April 18, 2011
The best photos from Columbia and around the world from April 11-18. Images include the 83rd annual Missouri FFA convention, Libyan rebels and tornado damage in Oklahoma.
Map of the proposed Providence Pedway.
Pictured is U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal. The 10-term Democratic congressman died Saturday. He was 80.
U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal, campaigned at MU's Homecoming parade, Oct. 10, 1986.
A law enforcement officer steps over the crime scene tape near the apartment building where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed early Monday morning.
A law enforcement vehicle is parked outside the apartment building on La Porte Avenue where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed.
A child's toy can be seen beyond the crime scene tape at the apartment building where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed Monday.
U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal, a 10-term Democratic congressman, died Saturday. He was 80.
Mark McNally works part-time at a liquor store in Edina, Minn. McNally, 23, earned a history degree from the University of Minnesota and said he doesn't think he can earn the same kind of money his parents made when they were his age.
Mark McNally is shown at his part-time job at a liquor store April 6 in Edina, Minn. A history major, McNally said he's enjoying his life as a part-time clerk before he gets tied down in a research or analyst job.
A man cries while talking on the phone after a shooting on the 7100 block of La Porte Ave north of Columbia on Sunday night. "He's dead momma, he's dead," he said.
Emergency medical personnel leave the scene of a shooting Sunday in the 7100 block of La Porte Avenue north of Columbia. One man died in the incident.
Gas prices are shown on a sign at a Break Time gas station on the corner of Stadium Boulevard and Old 63 South on Sunday. Prices have risen by 20 cents per gallon in Columbia during the past week.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 121 and students from the St. Thomas More Newman Center at MU line the reconstructed bridge near the Rockhill entrance to the Clyde WIlson Memorial Park on April 2. Rebuilding the bridge was part of troop member Adam Stansfield's Eagle Scout project. Photo courtsey of John Stansfield
White residue can be seen on brick pavers in front of City Hall in Columbia. The city plans to power wash the bricks Monday to remove the residue.
A map locating Clyde Wilson Park.
April 17, 2011
Payton Naumann, 2, right, smiles after petting Courtney Harral's dog, Aysa, during the Earth Day festival on Sunday.
Children gather and play with a puppy on Elm Street in downtown Columbia during the Earth Day festival on Sunday.
Young chickens eat feed in a crate behind the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture tent at the Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 17, 2011. The white chickens will serve as meat birds, while the brown chicks will produce eggs. The agriculture group encouraged the public to support farmers when buying goods.
Anlon O'Brien, left, and Peggy Gray pet Tommy, a rescue cat available for adoption, at the Spay, Neuter and Protect booth at the Earth Day festival Sunday.