Americas Best Value Inn, 515 McDonald Drive, is pictured Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, a week after fire destroyed the building.
Emergency responders frame a fatality wreck on the South Lawrence Trafficway at Clinton Parkway Monday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2018. Snow began to fall shortly after the wreck, which involved two passenger vehicles, one heavily damaged vehicle which came to rest on its side and the other upright with heavy front end damage.
Emergency responders investigate the scene of a fatal wreck along the South Lawrence Trafficway, near the on-ramp from Clinton Parkway, on the southwest edge of Lawrence, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback speaks Monday at a Statehouse rally to mark the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. The Kansas Supreme Court is now weighing a case that will decide whether the state constitution offers the same right to an abortion as the U.S. Constitution.
The Lawrence school board has announced two finalists for its open superintendent position. They are, from left, Anthony Lewis, an assistant superintendent in the Kansas City, Mo., school district, and Jayson Strickland, a deputy superintendent in the neighboring Kansas City, Kan., school district.
Brian McClendon, the former Silicon Valley executive who is now an investor and research professor at the University of Kansas, announced Monday that he will run as a Democrat for Kansas Secretary of State.
Bryan Caskey, director of elections in the Kansas Secretary of State's office, tells a House committee that steps are being taken to improve security of a voter registration verification system known as Interstate Crosscheck.
Sporting Kansas City's Seth Sinovic, left, moves the ball past Orlando City's Scott Sutter during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Florida guard Canyon Barry (24) goes old school with his underhand free throws during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Florida won 93-54. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)
The majority of the beds in the men's sleeping dorm at the Lawrence Community Shelter were currently occupied on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.
Alta Dodson gives her 2-year-old daughter Kristin a kiss after Dodson and her partner Sam Maddux tidied up their quarters at the Lawrence Community Shelter, 3655 E. 25th St., on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Dodson and Maddux have five children staying with them at the shelter, which is allowed to accept extra people on a temporary basis when the weather is cold.