A Kansas Highway Patrol officer works the scene of a fatality accident Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 59 in southern Douglas County. The wreck was at the corner of U.S. 59 and Douglas County North 150 Road, two miles south of Baldwin Junction.
Lawrence High forward Luke Matthews, right, gives a slap on the back to midfielder Justin Riley after Riley's first-half goal against Topeka High, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at LHS.
Lawrence High midfielder Justin Riley shoots for a goal against Topeka High during the first half Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at LHS.
Lawrence High midfielder Conner Murphy collides with Topeka High defender Jorge Soto-Gomez during the first half Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2012 at LHS.
Lawrence High defender Dalen Reed battles for the ball with Topeka High forward Garet Campion during the first half on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at LHS.
Lawrence High forward Robert Lyan puts a shot on goal past Topeka High defenders Edgar Cervantes, left, and Cooper Self during the first half on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at LHS.
Sarah Pembrook, a counselor with Headquarters Counseling Center, 211 E. Eighth St., listens to a local caller who is expressing feelings of depression and being overwhelmed, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Headquarters, which has been in operation for 43 years, not only takes calls from distressed individuals who sometimes are feeling suicidal, but also offers support for family members who have lost loved ones to suicide.
Delegates from the state of Georgia applaud after casting their votes for presidential candidate Mitt Romneyduring the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
Edith Darby Evans
A black lab named June turns sharply to race down a Frisbee tossed from her owner Nick Kurtz on Tuesday in east Lawrence.
The surface of Kansas University's Potter Lake is about half covered with water lily plants, as seen on Monday, Aug. 27. The KU Environs student group is planning to host a volunteer cleanup day later this semester.
Work crews lay a lime slurry mixture on U.S. Highway 59 near County Road 458 on Tuesday morning. The slurry helps harden the surface for the asphalt-laying stage.
Raymond R. Wiens
Timothy Alan Cudd
Hayden Phillips, 3, showed off his new teddy bear pillow that he picked out Aug. 17 at the Ballard Center. P.E.O. Chapter GQ gave 65 handmade pillows to the center for children to use during nap time.