An MU police officer was dispatched to University Hospital on Thursday morning after a man demanded money of a hospital employee and then kicked her in the shin.
After Monday's Oklahoma tornado, Columbia residents have received calls from scammers claiming to be from the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army.
Randy W. Woods, 27, was charged with two counts of statutory sodomy in connection with an assault that occurred earlier this month at Green Hills Trailer Court, north of Columbia.
The Columbia Police Department is warning utility customers not to comply with any requests to make payments via phone.
Patrick Drury, 29, was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday on charges of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child.
Quaemonn Wilkerson, 18, was arrested and faces charges of second degree assault of a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action and resisting arrest.
Brandon Coleman had worked for the turf management section of the MU athletics department since June 2010. Prior to that, he worked at MU Campus Dining services, according to a statement from Chad Moller, associate athletics director.
Brandon R. Coleman was killed Sunday morning after a shooting near the intersection of Ann Street and Hinkson Avenue.
Columbia police asked to search Henry Durst's vehicle after questioning him about a nearby disturbance, said Public Information Officer Latisha Stroer.
Officers were dispatched to the restaurant at 10:57 a.m. The robber fled the scene without any money in a silver four-door vehicle heading north on Providence Road, according to a news release.
Marquez F. Marshall pleaded guilty in March to charges of attempted robbery and assault of a Jefferson Junior High School employee. He was sentenced Monday to 9 years in prison.
Marvin Leslie Jones of Columbia pleaded guilty Monday in Boone County Circuit Court to two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of forcible rape.
The man demanded money and ran away when the clerk told him the motel didn't have cash.
On Sunday morning, officers responded to a home invasion on Hamilton Way. According to a news release, a man entered the residence, displayed a handgun and demanded marijuana and money.
The victim, a 23-year-old Columbia woman, said she knew her attacker, according to the Columbia Police Department.
Columbia police arrested Phillip J. Masters on charges of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. He is being held in Boone County Jail.
Rashard Bigham led a Boone County Sheriff's deputy on a chase through the El Chaparral subdivision after failing to stop at a stop sign, according to a department release.
The Ashland man was selling Adderall to a 13-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Department.
While police were following up on a noise complaint, Angel Anderson is accused of threatening to kill her neighbor and a police officer before attacking them.
Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff's Department searched two residences in Columbia and found finished methamphetamine, meth paraphernalia, chemicals and equipment, according to a news release.