Man charged with domestic assault

An Iowa man was arrested by Columbia police on Sunday morning on a charge of domestic assault. He also had three outstanding arrest warrants. 

Meth lab found in Boone County home; man arrested

Ryan S. Sparkman, 28, was arrested by the Boone County Sheriff's Department after deputies executed a search warrant at his northwest Boone County house and found a meth lab.

Two armed men rob Hinton Road convenience store

The men, who robbed the store at gunpoint, had not been identified as of Monday afternoon.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of burglary, assault

Police said the suspect threw canned foods at the victim and hit him with a hammer.

Boone County sheriff's deputies investigate fatal stabbing

A 40-year-old Columbia man was found stabbed outside his apartment Wednesday in the 6100 block of West Wilcott Street.

Columbia police investigate shooting on Garth Avenue

Police are still investigating a shooting at Oak Street and Garth Avenue that left a man with a non-life-threatening injury.

Man indicted in connection with Columbia teen’s death

Jon Patrick "Doom" Washington faces a single-charge indictment of distributing heroin to a minor after a 16-year-old girl was found dead at a Columbia motel.

Police investigate armed robbery in southeast Columbia

Two armed men broke into a house on the 2200 block of High Oaks Court on Friday afternoon and demanded that the residents empty their pockets, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.

Boone County Sheriff's Department reports phone scam

A Boone County resident was the victim of a scam phone call asking for a $500 cash reserve card for failing to appear for jury duty.

UPDATE: Target of manhunt, who was found hanged Saturday, was MU nurse

Zane Black's wife has issued a statement saying that he was a caring husband and that she is working with police to help victims find peace.

Police identify man suspected in series of break-ins, sex crimes

Students found the body of Zane Black at Trowbridge Livestock Center. He is believed to have committed suicide. He was a graduate of the Sinclair School of Nursing at MU.

Jeep crashes into Shelter Insurance, driver hospitalized

The driver was transported to University Hospital for serious injuries. The cause of the accident was unknown Sunday morning.


Former Missouri football player arrested, suspected of rape

MU police arrested David Sowell, who played defensive back for Missouri football, early Saturday morning on suspicion of rape. Sowell has not been on the team for nine months.

UPDATE: Overnight manhunt ends with suspect's suicide

Students working at MU's Trowbridge Livestock Center called police Saturday morning after finding a body, who police say was the man who fled law enforcement Friday night and set off a large-scale manhunt.

UPDATE: Large-scale search ends without arrest

A large-scale search for a man whose description matched that of a suspect in a string of violent break-ins ended without an arrest. Law enforcement continued to search for the man in reduced numbers Saturday.

Columbia man charged with distributing heroin to teen found dead at Providence Suites

The teenager, identified by Columbia police as Morgan Myers, was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose in a room at the Providence Suites motel.

Columbia man arrested in connection with robberies at Break Time

Columbia Police Department officers arrested a suspect in two robberies at the same Break Time Convenience Store.

Columbia man arrested on charges of child pornography

Three computers were seized from a residence on Monday, and a computer was found to contain child pornography movies.

Police investigate violent sexual assault attempt on Lenoir Street

A man in a ski mask held a knife to the throat of a 23-year-old female early Sunday morning and attempted to sexually assault her on the 4100 block of Lenoir Street.

Columbia police receive sexual assault kit related to November assault

The MU Police Department retrieved a sexual assault kit Monday night and turned it over to the Columbia Police Department. The assault occurred in an unnamed MU fraternity house in November.