Family and friends of victims of Reginald and Jonathan Carr gathered outside the Kansas Supreme Court on Wednesday to begin their campaign to oust four justices from the court, which vacated the brothers' death sentences in 2014. The justices are up for retention in November. (Bryan Lowry / The Wichita Eagle)
Five local “Star Wars” fans talk about their excitement and expectation about the latest film in the franchise, “The Last Jedi.” The movie opens in theaters on Thursday. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
Passersby driving on West River Boulevard near Buffum called 911 just before 8 a.m. after finding a late-model Subaru partially submerged in the Little Arkansas River. The car was just south of the North Riverside Park. No one was in the car, and two doors were seen open. Crews removed the SUV at around 8:30 a.m. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Republican candidate for Senate Roy Moore rode his horse, Sassy, to the polls on Dec. 12 to cast his ballot. “This is a very important race for our country, for our state, and for the future,” Moore said.
Nick Mardis came by his love of flathead Fords naturally enough. His parents drove a 1940 Ford when he was a youngster and he had a hopped-up ’39 Ford coupe when he was in high school. “It had a good running flathead in it. It would outrun a ’57 Chevy Duntov Special … those guys couldn’t believe it,” he said. Flathead Fords were a way of life to him, he said.