestations started a few years ago.
While you can keep your kitchen at home in whatever condition you wish, it's bad form in the workplace to leave it messy, stinky or full of wasted food.
Photographer Maarten Dors shows his picture of a Romanian child smoking a cigarette entitled "The Romanian Way" at his home in Enschede, Netherlands. Without notice, Yahoo deleted the photo from its photo-sharing service, Flickr, on the grounds it violated an unwritten ban on depicting children smoking.
Third- through sixth-grade students perform as historical figures from the 1930s at the Youth Chautauqua in June at South Park. Rex Ellebracht, Lawrence, submitted the picture.