Marlene hoops at Libby Hill park in Richmond, Va., on Sunday, September 3, 2017. [Photograph by Scott P. Yates]
Fatima Alubaidy, 16, left, and Elizabeth Tardio, 17, both classmates of slain Jefferson High School junior Marshawna Williams, tearfully embrace during a candlelight vigil on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in the 2300 block of Clover Avenue where Williams was fatally shot in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Freeport's quarterback Major Dedmond runs the ball against Belvidere North's Matthew Bucher, left, in the second quarter of their game on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Freeport High School in Freeport. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM & THE JOURNAL-STANDARD STAFF]
In this composite photo, models show off their colorful hair on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Rockford Register Star photo studio in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/815 & RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Jennifer Rasner, right, mother of 17-year-old Auburn High School student Alayah Tiffany Moore, tearfully embraces her niece in front of Moore's casket and flower bouquets during visitation on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at City First Church in Rockford.
Lauren Clemens reacts after graduates sprayed Goofy String in the air as Boylan Catholic High School celebrates its commencement on Friday, May 25, 2018, at Boylan Catholic High School in Rockford.
President Barack Obama holds a rally, left, while candidate Obama listens to a reporter’s question during the 2008 campaign, both in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Scott P. Yates/seacoastonline.com)
A woman cleans up after extreme flooding overturned a mobile home during Tropical Storm Irene in South Royalton, Vermont, in 2011.
Elyse Balentyne is relatively new to the sport of skiing, but paired with Doug Valentine, a seasoned pro, she quickly gained solid experience as a strap doubles partner. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Along the Slave Trail of Richmond, Virginia, on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Residents and students gathered for the "Muslim Ban and Border Wall Protest" on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
Onlookers surround the Class J steam locomotive Norfolk and Western 611 as it stops at Union Station for the first of two consecutive daily visits in Petersburg on Saturday, May 6, 2017. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
Using a special solar filter over the camera lens, the partial solar eclipse is seen at its peek at about 2:44 p.m. on August 21, 2017, on the Richard Bland College of William and Mary campus in Prince George, Va. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
Elena Thompson, from Fairfax, Va., pays her respects at the casket of her uncle-in-law, William Manley Thompson, who was killed in 1941 at Pearl Harbor while serving on the USS Oklahoma and whose remains were originally classified as “Unidentifiable,” during a full military funeral at a family plot in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg, Va., on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
Jacinda Diaz, from Long Branch, New Jersey, holds a sign that reads, "Unity, equality, and love" in front of a large crowd of people protesting against racism, white nationalism, and fascism on N. Lombardy Street in Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
The three surviving brothers of Delqukis Ruffin, who was slain a week earlier, from left, Delveccio, Dondelprecio, and Damion, kneeling, who embrace during a moment of prayer during a vigil for Delqukis Ruffin on Harding Street in Petersburg on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. [Scott P. Yates/progress-index.com]
Musician Nick Phaneuf poses for a Polariod portrait at 1130ft Creative Media studio during a show by the Seacoast-based band fiveighthirteen, in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, Saturday, January 14, 2012.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to an audience at Nashua Community College in Nashua, New Hampshire, on Thursday, March 1, 2012.
Supporters and opponents of President Barack Obama wait in the rain outside Dover High School before the president's campaign event in Dover, New Hampshire, on Monday, June 25, 2012.
Break dancers and hoopers perform in celebration of a fellow performer's birthday at Dogtown Dance Theatre in Richmond, Va., on Friday, March 8, 2013. (Photograph by Scott P. Yates / www.scottpyatesphotography.com)
A competitor competes in the Sierra Nevada kayak freestyle event on the James River at Dominion Riverrock Festival, an outdoor sports and music festival, on Brown's Island in Richmond, Va., on May 17, 2015.
The David Wax Museum performs at The Camel in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. (Photograph by Scott P. Yates)The David Wax Museum performs at The Camel in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. (Photograph by Scott P. Yates)
Steve Amos poses for a portrait with flags on the back of his 1983 El Camino vehicle before the start of the Flag Run 2015 in Matoaca, Va., on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Scott P. Yates/Progress-Index Photos
Barrel racers and their horses prepare for their event on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Boone County Fairgrounds in Belvidere. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Inmates play cards and use their tablet computers during time outside their cells on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Winnebago County Jail in Rockford. The population inside the jail has averaged about 832 inmates per day this year, the highest since an average of 837 in 2014.
Freeport defender Katie Hayner, center, jumps over Belvidere defender Aracely Herrera, right, and scores with a header from a corner kick in the first half of their game on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Freeport High School in Freeport.