January 21, 2010
Firefighters work to clean the road after an accident on Providence Road and Ash Street in Columbia Thursday, Jan. 21. Firefighters extracted the driver from the Ford Expedition SUV (center). The driver was uninjured.
Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton swears in a witness during the trial of Damon Williams in November 2009 at the Boone County Courthouse in Columbia. Hamilton announced his resignation Thursday, which will be effective March 26.
Gov. Jay Nixon delivers the State of the State address Wednesday in the Capitol building in Jefferson City.
Tai Chi instructor Ken Greene teaches a free class in the Columbia Armory Sports Center on Wednesday.
January 20, 2010
Missouri's guard RaeShara Brown cuts through Oklahoma's defense Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost to the Sooners 62-61.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown tries to go through Oklahoma's defense Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena in the Tigers fifth straight lost. Brown had 12 points in 31 minutes. The Sooners won 62-61.
Oklahoma forward Carlee Roethlisberger, center, reacts as she helps up teammate center Abi Olajuwon, bottom, after Olajuwon was fouled by a Texas A&M player Sunday. Against Missouri on Wednesday, Olajuwon had eight points and 10 rebounds.
Rock Bridge Bruins' Josh Litofsky, bottom, is wrestled to the mat by the Warrenton Warriors' Jake DeClue at a dual meet Wednesday at Rock Bridge High School.
Missouri's Laurence Bowers has had to deal with more than just harassing defenders, he also deals with keeping his shirt tucked away.
MU professor Sean Ireton broke his leg while climbing El Mulhacén, a mountain in Spain, and spent two nights on it in treacherous conditions. The mountain is 11,423 feet tall, making it peninsular Spain's highest peak.
Sean Ireton, an MU associate professor of German, is shown on the day he was released from the hospital in Granada, Spain. He was injured while mountain climbing.
In a pretrial motion hearing Wednesday morning, Daniel Sanders's attorney, Christopher Slusher, filed more than a dozen motions. Sanders is accused of second-degree murder in the death of his mother, Helen Sanders, who was found dead in the trunk of a car he was driving.
Andrew Mitchell, a junior in photojournalism at MU, talks about how he has helped with Haiti relief efforts. While in St. Louis, he visited a hot dog stand where the vendor was donating half their tips.
Columbia College junior T.C. Ivory talks about the importance of helping people in Haiti. He donated money with a friend but thinks that helping is "more than just throwing money at a problem."
MU freshman Stephanie Proffer stands in the cold at speaker's circle collecting donations for Haiti as part of a week-long fundraiser through her church group at The Rock. Funds up to $10,000 will be matched by a charitable foundation that donates to The Rock. That money will then be donated to Samaritan's Purse, an international relief organization.
State Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, (presiding and seated center) listens to witnesses testifying in favor of a state Senate bill on Tuesday in the statehouse. The bill would require health carriers to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders under certain conditions. Missouri state Sen. Scott Rupp, R-Wentzville, is sponsoring the bill.
William Shoehigh, lobbyist for UnitedHealthcare Inc., speaks against the state Senate bill about health insurance for autism spectrum disorders at the Missouri statehouse. Shoehigh said that UnitedHealthcare Inc. was in opposition to the legislation.
January 19, 2010
Missouri senior guard J. T. Tiller, center, scrambles for a loose ball. TIller, the Tigers' only four-year player this season, has 11 turnovers and five assists in his first three Big 12 Conference games this year.
UnitedHealthcare lobbyist William Shoehigh speaks against the state Senate bill about health insurance for autism spectrum disorders on Tuesday at the Missouri statehouse. Shoehigh said that UnitedhHealthcare was in opposition to the legislation.
Fourth Ward councilman candidate Daryl Dudley.