Kansas University freshman Andrew White says he's adjusting well to KU and the area after just one week in Kansas. The Charlottesville, Va., guard/forward helped out at a KC Gym Rats camp on Tuesday at Blue Valley Northwest High School.
The Chevy Music Showcase created TV spots for eight Kansas City bands.
David Whitaker, Lawrence, aligns a pinhole camera to display the Venus transit to pedestrians on Massachusetts Street Tuesday afternoon.
Venus, sunspots and a solar flare are all visible in this photo, taken with a solar telescope.
Watching the transit at Clinton Lake.
Venus and an airplane crossing the sun. Taken in Eudora.
Venus transits Sun Tuesday evening. Taken at Clinton Lake.
Lawrence Raiders third baseman Aaron Gile turns to throw to first for a double play after getting the force at third during the fifth inning against Millhouse on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Using filtered glasses, Drew Bradford, 9, left, and Michael Uhler, 9, both of Lawrence, gaze at the sun and a view of the Venus transit, where Venus, appearing as a small black dot, crosses between the sun and Earth. People viewed the rare event Tuesday near the Lied Center. The last transit took place in 2004, and we won’t see another until 2117.
Sara Vancil laughs with her husband, Brian Vancil, as the two sing with their 2-year-old daughter, Tessa, during a children's sing-along class at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Immediately after Tessa was born, Sara experienced a severe case of postpartum depression that lasted about three months.
Students observe as Carol Ann Carter, professor of visual art, leads her class through a drawing demonstration during the Kansas University Mini College class The Joy of Drawing on Tuesday. The Mini College is designed to reintroduce adults to the college experience through various lectures and hands-on activities.
Joseph W. Lipp, convicted of drug possession and manufacturing, obstructing the legal process, and assaulting a police officer in Douglas County in 1993, is eligible for parole in August.
Brenda Gadd, uses some dog treats to entice Chloe into posing for a photograph Tuesday at the Lawrence Humane Society. Brenda has been photographing dogs up for adoption at the shelter for three years.
The hearse carrying the remains of Pfc. Cale Miller passes along 151st Street near Ridgeview Road in Olathe on Monday as residents and employees of nearby businesses lined the street. Miller, 23, who had attended Kansas and Baker universities, died May 24 when he was trapped inside a vehicle when it was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Miller’s body arrived at New Century AirCenter in Gardner in a procession that included family members, the Patriot Guard, military officials, Olathe police and fire departments, and elected officials. The funeral for the 2007 Olathe Northwest graduate is scheduled for Wednesday. Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered that flags across Kansas fly at half-staff on that day. Miller deployed with the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Matthew Gelvin, son of Ralph and Joann Gelvin of Lawrence, graduated from North Dakota State University on May 12 with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural economics. He now works as a logistics manager at Plain, Grains & Agronomy in Enderlin, N.D.