October 27, 2010
MU junior Matt Johnson looks at what is left of the hero costumes being sold at Gotcha on Wednesday. Many people have flocked to the store to get their superhero costumes in preparation for the attempt to break the world record of 1,580 people dressed as superheroes. The free event will be Saturday at the Hickman High School football field. Registration begins at 11 a.m.
Tim Roberts works on roof framing of the new shelter house on Friday at Lange Neighborhood Park. Roberts has been doing carpentry work for Columbia since 1994.
Margo Haynes, 7, waits while Katy McDonald of Creative Days Art Studio fastens the gauntlet of her "Amethyst" costume inspired by the DC Comics character. Creative Days is offering costume-making workshops leading up to the Columbia Public Schools Foundation's attempt to break the world record of people dressed as superheroes to take place Saturday.
Three-year-old Ella Showers reaches for a monkey bar with the help of her father, Paul Showers, at Smiley Lane Park on Thursday, as her twin brother, Caden, looks on. Construction on the park was completed earlier this year, made possible in part by money from the 2005 park sales tax extension.
Multiple Twitter users retweeted a message Wednesday by user worrallknows about University Hospital being on lockdown.
Sgt. Robert Bruchsaler of the Callaway County Sheriff's Department said the shooter, Joshua Maylee, is targeting specific individuals known to him. He also advised anyone who has had a negative interaction with Maylee to contact his office. To the department's knowledge, Maylee is not targeting people from a specific list.
Sgt. Robert Bruchsaler answers questions at a press conference Wednesday at the Callaway County Sheriff's Department regarding a triple homicide in mid-Missouri. Three people were killed, and one was wounded in the shootings.
White Castle employees prepare burgers for a Crave Case, 30 burgers in cardboard box, at a new location on Clark Lane on Tuesday night, Oct. 26, 2010. About 5,000 orders have been taken since the opening on Sunday.
Lt. Rich Martin, left, and firefighter Brian Wattenbarger, right, talk in front of the remnants from a fire at Regency Mobile Home Park. The cause of the fire is unknown.
White Castle General Manager Caryn Smith (left) and employee Audric Drake prepare burgers at a new location on Clark Lane on Tuesday night. Smith says she can lay 30 buns on a grill in under a minute.
White Castle employees prepare burgers for a Crave Case at a new location on Clark Lane on Tuesday night. About 5,000 orders have been taken since the restaurant opened on Sunday.
Customers stand in line at a new White Castle location on Clark Lane on Tuesday night. Terry Benda, the regional assistant director for restaurant operations for White Castle Management Co., confirmed that there were more than 25,000 burgers sold in the first 24 hours.
Customers idle in the drive-thru at a new White Castle location on Clark Lane on Tuesday night. Some patrons have waited more than an hour for a Crave Case, a cardboard box filled with 30 burgers.
MU Muslim Student Organization member Arwa Abdelhadi wears a pink hijab and paints a henna tattoo to raise money and awareness for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure fund. The MSO is also holding events throughout the week for Islam Awareness Week, which it hopes will inform and clarify conceptions about Muslims. Komen funds are dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment and the search for a cure to breast cancer.
A police truck is parked outside an entrance to University Hospital during a lockdown after a shooting incident in Callaway County. Shooting victim Gina M. Werdehausen was being treated at the hospital during the lockdown. Hospital officials said she is expected to recover from her injuries.
University of Missouri Muslim Student Organization member Arwa Abdelhadi wears a pink hijab and paints a henna tattoo to raise money and awareness for the Susan G. Komen fund. The MSO is holding events throughout the week for Islam Awareness Week, which they hope will inform and clarify misconceptions about Muslims.
Karen M. Miller is the District I commissioner for Boone County.
October 26, 2010
Columbia College goalkeeper Matt McKenna kicks the ball to his teammates in the Cougars' victory over Missouri S&T on Tuesday night in Columbia. McKenna earned his second shutout in his second start of the season.
Missouri's Gahn McGaffie, left, and teammate Forrest Shock celebrate on the sidelines in the final seconds of the Tigers' 36-27 victory over the Oklahoma.
Missouri's Gahn McGaffie runs past Oklahoma defender Sam Proctor on his way to 86-yard kickoff return Saturday in the Tiger's upset victory over the Sooners.