"Hot spots" of driving under the influence arrests in Lawrence. Locations are approximate and reflect crimes posted on the Lawrence Police Department's website between Jan. 1, 2011 and Aug. 1, 2011. Does not reflect all DUI arrests during that time period, but rather indicates areas where arrests were more frequent.
Rick Burch and Janet Good playing on New York Street in East Lawrence. This was during 2010 when the bricks on New York were being restored and granite curbs installed. Current photo features the thumb of Jasmine Good-Decosta, Liberty Memorial Central Middle School student. Photo submitted by Rick Burch. Original photo by Rebecca Kissling
Kansas University junior D.J. Beshears has fine-tuned his approach to playing wide receiver this fall. The speedy and versatile Beshears will still be utilized as a kick returner, but he figures to take most of his snaps at receiver, where he has put a premium on blocking downfield for Jayhawk running backs to find more room.
Assistant Wildlife Manager David Jenkins uses specially-designed pliers to attach identification bands around this adult male mourning dove, in Weir. The doves and other birds, such as cow birds, which Jenkins simply releases — are lured into the traps with sunflower seeds.
Roy Fields places the hood on the drivers compartment to the fuel-modified roadster in his shop in Hutchinson. He will be attempting to break the land speed record of 247.7 miles per hour for the car's classification at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Jason Patterson, 24, center, of Nashville, Tenn., was one of 11 Food & Freedom Riders who stopped in Lawrence Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, to speak at the Dole Institute of Politics. The group travels like the Freedom Riders did in 1961, and hopes to increase awareness about the food we eat and and agriculture and federal policies.
Dr. Karen Evans, of Mt. Oread Family Practice, examines Lawrence resident Kelly Pohlman, 21, during an appointment Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Health Care Access, 330 Maine. Evans volunteers at the clinic, which serves low-income, uninsured Douglas County residents.
Charles Hill shows off a pair of horseshoes at the Vinland Fair on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. His father, Earl Hill, won them at the fair in 1926.
Rae Warren, left, brought her 4-year-old miniature horse Cindy to the bedside of resident Betty Benz during a visit Thursday at the Baldwin Healthcare Rehabilitation in Baldwin City. Warren bought the horse earlier this year for the sole purpose of visiting nursing homes.