Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews responded to a two-alarm fire in the fifth floor of Malott Hall on the KU campus at about 7 a.m. Saturday. Malott Hall is home to the chemistry department. Crews were still assessing the damage and trying to determine a cause for the fire as of Saturday afternoon.
In this 2005 file photo, a beer cup litters the hillside near the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity house, 1111 W. 11th St. Kansas University allows fraternity houses to determine whether members of legal drinking age can drink alcohol at the houses.
Kansas head coach Turner Gill leaves the field after KU's loss to Missouri in the Border War on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium.
Kim Lybarger, left, Lawrence, leans in to listen while Barbara Burket explains treasure balls during Bizarre Bazaar on Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Treasure balls, a German tradition that Burket grew up with, are crepe paper balls meant to be unwrapped to reveal presents contained inside. Burket said she tries to make her treasure balls too pretty to unwrap.
The holidays can often be a tough time for those in recovery from substance abuse.