The $227,000 Lenco BearCat will be used by Columbia's SWAT team.
Boone County Chief Prosecutor Dan Knight decided that shooter Dustin Deacon was "legally justified" in shooting Brandon Coleman under Missouri self-defense laws because he thought his father's life was in danger.
Last week's two-day lockdown in the Hallsville School District was prompted by the release of a man who police said had threatened to shoot students at a local school.
Investigators found more than 1,200 photographs of child pornography and about 20 videos of children engaged in sexual conduct, according to a news release from the task force.
An 87-year-old Columbia woman pleaded guilty to charges of careless and imprudent driving and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in connection with a hit-and-run last November that seriously injured an MU professor.
A Jefferson City woman pulled over her car on Old 63 and attacked two passengers with scissors following a dispute about bingo winnings, Ashland Police Chief Lyn Woolford said.
The Columbia Police Department made 25 arrests during a saturation effort on Thursday and Friday. Ten people were arrested on suspicion of felonies.
Authorities have seized property and cash from the operators of Columbia smoke shop Bocomo Bay, who were indicted on 21 counts of conspiring to distribute more than $2 million of synthetic marijuana.
A vehicle chase Friday night near Fairview Elementary ended when the driver and passenger fled on foot. The passenger was arrested on drug and stolen-property charges, but the driver escaped.
Operators of the Columbia smoke shop have been indicted on charges of distributing synthetic marijuana and drug paraphernalia and money laundering. A total of eight individuals and four businesses were indicted on federal charges.
Anthony Paine, 47, has been arrested in connection with an Oct. 4 armed robbery at Kaldi's Coffee in downtown Columbia.
One man was injured in a shooting Thursday evening outside of the Break Time convenience store at 4 Business Loop 70.
One incident was reported to have occurred in Laws Hall, and the other was in the Rollins group, which includes Gillett and Hudson halls.
The arrest was the third meth-related incident in Columbia in the past four weeks.
The Missourian's ongoing coverage of the problem of sexual assault aims to encourage dialogue that can lead to change.
Ronnie Long, 30, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of pointing a gun at a Columbia man on Route VV.
Recco E. Charters, 30, is suspected of firing two rounds into the ground during an argument with a neighbor Sunday morning.
Police are seeking information on Fulton resident Anthony Paine in connection with a robbery at Kaldi's Coffee last week.
Investigators have identified the homicide victim as 32-year-old Satina T. Beckner.
The body of a young African-American female was found early Wednesday morning in Cooper County, according to a news release.