June 22, 2010
Jenny Dixon, left, and Keri Smith enjoy the shade of a large black maple tree, latin name acer nigrum, in Peace Park on Tuesday.
A Buttonbush, latin name cephalanthus occidentalis, grows behind Tucker Hall at MU.
A fringetree, latin name chionathus virginicah, grows in front of Mumford Hall at MU.
Columbia residents fought a heat index above 100 degrees on Tuesday.
A bear on Jeff Ford's property in Webster and Douglas County — his property extends into both counties. The image was made by a motion activated trail camera. Ford has been using trail cameras since he bought the property in 2005.
A yearling bear on Jeff Ford's property in Webster and Douglas County — his property extends into both counties. The image was made in June 2007 by a motion activated trail camera. Ford has been using trail cameras since he bought the property in 2005.
Read the letter regarding an appeal with the Citizens Police Review Board sent by California resident Ed Rosenthal after Police Chief Ken Burton sent him a letter rejecting his initial complaint.
Tausha Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp.
Carolyn Kemp examines evidence as Boone County prosecutor Andrea Hayes displays it during witness testimony in the first-degree murder trial of Tausha Fields on June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse. Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp, who was Carolyn Kemp's son.
Tausha Fields listens to the prosecution's opening statements June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse.
Boone County Sheriff's Detective Thomas O'Sullivan identifies evidence as Boone County Prosecutor Richard Hicks displays it during the first day of testimony in Tausha Fields' first-degree murder trial on June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse. Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp.
The community garden tour showcases the produce and community growing in Columbia.
June 21, 2010
Lines of cars are seen driving northbound on Stadium Boulevard on Monday from the intersection of Stadium and Broadway.
Terrell Page lets his seven-month-old cousin Malik Shipley drink from a cup of lemonade purchased from a stand run by Mezzie Anderson and Kayla Wingate on Monday. The stand was located outside Anderson's house on Range Line Street.
Eleven-year-old Mezzie Anderson pours a cup of fresh-squeezed lemonade at the lemonade stand she and Kayla Wingate ran from the Anderson's house on Range Line Street. Tessa Anderson, Mezzie's mother, said the lemonade stand was entirely Mezzie's idea. "She said 'It's summer, I want some money. How about a lemonade stand?'"
Kayla Wingate, 13, and Mezzie Anderson, 11, hold signs advertising their lemonade stand on Monday afternoon. This was the second day that the girls operated the lemonade stand, and Anderson's mother, Tessa, said that they grossed $35 in their first day - enough to pay for their start-up costs.
This brief, filed by Assistant Attorney General Shaun Mackelprang on Friday, argues against granting Ryan Ferguson a new trial.