Prosecutors and law enforcement want to reduce gang-related violence by increasing sentences for alleged gang members.
Shane Calahan, 25, and Brandt William G. Feutz, 23, have been arrested in connection with the Feb. 1 crime.
The Domestic Violence Task Force re-evaluated the state's domestic violence laws for the first time in 30 years.
Five people were taken to University Hospital on Saturday with minor injuries they received after a three-car collision south of Columbia.
One of the suspects used a stolen credit card and was seen on a surveillance camera, according to the MU Police Department. Police are still looking for suspects.
Forty-two bogus checks defrauded the campaign out of $28,023, according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.
Police responded to a report of a strong-armed robbery near the intersection of South Ninth Street and Conley Avenue at approximately 12:30 a.m., MU Police Captain Scott Richardson said. The investigation is ongoing.
Police are still looking for two suspects.
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A Missouri representative wants harsher penalties for those convicted of human trafficking at the state level. The proposed measure would bring the state penalties up to the same level as federal statutes.
Police found marijuana, ecstasy, steroids and more than $4,000 in a room in Defoe-Graham Hall, according to an MU police news release.
After an August night in 1976, Becky Doisy was never seen or heard from again. Although Doisy is presumed dead and her body was never found, a jury found Johnny Wright guilty Friday of her disappearance and murder.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department found chemicals, containers, tools and equipment needed to make methamphetamine, according to a news release.
Deliberations in the Doisy murder trial began a little before 1 p.m. Friday. The defense called only three witnesses Friday morning.
A former Missouri police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting and robbing four paid escorts.
The number of older inmates in Missouri's prisons has nearly tripled over the past decade, further straining an already strapped state budget. Some state officials wonder if there's a better way.
Former Columbia Police Detective Chris Egbert was called several times to the stand to explain the police investigation that lead to an arrest warrant for Johnny Wright for Becky Doisy's death in 1976.
A retired police officer, Becky Doisy's sister and Doisy's friend testified Thursday in Johnny Wright's murder trial.
Some witnesses said Johnny Wright admitted he killed a Columbia woman, though it was difficult for them to recall after roughly 34 years.
The Columbia man gives the credit to his dog, Bruiser, and his wife, Cynthia.