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Missouri News: Columbia Police ask for help identifying burglary suspect | STL.News
COLUMBIA, MO– TheColumbia Police Departmentis investigating a burglary which occurred at 3:53 a.m. on Aug. 18 at 912 Richmond Avenue, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. Initial investigation reveals that a White or Hispanic male entered the sorority house through an unlocked door. The suspect was encountere
MISSOURI | MDC CONFIRMS INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER IN 11 NEW MISSOURI COUNTIES | STL.News
COLUMBIA,MO– Foresters with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in conjunction with the Missouri and U.S. departments of agriculture, have confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in 11 new counties across Missouri. New detections have been confirmed in Adair, Callaway, Cape Gira
Columbia police to spend more time with downtown crowds Saturday night
"We're gonna do that kind of thing. If something cracks off, we'll be real close and handy," Stephens said.
Columbia firefighters extricate driver in rollover crash
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia firefighters had to perform an extrication after a driver crashed through two fences, causing the vehicle to roll over and land on its side Saturday.
University of Missouri police investigating sex offense
The University of Missouri police department is investigating a reported "fondling" that happened at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday during a concert on the school's campus.The woman reported she and her friends were standing near the stage when a man came up behind her and rubbed against her in a sexual
Two charged with robbing Columbia bank
Columbia police were sent to the bank at 1916 Paris Road a little before noon on a report of a panic alarm, according to a probable cause statement filed in the case. Officers learned the bank had been robbed and surveillance video showed a bald white man wearing a gray tank top and shorts with sock
Columbia man charged in murder in June
The day before McNeal was found, Christian County deputies reported finding 53 guns and about 5,000 rounds of ammunition in Anderson's car after he was pulled over for speeding.
Pursuit suspect drives through Columbia work zone
Police pursue a suspect on Clark Lane and Towne on Friday, Aug. 17.COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Columbia Police Department detained one person Friday afternoon after he led officers on a chase in downtown Columbia.The pursuit ended on Clark Lane and Towne near an apartment complex. The suspect drove through
Boone County & Columbia: Poverty report shows drop-out rates ahead of new school year
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Boone County and the city of Columbia are using a new report to highlight how poverty is affecting the community, with a particular focus on children.
Chase through area east of Columbia prompts modified school lockdowns
Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark confirmed to KOMU 8 News that Cedar Ridge Elementary, New Haven Elementary, Battle Elementary, Battle High School, and the old Cedar Ridge building on Roseta Avenue all went on modified lockdown. That means no one was allowed in or out of the bu
Police investigate attempted sorority burglary at MU
In an email to MU students, police said the suspect entered through an unlocked door at 3:53 a.m. Saturday at the house on Richmond Avenue. Several sorority members confronted the man and escorted him out of the house, police said.
Area road work includes long-term closure of Route BB bridge
A few major road work projects in and around Columbia will continue the week of August 20, according to a press release from Missouri Department of Transportation.The bridge on Route BB over Interstate 70 will close on Monday and remain closed until October, when the rehabilitation and ramp repair p
Columbia police investigate burglary at Mizzou off-campus sorority house
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Missouri University Police Department sent an alert Saturday morning, warning students that an off-campus sorority has been burglarized.
Man steals from Gumby's Pizza delivery employee
Tries to take pizza before order is paid forCOLUMBIA, Mo. - A Gumby's Pizza delivery employee was robbed while on a delivery run late Thursday night. Police were called to an apartment building on Northland Drive where the victim said Carl Hayes tried to take the pizza without paying for it.The vict
Route BB bridge ramp to close over the weekend
Missouri Department of Transportation engineer Mike Schnupp said the eastbound ramp has already been completed, and once the westbound ramp is finished, the Route BB bridge will then close until mid-October.
Man linked to Boone County death investigation charged with murder
While investigating acase of stolen gunsand ammunition, deputies went to Jason Anderson's home, where they found Anderson's girlfriend Elise’ise McNeal dead from gunshot wounds. A witness told deputies Anderson and McNeal had been fighting, and during one argument Anderson pointed a rifle at McNeal.
CPD investigates Central Bank of Boone County robbery
Officers responded to the bank location around 11:55 Thursday morning in response to a possible robbery. Upon investigating, officers found a man entered the business, approached a teller and demanded money. The suspect then retrieved an unknown amount of money and fled the area.
Fulton man indicted on child sex crime charges
Michael Collins, 21, was charged Thursday in federal court in Jefferson City with three counts: attempting to entice a minor under the age of 14 to engage in illegal sexual activity, transporting a minor under the age of 14 across state lines to engage in sexual activity and committing those felonie
Utility work to close lane of East St. Charles Road
The work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday between Talon and Richland roads, Boone Electric said in a news release. Workers will have to close the southbound lane of the stretch of narrow, two-lane road without shoulders, the utility said.
Columbia Islamic Center moves forward with expansion project
The new building will contain classrooms, a gym, kitchen, storage space and bathrooms. The facility will support the Islamic Center's efforts to donate food for the homeless and help refugees with language barriers and job hunting.