PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College softball plays Lindenwood University-Belleville

The Columbia College Cougars played the Lindenwood University-Belleville Lynxes on Friday at Antimi Softball Complex. The Cougars won 2-1 in the first game and lost 2-1 in the second game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Nursing home uses videos to help dementia patients

The Hebrew Home of Riverdale, a nursing home in the Bronx, New York, has started a pilot program in which relatives record video messages for patients of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. The videos are played for them each morning to calm their agitation and reassure them about their surroundings and their routines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Medical policies evolving concerning intersex children

A more patient-driven approach uses surgeons, counselors, ethicists and hormone experts to determine what course of action intersex children should take and if surgery should be performed at all.

PHOTO GALLERY: Renovations boost Jesse Hall's infrastructure

After being closed since spring 2014 for renovations, Jesse Hall will reopen in May. The building has a new elevator and a comprehensive fire suppression system, among other changes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Homeless and pregnant in Springfield

Elizabeth "Lyzz" Buford, 21, moved to Springfield, Missouri, from Kansas City after finding out she was pregnant. Buford is homeless and uses many resources in Springfield to acquire food, clothing, transportation and shelter.

PHOTO GALLERY: Female veterans struggle with identity, recognition

For years, female veterans like Helen Grahl were not aware of their eligibility for health care services. Grahl became informed through Department of Veterans Affairs' outreach aimed at female veterans like herself. She began taking advantage of VA health care earlier this year.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jays beat the Spartans 1-0

The Jefferson City Jays won against the Battle Spartans in a 1-0 game Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Low-lying dams responsible for hundreds of fatalities

Low-head dams create smooth waterways that invites city planners to turn an urban river into rustic recreational space. But the seemingly gentle dams hid a a secret: they have dragged hundreds of unsuspecting people into their churning waters and drowned them.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge soccer defeats Hickman

Rock Bridge Bruins girls soccer defeat the Hickman Kewpies 2-1 on Wednesday night at Hickman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge beats Hickman in soccer game

The Rock Bridge Bruins won against the Hickman Kewpies 2-1 at Hickman High School on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: IBM's Columbia facility on LaMone Industrial Boulevard

IBM moved into its new Columbia facility on LeMone Industrial Boulevard in 2010 with the promise of creating 800 jobs by 2012. By the end of 2013, the facility housed only 606 employees, a number which doesn't factor in January layoffs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Police shoot armed robbery suspect in Hitt Street Garage

Columbia and MU police surrounded Hitt Street Garage after a reported shooting Wednesday evening. According to MU Alert: "During a search for a suspect in an armed robbery, Columbia Police asked the MU Police Department for assistance. The suspect was located and engaged police, who shot and killed him. The campus is safe at this time."

PHOTO GALLERY: Toga Day at Columbia Independent School

Almost 130 Columbia Independent School students celebrated their annual Toga Day about noon on Wednesday. After grabbing lunch at Harpo’s, they paraded to Missouri United Methodist Church’s multipurpose room to perform a series of skits in front of their peers, teachers and parents. The event is grounded in the students' Latin classes.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Museum of Art and Archaeology prepares for opening

The MU Museum of Art and Archaeology prepares to open its doors to the public at its new location, Mizzou North. The museum moved from Pickard Hall to the former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center after Pickard Hall was closed due to radiation contamination.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers fall to Trojans 4-3

The Missouri baseball team took on the University of Arkansas Trojans on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost to the Trojans 4-3.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lincoln artifacts make up new exhibit

The National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., has partnered with the Ford's Center for Education and Leadership across the street from the historic Ford's Theatre for a new exhibit that is open until May 25 and coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln shooting on April 14.

PHOTO GALLERY: Coaches, parents focus on rebuilding wrestling

Columbia’s dwindling popularity of wrestling, a trend echoed around the country, concerns coaches and parents who support the sport. They say the individual effort and individual responsibility encouraged in wrestling teaches young athletes indispensable lessons they will draw on for the rest of their lives.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers recognized at 2015 Columbia Daily Tribune Hero Awards

Six volunteers and representatives of the Calvary Episcopal Church were recognized at the 2015 Columbia Daily Tribune Hero Awards Monday. More than 250 people attended to honor the winners and nominees.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball beats Mississippi State 10-2

Missouri took the series against Mississippi State by winning 10-2 in five innings on Sunday. MU head coach Ehren Earleywine was suspended for the game for making inappropriate contact with an umpire in Saturday's game.

PHOTO GALLERY: We Are Family March encourages solutions to end black-on-black violence

Columbia residents marched from Hickman High School to the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday the We Are Family March to encourage solutions for reducing black-on-black violence in the community.