Citizens Police Review Board discusses board ordinance

Members discussed the openness of board meetings and possible changes to its ordinance. The board is scheduled to meet again in June.

Mother and son arrested in traffic stop

The two were pulled over on U.S. 63 near Broadway early Wednesday morning. Both were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

Two Columbia men arrested after gun fired during fight

Paul J. Everman and Mark A. Reyes were arrested following a fight on Sunday night. No one was hit by the gunshot.

Police seek two in armed robbery at Break Time on Stadium

Two unidentified males robbed the convenience store at gunpoint Sunday night.

Columbia man, 19, arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking

After being involved in an auto accident Thursday, the Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking, unlawful possession of a weapon and resisting arrest.

Hallsville man, 19, arrested on suspicion of incest, rape

Kyle Edward Robb was arrested on suspicion of five felonies — all involving a minor.

UPDATE: Woman dies after jumping off city parking garage

Police revealed the name of the woman who died Friday after jumping off the city parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets and landing on the garage's awning.

UPDATE: Police arrest man on suspicion of aggravated stalking

Keith Brodie was arrested in Pulaski County late Thursday night after being accused of sending threatening e-mails and text messages to his ex-girlfriend and her relatives.

UPDATE: Woman dies after jumping off new Columbia parking garage

Police discovered the name and age of the woman and notified the family of the woman's death. However, the name has not been revealed to the public.

UPDATE: Woman dies after falling from city parking garage

Several people gathered outside of the new parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets after a woman fell to her death from the garage.

Jon Paul Reid sentenced to 52 years for statutory rape

Reid was convicted on charges of statutory rape, child molestation and felony child endangerment after his adopted daughter reported he had sexually assaulted her.

Erickson recantation lacks credibility, attorney general response says

In its response to a writ of habeas corpus filed by Ryan Ferguson's attorney, the attorney general's office finds that none of the four grounds cited in the petition to free Ferguson rise to a level worthy of the writ.

Columbia Police enact warrant round-up

The goal is to serve the warrants for serious offenses.

Columbia man arrested on multiple warrants

The man had four outstanding warrants.

Emergency response trailer stolen in southwest Missouri

The trailer and its supplies were purchased through Homeland Security grants.

Birkhead pleads not guilty to October murder of homeless man

One of two men arrested in the murder of Jerry Edward Schneider plead not guilty to armed criminal action and second-degree murder.

Council authorizes agreement to install, maintain downtown security cameras

Four proposed downtown camera locations will be introduced to city council Monday night. The plan would cost $73,863.50 for the city.

UPDATE: Campus Lodge assault did not occur

Columbia police said they concluded through interviews and reports that a Campus Lodge assault reported Friday did not occur.

Columbia Police Department creates a Facebook page

The page provides Columbia residents a way to quickly and easily contact the department, Sgt. Jill Wieneke, the department's public relations unit supervisor, said.

MU student assaulted at Campus Lodge Apartments

The woman was retrieving belongings from her car in the parking lot of the apartment complex at about 1:35 a.m. when she was reportedly assaulted by an unknown man, MU Police said.