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Crime

Slain 6-year-old loved to play, give hugs

Dayne William Hathman, shot and killed Thursday in Callaway County, will be remembered by family and friends for his positive attitude.

Five arrested in connection with meth lab at Katy Trail campground

Officials say the amount of meth could be worth tens of thousands of dollars. Four of the suspects are from Columbia.

Arrest made in August armed robbery

Video footage led to the arrest of a suspect in connection with the Aug. 13 armed robbery of a Columbia liquor store.

Domionte Cheatum sentenced to 40 years in Anthony Unger murder case

Domionte Cheatum, who was found guilty of second-degree murder in June, was sentenced to 40 years in prison at the Boone County Courthouse on Thursday.

Lambert pleads guilty to lesser charges during pre-trial hearing

Jimiah Lambert was previously charged with second degree murder but pleaded guilty to three separate charges Monday.

Auto thefts at high rate for the past month

Drivers are encouraged to lock their cars and take valuables with them.

Armed man robs store on Business Loop 70 late Wednesday

A man armed with a handgun robbed the Loop Liquor & Food Mart store on Business Loop 70 late Wednesday.

Police: Man rammed officer's car with motorcycle

David Singleton was arrested after police say he rammed an officer's car with his motorcycle on Blue Ridge Road early Wednesday. During the arrest, officers found drug paraphrenalia on him.

Armed men break into Apple Tree Court home, abduct man, steal car

A man was abducted and a car was stolen from a residence at the 200 block of Apple Tree Court early Saturday morning, police said.

Two killed after police sent to wrong address in St. Louis

St. Louis police say two people were killed after officers called to a violent domestic dispute were instead dispatched to the wrong address.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of arson in July fire

The July 5 fire caused more than $75,000 in damage to the home.

Man injured in armed home invasion in Columbia

Three men armed with guns forced their way into an apartment in north Columbia early Thursday and tied up and struck a man in the apartment.

Armed robber at large after bank robbery

A man got away with an undisclosed about of money after robbing a Landmark Bank in north Columbia on Wednesday afternoon.

Columbia man, indicted on drug trafficking charges, arrested

Malcolm D. Redmon, whose trial on a felony assault charge will begin later this month, was arrested Tuesday morning on federal cocaine charges following a July 30 indictment.

Man accused of using Craigslist to try to perform lewd acts with dog

Jerald Lee Hill, 56, of Roach, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.

Deputy arrests 3 on burglary charges during check of unoccupied house

The Boone County sheriff's deputy checking on a Rocheport house that had recently been broken into saw two people fleeing. Another person was in a car in the driveway.

3 gunfire incidents reported in Columbia; 1 injured

The early morning incidents occurred around 701 Big Bear Blvd., 716 Business Loop E. and the 1400 block of Avatar Court.

Columbia man accused of possessing, promoting child pornography

Scott May, 57, was charged with first-degree promoting child pornography and felony possession of child pornography Thursday after an investigation that began in May.

2 arrests made in connection with 2011 disappearance of Harrisburg man

Boone County Sheriff's deputies now consider Charles Bell's 2011 death a homicide investigation.

Two Columbia homes struck by bullets overnight

A chase followed after reports that shots had been fired on the 4500 block of Rice Road.

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