Columbia's Crime Rate, 2001-2009 [Graphic]

Jerry Wade's campaign [Slideshow]

Photos from Jerry Wade's campaign for mayor.

Sid Sullivan's campaign [Slideshow]

Photos from Sid Sullivan's campaign for mayor.

Paul Love's campaign [Slideshow]

Photos from Paul Love's campaign for mayor.

Sean O'Day's campaign [Slideshow]

Photos from Sean O'Day's campaign for mayor.

Bob McDavid's campaign [Slideshow]

Photos from Bob McDavid's campaign for mayor.

Paul Stiepleman greets student [Photo]

Peter Stiepleman, West Boulevard Elementary School principal, greets third-grader Keajaneé Cribbs before school on March 10. Stiepleman stands outside the school and greets students by name as they enter.

Plans for the 'mansion' [Photo]

During Saturday's coop-building workshop, Ian Thomas, right, shows Robert Johnson the "Chicken Mansion" that his wife wants him to build. Thomas hopes to finish the project this week.

Measuring the coop [Photo]

Bobby Johnson measures the chicken coop for the roof at at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's Hands On Coop Building workshop on Saturday.

Constructing the coop [Photo]

From left, Bobby Johnson, Laurie Florio and Jaye Wright construct a chicken coop Saturday at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's workshop. The coop was built with wood from an old deck and scrap metal that was found on Paris Road.

Missouri hammer thrower Chris Holly at Missouri Relays [Photo]

MU junior Chris Holly builds up speed for the throw in the hammer throw event during Missouri Relays at Walton Stadium on Friday. Holly, a junior college national champion, is competing in his first season for the Tigers. During the Missouri Relays he threw 59.73 meters.

Skala travel receipts [Graphic]

From 2007 through 2009, Third Ward incumbent Karl Skala attended 13 conferences, seminars and expos. Skala has been accused by Gary Kespohl of misusing the City Council’s travel budget to finance these trips.

Council members are allocated a $42 per diem for meals during their travels.

Hindman speaks at dinner in his honor [Photo]

Mayor Darwin Hindman addresses the crowd at the "Thank You, Mayor Hindman!" Dinner on Saturday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Approximately 500 attendees gathered to celebrate Hindman's 15 years of service as Columbia's mayor.

Hindman honored at dinner [Photo]

"Thank You, Mayor Hindman" dinner [Photo]

Approximately 500 attendees gathered to honor Mayor Darwin Hindman at the "Thank You, Mayor Hindman!" Dinner held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Saturday night.

This Week in Pictures: March 21 to 27 [Slideshow]

High-tech city [Photo]

If Google selects Columbia, the city would become part of an experiment that would bring ultra-high speed Internet to the area.

Hindman submits Google application [Photo]

Mayor Darwin Hindman submits the online application for Google Fiber at city hall on Friday.

Opposing the proposition [Photo]

Standing at the corner of Ninth Street and Broadway on Friday, Dan Viets makes clear his opposition to Proposition One, which would allow the use of city surveillance.

Google Fiber application [Document]

Columbia's application to Google to host a trial for the company's high-speed fiber-optic broadband Internet service. (360 KB)