January 17, 2010
Red-light cameras have been functioning since September. What can the collision records tell us about how they have affected motorist safety?
The Columbia Police Department introduced a new beat map that included north and south sectors as part of a geographic policing tactic. The new strategy aims to better patrol specific types of crimes that occur more frequently in certain parts of the city.
January 16, 2010
Missouri sophomore Kendra Frazier is one of four players on this season's Tigers roster who are Kansas natives.
Photo Courtesy Parker Funeral Service & Crematory
Missouri forward Justin Safford, left, tries to shoot past the defense of Oklahoma guard Cade Davis on Saturday in the Tiger's 66-61 loss in Norman, Okla.
Oklahoma guard Willie Warren, center, eyes the basket as he drives between Missouri guard Michael Dixon, right, and forward Laurence Bowers in the second half the game in Norman, Okla. on Saturday, Jan. 16. Oklahoma won 66-61.
Oklahoma guard Cade Davis, front, goes up for a basket in front of Missouri forward Justin Safford, back, during the second half of game in Norman, Okla. on Saturday, Jan. 16. Oklahoma defeated Missouri 66-61.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper Scott Ballard and members of the Boone County Fire Protection District begin their investigation into the cause of a head-on collision on Highway WW early Saturday afternoon. Both drivers were taken to University Hospital with moderate to severe injuries, Ballard said.
Missouri State Trooper Scott Ballard, left, takes notes for his accident report at the site of a head-on collision on Highway WW east of Rangeline Road early Saturday afternoon. Both drivers, the only occupants of the vehicles, were taken to University Hospital with moderate to severe injuries.
January 15, 2010
Central Missouri Glass employee John Wayne Josey puts final touches of caulking along the door frame of the new City Council Chambers in the Columbia city building addition at 701 E. Broadway.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper waits for a tow truck to get in position to remove a Dodge Omni from the site of a two-car accident at the intersection of Highway WW and Olivet Road on Friday morning. The driver of the Omni was ejected from the car by the force of impact and was taken to University Hospital.
A late model Ford Focus rests among trees along Highway WW near the Olivet Road intersection after the vehicle was involved in a two-car collision Friday morning. The two occupants were taken to University Hospital to receive treatment for injuries that were described as moderate.
Officer Gamal Castile canvasses the park outside Grace Covenant Church at the intersection of Garth Avenue and Sexton Road Friday afternoon for possible evidence in a shooting incident that occurred earlier that day.
Click here to download the Columbia Public Schools bond issue proposal.
Click here to download the entire agenda and bond issue proposal from the Jan. 11 meeting of the Columbia School Board.
A female bluegill fish swims in a spawning tank maintained by the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. Male and female fish are separated in the tank while the environment is adjusted to simulate spring, the ideal time of year for bluegill to spawn.
Young bluegill fish brought in from Iowa swim in farming tanks at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. The Missouri Aquaculture Association, based at the farm, imports stock fish from various areas across the country in order to avoid inbreeding.
Russel Gerlach, a lab tech for the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm, shows off a redear bluegill fish on Tuesday. The program is experimenting with farming bluegill fish as a viable source for food markets.
January 14, 2010
A Chilean UN peacekeeper works in the rubble of the Montana Hotel searching for victims of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince on Thursday.