Lawrence resident Sandara "Sandy" Meyer pauses as she talks about the night of the Boardwalk Apartments fire. Meyers says that frequent panic attacks are one of the lasting results that she deals with since the experience. Behind her on the chair sits Cuddles, one of her poodles who was also saved from the fire.
Trevor Roberts rolls away in a wheelchair under his own power after a news conference Wednesday at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. With him are his guardian Lisa Humerickhouse, center, and his girlfriend, Kelsey Campbell, of McLouth, at right. Turner Gill recently contacted the teen and invited him to be on the sidelines during the KU vs. K-State game.
A truck rests upside down in a Bellemont, Ariz., driveway after a tornado swept through the small community west of Flagstaff on Wednesday. A rare swarm of tornadoes shoved semis off highways and destroyed homes in the pre-dawn darkness Wednesday, leaving startled residents wondering if they were in Arizona anymore or had woken up in the twister-prone Midwest. There were no major injuries reported.
Another angle of the remains of the Boardwalk Apartments at 524 Fireside, facing west.
Recalled “Shrek” glasses from McDonald’s
Within a five-week span, three coaches — Kansas’ Mark Mangino, South Florida’s Jim Leavitt and Texas Tech’s Mike Leach — were out after allegations of misconduct and were replaced by kinder, gentler Turner Gill, Skip Holtz and Tommy Tuberville.
Philadelphia starting pitcher Roy Halladay, left, celebrates with catcher Carlos Ruiz after throwing a no-hitter against the Reds on Wednesday in Philadelphia.
New York’s Alex Rodriguez (13) congratulates Mark Teixeira after Teixeira hit a two-run home run. The homer proved to be the difference in the Yankees’ 6-4 victory over the Twins on Wednesday in Minneapolis.
Texas left-hander Cliff Lee pitches during the second inning against Tampa Bay. Lee led the Rangers to a 5-1 victory over the Rays in Game 1 of an American League divisional playoff game on Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Philadelphia pitcher Roy Halladay tips his hat to the crowd after throwing a no-hitter. The Phillies blanked the Reds, 4-0, on Wednesday in Game 1 of a National League division series in Philadelphia.
A U.S. soldier returns fire as others run for cover during a firefight with insurgents in the Badula Qulp area, west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, near Marjah, in this Feb. 14, 2010, file photo. U.S. Marines were conducting an offensive against the Taliban.
Beverly A. Crow, center, sits with unidentified family members during the funeral for her husband, Missouri Army National Guard Sgt. Robert Wayne Crow, in Liberty, Mo., in this July 19, 2010, file photo. Sgt. Crow, 42, of Kansas City, Mo., died July 10 in Paktika, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He was a combat engineer with the 203rd Engineer Battalion headquartered in Joplin, Mo.
An Afghan northern alliance Mujahed looks at a plume of smoke rising from the Taliban village of Khanaqa in the Parwan province from his position at the Mahmood Raqy frontline in the Kapisa province, 30 miles from the Afghan capital Kabul, in this Nov. 7, 2001, file photo. An aircraft had just released its load of bombs as part of the U.S. attempt to help the northern alliance to advance toward the capital and other key areas.
Executive chef Chris Wofford, of Ten restaurant in the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., shows off a fall dish of pheasant and fingerling potato stew.
A featured fall flavor ice cream item at Sylas and Maddy's, 1014 Mass, are Apple Pie, left, and pumpkin pie; both on a waffle cone.
Chef Steve Brucker of the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave., displays a walnut crusted pork chop with butternut squash risotto, roasted red and gold beet mixed green salad. The salad is topped with an orange shallot vinaigrette.