Police arrest Auxvasse man in connection with assault

Lorne Beers, 44, was arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault. Columbia police assisted the Mexico, Mo., Public Safety Department in the arrest.

Rock Bridge High School vandalism suspect pleads guilty

One of three men charged with vandalizing Rock Bridge High School pleaded guilty on Tuesday to second degree property damage. The men were Hickman High School students at the time of the crime.

Preliminary hearing postponed in Aaron Hobson homicide case

Tony Lewis was scheduled to be in court on Monday, but the appearance was moved to April 4. He is one of eight men charged in connection with the cousin of MU football player Trey Hobson.

Sheriff's Department releases photos to help identify robbers

The photos, from a surveillance camera, show the two men who are being sought in the robbery of a FastLane 66 convenience store on Friday.

Two men rob northern Boone County convenience store Friday night

The robbers left the FastLane 66 convenience store, taking an undisclosed amount of cash.

Man charged in shooting death in Jefferson City

Terrell Edwards, 28, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in the March 12 death of 24-year-old Cortez Bellamy.

UPDATE: MU research fellow found dead

Norman "Paul" Nolen was found dead in his car Wednesday. Nolen was a research fellow in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.

Clinch murder conviction upheld by Missouri appeals court

On Tuesday, the Western District Court of Appeals upheld the October 24, 2009, conviction of William Clinch in the murder of his brother-in-law Jeremy Bohannon.

Columbia police make 18 arrests Friday at sobriety checkpoint

Columbia police arrested 14 drivers on DWI charges March 16-20 as part of the statewide "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" campaign.

Derrick Washington's sexual assault hearing delayed until May

A third continuance was granted Monday in former MU tailback Derrick Washington's deviate sexual assault case. His attorney says continuances are "normal."

MU police investigating indecent exposure reports

MU police received two reports of indecent exposure over the weekend. One  was near Stankowski Field and the other near the Hitt Street parking garage.

Final suspect arrested in 2009 robbery case

Columbia police arrested Robert L. Carter, 18, this past Friday on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Ashland man arrested in connection with 2009 sexual assault

An Ashland man was arrested Thursday night in Columbia's Blue Acres Mobile Home Park in connection with a sexual assault at a party in December 2009.

Columbia man convicted in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Eric Scott McCauley could serve between five years in federal prison without parole to 45 years in federal prison without parole, under federal statutes.

Defense attorneys seek to bar Alyssa Bustamante's statements

Alyssa Bustamante was charged with slaying of a 9-year-old girl in fall 2009. She has pleaded not guilty and will face trial in June. 

St. Louis motorist dies when shot by stray bullet

Gunfire between a group of people and a vehicle resulted in the shooting of a passing-by motorist Thursday night in St. Louis.

Police determine multiple shots fired Wednesday were gang-related

The police have determined that four shots-fired incidents are related to gang activity.

No injuries reported in pharmacy armed burglary

Flo's Pharmacy was robbed Thursday morning.

Steven Rios seeks new trial for 2004 murder of MU student

Rios was convicted in 2005 for killing MU student Jesse Valencia. He was granted a second trial in 2008 after some testimony in the first trial was determined to be hearsay. Now, he claims his counsel in his second trial was ineffective.

Shots fired at passing vehicle on I-70

Responding to a call Tuesday night, Columbia police found a car with several bullet holes. The driver was uninjured.