advertisement

Photo

William Randle testifies at Steven Rios re-trial

William Randle, criminalist supervisor at the Missouri State Highway Patrol, explains to the jury that the flap on a box of evidence was opened when he received that box, which contained hairs from murder victim Jesse Valencia.

Practice, practice

Choreographer Kira Josephson looks on as, from left, Sarah Marshall, Emily Shackelford, Izzie Baldwin, Sydney Turner and Charles Evans rehearse.

Stephens coach Crystal Dominguez at practice

“Bug” Dominguez is using her athletic scholarship at Stephens to fill the role of student assistant coach.

Stephens coach Crystal Dominguez

“Bug” Dominguez stopped playing for Stephens after suffering her fourth concussion in her basketball career.

Rehearsing the dance

From left, Sarah Marshall, Sydney Turner, Colleen Grate and Emily Shackelford rehearse a dance routine from Stephens College's upcoming musical production of "Little Women."

Scott Olsen, new interim chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District

Scott Olsen was named interim chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008.

Jesse Valencia

Former MU student Jesse James Valencia, who was found murdered June 5, 2004, in the East Campus area of Columbia. Rios, a former Columbia police officer, has been charged with his murder.

Choke hold demonstrated during Rios retrial

Police instructor Todd Burke, rear, demonstrates a choke hold on prosecutor Morley Swingle for the jury during Rios trial. Swingle contends that Rios used the choke hold on Valencia before slashing his throat.

Steven Rios confers with his attorney

Ex-Columbia Police officer Steven Rios confers with his attorney Gillis Leonard as the prosecution gives opening statements during Rios' trial. Rios is accused in the death of MU student Jesse Valencia.

Missouri's Jarrett Sutton and Leo Lyons celebrate Tuesday's victory

Missouri's Jarrett Sutton, left, and Leo Lyons celebrate after the end of the Tigers' 95-41 victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. In the final minute of the game, Sutton made back-to-back three-pointers.

Laurence Bowers attempts a basket at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday

Laurence Bowers, a freshman forward, attempts to score toward the end of the second period on Tuesday night, Dec. 2. The Tigers defeated the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lions, 95-41.

Missouri's J.T. Tiller and Zaire Taylor on Tuesday

Missouri's J.T. Tiller, left, and Zaire Taylor lock up Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Lebaron Weathers during the first half of the Tigers' 95-41 victory against the Lions on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

1202Stephens

Megan Sheffield, a Stephens freshman, handles the ball against St. Mary’s Samantha Ciani.

1202wrestling

Hickman’s John Hilley, bottom, tries to get out of the grasp of Kirskville’s Jared Fox on Tuesday at Hickman. Fox won the match on a pin.

Jennifer Perlow of Perlow-Stevens Gallery on Nov. 28

Jennifer Perlow of Perlow-Stevens Gallery has noticed a decline in art sales with the recent economic downturn. "If people have the means, they need to make sure they are spending their money locally," Perlow said. Behind her is the painting "Red Garden" by Nina Weiss.

Jesse Valencia

Jesse James Valencia

Rios retrial begins

Former Columbia police Officer Steven Rios, right, confers with his attorney, Gillis Leonard, on Tuesday as the prosecution gives opening statements during Rios' murder trial. Rios is accused in the death of MU student Jesse Valencia.

Dad juggles basketballs, family roles

Annelle Whitt and her sons Jimmy Whitt, left, and Marcus Whitt see how many basketballs can fit into dad James Whitt's arms at the Midwest Sports Academy.

The Burnams: Living 'Everybody Loves Raymond'

The Burnam family, from left to right — Ashley, Logan, Lexi and Weyen — enjoy a family dinner on Nov. 6. The family ate nachos and talked about the kids' adventures at the skate park.

Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen heads to Wyoming

Several sources confirmed on Monday that Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen is set to become the new head football coach at Wyoming.
advertisements