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LDN - Top Stories
was a perfect afternoon for the
kindergarten class from
Washington-Monroe School to have a
picnic. The youngsters had their
lunch in the shade of the trees at
Scully Park. Later in the day, a
whopper of a rainstorm changed the
landscape of the town from warm and
sunny to water everywhere. See
picture in Community.
Picture by Mike Fak (Click on
picture for larger image.)
image made from video released by British Petroleum shows equipment being used to try
to plug a
gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday during a maneuver known as a "top kill" that
has never before been tried 5,000 feet underwater. The
oil giant's chief executive earlier gave the procedure a
60 to 70 percent chance of working, and President Barack
Obama cautioned Wednesday that there were "no guarantees."
The spillway leading to the
sewer plant was a torrent of churning water yesterday afternoon.
Depending on where you lived, up to 2 inches of rain fell in just
over a half-hour. Some parts of the county, however, received just a
Picture by Mike Fak (Click on picture for larger image.)
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LDN - Entertainment
In this publicity image released by
Fox, season nine winner Lee DeWyze performs during the
"American Idol" finale at the Nokia Theatre in Los
Angeles on Wednesday. DeWyze won over the
favorite Bowersox to become the ninth winner of American
this May 20 file photo, former Major League Baseball right
fielder Sammy Sosa, right, and his wife, Sonia, attend the People en Espanol 50 Most Beautiful People event in New York. The House
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said Wednesday that the panel has decided not to have the Justice Department look
into whether Sammy lied at a March 2005 hearing, when the longtime
slugger stated: "I have never taken illegal performance-enhancing