PHOTO GALLERY: LaManno family treasures happier times

Before tragedy struck the LaManno family, there was a time of great joy. Terri LaManno was reunited with the daughter she and her husband, Jim, gave up for adoption. Six months later, Terri LaManno was killed near the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park. In the midst of grief, her family has relied on faith and each other.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pope Francis enters third year as pope

Friday marks the second anniversary of Pope Francis' term as pope, which has rejuvenated the Catholic Church. While Francis is quite popular among Catholics, especially in the U.S., it appears his third year will have its challenges.

PHOTO GALLERY: Two officers shot at demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri

Two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson, Missouri, police department at a demonstration following the resignation of the Ferguson police chief. The officers are expected to recover without suffering any long-term damage.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge Sectional Win

The Rock Bridge Bruins were led by guard Sophie Cunningham over the Camdenton Lakers in the girls' Class 5A Sectional game at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri, on Wednesday. The Bruins won 64-33 to move on to the state tournament quarterfinals at Southwest Baptist University against the Republic Lady Tigers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri basketball loses in SEC tournament

Missouri lost to South Carolina, 63-54, Wednesday in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tennessee. The Tigers were the lowest seed in the field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball sweeps doubleheader against SEMO

Missouri softball defeats Southeast Missouri State in both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday at University Field. The Tigers' record improved to 15-3.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gentry seventh-grader claims regional spelling bee trophy

More than 50 middle school students competed in the 2015 Regional Spelling Bee at the Christian Fellowship Church on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mack Rhoades introduced as new Missouri athletics director

New Missouri athletics director Mack Rhoades was introduced at a news conference Tuesday at the MU Student Center. Rhoades will succeed Mike Alden in April when he leaves his athletics director position at the University of Houston.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarah and Max Fellows show off story, pets

Children's book author Sarah Fellows and her son, Max, turned a bedtime story into Sarah Fellows' first book, "Misty's Big Idea!" The publishing industry can be tricky to navigate, but Sarah Fellows said her book getting published was a combination of luck, perseverance, good advice and timing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mack Rhoades to replace Mike Alden as athletics director at Missouri

Mack Rhoades, current athletics director at Houston, will replace Missouri's Mike Alden as the Tigers' athletics director in April.

PHOTO GALLERY: College students spend spring break in Ferguson

College students are exchanging traditional spring break plans at the beach for a chance to help register voters in Ferguson as part of the Atlanta NAACP's Voter Registration Alternative Spring Break campaign. Students were full of optimism and were ready to help Ferguson toward progress following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wrestlers take care of business at championships

Missouri represented nicely at the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships at the Hearnes Center on Sunday. Five of MU's 10 wrestlers won first place in their weight class.

PHOTO GALLERY: City Garden School students create fairy homes for True/False Film Fest

City Garden School students created fairy homes around Columbia on Sunday for the True/False Film Fest. The materials for the magical mansions were previously collected by students on hiking trips.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers lead wrestling tournament with 122 points

The Tigers led the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championship with 122 points on Saturday at Hearnes Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers lose to Milwaukee Panthers in second game of series

Missouri men's baseball fell 5-1 to Milwaukee on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. It was a disappointing offensive performance for the Tigers and something out of character this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton loses in Class 3 Quarterfinals

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School lost to the Madison Prep Bears on Saturday in the Class 3 state quarterfinals, 76-74.The game was played at Warrenton High School in Warrenton, Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: Obama speaks in Selma to mark anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

President Barack Obama gave a passionate speech on the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama. In his speech, he praised the figures of a civil rights era that he was too young to know but helped him break the ultimate racial barrier in political history with his ascension to the highest office.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri gymnastics loses to Alabama

Missouri gymnastics lost to Alabama 197.350-195.275 Friday at Mizzou Arena. Alyson Heimsath scored a 9.900 on floor, beating her previous career high of 9.850.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri loses game in wheelchair basketball tournament

Missouri lost to Wisconsin-Whitewater, 57-34, on Friday in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. The tournament is being held through Saturday at Brewer Fieldhouse.

PHOTO GALLERY: Saturday marks 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma march

In 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. led three marches from Selma, Alabama, to the Alabama state capital of Montgomery, advocating voting rights for African Americans. On March 7, 1965, protesters and state troopers clashed in what has become known as "Bloody Sunday."