Top five off-hour stories of 2008

We’re counting down the top five stories on various topics today as part of an annual recap of the top stories of the year we’ll do later this month. Join the conversation by letting us know what we missed or what stories you think are important by posting a comment, below.5. Cache of stolen tailgates found; police locating owners
When tailgates started going missing around town, police acted as courier to return them to their owners.4. Topeka man arrested in armed robbery case
Police arrested a man suspected of holding up a KU student at gunpoint in an alley.3. Solemn vigil held for war veterans
KU ROTC members pay homage to veterans with an overnight vigil.2. Water line break damages Hashinger Hall rooms
As the temperature dropped, water lines around town began to bust. This was one of the first lines to pop.1. Shots fired outside Cross Town Tavern; police looking for suspectA man in a zebra-striped coat opened fire on a car outside the Cross Town Tavern.