PHOTO GALLERY: Flooding around Columbia

Heavy rain brought flooding to Columbia and Boone County on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Calvary Episcopal Charity Horse Show at Boone County fairgrounds

Riders competed in the Calvary Episcopal Charity Horse Show on Thursday at the Boone County fairgrounds. The individual event championships will take place Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Claire McCaskill hosts discussion about legislation affecting students

Sen. Claire McCaskill met with students as she hosted a discussion on new student loan legislation Thursday at the MU Student Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Judy Harris enjoys training standard poodles and other dogs

Judy Harris enjoys training her own standard poodles, as well as dogs from other owners, for American Kennel Club competitions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hughes family lives in the Hubbell Home at Coyote Hill

Tim and Kristi Hughes try to help neglected children at Coyote Hill Christian Children's Home in Harrisburg.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman students enjoy Harry Potter-themed carnival

Hickman High School hosted the second annual Hogsmeade Carnival on Wednesday. Visitors experienced Harry Potter-themed activities that included playing quidditch, tossing gnomes and using tokens called "Galleons."

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri residents struggle to get dental care

Missouri residents of all ages who are uninsured or underinsured are struggling to get dental care. Free clinics at schools and other locations have been providing some relief for those in need of care.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tornado in Moore, Okla., leaves residents with miles of debris

The tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., May 20 left enough debris to stack a mile high. Residents must clean up the rubble before they can start to rebuild.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mike Trial displays family photographs, journals

Mike Trial began collecting photos and journals about two years ago for his book that came out in April. Being the only family member alive, Trial wanted to record his family's stories and history. "Writing the book was a lot of work but I am glad I did it," Trial said.

PHOTO GALLERY: Americans honor veterans for Memorial Day

Americans travel to museums, parks and parades to pay tribute to veterans for Memorial Day, Monday. In Macon, Ga., a Vietnam veteran presented a wreath at the town's parade. A New York man remembered his neighbor who was killed in the Vietnam War. High school ROTC color guard members celebrated their Memorial Day in the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. And in Boston, flags surrounded the Boston Common signifying every fallen service member from Massachusetts.

PHOTO GALLERY: President, mayor view destruction from EF5 tornado

President Barack Obama and Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis survey the damage caused by an EF5 tornado that destroyed Plaza Towers elementary school, where seven children were killed last week. This is the second time in 14 years that an EF5 tornado has hit Moore.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jefferson City, Columbia commemorates veterans

Missouri residents honor fallen veterans at Memorial Day gatherings around the state Monday. Jefferson City National Cemetery held a Two Bell ceremony honoring 100 veterans who died in the past year. In Columbia, rain dampened visitor turnout at Memorial Park Cemetery, but commemorative floral arrangements still stood on most grave markers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rain cancels Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Parade

The Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Parade was canceled Monday because of rain and storms.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College celebrates Military Recognition Day

Columbia College celebrated its sixth annual Military Recognition Day on Bass Commons. This event honored students, faculty and staff who are currently serving or have previously served in the military.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans' lives remembered on Memorial Day

These photos were collected to help tell the stories of the men who made history in places such as Normandy and Anzio, Iwo Jima and Peleliu. They are veterans who came home and helped build highways and houses, toiled in factories and offices, even launched their own companies.

PHOTO GALLERY: iPads used to teach people about Air Force

Visitors to the Salute to Veterans air show were able to take the U.S. Air Force Command Center Alpha recruitment tour on iPads.They learned about the Air Force and different Air Force occupations through videos, 3-D models, and video games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Vendors, dancers at Sixth Annual For the People Pow Wow

There were vendors and dancers at the Sixth Annual For the People Pow Wow at the Boone County Fairgrounds Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Moore residents make tough choices in face of tornado

Residents of Moore, Okla., faced tough choices in the minutes before an EF5 tornado struck their city on Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: 25th annual Salute to Veterans honored veterans

People turned out to the Columbia Regional Airport to watch the 25th annual Salute to Veterans air show on Saturday to honor veterans. Spectators were allowed to tour some of the planes at the air show and a WWII era BT-13 flew acrobatically.

PHOTO GALLERY: Train derails in southeast Missouri

Seven people were injured when trains collided and derailed near Rockview in southeast Missouri early Saturday. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe collision.