Missouri coach Gary Pinkel walks off the field at halftime during the Tigers' game at Texas. MU fell to the Longhorns Saturday in Austin, Texas, for its second consecutive loss.
Kansas University product Mario Chalmers, left, grabs a rebound for the Miami Heat against San Antonio's Kurt Thomas, center, as the Heat's Michael Beasley looks on. Chalmers made a three-point shot at the buzzer to lift Miami, 96-93, in an NBA preseason game Friday night in San Antonio.
This photo taken Sept. 18 shows a Massey Energy coal mining site near Sylvester, W.Va. Since record-keeping began in 1836, more than 13 billion tons of coal have been dug from West Virginia alone, and the state remains the nation's second-largest producer behind Wyoming.
Seen through the broken windows of his office, a Jewish cemetery employee surveys damaged graves Friday in Bucharest, Romania. Vandals rampaged through the Jewish cemetery Thursday night in Romania's capital, toppling tombstones and smashing markers for as many as 200 graves, authorities said Friday. Jewish leaders condemned the vandalism and said the scale of the destruction suggested the activity was organized, but investigations are in progress.
James Harrison Keeton Jr.
A wreath sits near Farm Road 2648 where Brandon McClelland died Friday near Paris, Texas. Brandon was on a late-night beer run across state lines to Oklahoma with two white friends and ended up dead on a rural Texas road. Authorities say he was run over by a pickup and then dragged as far as 70 feet beneath the truck.
Erica and Mike Cordaro
Cassidy and Jesse Courter
Caroline and Tim Potochnik
Page and Monte Alexander
Andrew Sindorf and Kristin McJunkin
Lawrence residents, from left, Bill Wigglesworth, Carroll Lashbrook, Herb Weidensaul and Delta Raley, and E. J. Alison, of Kansas City, Mo., celebrated a joint 80th birthday party on July 31 at the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14, where they are also members.
Lawrence residents, from left, Nick Gardner, Anne Underwood, Dave Gardner and Sarah Underwood participated in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race on Aug. 9 in Leadville, Colo. The race is an out-and-back course that is 50 miles out to the highest point, the Columbine Mine Aid Station, at 12,600 feet. The photo was taken at the Leadville home of Tom and Gretchen Underwood.
Norma Leary, of the Alliance for Epilepsy Research, center, receives a check for $1,000 from Pilot Club of Lawrence members Merna Dean and Cheryl Healey on Sept. 8.
Lareeda Hickey, of the Pilot Club of Lawrence, right, presents a check for $1,000 to Sarah Terwelp, of Women's Transitional Care Services, on Sept. 5. The money will be used to purchase a steam carpet cleaner and vacuums for safe shelters.
Sally Zogry, of Health Care Access, center, receives a check for $1,000 from Pilot Club of Lawrence members Alietha Beckman and Cheryl Healey on Sept. 8.
Nancy Fisher, left, and Debra Thomas attended the open house for Trinity In-Home Care on Aug. 22 to celebrate recent growth and redecorating.
Dolph Simons III, chairman of the 2008 Heroes for the American Red Cross fundraising campaign, left, and Margaret Perkins-McGuinness, new board of directors member, celebrated the success of this year's campaign at the News Center on June 25.
Trinity In-Home Care, a local nonprofit United Way agency, celebrated recent growth and redecorating with an open house on Aug. 22. From left, Jill Baker, Trinity board member, Kelly Evans, Trinity executive director, and Tana Ahlen, Trinity board member, attended the event.
Susan Esau, Lawrence Schools Foundation executive director, left, thanks Patrick Knorr and Dan Cox, of The World Company, at a foundation reception on Sept. 4 at the home of Bill and Cindy Self. The World Company was recognized as a 2007-2008 master partner for the company's contributions to the foundation, and as a Lawrence Education Achievement Partner, which totaled more than $10,000 for the 2007-2008 school year.
The 2008 American Red Cross Heroes volunteers, back row, from left, are Debbi Johanning, David Johanning, Nancy O'Connor, Peach Madl, Laura Ansley and Janell Barnow; front row, from left, are Cody Howard, Kristy Wempe, Charlie Greer and Dan Ward. The volunteers were recognized for their contribution to the annual campaign drive at the News Center on June 25.