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Columbia man arrested for Mexico theft
MEXICO, Mo. - A Columbia man was taken into custody on Wednesday after the Mexico Public Safety Department linked him to a car theft and a burglary in the area. According to MPSD, a vehicle was rummaged through and had change stolen from it early Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Whitley Street.
Presiding judge to celebrate retirement, plans return to private practice
When Wesley Dalton was born, it likely was a foregone conclusion he would be a judge. “My grandfather was a lawyer, my dad was a lawyer and a circuit judge, my Uncle David was a judge and my brother is a lawyer,” he said.
Roth to play college softball
For Mexico senior centerfielder Mattie Roth softball is a game that, just like for many of her teammates, started out simple enough, but eventually became so much more. What softball turned into from one perspective for Roth was a commitment that extended beyond the Lady Bulldogs to a travel team an
Two teens in custody after home burglary
MEXICO, Mo. - Two 15-year-old boys were taken into custody on Monday after the Mexico Public Safety Department responded to a burglary in the 600 block of N. Western Street. The residents of the home told police they had been gone for about two and a half hours on Monday morning, and when they retur
Audrain County Sheriff’s Department hosts Shop with a Cop
Christmas came early for approximately 55 Audrain County children Friday and Saturday. It was the second Shop with a Cop event coordinated by Audrain County Sheriff’s Deputy Cody Burson after a seven-year hiatus. The elementary-aged children shopped for toys and other wishlist items at Walmart in Me
Fulton man pleads guilty to federal guns charges
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Fulton man pleaded guilty to four federal charges on Friday after he allegedly shot at several semi-trucks during a chase on Interstate 70 in April 2016.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Breaking into Impound Lot for Car
BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - A Lead Hill, Missouri man was arrested Monday on multiple felony charges after a man broke into an impound lot after being released from law enforcement custody the same day.
MU Healthcare, SSM Health holds second open forum about potential merger
MEXICO, Mo. - Leaders at MU Healthcare and SSM Health will be holding the second of three open forums Wednesday to talk about a potential merger and the future of health care in mid-Missouri.
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.
Bridgeton man wins $5 million in Missouri Lottery game
BRIDGETON, Mo. – A St. Louis-area resident is a big winner in a Missouri Lottery game. The Lottery said Monday that Jeffrey Harrison purchased a “$5,000,000 Bankroll” scratchers ticket at a Schnucks Market in Bridgeton. He claimed his prize on Dec. 11.
VIDEO: Tractor-trailer overturns on Columbia street
A tractor-trailer overturned on West Broadway in Columbia between Stadium Boulevard and Fairview Road at about 9 a.m. Monday. Police and fire officials have not released details about the cause of the crash or any injuries it might have caused.
Callaway County deputies arrest two for meth possession
WILLIAMSBURG, Mo. - Callaway County deputies have arrested two people for having drugs and several firearms in their vehicle. Deputies said they were doing an active patrol near Williamsburg Saturday afternoon when they pulled over Eric Marshall, 40, and Taylor Turkington, 25, just before 3 p.m.
Missouri to give away historic bridge for free, with catch
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in a single feeding frenzy.
A poacher in Missouri was sentenced to a year in jail for killing hundreds of deer, and the judge is making him watch 'Bambi' once a month
David Berry Jr. has been sentenced to a year in jail for illegally killing hundreds of deer. As a part of his sentence, he will have to watch the movie " Bambi" at least once a month while in jail.
Fulton police arrest two after finding drugs during traffic stop
FULTON, Mo. - Fulton police said they took two people into custody near William Woods University after they found drugs during a traffic stop Sunday morning. Officers said they pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation near William Woods Avenue and Dunham Drive around 1 a.m.
MU football assistant coach arrested
COLUMBIA - A University of Missouri assistant football coach was arrested Saturday on an out of county warrant. According to online records from the Boone County Sheriff's Department, MUPD arrested 56-year-old Vernon Hargreaves. He was later released after posting $1,000 bond.
Roundup from the sky kills 103 feral hogs in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in a single feeding frenzy.
This Missouri Zoo Has One Of The Most Spectacular Christmas Light Displays You’ve Ever Seen
The clock’s a-tickin’. And, before you know it, we’ll be waking up on Christmas morning. That means we’re running out of time to get everything – from buying gifts to baking cookies – done. But, don’t let the frenzy of the final days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s wear you down. Slow down fo
Missouri’s new GOP senator placed under investigation before he’s even sworn in
Most Republicans wait until they come to Washington to join the culture of corruption — but Missouri Senator-elect Josh Hawley decided to get a jumpstart by engaging in possibly illegal activities during his campaign for Senate.
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