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One person shot in south Columbia Saturday afternoon
One woman was taken to a hospital after she was shot in the forearm Saturday afternoon in the 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway inside the Aspen Heights housing complex. Authorities said there is no suspect or vehicle description.
Adult hospitalized after being shot in south Columbia
An adult was hospitalized Saturday after being shot in the 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway at about 2:40 p.m., police said. The victim was found after police responded to a report of shots fired. The injuries were non-life threatening, according to a news release by the Columbia Police Departmen
Former Columbia Public Schools CFO sentenced to probation
Former Columbia Public Schools chief financial officer Anna Munson was given five years of supervised probation Thursday after she pleaded guilty in October to receiving stolen property at a previous job.
UPDATE: One hospitalized after I-70 crash
A crash involving two vehicles on I-70 west of Columbia around 4:15 p.m. Friday closed one lane of traffic for a couple hours, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Lime scooters leave Columbia to work on agreement with city
COLUMBIA - The scooter company Lime announced it has taken its scooters out of Columbia for the immediate future. Lime told city officials it is looking to come to an agreement with the city and university.
'And now it is Charles' turn': Filing seeks release of Erickson for Heitholt murder
Charles Erickson, who told police in 2004 that he and Ryan Ferguson killed Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt, is seeking to be released from prison where he has served nearly 15 years of a 25-year sentence for the murder.
Columbia man arrested in connection to two thefts in Mexico
MEXICO - The Mexico Public Safety Department arrested a man in connection to a car theft and a home burglary on Tuesday. Both thefts occurred late Tuesday night according to a news release from the Mexico Public Safety Department.
PHOTO GALLERY: Stephens College graduates first ever class of physicians assistants in masters
Stephens College hosted its fall semester graduate program commencement ceremony Friday in Lela Raney Wood Hall. One of the master's programs, Stephens graduated their first class of physicians assistants in the Fall 2018 graduation. The undergraduate graduation for Stephens was held earlier Friday
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Missouri defensive lineman Williams will face charges in assault case
Missouri defensive lineman Tre Williams faces a second-degree domestic assault charge after an altercation with his girlfriend early Sunday morning. The charges came a day after a Boone County assistant prosecuting attorney told the Missourian that Williams would not be charged.
Columbia man sentenced to 15 years for sex trafficking a minor
A Columbia man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison without parole for participating in a prostitution business and sex trafficking a minor. Kenneth Ronald Jones, 26, pleaded guilty on Aug. 6 to one count of sex trafficking a minor. He also pleaded guilty to two counts of transportat
Group circulates petition to audit Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A group has started the process of circulating a petition in support of auditing the City of Columbia, according to the State Auditor's Office. The group has been given a petition signature form, which is used for collecting signatures. They'll have to get 5,000 signatures from regis
Mo. Police: Gun jammed after shot fired inside a Columbia Steak n' Shake
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a Missouri Steak 'n Shake employee's weapon jammed after he yelled "I quit" while firing a single shot into the ceiling. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Reiss Favinger, 19, is jailed without bond on charges that include armed criminal action and unlawful
Domestic assault charges filed against Missouri player
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams was charged Wednesday in a domestic assault case. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that probable cause statement alleges Williams and his girlfriend argued early Sunday and that he hit her several times while she was driving and at one poin
Cow steals spotlight at MU student's graduation photo shoot
COLUMBIA, MO (AP) - University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot. The Columbia Missourian reports that senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano brought 3-year-old Amelia on campus Thursday to join his com
Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Colombian singer Shakira
MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Colombian singer Shakira. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Columbia man sentenced for sex crimes
A Columbia man was sentenced to 15 years in prison without parole on Thursday for his role in a "prostitution operation that involved sex trafficking a minor victim," the Western District Attorney's Office said in a press release.
Court documents: Tiger player Williams choked, struck victim in assault case
Despite several reports to the contrary, Missouri defensive end Tre Williams has been charged with domestic assault, the Boone County Circuit Clerk’s Office and court filings confirm.
Former CPS officer sentenced to 5 years probation
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The former chief financial officer of Columbia Public Schools was sentenced to five years of probation on Thursday after she pleaded guilty to taking money from a band booster club in the St. Louis area.
Tentative trial date in Boone County murder
BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – Another trial date has been set for a Columbia murder case already postponed. on two occasions in Boone County. Thursday afternoon, the court notified attorneys that the trial of Devontre DeShawn Kennedy, 24, is tentatively set for April 2, 2019. A pre-trial conference was also s