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One Columbia neighborhood is searching for answers

COLUMBIA- The neighborhood of Ridgefield Road and Wood Hill Road are on high alert after a series of break in's on Friday morning. Stevens, an officer at the Columbia Police Department, is assigned to the case.

KOMU - 2018-05-27 01:18:03

Engines fail as transport for air show turns into declared emergency

A C130, transporting the "Black Daggers", declared emergency soon after the jump team exited the plane around 10:30 AM CT.

KOMU - 2018-05-27 18:16:00

Memorial Day weekend kicks off with 7 DWI's, 1 BWI in mid-Missouri

"Last year's memorial day weekend saw nine fatalities," Randy Aulbur, Missouri Department of Transportation central district construction and material engineer said. "I can't say enough about how important it is to stay focused on operating the vehicle."

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 13:49:24

Man charged with meth possessions from inside, outside jail

Luke Jerozal, 33, of Jefferson City, was charged Friday with two felonies and two misdemeanors after an officer allegedly caught him with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and brass knuckles before he was transported to jail, where he was found to be in possession of more methamphetamine.


Sedalia man dragged beneath pickup truck

A man was injured after his truck dragged him down a driveway Friday afternoon.First responders arrived in the 1500 block of South Barrett Avenue about 4 p.m. to remove the man from underneath the pickup truck. The Sedalia Fire Department propped up the vehicle’s rear to slide him out from underneat

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-25 21:21:00

JC man charged with assault, resisting arrest

Aaron Campbell, 28, of Jefferson City, was charged Friday with class E felonies for third-degree assault and resisting arrest after allegedly breaking into a home, striking an occupant in the head and fleeing the scene.


Mizzou names new head softball coach

"I am thrilled that we were able to recruit Larissa Anderson to Mizzou and am confident that she will build upon the great Tiger Softball tradition that has been established over the last 44 seasons in Columbia. She is highly-respected within the coaching community, enjoys an outstanding reputation

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 21:39:36

Air Show celebrates 30th year anniversary in record high heat Saturday

COLUMBIA, Mo. - With Memorial Day around the corner, a popular air show went on from 9 am to 4 pm Saturday to celebrate 30 years of those that served our country.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 23:04:52

Missouri names Larissa Anderson new softball coach

Columbia, Mo. – A new era in Mizzou Softball begins today as Larissa Anderson has been named the 10th head coach to lead the tradition-rich Tiger program. Anderson, who has spent the past four seasons as head coach at Hofstra University, will be formally introduced at a press conference next month a

STJOSEPHPOST.COM - 2018-05-26 23:30:08

Missing Boonville teen found safe

BOONVILLE, Mo. -UPDATE 4:49 P.M.:Alyssa Murray has been located unharmed, according to authorities.


Inmate who shot himself in the head Thursday has been identified

Dennis Shaner, 50, was being transported from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to the Taney County jail on a felony warrant when the transport van made a stop in Springfield to drop off another inmate.


Another man charged for taking photos of people in a bathroom at Ellis Library

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A former Columbia Public Schools teacher is now charged with invasion of privacy after police said he admitted to taking several photos of two men using a bathroom at Ellis Library on the University of Missouri campus in April.According to charging documents, Austin Miller was contin


Killer in 2016 Moberly murder pleads guilty, gets life in prison

Joseph Kertz, 29, killed Kevin McCuispon of Hallsville in October 2016.Police found McCuispon's bodyafter going to a home for reports of gunfire. Inside, they had to extinguish a small fire, believed to have been set by Kertz.


State troopers attend accident, arrest fugitive

Tanner B. Russell, 33, was driving a 2007 Hyundai Elantra when he attempted to overtake a vehicle and went off the left side of the road, overcorrected, and then went off the right side of the road. The car struck the ground, overtuned and ignited upon impact, according to a state trooper report.


East Columbia residents concerned after study suggests home demolition

CBB Transportation Engineers and Planners’ Shawn Leight said, “Today, Grace Lane carries about 5,000 to 6,000 cars a day. With traffic increasing, that number can jump to 20,000 to 30,000 cars a day and that road cannot handle that much traffic volume.”


Pipe bombs found during Cole County traffic stop

A suspect was arrested in Cole County Tuesday night for suspicion of felony possession of an explosive weapon after two pipe bombs were found in a vehicle during a traffic stop, according to a news release from the Cole County Sheriff.The suspect was also arrested on suspicion of felony possession o


Lighthouse Thrift Store suffers from fire

Marshall firefighters extinguished a blaze at The Lighthouse Shelter Thrift Store on Wednesday, May 23. No information is available regarding the fire, as an investigation is still underway, according to the Marshall Fire Department. On Tuesday morning, the front door and window had been boarded, an


Staley settles lawsuit against Missouri athletic director

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 file photo, South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley watches on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning, File)COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has reached a $50,000


ABC 17 News Investigates: Amusement Park Safety

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Memorial Day weekend is almost here and you may have plans to visit an amusement park, but how safe are you and those you care about?


Preliminary hearings continued in meth trafficking case

Court records show that the hearings scheduled Wednesday for Antony L. Hutton of Hannibal, Mo., and Darlene B. Elles of Benton City, Mo., were continued to June 6.