Army soldiers guard the crime scene after Rodolfo Torre, a candidate for governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, was ambushed by unidentified gunmen Monday near the city of Ciudad Victoria, Mexico. Gunmen assassinated the front-running candidate and several of his aides in what Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon called an attempt by drug gangs to sway local and state elections this weekend.
Laura Chichester celebrates her 100th birthday in Davenport, Wash. From left are Patty Chichester, Wichita; Megan Chichester, Lawrence; Laura Chichester, Harrington, Wash.; Tom Chichester, Lawrence; and Ron Chichester, Wichita. Laura is Tom’s paternal grandmother. Megan submitted the picture.
Foreground from left: Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan confers with Jackson Rathbone (Sokka), Nicola Peltz (Katara) and Noah Ringer (Aang) on the set of “The Last Airbender.”
Kansas forward Marcus Morris stands in Allen Fieldhouse in this file photo. The Jayhawks' boot camp has begun.
Constance Wolfe, shown here at Local Burger, established Lawrence Originals, a network of local restaurants. She also started the Give Back Program in 2009 so that customers could help generate charitable donations to local organizations when they use a card at local businesses.
Two bats roost together from a clematis inside a garden arbor in the front yard of an east Lawrence house.