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After Minnesota tragedy, thousands fear local bridges aren't safe
The collapse of a bridge in Minnesota leaves at least four dead, 79 wounded and thousands all over the country wondering about safety of the bridges in their own communities.
Published on August 2, 2007
Video of bridge collapse quickly being analyzed by experts
Investigators say the actual video of the collapse of the Minneapolis bridge is the equivalent of finding an airplane's "black box."
Free child safety gun locks could be cut
Federal budget cuts could mean the end of a program that provides free child safety gun locks in Kansas.
Parents needing the chicken pox vaccine for their students may have to wait
Merck - maker of the Vericella Vaccine made 8 million doses last year - and have produced the same amount in 2007. Demand comes from schools now requiring students to have two doses.
Two Lawrence early education organizations plan merger
Ballard Community Services and the Brookcreek Learning Center - both non-profit agencies - will combine resources starting September 1.
Lawrence Energy Center ranks 12th on list of dirtiest power plants
The Lawrence Energy Center is among the fastest Co2 emitting power plants in the country, according to a new report.
Fair continues tonight with more festivities
The Douglas County Fair continues tonight with a dairy goat milking contest and an antique tractor pull.
Millions of toys recalled due to high levels of lead
Mattel's Fisher-Price unit is recalling nearly a million toys made in China ... that's because one of its Chinese contractors used paint with dangerously high levels of lead. Kitty Pilgrim has more on the massive recall.
Raiders ready for repeat
In just over 12 hours, the Lawrence Raiders will take the field in Salina trying to bring home their fifth straight state title.
T-Bones top JackHammers
The Kansas City T-Bones defeated the Joliet JackHammers by a final score of 9-5.
The pigskins will fly tomorrow for KU
Tomorrow, the KU football team officially starts Fall camp!
Jayhawk diving club stands out in Orlando
More than 1000 divers took part in the AAU National Championships in Orlando. Few, however, faired as well as the Jayhawk diving club.
Taylor Springer at the fair
Taylor Springer at the fair.
Andre Sanders at the fair
Andre Sanders at the fair.
Kristen Oberzan at the fair
Kristen Oberzan at the fair.
Drew Noble at the fair
Drew Noble at the fair.
Kayla Campbell at the fair
Kayla Campbell at the fair.
Michael Hayes at the fair
Michael Hayes at the fair.
Videocast for August 2
Douglas County Fair 2007 animal shows
Amber Laughlin, 18, shows her pig, Chewie. Emory Hubbell, 12, shows his grand champion Red Island Red chicken.