PHOTO GALLERY: Firefighters attend to Hallsville fire

Both Boone County and Columbia firefighters responded Sunday to a barn fire in Hallsville. The fire resulted in no deaths or injuries.

PHOTO GALLERY: Young gymnasts attend practice

After the 2012 London Games, the four gymnastics clubs in Columbia expect to see a spike in enrollment, widely known as the "Olympic boom."

PHOTO GALLERY: Saturday at the London Olympics

Michael Phelps and Serena Williams were among the gold medal winners Saturday at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day 3 of Missouri football practice

Training camp continued Saturday for the Missouri Tigers at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Numbers show real estate market recovery

Growing numbers of home buyers, such as Margaret Miller, as well as increases in new construction permits and home prices, reveal the recovery of the recently downtrodden real estate market.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial service for Aditi Avhad held in Memorial Union

Friends and faculty gathered Friday at Memorial Union to share their memories of Aditi Avhad, who died in a Megabus accident Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day 7 at the London Games

The London Games continued on Friday with Michael Phelps increasing his record medal total to 20, Serena Williams advancing to the women's tennis final and 15-year-old swimmer Katie Ledecky winning gold for the U.S.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football team tackles second day of practice

Missouri football practice continued on Friday with the team's second day of training camp at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team headed to Europe for five game tour

The Missouri men's basketball team will be traveling to Europe for a five game, 10-day tour. Head Coach Frank Haith said, "we are going to utilize this time to really get to know our team."

PHOTO GALLERY: A look at how fire investigators asses fire scenes

As a fire investigator for the Columbia Fire Department, Lt. Shawn McCollom McCollom goes to fires where he takes pictures and notes to make an analysis of the cause and damage of a fire.

PHOTO GALLERY: Megabus crashes into bridge pillar outside St. Louis

A packed double-decker Megabus blew a tire and slammed into a concrete bridge support pillar on an Illinois interstate Thursday, leaving at least one person dead and more than two dozen others injured, officials said. The Illinois State Police said Aditi R. Avhad died in the crash and has ties to MU.

PHOTO GALLERY: Special Olympic Athlete of the Year takes a swing at new sport

Last year, Leanna Krogman competed in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Greece and won the Special Olympics Missouri Outstanding Athlete of 2011. On Thursday, she tried her hand at a new sport and won a bronze medal in stroke play of the Central Area Special Olympics Golf Tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers take to field for first practice of season

After recovering from surgery for an injured shoulder, the Tigers starting quarterback James Franklin fully participated in the team's first practice of the season Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: London Olympics, day 6

On the sixth day of the London Olympics, Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal, and Gabby Douglas won the individual all-around gymnastics competition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marine veteran awarded Congressional Medal of Honor

Lawrence Diggs received the Congressional Gold Medal received last month for his service in one of the nation's first predominantly African-American Marine units.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri 340 Race stops at Katfish Katy's Campground

Competitors of the Missouri 340 Race stopped at a checkpoint at Katfish Katy's Campground to refuel and rest on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown construction crew replace historic bricks, battle heat

Construction crews in downtown Columbia worked in severe heat Wednesday afternoon.

PHOTO GALLERY: Wednesday at the London Olympics

The U.S. team won three gold medals Wednesday at the London Olympics.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Interfaith Resource Center provides food, showers

The Columbia Interfaith Resource Center provides showers, food and other resources to those in need. The center is currently looking for a larger location.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia marathoner overcomes odds to return to competive racing

After spending 20 years away from competitive racing, Columbia resident and marathon runner Angie Turner started running again with the hopes of qualifying for the Olympics.