Man sentenced to three years in domestic assault case

Marcus Villa choked his girlfriend and tried to run away from arresting officers.

UPDATE: Former Parkade Baptist youth director charged with sexual assault

Dale G. Johnson, 42, turned himself in to the Boone County Sheriff's Department following a month-long investigation into sexual assaults beginning in 2013.

At least two injured in shootout outside Columbia Senior Center

Emergency callers reported hearing more than 25 shots after a fight broke out in the Columbia Senior Center parking lot.

UPDATE: Super Bowl party shooting case ends in mistrial

Thirteenth Circuit Court Judge Christine Carpenter declared a mistrial in the case of Eugenia Dyer because an interview with a witness was not turned over to the defense until after the start of the trial.

James Thompson sentenced to life for Brian Daniels' murder

Brian Daniels' half-sister spoke fondly of him during James Thompson's sentencing hearing Monday.

Survivor in Saturday shooting still unable to communicate with detectives

Willie J. Mays was in critical condition Monday night at University Hospital after being shot in the head during an incident in which two others were killed.

Columbia man who killed wife pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Donald Rowland's charges were amended from first-degree murder and armed criminal action to first-degree involuntary manslaughter. He could serve up to seven years in prison.

Three dead, including suspect, in Saturday night Boone County shooting

Two people were found dead at a residence on the 4400 block of Santa Anna Drive. Another was found wounded and was taken to a local hospital. The suspect was later fatally shot by a Boone County Sheriff's Department deputy.

Victims, suspect identified in Saturday night double homicide

A shooting on Santa Anna Drive, just outside Columbia city limits, left two dead and one wounded. The suspect in the shooting, who was fatally shot by a Boone County Sheriff's Department deputy, has been identified as 28-year-old Cornelius Parker.

Hallsville man arrested on suspicion of child pornography possession

The Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force found more than 20 pornographic images when it searched Clifford Millam's home Feb. 20.

UPDATE: Gunman, four victims, identified in Tyrone shooting

The bodies were found in four residences around Tyrone overnight Thursday, and a 36-year-old suspected gunman was also found dead in a running pickup truck.

Two arrested in connection with downtown vandalism

The arrests come after officers discovered graffiti on downtown businesses and MU buildings between Wednesday and Thursday.

Jury finds Oklahoma man guilty in murder of Brian Daniels

Casey Lewis, the second man convicted in the April 2013 murder of Brian Daniels, will be sentenced in April. James Thompson was convicted in January.

Defense works to loosen link between Casey Lewis and murder weapon

The prosecution tried to tie Lewis more closely to James Thompson, who was convicted last month of plotting to kill Brian Daniels.

Juvenile suspected in string of robberies to be tried as adult

Terrence Harvey, 17, was arrested Thursday night. He will be tried as an adult.

Charges reduced for 88-year-old man accused of killing wife

After pleading not guilty in November to a charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his wife, Donald Rowland will now face a lesser charge of first-degree involuntary manslaughter.

Hickman choir director charged with stalking granted home detention

Matthew Felts faces felony charges in connection with allegations that he stalked a woman in late December 2014.

Jury selection to begin in trial of accused triggerman in Brian Daniels' murder

Casey Lewis, 26, of Stonewall, Oklahoma, is charged with first-degree murder in Daniels' death.

Former Boy Scouts leader sentenced for child pornography

Ian Francis Burow was sentenced to 15 years in prison for child pornography to run concurrent with a 20-year federal sentence.


Survey results underestimate support for legalizing pot, activists say

More than a quarter of those surveyed said they opposed legalization entirely, even for medicinal use.