Norman "Paul" Nolen was found dead in his car Wednesday. Nolen was a research fellow in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.
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 arrested 14 drivers on DWI charges March 16-20 as part of the statewide "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" campaign.
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 received two reports of indecent exposure over the weekend. One was near Stankowski Field and the other near the Hitt Street parking garage.
Columbia police arrested Robert L. Carter, 18, this past Friday on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and armed criminal action.
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.
Eric Scott McCauley could serve between five years in federal prison without parole to 45 years in federal prison without parole, under federal statutes.
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.
Gunfire between a group of people and a vehicle resulted in the shooting of a passing-by motorist Thursday night in St. Louis.
The police have determined that four shots-fired incidents are related to gang activity.
Flo's Pharmacy was robbed Thursday morning.
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.
Responding to a call Tuesday night, Columbia police found a car with several bullet holes. The driver was uninjured.
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.