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Hickman football coach pleads guilty to DWI

Arnel Monroe, 47, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, he was still an employee of Columbia Public Schools, a district spokeswoman said.

Empathetic approach yields results for Missouri's at-risk youths

Missouri's model of teaching, rather than punishing juvenile offenders has led to low recidivism rates and positive results. 

Columbia police seek man in Super 8 armed robbery

Columbia police responded to an armed robbery in progress early Wednesday morning at the Super 8 hotel on Clark Lane. The perpetrator is still at large.

Columbia police seize heroin from Mikel Street home

The subject of the search warrant wasn't at the home when officers searched it Thursday night. Officers were looking for the person Friday.

UPDATE: One dead after shots fired on Wagon Trail Road

Authorities responded to reports of shots fired at 6120 Wagon Trail Road around 7 p.m. Wednesday. A 47-year-old man died from the altercation, and a 36-year-old womanwas taken into custody as a suspect.

 

Columbia police's proactive patrolling yields 16 felony arrests since gun incidents

The Columbia Police Department's reinforced effort has resulted in 96 traffic stops and 39 checked subjects.

Boone County man pleads guilty to child pornography possession

More than 25,000 pornographic files were found on John S. Littell's hard drive, some containing sexually explicit depictions of minors.

Hickman football coach Arnel Monroe returns to practice

Hickman High School football coach Arnel Monroe held practice Wednesday night, according to Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark.

Gunshots strike car, residences on Sanford Avenue early Wednesday

The Columbia Police Department responded to reports of gunshots on the 400 block of Sanford Avenue shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. No one was injured, but shots hit two residences and a parked car.

Hickman High School football coach arrested for DWI

Hickman High School's head football coach Arnel Monroe was arrested early Sunday morning on charges driving while intoxicated.

Two injured after shots fired on West Worley Street

A woman and a teenager were injured after a shooting on the 300 block of W. Worley Street.

Columbia man shot while driving in Moberly on Saturday

The 29-year-old man was treated for non-life threatening injuries at University Hospital and released. An investigation is ongoing.

Gunshots strike house, parked car in central Columbia

Columbia Police responded to multiple reports of  shots fired at the intersection of Worley Street and McBaine Avenue at 12:34 a.m. Friday.

Man injured in central Columbia shooting

A 39-year-old man was taken to an area hospital Thursday evening after a shooting at the intersection of Garth Avenue and Oak Street. His injuries were not life-threatening, and no one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Three arrested after stolen car sparks high-speed chase

Boone County Sheriff's deputies arrested three people after a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning in pursuit of a vehicle reported stolen from Iowa. The chase led deputies from Boone County to Moberly.

Intruders drink beer, steal tools from closed steakhouse

Mackenzie's Prime was struck with bad luck again. Less than a week after a fire forced the restaurant to close prematurely, intruders broke in to the building sometime Monday night or Tuesday morning.

UPDATE: Man shot in home invasion

The victim was shot in the stomach by one of three men who broke into his house in the 5300 block of Trikalla Drive in the Lake of the Woods area.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection to shots fired at Douglass Park

Anthony Prince admitted to having a handgun and firing at least three shots in Douglass Park after being robbed Sunday. Police found him at the Midway Budget Inn after he was identified by "cooperating citizens." 

Cyber crimes unit operating as usual despite statewide funding suspension

Gov. Nixon suspended $1.5 million from the state's cyber crimes task forces. A potential reinstatement of funds would not occur until the legislature reconvenes for a special session in September.

Man arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct, assault

The man arrested was naked and intoxicated, said Sgt. Robert Dochler of the Columbia Police Department.

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