Departments gather at courthouse

April 21, 2011 | 3:00 p.m. CDT
Members of various area departments including the Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department, MU Police Departmnet and Boone County Sheriff's Department were called to the Boone County Courthouse shortly before 7 a.m. because of a suspicious envelope left near the entrance to the courthouse. The Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad, a multi-departmental organization, investigated the envelop with a robotic X-ray device, and it turned out not to be dangerous.

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