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Fulton kicks off annual street festival
FULTON - The city of Fulton kicked off their annual Street Festival in style Friday with live music, a carnival, vendors, food trucks and a hot air balloon glow.
Fulton man convicted of a dozen sex crimes
A Callaway County jury convicted George Edward Martin, 58, guilty of the offenses of sodomy, statutory sodomy, sexual misconduct involving a child by inducement, enticement of a child, child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor.
Man arrested following elder exploitation investigation
Kelly Gooldy, 40, was arrested on four warrants from three counties, including a Callaway County warrant for felony financial explitation of an elderly person. That last charge was filed June 4 following an extensive investigation by the sheriff's office and the Missouri Department of Health and Sen
Another mass power outage hits Columbia
Due to a large power outage in the central part of Columbia, some stoplights may not be working properly. Please treat these intersections like four-way stops. Columbia Water & Light crews are working to identify and resolve the issue.— ColumbiaPD (@ColumbiaPD)June 24, 2018
40 drownings in the last year in Missouri
Sergeant Scott White told us that a life jacket is crucial and that in almost all of the drownings last year, "nobody was wearing a life-jacket," said White.
Martin faces up to 214 years in prison for guilty verdict of 12 sex crimes
After a two-day trial, a Fulton man was found guilty of 12 felony offenses related to sex crimes against children, according to the Callaway County Prosecutors Office.
Nearly 900 Columbia Water and Light customer without power
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Hundreds of Columbia Water and Light customers experienced a power outage Sunday morning, according to the utility's outage map.
Holts Summit man guilty of animal neglect
Antonio Hickmon, 32, of Holts Summit, was found guilty of the misdemeanor of animal neglect following a one-day jury trial in Judge Sue Crane's Circuit Court. Hickmon was originally charged with the class A misdemeanor of animal abuse for failing to provide adequate care that resulted in substantial
Fulton police seen searching vehicle, motel parking lot
Few details confirmed by police departmentFulton Police search area of motelFULTON, Mo. - Multiple police officers responded to a Fulton motel around 10 p.m. Wednesday.ABC 17 News crews saw officers searching a vehicle in the parking lot of the Travelier Motel on US Business 54.Fulton police would n
ATV crash puts two in university hospital
According to the report, Angel Castillo, 17, hit Hunter Henderson, 16, head-on after traveling near Skywater Road.
Large police presence in northeast Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Right now there is a large police presence on Hickam Drive and Olympic Boulevard in northeast Columbia after reports of a person with a gun.ABC 17 News saw officers with guns drawn walking throughout the area.There were more than a dozen patrol cars and parts of Hickam Drive are curr
Area woman killed in Wednesday accident
Jessi Wells, 35, went off the right side of the road and struck a tree. She was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead after being taken to Lake Regional Hospital.
Crews respond to crash on 63 in Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Emergency crews responded to a crash on Highway 63 in Columbia Friday night.It happened near Grindstone Creek in the northbound lanes. Boone County Joint Communications urged drivers to avoid the area.As of 7 p.m., one northbound lane was still closed. All southbound lanes were open.
Fulton man arrested after drug search
Joshua Byrd, 29, was arrested for two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
Auxvasse police warn of door-to-door salesmen, company pushes back
The independent dealer of Kirby vacuum models, CR Distributing, sells vacuums to mid-Missouri homes through salespeople. Auxvasse Chief of Police Kevin Suedmeyer said officers asked the salesmen if they had a business license and he said they did not want to renew their license.
Two defendants in Carl DeBrodie wrongful death lawsuit deny majority of allegations
Second Chance Homes of Fulton, LLC is a limited liability company formed under the laws of the State of MissouriRowden is a resident of Callaway County. MissouriRowden is the owner of Second Chance Homes of Fulton, LLCSecond Chance Homes of Fulton, LLC provides services for individuals with disabili
UM system president plans to appeal judge's decision on MU graduate workers
COLUMBIA, Mo. -UPDATE 6/22 11:27 A.M.:UM System President Mun Choi said during a press conference Friday that the university plans to appeal the judge's decision on MU graduate workers. "We do not agree that graduate students are employees," said Choi.
New Bloomfield responds to public criticism
The meeting was Shaw's first after being appointed in the position vacated by Greg Rehagen who cited health reasons when he resigned May 16. Shaw said the new interim clerk, from temp agency C&S Business Services, had been working before the appointment as a trial period. The clerk had signed the ag
Fulton police make 3 weekend arrests
On Saturday, police arrested two at the Westwood Motel, said Sgt. Garrett Poole, of the Fulton Police Department.
Get ready for the flower show
"At one show, I cut a lantana," she told Fulton Garden Club members Thursday evening. "It should have been fine. But it was (drooping). I pulled it before the show even started. It wasn't worthy of being shown."