Crime rate decreasing in Boone County

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | 3:50 p.m. CST; updated 2:46 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — As the city of Columbia grapples with a 34 percent increase in violent crime over the past year, recently released crime statistics for the rest of Boone County don't follow suit.