PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia files eminent-domain petition for Robert White's land

Robert White's family has owned the land near Columbia Regional Airport since the 1930s, but Columbia recently filed an eminent-domain petition to acquire the land for a runway expansion project. He is uninterested in selling the land, however.

PHOTO GALLERY: The search for Eric Alvarado's body

PHOTO GALLERY: Female priest Janice Sevre-Duszynska celebrates Mass at St. Francis House

Janice Sevre-Duszynska, a female priest, led a mass at St. Francis House on Wednesday. Sevre-Duszynska is the subject of a documentary, "Pink Smoke Over The Vatican," about the movement promoting the ordination of women in the Catholic church.

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating Maya Angelou's life

Maya Angelou, writer and poet, dies at 86.

PHOTO GALLERY: Student firefighters balance homework and house fires

College-age students make up about half of the Boone County Fire Protection District's 250 volunteers. Although that means high turnover for the fire district, the agency says it's worth it.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Day parade honors veterans

The 26th annual Salute to Veterans Parade on Monday honored veterans and commemorated the 100th anniversary of WWI.

PHOTO GALLERY: Customers can exercise in upstate NY supermarket

A supermarket in upstate New York has installed a gym within its property. Collaborating with the YMCA and a health care company, the supermarket provides the gym to customers free of charge.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans honored at ceremony at courthouse

More than a hundred people attended a Memorial Day ceremony Monday afternoon at the Boone County Courthouse to pay tribute to fallen service members. The event included a wreath laying ceremony and speeches by several veterans.

PHOTO GALLERY: Spectators enjoy the 2014 Salute to Veterans Airshow

People came together this weekend to watch aerial feats and remember America's fallen veterans at the seventh annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport.

PHOTO GALLERY: Members of native american tribes celebrate heritage at pow wow

Members of many native american tribes came together to celebrate and display their heritage at the seventh annual For the People Pow Wow. The pow wow was held on Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Day 2014

Across the country and around the world, civilians and military personnel paused to honor the millions of American soldiers, airmen, sailors, Marines and Coast Guard service members who died serving their country in various conflicts dating back to the Civil War.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rain interrupts air show events

Some events during the Salute to Veterans Airshow on Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport were were delayed due to the rain that fell throughout the day.

PHOTO GALLERY: Golden Knights perform at Salute to Veterans Airshow

The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team performed in Columbia as part of the Salute to Veterans Airshow Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport. It was the team's first Columbia performance in 15 years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia schools graduation

Seniors at Douglass High School, Fr. Tolton High School and Hickman High School all celebrated their graduations with commencement ceremonies Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fr. Tolton High School commencement 2014

Fr. Tolton High School celebrated its first graduation Friday with a commencement ceremony.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High School graduation 2014

Hickman High School celebrated its 118th graduation at Mizzou Arena on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Douglass High School graduates honored at Missouri Theatre

Douglass High School seniors and their friends and families attended a graduation ceremony Friday at the Missouri Theatre.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eight pairs dance at eighth annual Dancing with Missouri Stars

Dancers performed different types of waltz, disco and American Tango at the Dancing with Missouri Stars contest Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge class of 2014 graduates

Rock Bridge High School holds its graduation ceremony Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High honors first 2 graduates

Battle High School's first senior class doesn't graduate until next year, but on Thursday, the school honored two students who graduated early.