Columbia police said the robber took the victim's wallet and ran away. The victim was not injured.
The shots were heard on Apple Tree Court, off Southampton Drive, at about 2:05 a.m. on Monday.
In order to impede intoxicated driving, the Columbia Police Department will hold a sobriety checkpoint and increase saturation patrols as part of the "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign.
Police arrested two men Saturday morning after a disturbance involving brass knuckles. As of Monday evening, the men are being held at the Boone County Jail.
Officer Latisha Stroer is one of two new public information officers for the Columbia Police Department.
Johnny Wright faces 10 to 30 years in prison for the death of Becky Doisy, a 23-year old MU student who disappeared in 1976.
A struggle over a shotgun at a party sent one man to University Hospital with nonlife threatening injuries.
Jon Paul Reid, accused of statutory rape of his 12-year-old adopted daughter, left a hearing Friday after a judge granted him permission. The use of testimonies from the girl's mother and 14-year-old brother are under consideration.
Benjamin Elliott, 18, was charged with second-degree property damage motivated by discrimination.
The two men were pulled over for speeding late Wednesday night, and a consented search of the car led to the discovery of a felony amount of marijuana, officers said.
The pedestrian was transported to University Hospital, and a court summons was issued to the driver.
The police received a tip and were led to a computer in Joel W. Hartenbower's home. They found pictures and videos of children engaged in sexual acts.
Two people were assaulted early Tuesday afternoon in the Futures Lab at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department and Hallsville Police Department conducted a checkpoint Saturday night in the 5800 block of St. Charles Road. In all, 13 people were arrested.
After two years of planning and construction, three units from the Boone County Sheriff's Department will move to a new building as early as this month.
Kristen Lamb, 20, turned herself in to authorities Friday after an investigation into the distribution of child pornography from a computer in the Columbia area.
Columbia police said evidence links Todd Rehkop tothe sexual assault that occurred on Conley Road on Tuesday night.
Descriptions of this man and his truck are similar to those of a man connected to three incidents on Tuesday night, police said.
The bond for Scott Andrew Robinson, who police say drove into the First Presbyterian Church, is reduced from $60,000 to $6,000. He will face a series of restrictions when he is released.
Investigators say they found what is thought to be at least 30 videos and possibly hundreds of photographs of child pornography in the home of a 26-year-old Columbia man.