Man arrested in connection to Break Time, Dollar General robberies

Robert L. Buck was arrested on Sunday after police identified him on security footage in connection with a robbery at the Dollar General store on Vandiver Drive. Buck also implicated himself in Saturday's robbery of a Break Time convenience store, police said.

UPDATE: 88-year-old man accused of killing his wife pleads not guilty

Donald M. Rowland is accused of the first-degree murder of his wife and armed criminal action. He is currently being held at Boone County jail on a $1 million cash-only bond.

Man struck, robbed near University Heights

Police are offering a reward for tips that result in an arrest.

Missouri attorney general names special prosecutor in Addison's crash case

Charges are yet to be filed after the arrest of Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea in connection with the Oct. 25 crash into Addison's window that injured four.

Man arrested in connection with armed robbery found hiding in air-conditioning unit

Three Columbia residents were arrested Monday in connection with an armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Columbia.

Columbia police respond to shots fired at The Cottages

The Columbia Police Department responded to a reported shots fired incident early Sunday morning. No one was injured, according to a police news release, and the investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE: Injured husband charged with murder in wife's death

Donald M. Rowland and Betty M. Rowland were found by their daughter Friday afternoon.

Masked man robs Indian restaurant with handgun

The robber fired a shot at an employee, but nobody was hurt.

Man arrested Wednesday on charge of child pornography possession

A monthlong investigation led to the arrest of a 30-year-old manby Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force detectives.


Columbia man arrested in connection with July shooting

The victim of the July 3 shooting went to University Hospital with multiple non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Columbia Police Department investigates check fraud incidents

The Columbia Police Department is in an ongoing investigation of a series of check scams that have occurred in Boone County. The most recent target was the Boone County National Bank.

Shot fired at child; mother arrested

The shot narrowly missed a man holding a 4-year-old child. The child's mother was arrested and faces several charges.

Columbia man sentenced to 7 years for possesion of child pornography

Columbia resident Jarrod Hoffman will participate in a four-month sex offenders program during his incarceration, said Tracy Perkins, a detective at the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Armed man in Halloween mask robs grocery store and hotel

Police said a masked man robbed a grocery store Tuesday night and a hotel after midnight. No injuries were reported, and both investigations are ongoing.

Community policing opportunities vary with officers' shifts

Proposition 1, which calls for a property tax to pay for additional police, is intended to give officers time to engage with the public.

Missouri hunters' help needed to find missing persons, clues

A missing persons support group is reminding hunters that under that pile of abandoned clothing could be human bones or something that could solve a heart-wrenching mystery.

Columbia police seek witnesses to fatal Range Line accident

The Columbia Police Department is seeking witnesses to an accident that took place Monday night on Range Line Street, which left one pedestrian dead and another hospitalized.

Man pleads not guilty to July shooting that injured two women

One woman was hospitalized with the injuries she suffered from the shooting.

Columbia police seek public's help in downtown shooting investigation

Officers found a cartridge casing near several popular bars on Broadway on Sunday morning. 

Columbia woman found dead near Pilot Grove

A 62-year-old woman was found dead near a gravel road west of Pilot Grove on Saturday.