January 16, 2010
Missouri State Trooper Scott Ballard, left, takes notes for his accident report at the site of a head-on collision on Highway WW east of Rangeline Road early Saturday afternoon. Both drivers, the only occupants of the vehicles, were taken to University Hospital with moderate to severe injuries.
January 15, 2010
Central Missouri Glass employee John Wayne Josey puts final touches of caulking along the door frame of the new City Council Chambers in the Columbia city building addition at 701 E. Broadway.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper waits for a tow truck to get in position to remove a Dodge Omni from the site of a two-car accident at the intersection of Highway WW and Olivet Road on Friday morning. The driver of the Omni was ejected from the car by the force of impact and was taken to University Hospital.
A late model Ford Focus rests among trees along Highway WW near the Olivet Road intersection after the vehicle was involved in a two-car collision Friday morning. The two occupants were taken to University Hospital to receive treatment for injuries that were described as moderate.
Officer Gamal Castile canvasses the park outside Grace Covenant Church at the intersection of Garth Avenue and Sexton Road Friday afternoon for possible evidence in a shooting incident that occurred earlier that day.
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A female bluegill fish swims in a spawning tank maintained by the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. Male and female fish are separated in the tank while the environment is adjusted to simulate spring, the ideal time of year for bluegill to spawn.
Young bluegill fish brought in from Iowa swim in farming tanks at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. The Missouri Aquaculture Association, based at the farm, imports stock fish from various areas across the country in order to avoid inbreeding.
Russel Gerlach, a lab tech for the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm, shows off a redear bluegill fish on Tuesday. The program is experimenting with farming bluegill fish as a viable source for food markets.
January 14, 2010
A Chilean UN peacekeeper works in the rubble of the Montana Hotel searching for victims of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince on Thursday.
Gladys Loiuis Jeune is pulled alive from the rubble of her home in Port-au-Prince nearly 43 hours after Tuesday's earthquake, where she was greeted by her ecstatic daughter Thursday.
Cindy Terasme screams after seeing the feet of her dead 14-year-old brother Jean Gaelle Dersmorne in the rubble of the collapsed St. Gerard School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday.
A man empties out the refrigerator of his collapsed home in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. A powerful earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday, leaving thousands dead and many displaced.
Missouri's Michael Dixon Jr. tries to drive past Kansas State's Martavious Irving. Dixon committed a costly mistake against Texas Tech but redeemed himself with two free throws in overtime.
Company spokesman Bob Fesmire speaks to the media as employees arrive for work at ABB Inc. on Thursday, one week after a disgruntled employee shot and killed three co-workers and injured five others before turning the gun on himself at the plant in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Members of the Chinese Performing Arts Group performed a traditional dance at the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration on Thursday morning.
Mayor Darwin Hindman congratulates 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Award winners Bill and Dolores Clark at the conclusion of the annual diversity celebration on Thursday morning.
Director Eduardo Crespi of Centro Latino, the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Award group winner, speaks with members of the Holiday Inn staff who worked at the annual diversity event on Thursday morning.