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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.

Two arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault

A man was robbed of his PlayStation 3 and beaten by a group of people when he tried to get it back, Detective Tom O'Sullivan said. Two Columbia teens were arrested in connection to the incident.

Scammers targeting Columbia residents, police warn

Callers claiming to be from Columbia Water and Light, the Internal Revenue Service, and Ameren Missouri have been targeting Columbia residents, the Columbia Police Department warned.

 

Columbia man arrrested on child pornography charges

Tyler R. Creath, 29, of Columbia was arrested after a search turned up hundreds of images of children and infants being molested.

Man arrested on suspicion of robbery at Dollar General

The Kansas City man had a 5-year-old and 6-year-old with him and was reportedly believed to be under the influence of PCP.

Man arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary, parental kidnapping

A man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of breaking into a residence on Godas Drive and kidnapping an infant.

Second suspect arrested in shooting that injured two

A second suspect in the July 5 shooting that injured two women on West Worley Street was arrested Monday morning.

 

Man arrested after shotgun wielded in ATV argument

David Baker, 63, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon after a man pulled out a shotgun during an argument with all-terrain vehicle riders.

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.

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