An entire building at Fireside Apartments was evacuated Thursday to clear out smoke and assess the severe fire damage; no one was injured.
Two men were arrested and charged with a Class C felony on suspicion of stealing Christmas decorations from several homes.
One year after the death of Karen Kahler, her boot camp students are working to raise awareness of domestic violence through an event, STOmP Domestic Violence. Members of the group say they are like a family, with camaraderie that Kahler fostered as their teacher.
Kenneth Kean is in custody with bond set at $100,000.
Find out what phone calls the sheriff's department is responding to in the county and see if anything's happening in your neighborhood.
Joshua William Maylee's second request was denied Friday, Callaway County prosecutor Robert Sterner said.
Susan Kohler faces two years of probation after being charged with animal abuse for harboring about 30 cats in a room at a Motel 6. She pleaded guilty as part of an agreement among attorneys, the health department and Animal Control.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested two Columbia men on Tuesday on suspicion of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Three Hickman seniors were arrested after outdoor areas at Rock Bridge High School were found spray painted.
Police said they arrested five groups of at least two or more people committing burglaries together across the city.
Four officers will focus solely on traffic violations such as speeding, driving without a seat belt or running red lights.
The school principal e-mailed parents on Monday about the increased safety measures, which were implemented after a man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing last week.
Brendan William Orscheln was arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson and was held in the Boone County Jail on $250,000 bond.
The unidentified man was suspected of trespassing Tuesday morning. He was stunned outside Subway on Ninth Street and later taken to University Hospital.
The owner, Ronald Kinsel, was killed in a car accident on Nov. 9. Several items including money, jewelry and a computer are missing from the home.
Lee Wyatt Carter, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of second-degree robbery and second-degree murder, Columbia police said.
Columbia police arrested eight individuals on suspicion of taking part in as many as 19 recent burglaries.
Ferguson's father said the decision was no surprise and will allow Ferguson's legal team to file a habeas corpus petition in which he can present new evidence not available during the first trial.
Attorney Chris Slusher said he is also contemplating requesting a change of venue for the felony charge because the case has received a lot of publicity in Boone County.
A teenage girl was stabbed in the arm during the incident that preceded the arrests.