Police investigate a single-vehicle accident at Wood Oil Co. gas station, 920 North Second St.
Alfie Kohn, author of eleven books on education, parenting and human behavior, signs his books following a community lecture, "The Deadly Effects of "Tougher Standards" Challenging High-Stakes Testing and Other Impediments to Learning," at the Kansas University Student Union Thursday night.
Approximately 230 people watched the first presidential debate at Abe and Jake's Landing on Friday night. The watch party was hosted by the Kansas Democratic Party.
Lane Cunningham, 3, also known as "Super Lane" to his family for his battle with neuroblastoma cancer. He is currently in remission.
Lane Cunningham, 3, stares out the window of the train. Cunningham is in remission. He was diagnosed with neurblastoma cancer when he was just eight-and-a-half months old. His mother, Kara Cunningham, Baldwin, organized the train ride in Baldwin City for the first annual National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
Russ Christian of Lee's Summit, Mo., holds his son Ryan, 15 months, as they anticipate the balloon release.
Children watch as some gold balloons are released Saturday after a 30 minute train ride in Baldwin City. The balloons were released to honor children victims and survivors of cancer.
About 200 families boarded the Midland Railway train Saturday evening.
Jessica Reker, Ottawa, holds her niece Brodi Diehl, 1, on the Midland Railway train Saturday as part of the National Childhood Cancer Awareness event.
Children peek out the window of the Midland Railway train in Baldwin City before the train took off Saturday. About 200 passengers participated in the event to honor children living with cancer and victims.
Trey Jordan, 15, quietly sits on the train across from his friend, Jaylon Parker, 15. They were joined by Trey's mother, Chanda Hankins of Kansas City, Mo., and his sister, Jayda, 6, for the first annual National Children's Cancer Awareness Day Saturday.
About 200 people from the greater Kansas City area waited to release gold balloons Saturday in honor of children cancer survivors or those who have died from cancer. They boarded a train at Midland Railway Station in Baldwin City and made a stop to read the names of those recognized and released the balloons. The event was part of the first annual National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
Approximately 200 people from the greater Kansas City release gold balloons Saturday evening in Baldwin City to honor children who have survived or died from cancer. People boarded a train at Midland Railway in Baldwin City and released the balloons on a train stop to recognize the first annual National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy measures the distance between just north of Lone Star Lake and the site of a motorcycle fatality on County Road 1.
Douglas County Sheriff's spokeswoman Lt. Kari Wempe said a man believed to be from the Lawrence area died in the accident.
The father of Phoenix Smith, 5, of Colorado, bought her an identification tag in case he became separated from her at the festival.
Rowan Laufer, 7, takes a break from the bicycle ring and hangs with his father Pete Laufer, a Lawrence carpenter, Saturday at the Wakarusa Festival.
On Saturday a young girl tries out several bikes during the Wakarusa Festival bicycle circle that was filled with unique bike creations.
Pete Laufer, a Lawrence carpenter, watches his three children Rowan, 7, Will, 10, and Sophie, 13 play in and around the bicycle circle Saturday at the Wakarusa Festival. The festival is welcoming to families and children.
The bicycle ring at Wakarusa Festival was filled with riders young and old Saturday afternoon.
Dean Uftring's tie-dye creating flap in Saturday's winds at Wakarusa Festival.