MU police seek information on early Wednesday morning assault

The MU Police Department issued a Clery release Wednesday evening about an assault that occurred early Wednesday morning in a parking lot near Tiger Avenue and Stadium Boulevard. Police are offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest.


Suspect arrested after armed robbery at Budget Host Inn

The suspect stole a laptop a charger, a cellphone with its charger and a case for the laptop computer. No one was injured.

UPDATE: MU student arrested in connection with anti-Semitic graffiti

Bradley Michael Becker, 18, has been charged with second-degree property damage, upgraded to a felony under Missouri hate crime statutes. 

17-year-old arrested in connection with weekend incidents at MU

MU police arrested Gire Ngezahayo, 17, in connection with the groping and attempted kissing of two female MU students near Memorial Student Union early Saturday morning.   

Boonville man sought on suspicion of multiple domestic charges

Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies are searching for Brandon D. Terrell, 28, in connection with a reported domestic assault on a woman Monday night.

Suspect arrested in sexual assault on MU campus

Police arrested 18-year-old Luke Kezekiya Kuol, a Hickman High School student, around 1 p.m. Monday for his alleged involvement in the assault Saturday on MU campus.

After recent MU Alerts, police captain says student safety is priority

MU Alerts were sent out after police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night and during the search for two suspects in another armed robbery early Sunday morning. Two Clery releases were also emailed to university addresses Saturday.

Shot fired in northeast Columbia

Officers located a cartridge casing in the area.

Police respond to burglary in progress

When patrol officers arrived at the home in the 4600 block of Raspberry Ridge Drive, K-9s searched but didn't locate any suspects.

MU Alert followed protocol with 3 a.m. phone call, police captain says

Some Twitter users thought the middle-of-the-night phone call was a rude awakening. The alert was for an armed robbery a few blocks from campus.

Police respond to two Sunday morning robberies

The robberies were at Clark Lane and near downtown Columbia.

UPDATE: MU students report being groped by group of men on campus

A group of men stopped groping the two female students when they saw a police car. Another woman reported later that a similar thing happened to her and some of her friends.


Police respond to two shots-fired incidents on Rice Road

The incidents occurred about an hour apart Thursday night.

UPDATE: Highway Patrol takes over investigation of fatal shooting in Hitt Street Garage

A man tentatively identified as Mark W. Adair was killed in the Hitt Street Garage by police. Adair was being sought Wednesday evening after assaulting a woman at a north side grocery store.

70 pounds of marijuana seized in I-70 stop

A Florida man was arrested after 70 pounds of marijuana and $8,000 were found in the car.

Police seeking suspect in Keene Street robbery

The Columbia Police Department is searching for a 51-year-old man involved with an armed robbery Wednesday evening.

Police investigate anti-Semitic messages found in MU residence hall

On two consecutive days, anti-Semitic messages were drawn in a stairwell of Mark Twain Residence Hall, including a swastika and threatening messages.

88-year-old man receives probation for stabbing his wife

Donald Rowland, 88, will live with his oldest daughter and her husband, with assistance from a 24-hour home care service.

Downtown marchers aim to end black-on-black violence

First Ward Councilman-elect Clyde Ruffin and City Manager Mike Matthes joined about 100 others in a walk from Hickman High School to the Boone County Courthouse Plaza on Saturday afternoon.

Triggerman sentenced to life in prison for Brian Daniels' murder

Thirteenth Circuit Court Judge Gary Oxenhandler denied the defense's motion for a new trial and sentenced Casey Lewis to life in prison.