June 11, 2008
Police say three people entered this duplex on Pimlico Drive early Tuesday and robbed and killed Nathaniel Bentley.
From left, members of CARE Gallery Kiana Nason, Stellan Harris and Lauren Sapp plan activities for Lunch in the Park, where they will be painting faces, assembling pinwheels, and making buttons with younger kids. CARE employs people ages 14 to 18 for the summer. "I like it," Oz Terrell said. "I'm only 15, so it's hard to get a job anywhere else."
Members of CARE Gallery Kathleen "Kitty" Wininger and Stellan Harris practice face painting for their upcoming participation with Lunch in the Park, where they will be painting faces, assembling pinwheels and making buttons with younger kids
Scott Troxel, urologist, left, and Jonathan Thomas, obstetrics and gynecology surgeon, with the da Vinci surgical robot. The robot lessens recovery time for minimally invasive surgery patients.
Phil Groeschel, right, from the MU theatre department, works with Imuetiyan Eke, center, and Brandon Lor from the Kauffman Scholars Program in leadership building activities at Eckles Hall on Monday. The Kauffman Scholars Program is an after-school program preparing low-income students for college.
Phil Groeschel, from the MU theatre department, leads a group of students from the Kauffman Scholars Program in leadership building activities at Eckles Hall on Monday. One aspect of the program requires students to visit colleges during the summer so that they can see what options are available to them.
Middle school and high school students from Kansas City visited MU on Monday to participate in various leadership programs. The students came to MU as participants in the Kauffman Scholars Program, which helps underprivileged seventh- though 12th-graders prepare for college.
Columbia firefighters dump debris onto Fifth Street outside of the MU Power Plant on Wednesday evening. A fire broke out in a server room in the southeast corner of the plant but was quickly contained by officials who got the call at 5:47 p.m.
Ten fire trucks sit outside the MU Power Plant to investigate a fire that broke out Wednesday evening. The fire, which was started by welders working on a valve pipe on Stewart Road, was quickly contained in the server room where it broke out.
Douglass High School basketball player Landon Boone during a practice session Feb. 18 at Columbia College.
Columbia Regional Hospital unveiled its new da Vinci Surgical System Wednesday. The $1.3 million robotic system will help doctors conduct surgical procedures by providing a better range of motion and increased dexterity. Doctors say the system will be used for prostate, kidney and bladder surgery.
Columbia firefighters responded to a fire inside the MU Power Plant Wednesday evening. The Columbia Fire Department reported that welding sparks ignited the fire, which caused about $5,000 in damage before being extinguished.
June 10, 2008
Allen McCarter pins up papers with participants' reflections during the ex-offender simulation at Smithton Middle School on Friday, June 6, 2008. The program was designed to give participants a first-hand experience of the hardships ex-offenders face in their communities.
Allen McCarter pins up papers with participants' reflections during the ex-offender simulation at Smithton Middle School on Friday. The program was designed to give participants a first-hand experience of the hardships ex-offenders face in their communities.
While simulating being an ex-offender, Mia Ferrell, left, discusses her lack of options with Danny O'Farrell, right, who is acting as a prison worker during the ex-offender simulation at Smithton Middle School on Friday.
Scott Searles examines his resource cards during the ex-offender simulation at Smithton Middle School on Friday. Participants traded the cards for simulated services.
Three or four men entered this house on Pimlico Drive early Tuesday morning. The men demanded money and property from the occupants and shot Nathaniel Bentley, 22, in the head.
Track workers try to hold down Eight Belles after the filly crossed the finish line and collapsed with two broken ankles during the Kentucky Derby.