February 26, 2011
Columbia police officers identify and label evidence at the crime scene of a shooting Saturday night at Midwest Petroleum on Business Loop 70 East. Witnesses reported hearing five to seven gunshots. Three vehicles were hit by gunfire, including the victim's.
At the 2011 Mid-Missouri Home and Lifestyle Expo on Saturday, the "Ultimate Man Cave" allowed expo visitors to explore an ideal manly setting. The Man Cave included three TV screens, a shuffleboard table and a pool table, as well as a "Golden Girls" poster.
Pierpont is included in the census for the first time.
The 51st annual Mid-Missouri Home & Lifestyle Expo featured over 125 exhibits and seminars, including the ultimate man cave, an ugliest bathroom contest, woman-centric home design and alternative energy information.
Mussa Omar examines the entries for the ugliest bathroom contest Saturday at the Mid-Missouri Home & Lifestyle Expo at Hearnes Center. The winner of the ugliest bathroom will receive a complete bathroom makeover from Inside Columbia magazine.
Craig and Michelle Neuser adjust their 3D glasses while preparing to watch "Avatar" on a 3D TV Saturday afternoon at the D&M Sound booth at the Mid-Missouri Home and Lifestyle Expo inside Hearnes Center.
A spokesperson for Royal Prestige demonstrates stainless steal cookware at the Mid-Missouri Home & Lifestyle Expo inside Hearnes Center Saturday. The expo started Friday and runs through 4 p.m. Sunday.
Colorado forward Brittany Spears drives to the basket through Missouri defenders Sydney Crafton, left, Christine Flores, back right, and Shakara Jones. Spears scored 26 points to lead the Buffaloes.
Columbia native Carl Edwards climbs out of his car after winning the poll position Saturday during qualifying for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Columbia College's Makenzie Smith cheers after a basket alongside Cougars coach Mike Davis on Saturday in the team's victory over William Woods.
Columbia College's Ashley Fisher drives past William Wood's Jestine Gerber on Saturday in the Cougars' victory at the Arena at Southwell Complex. The Cougars completed the American Midwest Conference regular season at 16-0.
Individuals gather near the Capitol in Jefferson City on Saturday to rally in support of the union protesters in Wisconsin. Hundreds of union supporters and tea party members held raucous competing demonstrations at the Statehouse.
Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen and coach Frank Martin exchange words during the Wildcats' victory over Missouri on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan. "Most coaches tell you what you want to hear to make you happy," Pullen said. "He tells you what you need to hear to make you better."
Marcus Denmon drives past Martavious Irving during the second half of MU's game against Kansas State. Denmon finished with 22 points. The Tigers lost 80-70.
Matt Pressey, left, lunges for a loose ball as Jacob Pullen dives under Kansas State's basket during the second half of the game in Manhattan, Kan. The Tigers lost 80-70, and Pullen finished with 24 points.
Missouri guard Kim English drives past Rodney McGruder during the first half of the game versus Kansas State. The Wildcats led 41-38 at the half.
Jacob Pullen high fives Rodney McGruder after a three-point basket that put the Wildcats up 10-0 early in the first half of the game versus MU.
February 25, 2011
The driver of a silver Chevy Monte Carlo drove through the front of First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street Friday. There were about 50 junior and senior high school kids and 10 adults inside the church at the time. No one was injured during the accident, Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jill Wieneke said.
A police car stops on the curb as the driver of a silver Chevy Monte Carlo crashes through the front of First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street Friday. There were about 50 junior and senior high school kids and 10 adults inside the church at the time. No one was injured during the accident, Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jill Wieneke said.