September 2, 2007
One of the roughly 20 tattoos on Matthew Bruce, left, is the name of his son — Brenden — inscribed on his neck. Matthew, 22, lives and works as a welder in Las Vegas but periodically visits his son in Sturgeon.
Matthew Bruce, left, walks with his son, Brenden Bruce, Thursday afternoon in Sturgeon. For the first time, Matthew saw his son walk.
Columbia police officers escort William P. Clinch, 37, of Hallsville into a waiting car after taking him into custody in connection with a fatal shooting at McDonald’s on 3206 Clark Lane on Sunday.
Jasmine Edwards of Columbia is given a field sobriety test by Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Nikki Antimi on Saturday as part of a sobriety checkpoint on Missouri 763. Edwards was arrested on suspicion of possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana.
Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Martin inspects the license of Juanita Anderson of Columbia at a field sobriety checkpoint Saturday. Anderson was not arrested.
Dick Hessler, right, gives pointers on running Monday’s race to Eric Bunch, at Stephens Lake Park on Sunday. The Heart of America Marathon is held in mid-Missouri every Labor Day.
September 1, 2007
Joey Caratenuto waits outside College Avenue Hall as he delivers food from China Garden on Thursday. Caratenuto is a delivery driver for Tiger’s Takeout, a delivery service which has experienced a boom since classes resumed.
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Missouri fans cheer as Pig Brown heads to the end zone after picking up a fumble in the Illinois end zone Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in the Arch Rivalry game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo.
Missouri's Chase Coffman (45) is congratulated by a teammate after Coffman's touchdown catch.
Missouri's Tony Temple shows his frustration after a his third-and-one run at the goal line.
Illinois starting quarterback Juice Williams sits on the bench in the second quarter after receiving a hard tackle earlier in the game.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel runs upfield past Illinois defender Wills Davis.
Missouri's Martin Rucker tries to avoid a tackle by Illinois' Justin Harrison.
Martin Rucker sports a gold and black Mohawk haircut.
Laurie McAllister, left, and Susan Murray discuss Murray's wedding invitations while they sip drinks Friday at The Cherry Street Artisan. Each owns 50 percent of the coffee shop and restaurant. McAllister and Murray have known each other for thirty years. "We just became family," said McAllister, a sentiment they extend to their coffee shop staff. "We want to provide a home away from home for our employees." McAllister became equal partners with Murray this year.
Columbia resident Steve McIntyre, 29, won the Stockholm Half Marathon in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday with a time of 1.08.38. He was featured in an article on the Swedish running Web site marathon.se with the headline, "Quick Tourist in Stockholm." He is shown here competing in the Show-Me State Games cross country race on Aug. 4 where he was the overall winner.
The second half of the Missouri-Illinois game was an emotional roller coaster for fans like Laura Rodgers, of Des Moines, a 1994 graduate of MU. Rodgers watches as Illinois scores a touchdown, reducing Missouri's lead to just six points.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Kane returns the ball during doubles competition Friday. She and freshman Kelsey Kinderknecht played together for the first time.