August 7, 2012
At the London Games on Tuesday, the U.S. women's basketball team beat Canada to advance to the semifinals, U.S. gymnast Alexandra Raisman won the women's floor exercises and Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won a gold in the men's 1500-meter.
Columbia residents showed up to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Aug. 7 Missouri primary election.
Missouri tailbacks Kendial Lawrence, Greg White and Marcus Murphy practice with Coach Brian Jones on Tuesday at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.
August 6, 2012
The United States team had wins Monday in women's soccer, men's basketball and women's pole vaulting.
Pepe's food truck stops Monday near Peace Park to serve food. This is the first time the truck has stopped at this location since it started operating in May.
A large house fire caused $175,000 worth of damage to a home on Gateway Drive in south Columbia on Monday. The homeowner called 911 at 2:46 p.m. and the fire was under control in 20 minutes.
Missouri cornerbacks practice Monday with coach Cornell Ford. Ford expects senior Kip Edwards and junior E.J. Gaines to take their game to another level this season.
August 5, 2012
Athletes from the United States, Great Britain and Jamaica were among the medal winners Sunday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Missouri football fans gathered at Memorial Stadium to meet players Sunday during the Missouri Football Fan Day.
Both Boone County and Columbia firefighters responded Sunday to a barn fire in Hallsville. The fire resulted in no deaths or injuries.
After the 2012 London Games, the four gymnastics clubs in Columbia expect to see a spike in enrollment, widely known as the "Olympic boom."
August 4, 2012
Michael Phelps and Serena Williams were among the gold medal winners Saturday at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
Training camp continued Saturday for the Missouri Tigers at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.
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.
August 3, 2012
Friends and faculty gathered Friday at Memorial Union to share their memories of Aditi Avhad, who died in a Megabus accident Thursday.
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.
Missouri football practice continued on Friday with the team's second day of training camp at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex.
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."
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.
August 2, 2012
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.