Ben Brown, left, is escorted from the podium by Washington Police Chief Ed Menefee Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, after refusing to adhere to the two-minute time limit imposed on speakers at the Washington City Council special meeting. The meeting was called to discuss whether a mask ordinance should be put in place for the city of Washington. The ordinance failed after Mayor Sandy Lucy broke a 4-4 tie vote.
Washington firefighters spray down flames March 6, 2022, while responding to a fire in a detached garage near El Viento Drive in Wahsington. It took firefighters about three hours to clear the scene and Washington Fire Chief Tim Frankberg said they have a "strong suspicion" it was caused by a lightning strike, although the department is combing through video footage provided by the owners during their investigation.
A firefighter stands inside the remains of what was the fish fry shed at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Dutzow.
Maya Moore, a former W.N.B.A. star, right, celebrates as Jonathan Irons receives a hug following his release from prison Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Jefferson City.
Alek Tarango, center, covers his eyes as his mother, right, comprts him and Christina Beste, left, administers his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Nov. 13, 2021, at Washington High School.
A Mercy Hospital Washington Intensive Care Unite nurse cares for a COVID-19 patient Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington.
Washington School Board members John Freitag, left, and Scott Byrnee listen as Joie Heien addresses the board April 28, 2021, during the public comments section of the School District of Washington Board meeting. Eight people spoke to the board about the use of slurs at Washington High School.
Joshua Davis surrenders to Franklin County Sheriff's deputies at a residence in the 5000 block of Country Club Road with his hands raised April 6, 2021, in Washington. Davis was seen in the driveway of the residence around 1 p.m., but he fled inside when deputies attempted to make contact, according to Sheriff Steve Pelton.