A corrections officer went to check the cell before the breakout and the inmates told the officer they were exercising.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department continues to seek a second suspect in the shooting death of Donnell Coleman, and it hopes the public has information that would help.
Deangelo T. Grant, 26, was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and armed criminal action in connection with the slaying of Donnell Gregory "Klap" Coleman,
The Boone County prosecuting attorney charged a 26-year-old man in the death of Donnell Coleman.
Almost half the thefts reported occurred in St. Louis or Kansas City. The Ford Taurus was the most targeted vehicle, according to the Missouri Insurance Information Service.
Boone County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of Donnell Gregory Coleman, 27. Emergency personnel were called to a shooting incident around 11:35 p.m. Sunday.
Ten shots were fired on Sunday morning at the Waffle House on Vandiver Drive, according to Columbia police. No injuries were reported.
Leo Demarcus Roland is one of eight defendants charged with the second-degree robbery and second-degree murder of Aaron Hobson in October.
Police continue searching for four suspects in a robbery that occurred early Monday morning at the Phillips 66 Petro Mart on Ash Street.
Robert J. DuPont Jr., 66, was sentenced Wednesday by a federal judge in Springfield. His 75-year-old wife, LaVerne DuPont, was sentenced to five years' probation.
Two unknown callers posing as a Columbia man's grandson and a Mexico City, Mexico, official scammed the man into thinking he was sending money to his grandson in jail.
Jordan Harvey, 16, helped his family kill a man when he was 14. Though he was facing an adult charge, his plea deal means he'll be sentenced as a juvenile for second-degree murder.
The Missouri Press Association says a bill that would severely limit records to crime scene images is detrimental to a free press and an open government.
Complaints against police officers are dropped if an officer leaves the police department. The Citizens Police Review Board is considering changing this protocol.
Wright, 66, was convicted in January of killing Columbia waitress Becky Doisy. He won't be eligible for parole for 12 years. His attorney is planning an appeal.
To view the images, a person would have to get written permission from the victim's family or a court order.
John Hufford, 50, killed two people, his wife and himself Saturday afternoon.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested four people after finding a methamphetamine lab Friday afternoon.
He was being held in the Boone County Jail without bond.
Police say contractors working on a nearby house found the body early Thursday. An autopsy will be performed in Columbia; the man has not yet been identified.