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UPDATE: Man taken into custody after disturbance on Bethel Street

Family in February SWAT raid that killed dog files lawsuit

The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in the U.S. Western District Court, lists the city of Columbia, 12 police officers and "other, unknown police officer(s)" as defendants.

Man arrested on suspicion of rape

A woman told authorities she was raped by a man she knew, according to a police report.

POLICE REPORT: Ex-girlfriend says Derrick Washington assaulted her multiple times

The latest instance was the most severe, according to police reports. The physical examination of the victim's injuries, including bleeding in her left eye, is consistent with her description of the dispute, the report states.

Burton recommends downtown camera placement

Four locations for downtown cameras were proposed to the City Council and will be considered at its next Monday night meeting.

Indiana fugitive captured in Sturgeon

The Sheriff's Department met with the fugitive for a separate incident before learning he was wanted on parole violations and failure to register as a sex offender.

Columbia man arrested on drug and firearms charges

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges.

Two Arkansas women arrested in Missouri slaying

Officials said the victim was trying to gain visitation rights to his children.

Columbia man arrested after vehicle, foot chase

A Columbia man was arrested after a pursuit through the city early Wednesday, according to the Boone Country Sheriff’s Department.

Ryan Ferguson asks for rehearing by appeals court

If the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District does not rehear Ferguson's appeal, his lawyer asks that the case be sent to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Possible thief sighting south of Columbia

A witness relayed a description that seemed to match that of the suspects involved in a recent series of theft in Columbia. 

Missouri task force a national leader in preventing Internet crimes against children

Missouri ranked first in computer forensics and second both overall and in officer training.

Three Columbia men arrested on suspicion of cocaine distribution

Two search warrants were served by the Boone County Sheriff's Department on Monday that led to the arrests of the men.  

 

 

Failed Bank of America transaction sheds light on theft suspects

A woman's attempt to cash a stolen check provided police with some clues about suspects involved in a string of thefts that took place this week.

City Council to consider amending review board code

Police say the changes are intended to make the language in the ordinance more closely match the department's Internal Affairs policy.   

Multiple thefts from cars under investigation in Columbia

Six thefts from unlocked, parked cars have been reported in the past two days.

Domestic violence task force to review law and propose amendments

Colleen Coble, who pushed for the task force, and state Rep. Chris Kelly of Columbia are two members of a panel appointed to review and recommend changes to Missouri's laws against domestic violence.

Columbia police officer shot at; 1 suspect still at large

A Columbia police officer was shot at near North Providence Road early on Tuesday morning.

Kahler hearing moved to October

The preliminary hearing for James Kraig Kahler has been rescheduled for Oct. 25-26. This is the second time the hearing has been rescheduled.

UPDATE: Investigation into Monday's fatal shooting continues

A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Anita Court. The confrontation was over a woman living in an apartment in the complex.

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