Kansas Highway Patrol troopers in 2009 seized nearly $27 million in drugs from the state’s highways, according to information obtained through an open records request.
Kansas University freshman Dylan Rogers, Prairie Village, fills out an application for KU Dining Services at a table full of students looking for part-time jobs during the Student Employment Job Fair at the Kansas Union. KU employers as well as off-campus employers looking for student workers set up booths Wednesday to give information about their job openings and receive applications.
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little tries to quiet the audience after being introduced during the Kansas University 144th Opening Convocation at the Lied Center.
The Reva G-Wiz, an emission-free, carbon-neutral electric car, is shown in Cranleigh, England, in this April 24, 2006, file photo. Analysts expect global production of purely electric cars to expand rapidly in coming years. IHS Global Insight forecast that production will grow from nearly 9,500 this year to more than 58,000 in 2011.
Gun-toting protesters, like this one, right, in Phoenix, have — along with other Nazi imagery, heckling and violent outbursts — contributed to a public atmosphere of anger across the country.
Signs vandalized with swastikas, like this one outside the office of Rep. David Scott, D-Ga., in Smyrna, Ga., have — along with other Nazi imagery, heckling and violent outbursts — contributed to a public atmosphere of anger across the country.
Richard and Sheryl Weeks’ family, formerly of Lawrence and just moved to the Kansas City area, are pictured at the recent James Madison Davenport family reunion in Centennial Park. Everyone pictured is a descendant of James Davenport. Roxy Taylor, Baldwin City, submitted the picture.
A Pakistani child sees off his cousin Palwasha, who fled her hometown with family because of fighting between Taliban and Pakistani security forces, as she leaves Wednesday for her village in troubled Swat Valley from Karachi, Pakistan. About 1,200 internally displaced persons who fled a military offensive against the Taliban in Swat months earlier departed on a 20-hour journey to their villages from the southern seaport Karachi.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre (4) works out during training camp on Tuesday in Eden Prairie, Minn. Teammate Tarvaris Jackson (7) is looking on.
Kansas senior defensive back Justin Thornton had just one interception last season, following the five he pulled in his sophomore season.