Columbia skateboarder Justin Brown [Photo]

The ground looms beneath Columbia's Justin Brown as he leaps over the slope in the King of the Hill competition during Summer Shredfest on Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park’s skate park.

Missouri Tigers focus on fumbles [Photo]

DeVion Moore loses control of the ball during the MU Tigers first scrimmage of the season.

Missouri football's Derrick Washington reacts in Tigers first scrimmage [Photo]

Missouri running back Derrick Washington reacts after a play during the MU Tigers first scrimmage on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Judge's ruling exonerating Joshua Kezer [Document]

Kezer lawsuit against Scott County [Document]

Columbia cyclist wins in photo finish [Photo]

After a 200-meter sprint, Columbia cyclist David Henderson, top, beat California’s Dan Martin by the closest of margins to win the 2010 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships on Aug. 7 in Louisville, Ky.

Famous kissing photo [Photo]

In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1945 picture, a sailor and a nurse kiss in Manhattan's Times Square during celebrations for the end of World War II. The celebration followed the official announcement that Japan had accepted the terms of Potsdam conference and surrendered.

Kissing contest winners [Photo]

David and Holland Butler of Houston, winners of V-J Day kissing contest, are shown at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, La., on Aug. 14. The contest sought to recreate the iconic photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt shot in Times Square in New York City 65 years ago today.

Missouri Tigers' wide receiver Terry Dennis dodges a tackle [Photo]

Missouri's wide receiver Terry Dennis attempts to dodge a tackle after catching a pass during MU football's first scrimmage of the season on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Missouri Tigers' quarterback Tyler Gabbert runs a play [Photo]

Missouri Tigers' quarterback Tyler Gabbert runs a play during MU's first scrimmage of the season on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Missouri Tigers' Derrick Washington celebrates a play [Photo]

Missouri football's Derrick Washington celebrates after a play with teammate Jerrell Jackson during the Tigers' first scrimmage of the year on Saturday at Faurot Field.

UFO Convention [Photo]

Margie Kay, left, reaches for change as Joyce Stohr, right, leafs through her wallet on Aug. 14 at the UFO convention.

Books for sale at the UFO conference [Photo]

Books for sale at the UFO conference line a table on Aug. 14. Among the books available was “Captured!: The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience” by Stanton Friedman and Kathleen Marden.

Teacher supply store prepares for new school year [Photo]

Books line the shelves at Ann's Teachers Store, ready to be snapped up by teachers getting ready to go back to school, on Wednesday.

Buying school supplies [Photo]

Scott O'Connell picks up school supplies for the upcoming year from Martha Stolp at Ann's Teachers Store on Wednesday. O'Connell teaches third grade at New Franklin Elementary.

Gary and Linda Haas [Photo]

This photo provided by the family shows Gary and Linda Haas. Authorities have linked Arizona prison escappes and their accomplice to the couple's murder on a remote ranch near Santa Rosa, NM.

Desert to Dome dinner [Photo]

Renate and Greg Crawford share a laugh during a dinner held for them by the University of Notre Dame alumni association at the Les Bourgeois Blufftop Bistro on Aug. 13. The Crawfords are riding from Arizona to Notre Dame to raise awareness for Niemann-Pick Type C, a deadly neurodegenerative disease that primarily affects children.

Desert to Dome bike ride [Photo]

The official Notre Dame Science van that is accompanying Dean Greg Crawford and his wife Renate on their Desert to Dome bike ride has been signed by supporters at many stops along their route from Arizona to Notre Dame. The image of the three grandchildren of Ara Parseghian, the namesake of the research organization for which the Crawfords are riding and a former Notre Dame coach, who lost their lives to Niemann-Pick Type C adorns the side of the van.

Affordable school supplies: Dollar Tree vs Walmart [Graphic]

After examining the list of school supplies needed for Rock Bridge Elementary’s second-graders, two Missourian reporters set out to the Dollar Tree and Walmart located on Grindstone Parkway to find the most affordable supplies. Columbia Public Schools start Thursday. Visit the Columbia Public School’s website to view each schools’ supply list.

Kitchen fire damages home [Photo]

Columbia Firefighters emerge from 504 Rogers St. on Saturday. They were called to the scene because of a small kitchen fire. Damage is estimated at $5,000. There were no injuries.