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Columbia police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

Photo provided by the Columbia Police DepartmentCOLUMBIA, Mo. - The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect related to an armed robbery.The department posted pictures to its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon asking for help identifying the man related to a

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 21:37:21

Northern California landlord charged with shooting tenant

In this booking photo released Wednesday, June 20, 2018, by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office is Herman Levi Little, 75. Little was arrested last week and charged with trying to kill a 39-year-old man who rented a lower unit in the Berkeley, Calif., duplex Little owned. It's the third such violent

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2018-06-20 20:57:08

Police searching for armed suspect near Vandiver Drive

COLUMBIA - Authorities said they were looking for a man near Vandiver Drive who was considered armed and dangerous.Columbia Police officers said they patrolled the area stretching from Sylvan Lane to Bass Pro for at least 30-40 minutes. Officers were looking for a man who violated his parole, last s

KOMU - 2018-06-20 21:01:00

About 1,400 north Columbia residents without power

About 1,400 residents of north Columbia have been without power since about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday,according to Columbia Water & Light.Starting Wednesday afternoon, Columbia was experiencing hazardous weather conditions,according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms could last through Friday.

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2018-06-20 22:36:00

Judge says Howard County Coroner violated sunshine law

Richard Hicks, attorney for the Howard County Coroner's Office, told ABC 17 News Tuesday that they are filing a notice of appeal, adding that he couldn't talk further about the case. Tom Mikas, attorney for the Glasgow School District, told ABC 17 News the district is now working to recover attorney

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-19 22:34:52

Boone County officials identify homicide victim

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. -UPDATE:Boone County deputies have identified the woman as Elise'ise Q. McNeal, 34, of Columbia.An autopsy has revealed she died from gunshot wounds.Deputies found her dead inside a home in the 6100 block of Hatton Chapel Road on Friday morning. According to law enforcement, they w


Judge keeps security guard onfatal shooting lawsuit

Harris said the self-defense argument must first be established at trial. State law grants people defense from civil liability in these cases, Harris wrote, but a judge or jury must first agree that it was an appropriate use of force.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 02:45:33

Photos: CPD looking for suspect from armed robbery

Anyone with information on the man's identity or whereabouts, should contact CPD Det. Alan Mitchell at (573) 874-7652, or call Crimestoppers at (573) 875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

KOMU - 2018-06-21 02:52:00

Local programs help pay utility bills during summer months

CMCA’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program,LIHEAP,started at the beginning of June, but chief program officer Angela Hirsch said 40 percent of its funding has already been used.


Sheriff's Department investigating theft near Nelson

The Saline County Sheriff's Office is currently working a theft that occurred near Nelson on Thursday, June 7, according to a press release issued by the department.


Equipment malfunction to blame for weekend power outages

COOPER COUNTY, Mo. - An equipment malfunction is to blame forpower outages in Cooper and Howard countiesover the weekend.According to Ameren, there was an equipment malfunction for an overhead sub-transmission line feeding a substation near Boonville.The Cooper County Memorial Hospital and more than


Court Roundup: Robbery, shooting trials postponed to fall dates

A trial for a shooting and robbery suspect scheduled to begin Wednesday has been postponed. Henry L. Ward, 20, of Sedalia, will appear for trial at the Pettis County Courthouse in October instead of this week.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-20 02:26:00

Police, deputies take suspect into custody at Ramada Inn

Columbia police and Boone County deputies took a man into custody early Tuesday morning near the Ramada Inn.It happened around 2 a.m. at a hotel near Vandiver Drive and Rangeline Street.The incident involved a suspect in a reported motorcycle theft, according to Columbia police on scene.Emergency pe


State issues permit to hog operation in Cooper County

The state issued the permit for Tipton East, a 7,404-hog operation slated to be built on Renshaw Drive near the Moniteau County line. The farm, owned by Pipestone System from Minnesota, would come with two barns to house the pigs and one barn to compost animals that die.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 04:00:10

Former Columbia Water & Light director says line worker pay issues a "crisis"

Windsor, who retired from the city in March, spoke to the Columbia City Council about the issue on Monday. Windsor, alongside several other former utility workers, said the exodus of line workers to nearby utility companies leave line crews understaffed. The city's benchmark for line crews is 19 lin

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 02:28:42

Boone County Sheriff's Office investigates woman's death

Suspect in Christian County shootout from BoonvilleBOONE COUNTY, Mo. - The Boone County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation into a woman's death Friday.The department said in a press release that the woman was found dead at a home in the 6100 block of Hatton Chapel Road west of Route E on Fri


Suspect in Chrisitan County shootout from Boonville

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. - According to KY3, a shootout involving a Christian County deputy led to the discovery of dozens of stolen firearms.


Man arrested after allegedly hitting child with two-by-four

Christopher Wiedmier, 46, was arrested by the Boone County Sheriff's Department on three felony counts: second degree assault, armed criminal action and child endangerment. The arrest was made in relation to a May 6 incident that happened on Oswago Circle.


Fire ravages Glasgow School of Art building

About 50 crew remained at the scene nearly 12 hours later, working to extinguish "a few pockets of fire," the fire service said.


Landlords do not have to provide air conditioning to renters

"People should watch out for signs of heat exhaustion such as a racing heart, palpitations, extreme thirst and excessive sweating," Sampson said.