Veterans Day Parade [Slideshow]

For Veterans Day, Boone County paid tribute this morning to U.S. service personnel and veterans with a parade and an honors ceremony that ended at the Boone County Courthouse

Family charged with sex crimes [Photo]

In this photo released by the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, from left, Jared Leroy Mohler, 48, of Columbia, David A. Mohler, 52, of Lamoni, Iowa, Burrell Edward Mohler Sr., 77, of Independence, Burrell Edward Mohler Jr., 53, also of Independence and Roland Neil Mohler, 47, of Bates City. All were arrested Tuesday and charged with forcible sodomy, rape and use of a child in a sexual performance.

The Beat: Inside "Today's Question" [Audio]

Extreme runner enjoys camaraderie of running after retiring [Photo]

Andy Pele, a 42-year-old Columbia resident and retired athlete, has competed in a wide range of athletic events including Ironman triathlon competitions and inline-skating races. He said the most extreme event he ever participated in was a 100-mile trail run in Utah. He's considering running another.

Vigil of honor [Photo]

Robert Nelson marches as part of a two-person detail Tuesday in front of the war memorials by the Boone County Courthouse. The detail was for a vigil in honor of local veterans.

Marching for veterans [Photo]

NoHostage_Twitter [Graphic]

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 Numbers [Graphic]

Columbia Transit announced its total ridership of 2,007,263 in fiscal year 2009.

Hickman steals away ball [Photo]

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.

Cody Gordan makes a header for Hickman [Photo]

Hickman midfielder Cody Gorda heads the ball over Camdenton defender Spencer Thompson in the Kewpies Class 3 sectional victory Tuesday night in Jefferson City.

HIckman wins 2009 boys soccer sectional [Photo]

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 running back Daniel Thomas [Photo]

Kansas State quarterback turned running back Daniel Thomas ran for 185 yards and a touchdown in last week’s win against Kansas

Retired triathlete talks about his love of the sport [Video]

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.

SWAT team clears Governor Office Building [Photo]

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.

The perimeter [Photo]

All roads surrounding the Governor Office Building were closed to street and pedestrian traffic during the lockdown on Tuesday.

Governor Office Building [Photo]

Workers are evacuated around noon on Tuesday from the Governor Office Building at 200 Madison Street in Jefferson City.

SCORE report [Document]

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.

SWAT team [Photo]

A SWAT team cleared the roof around noon on Tuesday. Governor Office Building employees were allowed to return to work at 2 p.m.

Humane Society Report [Document]

Click here to download a PDF report from the Central Missouri Humane Society regarding suggestions from the Service Corps of Retired Executives.

Unemployed in 1982 faced different circumstances [Photo]

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.