Kansas football head coach Turner Gill speaks from the stage Friday during the sixth annual KU KickOff At Corinth Square in Prairie Village.
Lucy Warner, 4, Leawood, jumps to get a high-five from Big Jay Friday during the sixth annual KU KickOff At Corinth Square in Prairie Village.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, speaks Friday with constituents at a town hall meeting in Lecompton.
Richard Wyrick cuts away a large section of a tree on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, that went through the roof of a front porch in North Lawrence during overnight storms. High Plains Tree Service employees, like Wyrick, were busy Friday cleaning up damage from the storms.
One group of Lawrence High school students walk through cars dropping off other students Friday, August 19, 2011. With freshman now attending the high schools, traffic is busier at both high schools for dropping off and picking up students who can't drive or don't take the bus.
Steve Lemieux, left, and his son Max Lemieux, a sophomore at KU, both from Overland Park, move Max's couch into KU's Hashinger Hall on Friday, August 19, 2011.
The temporary wood sculpture "The Bedazzler," in front of Spooner Hall at the corner of 14th and Jayhawk Boulevard since 2009, was taken down Friday, August 19, 2011. Some pieces of the sculpture will be used in other places around campus.
A sign displayed Friday in Lecompton expresses the sentiment of some in the town about their postal service.
Kansas Department of Corrections mug shot of Andrew Gruber, a Tonganoxie man who founded two nonprofit organizations, the Purple Heart Veterans Foundation and Kids vs. Cancer.
Gruber spent six months in prison, stemming from a felony theft conviction in 2000. Gruber pleaded guilty to stealing a rental car, and he was originally sentenced to probation and restitution. However, Gruber violated his probation when he did not make payments toward the $11,000 court-ordered restitution, and he missed several court appearances. His probation was revoked in 2004 and that's when he was sent to prison.
A map of power outages Douglas County as of 9:25 a.m. According to Westar Energy, about 1700 people are currently without power.