January 27, 2011
Harry Moore, Johnny Wright's roommate in 1976, listens to Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Richard Hicks' question during his testimony in the Becky Doisy case on Thursday.
The two surgeons look at a true three-dimensional image as they control the robotic arms of the new dual-console Da Vinci Surgical System that is new at University Hospital. This simulation shows off how doctors are able to perform precision maneuvers allowing for less invasive surgery.
Joe Moseley, former Boone County prosecuting attorney, testifies before the court during Johnny Wright's trial for the murder of Becky Doisy on Thursday. Moseley was the prosecuting attorney when Wright's roommate, Harry Moore, came forward with information that Wright showed him the body of Doisy in 1976.
Dr. Jerry Rogers, chair of the Department of Surgery at MU Health Care, highlights what the new robotic surgical system is able to do, through the control of trained doctors, on Thursday afternoon at the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Clinical Simulation Center at the MU School of Medicine.
Here is the full text of the Missouri Department of Corrections' Aging Offender Management Team.
Defendant Johnny Wright, left, listens Wednesday at the Boone County Courthouse as proceedings open in his trial for second-degree murder in the 1976 disappearance of Columbia waitress Becky Doisy.
Defense attorney Cleveland Tyson sits at the defense table during retired Columbia Det. Chris Egbert's testimony in the trial of Johnny Wright on Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse. Wright is charged with the August 1976 murder of Columbia waitress Becky Doisy.
Sandra Knoerr enjoys the crisp morning while walking Maggie, left, and Jed, right, on Thursday at Stephens Lake Park. Columbia residents woke up to hoarfrost covering freezing surfaces.
Ice-coated evergreen at the playground near Stephens Lake Park Thursday morning. Leaves and berries on trees around town were outlined in white crystals called hoarfrost.
Ice-covered swings at the playground near Stephens Lake Park Thursday morning. Many outdoor surfaces were covered with hoarfrost, which caused the white layer of ice crystals.
January 26, 2011
Missouri's Sydney Crafton fights for possession of the basketball with Kansas' Tania Jackson. Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said she appreciated her team's effort to go after loose balls. "I thought it was contagious,” she said.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown drives past Kansas' Diara Moore during Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena. Brown scored a game-high 22 points.
Missouri's Bailey Gee looks to make a pass as Kansas' Angel Goodrich, left, and Keena Mays, back, defend. Gee is a versatile player for the Tigers, but she only played four minutes against the Jayhawks.
The Hickman High School and Rock Bridge High School girls varsity basketball teams met on Wednesday evening for their yearly crosstown rivalry game. Students and fans from both schools filled the Hickman High School auditorium to cheer on their respective teams.
During a question and answer period, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp, diversity coordinator for the MU School of Medicine, asks Charles Blow about his thoughts on civic education and President Obama's recent State of the Union Address on Wednesday at Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union. Attendees had an opportunity to ask questions after Blow's lecture.
The New York Times columnist Charles Blow speaks at Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union on Wednesday. His lecture, 'A Lie Cannot Live: Rescuing Honest Political Debate From Apathy and Disengagement' was a part of the 2011 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at MU.
Wednesday evening, Michael Chambers, right, and neighbor Kenny Wood discuss the events of a vehicle break-in at Chambers' house. Chambers held the attempted-robbery suspect at gunpoint Tuesday morning until police arrived.
Chris Egbert, the detective for the missing person report filed for Becky Doisy in 1976, tells the story of his endeavors to locate Johnny Wright the week after Doisy went missing.