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Crime

BEHIND THE SCENES: Covering the Kahler trial

Watch an interview with Sangeeta Shastry, the Missourian reporter who covered the Kraig Kahler capital murder trial in Kansas.

Missouri couple 'Bonnie and Clyde' sentenced after New Mexico shootout

Mark Cochran and Elizabeth Denman, dubbed "Bonnie and Clyde," were sentenced to prison in the aftermath of a high-speed chase and a kidnapping.

Columbia male arrested on charges of robbery, assault

A 17-year-old was arrested at a Petro Mart on multiple charges, including second-degree robbery and assault on a law enforcement officer.

Man receives life sentence for sexually assaulting his children

A man was convicted of five counts of sexual assault against at least two of his children Tuesday. Evidence in the trail demonstrated that the man had sexually abused his oldest daughter for 10 years.

Meth ingredient sales triple in St. Louis County after ban

Unlike other parts of eastern Missouri, St. Louis County doesn't require prescription for pseudoephedrine, which is used to make methamphetamine. 

Boone County Sheriff's Department arrests man in Phenora Oaks subdivision

Suspected for a robbery on North Kathryn Street, Jimmy Joseph Talton was held on a $4,500 bond.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed by parents of MU student

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Aaron Hansberry by the parents of MU student Caitlin Valora for a motorcycle accident caused last August.

Troopers find 132 pounds of marijuana in vehicle after traffic stop

State troopers pulled an Arizona man over near Kingdom City and discovered 132 pounds of marijuana during a search of the vehicle. 

UPDATE: Wife, husband arrested in connection with false report of Subway robbery

Police arrested a woman and her husband in connection with a false report of a robbery at a Subway restaurant, according to a news release.

Texting mistake ends in jail time

A Perryville woman selling drugs via text message accidentally alerted the Perry County deputy sheriff. 

Woman charged with two felonies in connection with August crash

Elizabeth Klaus, 32, has been charged with second-degree felony assault and first-degree endangering the welfare of a child.

Ex-CIA operative from Missouri accused of leaking government secrets

Secrecy and silence characterize the case of Jeffrey Sterling, an ex-CIA operative from O'Fallon, who prosecutors said leaked classified information.

UPDATE: Woman arrested in connection with false report of Subway robbery

Detectives arrested a Subway worker Tuesday afternoon in connection with a false report of a strong-arm robbery.

Columbia Police investigating death of local DJ

Columbia Police are investigating the death of Marvin Holmes, a DJ who performed regularly at DC's Bar and Grill.

Trial date for eldest Mohler pushed back again

Burrell Mohler Sr., arrested in November 2009, is charged alongside his four sons and brother in a case where several of their young family members were molested in the early 1980s.

Subway employee robbed while walking to bank

A dark-colored car with tinted windows drove north on Forum Boulevard toward Stadium Boulevard after taking a deposit bag from a Subway employee walking to U.S. Bank.

Change in domestic violence law eases orders of protection

A new law that went into effect Sunday will make it easier for victims of domestic violence to remain protected from their abusers.

Alleged child molester arrested in Rocheport

A Rocheport man was arrested on suspicion of child molestation on Tuesday. He was being held in the Boone County Jail on Tuesday awaiting bond to be set on three counts of first-degree child molestation.

MU alumna Jennifer Wilson killed in South Carolina

An MU graduate working in teacher education was killed Sunday in South Carolina. Jennifer Wilson, 36, had recently earned tenure at the University of South Carolina, where she taught since leaving Missouri in 2005.

Man pleads guilty to possession, distribution of child pornography

A Columbia man pleaded guilty on counts of child pornography possession and distribution. The Cyber Crimes Task Force investigated the case. 

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