January 30, 2009
Street artist Shepard Fairey signs his Barack Obama Hope artwork in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.
January 29, 2009
Benjamin Truesdell, left, and Kris Nordberg, right, support the Rock Bridge Bruins at the school's home basketball game against Hickman High School on Thursday. The two brought costumes and props to express their school spirit.
Rock Bridge High School cheerleader Jasmine Brown holds Maya Shaw at the rivalry boys basketball game against the Hickman High School Kewpies on Thursday.
Rock Bridge High Bruin Ricky Kreklow battles for the ball against Hickman High Kewpie Eric Franklin during the rivalry game played at Rock Bridge High School on Thursday. Kreklow was the the team's lead scorer with 18 points, helping to secure a 63-45 Bruin win.
Executive assistant U.S. attorney Dan Nelson talks about the Cut Throat gang.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner talks about gangs in Columbia and what has been done to keep them off of the streets.
Roll over the Flash map to read about the shootings in which suspected members of the Cut Throat gang are alleged to have participated, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Coach Cindy Stein yells at the team during a time out early in the first period of the game against Oklahoma State at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. The Tigers lost the game, 60-68.
Sarah Shire receives support from her teammates after a practice performance January 29. The team has a "touch rule" that requires some form of supporting physcical contact after a gymnast's performance that aims to improve team morale.
Adrianne Perry receives high fives after completing a run on the uneven bars during practice on Thursday. The team has a "touch rule" that requires some form of supporting physcical contact after a gymnast's performance. Coach Rob Drass said Nebraska is the only other team he knows of that uses the rule.
MU senior Leo Lyons has struggled all season, and he is now seeing reduced playing time. Analysts around the country have predicted Missouri will make the NCAA Tournament.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 suspected members of the Cut Throat gang on Thursday. At his side are representatives from the FBI, the U.S. attorney's office and the Boone County prosecuting attorney's office. Fourteen of the suspects are Columbia residents.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 suspected members of the Cut Throat gang at a news conference on Thursday at the Columbia Police Department. Dan Nelson, executive assistant U.S. attorney, right, and Dan Jones, FBI agent-in-charge, back right, led their respective departments in working with Columbia police to make the arrests.
ROTC members listen as Campbell speaks on Wednesday.
Lt. Gen. James L. Campbell, retired, speaks to, from left, GySgt Brett Rankin, MIDN 4/C Mike Wasley, MIDN 3/C Kevin Mills, MIDN 3/C Alex Richmond, MIDN 4/C Chris Hawley, MIDN 4/C Brent Gholson, MIDN 2/C Matt Linker and MIDN 2/C Tyler Lewis at his leadership seminar in Ellis Auditorium on Wednesday. Campbell instructed the ROTC members to "always stand for something" as one of the ways by which to achieve good leadership skills.
Lt. Gen. James L. Campbell, retired, makes a point during his leadership seminar at Ellis Library on Wednesday. Campbell spoke to ROTC members about the qualities of strong leaders, citing examples from his long military career which includes operations in Somalia and Haiti.
Click here to read the three-page news release from the U.S. attorney's office on the indictment of 16 people on suspicion of drug trafficking and other crimes.