Sara Griffith is shown with her husband, Lance, and son, Julian, 2, in their Lawrence home.
When Sara Griffith was being treated for stage II Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2006, there was concern that her illness might prevent her from bearing children. Here she is shown with her second child, Chloe, born Nov. 21, 2009.
Steve Haddock is pictured next to the grave of his mother, Barbara Haddock, who in 1992 was murdered at their Overland Park home. Haddock’s father, Ken Haddock, was convicted of the murder. Steve has always believed in his father’s innocence and says that new DNA evidence should release him from prison.
Steve Haddock displays a photograph of his parents, Ken and Barbara Haddock, while they’re on a hot-air balloon ride. Ken is serving a life sentence at Lansing Correctional Facility for Barbara’s 1992 murder, but his children, Steve, Jen and Jody believe he is innocent and are trying to prove it in court.
This aerial image shows the crater spewing ash and plumes of grit Saturday at the summit of the volcano in southern Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull glacier. A lingering volcanic ash plume forced extended no-fly restrictions over much of Europe on Saturday, as Icelandic scientists warned that volcanic activity had increased and showed no sign of abating — a portent of more travel chaos to come.
Then-Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor beams as President Barack Obama applauds her during a White House East Room ceremony May 26, 2009, in Washington to announce her nomination. Pick who you really want. Expect a partisan fight no matter what. Don’t let your candidate by defined by the other side. These are among President Barack Obama’s lessons learned from the selection and confirmation of his first Supreme Court nominee last year — and they amount to a roadmap to how he will choose his next nominee over the next few weeks.
Tens of thousand people attend a national memorial service in Pilsudski Square in Warsaw on Saturday in Warsaw, Poland. Some 100,000 Poles filled Warsaw’s biggest public square, joining together for a memorial and funeral Mass for the 96 people killed in the crash. A massive white stage, a large cross in the center, was flanked by oversized photos of the dead, including President Lech Kaczynski.
Richard Renner, Lawrence, works to get his Recycle Cycle ready to roll for the Earth Day parade. The parade route ended in South Park, where a festival continued throughout the afternoon.
Lawrence’s Earth Day parade, including a float from the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice, makes its way down Massachusetts Street on Saturday. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970.
People attending the Earth Day festival in South Park ride the Kansas Riverkeeper on the grass following the Earth Day parade on Saturday.
Lawrence resident Leo Zavarse holds up his daughter, Zacha, a 6-month-old, while parade-goers make their way to South Park for Earth Day festivities on Saturday.
Girls in Daisy Troop 215 promote Earth-friendly messages.
Spectators gather on Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence to watch the Earth Day parade make its way to South Park on Saturday.
Earth Day parade participants Parker Alberding, 5, left, and Emmy Easley, 8, bang on the musical back end to Richard Renner's Recycle Cycle before the start of the Earth Day parade in downtown Lawrence.
Army SPC. David Conway II, a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School, talks about the events leading up to his injury from an improvised explosive device on July 12, 2009, while serving in Iraq.
Josh Selby, right, gives his mother, Maeshon Witherspoon, a hug on the court following the Jordan Brand Classic. Selby announced that he would play basketball at Kansas University on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Free State’s Cody Kukuk (22) gets congratulated by his teammates after a grand slam. Kukuk smashed three home runs — two grand slams — and Free State hammered Heritage (Ark.), 14-1, on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Veronica Campbell-Brown set a Kansas Relays record in the women’s 200-meter dash. Campbell-Brown finished in 22.32 on Saturday in the Relays at Memorial Stadium.
Lawrence High’s Chris Parker, left, waits for a throw while a Blue Valley Northwest runner slides safely into second. The Lions fell, 14-2, on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Pianist Daniel Cunha, of Portugal, plays for a small gathering at the house of Dave and Gunda Hiebert. The Hieberts have hosted over 500 concerts for Kansas University students in the past 14 years in their home.
Guests at Dave and Gunda Hiebert's home enjoy a recital performance by pianist Daniel Cunha, a KU student from Portugal, making his fifth appearance at the venue.
Strong Hall on the Kansas University campus has a carpet of red and yellow tulips this time of year.
These yellow fancy tulips grace a memorial to Buford M. Watson Jr. in Watson Park, Sixth and Kentucky streets.