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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fans enjoy the London 2012 Olympics

Fans from across the world cheer on their teams as they compete in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

PHOTO GALLERY: U.S. claims several medals at Tuesday's Olympic games

The U.S. took home medals in women's gymnastics, soccer and swimming. Michael Phelps claimed his 19th medal when the U.S. won the men's 4x200-meter swimming relay, breaking the Olympic record for most medals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia offers services for Spanish speakers

Columbia is expanding its resources to provide services to the growing Latino population. Columbia está aumentando sus recursos para proveer servicios a la creciente población latina.

PHOTO GALLERY: Officials see growth in distracted walking accidents

Reports of injuries to distracted walkers treated at hospital emergency rooms have more than quadrupled in the past seven years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Monday at the London Olympics

At the Summer Olympics on Monday in London, the British men's gymnastics team won bronze in the artistic gymnastics competition, the United States volleyball beat Brazil, and two U.S. swimmers won gold medals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Therapy dogs brighten patients' day at Rusk Rehabilitation

Therapy dogs, along with volunteers, visit patients at Rusk Rehabilitation Center every Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fencing competition at Show-Me State Games

The Show-Me State Games fencing competition was held Sunday at Southern Boone High School in Ashland.