Gotcha owner shares his Halloween tales [Photo]

David Lagasse, left, and his nephew, Bryan Page watch as Aaro Froese demonstrates one of the magic tricks he sells at Gotcha Costume Shop. Gotcha has a variety of entertainment goods and is busy this time of year, renting out costumes for Holloween.

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Braxton Gardener, 8, of Ridgeway Elementary School is shown how to play the viola by Missouri Strings Project instructor Courtney Burris during the open house for the project at MU's Fine Arts Building on Sept. 08. The Missouri Strings Project strives to promote music education in elementary school students.

Why do kids want to do music and why do teachers want to teach it [Photo]

Trentynne Davis, 9 of Ridgeway Elementary School tries a half-size violin with the help of MU senior Justin Frieda during the open house for the Missouri Stings Project at MU's Fine Arts Building on Sep. 8. Frieda has been an instuctor with the project for the past three years.

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Shelly Stewart instructs Emma Olson, 8, of Lee Elementary School during the open house of the Missouri Strings Project on Sept. 8.

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Kristy Workman, 8, of Midway Heights Elementary School tries a viola with the assistance of Courtney Burris during the open house for the Missouri Stings Project at MU's Fine Arts Building on Sept. 8.

MU doubles team quite a pairing [Photo]

Chrissy Svetlic has played No. 1 doubles for the Tigers the past two years.

School's in session at the pool hall [Photo]

Bob Kvam, left, lines up his shot while Joe Kunce, right, waits for his turn.

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MU tennis coach Blake Starkey says freshman Mallory Weber "likes to hit it once and come right at you."

CIA logo looks suspiciously familiar [Graphic]

Man dies after fiery crash on U.S. 63 [Photo]

Firefighters investigate the scene of an accident on U.S. 63. The driver died after his car caught fire in the crash.

Former Hickman football coach in unique situation [Photo]

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Gregg Nesbitt

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Kellen Nesbitt

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Ryan Nesbitt

Hard to stop Hickman running back [Photo]

Hickman running back Rob Heath's father and grandfather both played for the Kewpies.

MU football team not looking back [Photo]

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said he isn't looking forward to seeing Iowa State receiver Todd Blythe, right.

Police release report from Sen. Graham arrest [Photo]

Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated Saturday night.

Beth Shalom builds new synagogue [Photo]

Debbie Kaplan, religious school director at Beth Shalom, stands for a portrait on October 23, 2007 in the new synagogue that will open on October 28, 2007. This building will also house four spacious rooms with removable partitions that will enable Beth Shalom to expand its’ Hebrew School.

Vocal freshman inspires MU volleyball team [Photo]

MU freshman Caitlyn Vann says she is learning all she can from senior libero Tatum Ailes because she is the likely to assume Ailes’ role next season.

Cougars soccer player bonds with assistant coach [Photo]

Jordan Cox builds his ball control skills during a drill known as “tennis” at a Columbia College practice. The Hickman graduate chose the Cougars so that he could continue to play for Kevin Roderique, his former club coach.