January 18, 2011
The new Red Mango topping bar in Columbia has dozens of selections for customers to toss on their many choices of frozen yogurt.
Carly Meyer, 3, shows off clean hands while enjoying some frozen yogurt with her mother, Chrissy, on Tuesday afternoon at Red Mango. “I’m so glad they have one here now," Chrissy Meyer said.
A black Ford Mustang rests in a ditch that also contains pieces of a red Dodge Caravan following a three-vehicle collision on Route WW. Driver Donald J. Cook, 21, was taken away from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital.
Columbia Police crime scene investigators carefully walk around the site of a reported stabbing Tuesday afternoon at Sunset Mobile Home Park.
Columbia Police forensic investigators examine the site of a homicide Tuesday afternoon at Sunset Mobile Home Park. Police spokeswoman Jill Wieneke said police, fire and rescue crews were called in after a 911 call was made at 2:13 p.m.
Damage resulted from a sudden fire at Loveall RVs at approximately 1:40 a.m. today. According to Boone County Fire Protection Public Information Officer Gale Blomenkamp, no one was injured in the fire.
January 17, 2011
A man gazes into his candle during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. candle walk outside of St. Luke United Methodist Church on Monday night. Participants walked with candles from Douglass High School to St. Luke United Methodist Church to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
A man holds his candle for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. candle walk in the gym of Douglass High School on Monday night. Participants walked with candles from Douglass High School to St. Luke United Methodist Church.
Missouri freshman guard Phil Pressey, left, guards Kansas State's Jacob Pullen. Pressey harassed the Wildcats on offense and defense Monday, finishing the game with 13 points and a team-leading four steals.
Missouri's Marcus Denmon attempts, but misses a dunk against Kansas State defender Jordan Henriquez-Roberts in Monday's Tigers victory. Denmon led Missouri with 14 points.
A stone column states "I still believe that we shall overcome" at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden on Monday. Members of the Columbia NAACP held their annual ceremony at the memorial to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Shalia Ford, state youth director for the Missouri NAACP branch, speaks Monday during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden. Ford said children today should not only recognize the dream of King, but also honor their own dreams as well.
Sharrell Luckett and her cast rehearse for a contemporary performance that honors the life and teachings of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The performance is a mix of drumming, dancing and monologues, written by students based on their personal experience.
In this Jan. 13 photo, farmer Earl Snell stands next to greenhouse-like structures called high tunnels on his rural farm in Skippersville, Ala. Snell said he now can grow the tomatoes year-round and compete with southern Florida growers, who have been dealing with a severe freeze that caused prices to rise.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is seen through a viewfinder of a TV camera as he gives a press conference in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem Monday. The defense minister abruptly announced Monday that he was leaving his Labor Party and forming a new parliamentary faction inside the governing coalition, completing a split in the iconic party over the handling of peace talks with the Palestinians. The dramatic and unexpected move did not immediately threaten the stability of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's parliamentary majority. Instead, it appeared to strengthen Netanyahu's hardline coalition by leaving it with a smaller, yet largely like-minded majority.
A man tries to breath through a cloth as tear gas fills the street behind on Monday, while police clashed with protesters during a demonstration against former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in the center of Tunis. Police used tear gas to break up the demonstration on the main avenue in central Tunis, and helicopters were seen circling overhead.
Protesters cheers a soldier Monday during a demonstration against former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in the center of Tunis. Tunisia's interim leaders plan to announce a new government Monday that includes opposition leaders for the first time — a move they hope will stabilize their violence-wracked nation.
Maj. Ben Stillwell, right, listens as the Rev. Eric Ware of House of Prayer pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday during the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. James AME Church in Cape Girardeau.
January 16, 2011
Albert Pujols horses around with former teammate Steve Kline as he signs autographs Sunday for fans at the Cardinals Winter Warm-up in St. Louis.
MU sophomore Nathan McCormick grapples with UTC sophomore Prescott Garner in the 133 weight-class during the "Beauty and the Beast" event at the Hearnes Center on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011.