November 11, 2009
Information about a possible hostage situation Tuesday in Jefferson City — both fact and rumor — quickly spread through the use of the online social media channel Twitter.
Columbia Transit announced its total ridership of 2,007,263 in fiscal year 2009.
November 10, 2009
Hickman's Taylor Cox, left, and Adam Brenner take the ball away from Camdenton's Jeron Sinclair in the Kewpies' Class 3 sectional victory Tuesday night in Jefferson City.
Hickman midfielder Cody Gorda heads the ball over Camdenton defender Spencer Thompson in the Kewpies Class 3 sectional victory Tuesday night in Jefferson City.
Alex Holliday, left, celebrates with teammate San Mouckoudby after Holiday scored for Hickman in its 2-1 overtime victory Tuesday night over Camdenton in Class 3 sectional competition.
Kansas State quarterback turned running back Daniel Thomas ran for 185 yards and a touchdown in last week’s win against Kansas
Andy Pele describes how he got started in triathlons and why he is now retiring from the sport. Pele has participated in a wide range of athletic events, including inline skating across the state of Iowa, a 100-mile run in Utah and numerous Iron Man triathlons. He retired from competition in September, but his idea of retirement is different than most.
A member of the SWAT team prepares to enter the Governor Office Building at the corner of Madison and High streets in Jefferson City on Tuesday.
All roads surrounding the Governor Office Building were closed to street and pedestrian traffic during the lockdown on Tuesday.
Workers are evacuated around noon on Tuesday from the Governor Office Building at 200 Madison Street in Jefferson City.
Click here to download a PDF report from the Service Corps of Retired Executives on how the Central Missouri Humane Society can improve its finances.
A SWAT team cleared the roof around noon on Tuesday. Governor Office Building employees were allowed to return to work at 2 p.m.
Click here to download a PDF report from the Central Missouri Humane Society regarding suggestions from the Service Corps of Retired Executives.
The rate in Missouri has consistently been higher than the national unemployment rate until the beginning of this year. The unemployment rate represents the number of people unemployed as a percent of the labor force.
Unidentified unemployed auto and steel workers picket in front of the White House in Washington, Aug. 4, 1982. Compared with 1982, Americans have more than triple the amount of debt in 2009 and less than half the savings. Their unemployment spells last 10 weeks longer, on average.
In this Oct. 22, 2009, photo, Vicki Adriano works at the Lordstown General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Compared with 1982, Americans have more than triple the amount of debt and less than half the savings. Their unemployment spells last 10 weeks longer, on average.
Missouri's Department of Revenue director, Alana Barragán-Scott
George Forsythe, the president of Westminster College, gives his address during the commemoration ceremony on Monday of the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago.
Giant dominoes placed along the former border in front of the Brandenburg Gate fall in a symbolic act in Berlin on Monday during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov.9, 1989.
Westminster College students trample down their mock Berlin Wall on Monday night outside of the Winston Churchill Museum in Fulton. Westminster is home to the largest section of the Berlin Wall in the U.S.