March 22, 2009
Greg Folgia runs for the ball during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Nick Tepesch pitches during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Steve Grey bats during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Paige Holmes, 10, bundles up against the rain during MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia. A rain delay called in the first half-hour of the game was later lifted.
MU's Lindsey Ubrun takes a swing during MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia.
Lisa Simmons, left, high-fives Rhea Taylor during the first hour of MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia.
Missouri guard Matt Lawrence drives to the basket past Marquette's Jerel McNeal.
The Schapira boys, Todd and his son T.J., 11, enjoy each other's company. They play a game of "twenty-one" on their homemade basketball hoop at their home on Central St. in downtown Rocheport. "It's real easy to hang out with him," said T.J. "He doesn't whine and stuff like the girls (his Mother and sister) do. He's funny when we hang out!"
The suspect, Ronald Keith Taylor, was found in the pharmacy section, ingested with several pharmaceutical pills. Police found no firearms on him, however he was carrying a knife.
Several heavily armed Columbia police officers secured the Walgreens at Providence Road and Broadway after midnight Sunday. A man inside the store was threatening to commit suicide.
Columbia Police Department units responded to a report of an armed person at the Walgreens branch on Providence and Broadway shortly after midnight Sunday.
The suspect was transported to University Hospital for medical treatment.
This house, located at 112 Forest Ave., caught fire Sunday morning in Columbia. No injuries were reported.
Damage to this house totaled $50,000 -- $40,000 for the building and $10,000 for the contents.
Norm Craig and Jeannine Craig, candidate for the Columbia School Board, speak to their great-grandson, James Craig, at the Boy Scouts Pack #733 pinewood derby at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School.
Greg Flippin, a school board candidate and a manager for Missouri Employers Mutual, helps make a paper cross with his children, Elizabeth, 9, and Alexander, 6, at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Flippin goes to the church every Wedndesday with his children and his wife, Diana.
Rickey Paulding, a 6-foot-5 guard on Missouri's 2003 team, scored 36 points and made nine 3-pointers against Marquette in the second round of that season's NCAA Tournament.
The eight candidates (seven shown) for the upcoming Columbia Board of Education election on April 7 answer questions posed by the Columbia chapter of the National Education Association at an open forum at the School District Administration Building in Columbia on Monday.
March 21, 2009
Marquette's Dominic James leaves the court on crutches after breaking his foot early in the first half of a loss to Connecticut on Feb. 25 in Milwaukee.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson talks during a news conference Saturday in Boise, Idaho. Missouri will play Marquette on Sunday in a second-round men's NCAA college basketball tournament game.