A man was perched on an awning outside a second-floor window that houses the Kansas Department of Corrections parole office at 212 S. Market. Wichita firefighters moved a ladder for the man, who eventually stepped on it but refused to descend. (Dec. 6, 2013)
David Mitchell, an iron worker with Belger Cartage Service Inc., works to remove a 16,000-pound air-conditioning unit from the 19th floor at 125 N. Market, the former Wichita Executive Center. Workers slowly pushed it out using skates and winches and then a crane with a 270-foot boom arm lowered it to the ground. (November 24, 2013)
Steven "Chico" Marroquin puts the finish touches on the Slide ride at the Sedgwick County Fairgrounds. Cheney residents, 4-H Club members and carnies spent Tuesday preparing for the Wednesday kickoff of the Sedgwick County Fair. (July 16, 2013)
Wichita State Shockers guard Fred Van Vleet goes up for a shot against Ohio State Buckeyes forward LaQuinton Ross in the West Regional Final on Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Shockers punched a ticket to the Final Four for the first time since 1965. (March 30, 2013)
Traci Murphy cries and gets a hug from her daughter Paytann Warren after praying inside the Bread of Life food pantry in south Wichita. Murphy recently lost her job as an in-home health care provider. (Oct.11,2013)
Workers with the Pride of Texas shows ready the Raiders ride at the Sedgwick County Fairgrounds. Cheney residents, 4-H Club members and carnies spent the day Tuesday preparing for the Wednesday kickoff of the Sedgwick County Fair. (July 16, 2013)
Ben McClure, a farmer from Hugoton, examines a wheat stalk in a Reno County wheat field on Wednesday. McClure was taking part in the State's annual wheat tour to assess condition of the crop. (May 1, 2013)
Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall celebrates with players and coaches after beating Gonzaga and advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. In the back is Wichita State Shockers forward Chadrack Lufile. (March 23, 2013)
President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Ray Kapaun, nephew of Father Emil Kapaun, an Army Chaplain who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp in 1951. Emil Kapaun, from Pilsen, Kan. was awarded the medal posthumously during a White House ceremony on Thursday for bravery on the battlefield and for his action as a prisoner of war. (April 10, 2013)
Ron Hardesty and a uncarina succulent. He has been rebuilding his collection of cactuses, succulents and hens and chicks in his front yard over the past two years after his collection was stolen 30 years ago. (July 31, 2013)
WSU coaches Gregg marshall and Chris Jans celebrate with Cleanthony Early, left, and Chadrack Lufile after defeating Gonzaga 76-70 during the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City. (March 23, 2013)
Students and instructors at the National Center for Aviation Training shoot pictures of the Boeing 747 LCF Dreamlifter from a hangar as it takes off from Jabara Airport in Wichita. NCAT is at the end of Jabara's runway. (November 21, 2013)
Sydney Hodges, 12, picks up sticks from the American flag painted on her family's driveway decorated for the Peabody Fourth of July celebration. People come from miles around to watch the show and participate in the event. (July 2, 2013)
Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters is interviewed by reporters during Kansas State's media day on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Manhattan, Kan. Waters, a junior college transfer, will compete for the starting quarterback job.
Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall yells at the crowd after cutting down the net at the end of the West Regional Final at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Shockers punched a ticket to the Final Four for the first time since 1965. (March 30, 2013)
A blind Envision employee who only goes by the name of "Wolf" wears gag holographic glasses while packing boxes with plastic bags. Envision Industries employs vision-impaired workers who produce reflective safety belts for the military and 2.5 million plastic bags each day for government contracts.
(July 29, 2013)
A bee rests on the hand of Candy Vinduska while she and her husband, Bill, the owners of Viduska Apiaries, work to remove a hive in the eaves of the clubhouse at L.W. Clapp golf course. (June 26, 2013)
WSU baseball short stop/third baseman Erik Harbutz blows away the dirt around home plate. Players cleaned and fixed equipment at Eck Stadium, part of new coach Todd Butler's strategy designed to make the players have pride in their surroundings if they take care of them.
(Aug. 22, 2013)
Kansas player Ben McLemore runs off the court after scoring 30 points against in-state rival Kansas State on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence. McLemore was also celebrating his 20th birthday. (Feb. 11, 2013)
A fisherman sits in a dense fog at Sedgwick County Park in Wichita, Kan. on Friday morning, February 8, 2013. The fog was on the leading edge of clouds moving west through the area, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Jerilyn Billings.
Two Amur Tigers born at the Sedgwick County Zoo made their debut Thursday evening at members-only viewing. The cubs, born in July, frolicked around their compound in a light rain. The cats will be on display for the public on Saturday the 21st. (Sept. 19, 2013)
The old Oxford railroad depot is moved from Bill VanderWall's property to the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine. The six-mile journey took four hours for Unruh House Moving of Moundridge. In this photo it is due south of the Arboretum.(February 4, 2013)
After days of clouds and record snowfall throughout the midwest, the sun peeks through a tree along the Little Arkansas River in Wichita, Kan., Friday morning, Feb 22, 2013, promising a slow melt, at least until the next system arrives.
Tom McReynolds clears snow from a neighbor's house in Wichita, Kan. on Thursday, February 21, 2013. McReynolds bought the snow blower last summer because it was on sale and he always wanted one. He said his family teased him about it and they are "eating crow" today.
The Wichita Police SWAT team converge on a house in the 2400 block of Newell, near Meridian and Central, during a standoff. They took three suspects into custody, one of whom is said to have fired a shotgun at a west Wichita McDonald's drive-through.
Wichita State 1st baseman Johnny Coy crashes into K-State catcher Blair DeBord in the 1st inning Friday afternoon of the NCAA Manhattan Regional baseball tournament. DeBord was blocking home as Coy approached.(May 31, 2013)
Andover eighth-graders Taylor Kostboth, Katie Conour and Erin Seabrook, left to right, get out to College Hill Park as they take advantage of a snow day for some winter activity Thursday. (Feb. 21, 2013)
A boat dock sits on the bed of a sailing and swimming bay at Cheney Reservoir on Jan. 7, 2013. The intense drought that crippled the growing season over much of the nation's heartland in 2012 has also taken its toll on water levels at Cheney, which provides 60% of Wichita's water supply.
Young " little blue" egrets peck at an adult for food. It is estimated that over one thousand egret pairs have nested near 13th and Doris on the northwest side of Wichita. The Rookery has been active for nearly 20 years with a number of different types of egrets nesting there and raising there young. (June 19, 2013)
Kansas State forward Jordan Henriquez (21) and guard Martavious Irving (3) tie up La Salle guard/forward Rohan Brown (35) under the basket in the 2nd half Friday afternoon in the 2nd Round of the NCAA tournament in Kansas City .(March 22, 2013)
Olathe Northwest cheerleader Tess Rusbarsky cries in the final moments of overtime against Blue Valley North in the Class 6A quarterfinal at Koch Arena. Olathe Northwest won 58-55 in overtime. (March 7, 2013)
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson (15 )makes his way to the locker room after Kansas lost in overtime to Michigan in the NCAA South Regional semifinals Friday night at the Cowboys stadium in Arlington, Texas .(March 29, 2013)
About 300 people showed up to the Keeper of the Plains on Sunday to be in a "Harlem Shake" video. The idea to invite the public came from a group of four friends. Travis Sandy, dressed in a muscle outfit, was one of the organizers. (March 3, 2013)
Motorists attempt to get a car back on the road on westbound Kellogg near the downtown exit ramp. Numerous cars and trucks were stuck or off the road as nearly a foot of snow fell across the area.(Feb 21, 2013)