In the past six weeks, 177 head of cattle have been stolen from six farms in Jasper County. Thefts have also been reported in Barton, Lawrence and Dade counties.
Videos of child pornography were found during a Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force investigation. The investigation has not been completed, but a man has been charged.
Officer Rob Sanders was fired Wednesday after an internal affairs investigation into his use of excessive force against Kenneth Baker, 38, a Columbia resident. Sanders, a patrol officer, was an 18-year veteran of the department.
Her attorney argued that the conviction should be overturned because errors by the prosecutor violated Hall's due process rights. Prosecutors said the errors did not affect the outcome of the trial.
The former Missouri running back was charged with the Class C felony in connection to an incident that occurred on June 19, 2010. He could face up to 7 years in prison.
Holding cell tapes of the Aug. 15 incident show a man who had just been pepper-sprayed during his arrest being violently pushed down and injured by the officer.
On Wednesday, a former roommate of the woman accusing former MU football player Derrick Washington acknowledged under cross-examination that she did not initially tell campus police about Washington's alleged actions.
Two men robbed a Break Time convenience store early Wednesday morning, fired a gun into the shelves and took money and cigarettes.
Talibdin "T.D." El-Amin of St. Louis has been fined more than $500,000 for violations going back to 2006. He was recently released from federal prison on corruption charges.
Jacob Shepard, 18, pleaded guilty to stealing Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's car and ramming it into a brick wall. Shepard could spend up to seven years in prison for stealing and four years for property damage.
Two men and one woman were found shot to death in a home early Tuesday morning. This is the second triple-homicide in three days in Kansas City.
Two shotguns and a shotgun barrel remain unaccounted for after an audit of the department's weapons, and a company has been hired to suggest improvements to the agency's property room policies.
A St. Louis man was sentenced on Monday for his role in the robbery of Aaron Hobson, who was shot to death in the parking lot of a south Columbia convenience store last fall.
Policet didn't disclose the location or date of this weekend's checkpoint.
Sheriff Dennis Crane said two unrelated incidents on Sept. 2 and Sept. 9 in which three people were killed were rare for Callaway County.
There were 3.8 million violent crimes last year, down from 4.3 million in 2009, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The violent crime rate has fallen by 70 percent since 1993.
Missouri law enforcement officers are teaming up for Child Passenger Safety Week. According to the National Institutes of Health, car accidents are the leading cause of accidental death among children.
The Pennsylvania man was taken into custody on charges that he tried to take a fake bomb through the airport security checkpoint. The hearing scheduled for Thursday will determine whether he will continue to be detained.
The three Macon residents were arrested in Mexico and deported the next day. Prosecutors said the suspects are linked to a holdup at a Columbia bank and a robbery of a credit union in Texas.
The Columbia Police Department and MU Police alert residents of increasing catalytic converter thefts in major parking lots around the city.