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.

Shots fired early Sunday morning on East Broadway

The incident happened in the 1000 block of East Broadway around 1:22 a.m. Sunday morning.

Couple robbed at gunpoint near hotel on I-70 Drive

The assailant took a man's wallet and ran east.


Man arrested in connection with meth dealing

The arrest came after police served a search warrant Friday afternoon at a northeast Columbia home.

Man charged with murder in connection with Columbia homicide

Police arrested Anthony Lamarr Shegog on Monday afternoon shortly after Walter Lige was found unconscious.


Police respond to shots fired in northeast Columbia

Police do not have any leads on the suspects at this time. No injuries were reported.

Joshua Murray sentenced to 10 years in connection with fatal shooting of Tre'Veon Marshall

Only one more case connected to Marshall's death remains open.


Sexual assault reported in Schurz Residence Hall

A sexual assault was reported at Schurz Residence Hall late Oct. 2 or in the early morning of Oct. 3. This is the second report of sexual assault at MU since Thursday.

Suspect in burglary shot in early morning confrontation

Columbia resident William Harper was arrested after being released from the hospital, where he was treated for a bullet wound.

Police officers called to Aspen Heights more than 300 times this year

Saturday's shooting, which left one injured and two in custody, is the latest in a series of criminal issues at Aspen Heights apartment complex. Since January 2014, there have been 326 calls placed to Columbia police from the complex.

Diamond earrings stolen from Buchroeder's Jewelry

Three men escaped with a pair of diamond stud earrings valued at $20,000 after a "small scuffle" ensued, according to the store's owner.

MU student admits to setting multiple fires in Hawthorn Hall

Keiser Witte has been charged with two felony counts of arson. He admitted to setting a fire in Hawthorn Hall on Saturday and other small fires there earlier.


Columbia and Boone County shell out nearly $300,000 for Ryan Ferguson lawsuit defense

With six remaining defendants who are either current or former Columbia Police Department employees, the city's bill in the case will rise.

Columbia police find blood but no victims at Hanover Boulevard

Columbia police said people in two cars parked next to each other in the 1600 block of Hanover Boulevard started fighting and shots were fired. The SUV sped away from the scene.

Missouri swimmer arrested in connection with Hawthorn Hall fires

The swimmer is suspected of setting Saturday's fire, as well as one in January.