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Kahler unable to pay for defense, requesting court-appointed attorneys

Kahler said in a court filing that trial costs and a trust fund established for his son, Sean, have exhausted his funds.

UPDATE: Woman arrested after accidentally firing gun during traffic stop

A woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of receiving stolen property after she accidentally fired a gun into the floorboard of the car she was in.

 

Troy passes anti-meth law

The town of Troy is the latest among four dozen towns and four counties in Missouri to require a prescription for drugs containing pseudoephedrine. The law goes into effect Oct. 1.

61-year-old man arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

Police were dispatched Tuesday at 9:54 p.m. to investigate reports of an argument involving weapons.

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.

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