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.
A woman and two men were arrested in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in connection with the July 8 robbery of Merchants & Farmers Bank in Columbia.
Though no complaint was filed by the person being held, the Columbia Police Department is investigating an incident that took place in August in a police holding cell after an officer raised concerns about it.
A man approached a Sonic employee while opening the restaurant claiming he had a gun before he ran off with some money.
Anthony Falco Jr., who was charged in connection with trying to take a fake bomb through a security checkpoint at Kansas City International Airport on Sunday, told judges the affidavit was wrong.
The sprinkler system that saved much of the library’s collection also caused most of the damage.
Daron Martez Peal, the supposed shooter in the death of Aaron Hobson last October, was sentenced to 25 years for second-degree murder and 20 years for armed criminal action, to be served consecutively.
Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane said the incidents are not thought to be related.
MU's main library is expected to reopen Tuesday morning.
A monitored phone conversation between the woman and an inmate revealed that she'd promised to bring him some "Scooby snacks," according to police.
Daron Peal, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in July, was sentenced Monday.
An MU spokesman said the library will remain closed Monday but will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Students were not allowed near the area while police searched the car. Police found a marijuana blunt and a .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun during their search.
Police detained three people after an incident stemming from a traffic stop on Business Loop 70 East.