KU defensive end Jake Laptad ranked second on the Jayhawks last year with seven sacks.
This photo provided by Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Safari shows passengers taking photos of a submerging whale.
Ragan Hubbard, 8, left, and her sister, Sally, 5, right, help tag and sort clothes that their mother, Sandi Hubbard, Lawrence, will sell at the Kid’s Closet Connection Sale. The consignment sale is Thursday through Saturday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Police tape stretches across the street in front of the mobile home lot 520 in the Easy Living Mobile Home Park at 3323 Iowa.
Crime scene investigators with the Lawrence Police Department work to remove evidence from the door frame of a mobile home in the Easy Living Mobile Home Park, 3323 Iowa, where two people were shot early Monday morning and then taken by air ambulance to a Kansas City-area hospital. Investigators continued to work the scene Monday.
Flight instructor Erik Torrez and pilot Iana Skoda, Topeka, walk across the tarmac Monday at Lawrence Municipal Airport. City leaders are looking to use federal stimulus dollars to finance a new water line to the airport.
The city is preparing to authorize $2.45 million to fix the aging Bowersock Dam across the Kansas River in Lawrence, pictured at right. This photograph is a view looking north from the top floor of City Hall. Visible at far upper left is Burcham Park.
Equipment is moved into the new men's basketball practice facility Monday, Aug. 24, 2009.
A firefighter sprays water at a burning forest Monday near Nea Makri, north of Athens. A massive wildfire that destroyed homes and forests receded Monday as a multinational airborne effort beat back flames that at one point threatened Athens’ northern suburbs and raged near the ancient battleground at Marathon.
Keys to clunkers are held up by sales manager Mark Hranicky at a lot where nearly 90 cars were traded in over the past few weeks during the government’s Cash for Clunkers program in Topsham, Maine. Monday was the final day for the program.
Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics spokesman Mark Woodward poses with items used in the “shake-and-bake” method of manufacturing methamphetamine. Drug users are making their own meth in small batches using a faster, cheaper and much simpler method with ingredients that can be carried in a bag and mixed on the run.