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Crime

Armed man robs Casey's on Paris Road

No one was injured, and the store was not damaged in the robbery.

Death sentence upheld in 2000 murder of jail guards

The final disposition of Tisius' sentencing was held on Monday. He was convicted of first-degree murder in the shootings of the guards while trying to help a former cellmate escape. No execution date has been set.

High Street resident charged with sexual assault

Man was arrested by police earlier this month on suspicion of forcible rape.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Boone County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Judge increases Washington's misdemeanor bond

The judge ruled in favor of the state's request to increase the bond for the two misdemeanor counts of domestic assault.

18 arrested in Missouri drug roundup

Washington's attorney enters not guilty plea

Derrick Washington's attorney waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty on the felony charge of deviate sexual assault.

Panel discusses property seizure laws

About 30 people gathered at The Blue Note on Wednesday night to listen to a panel discussion about civil forfeiture laws. The gathering was sponsored by the Americans for Forfeiture Reform.

Missouri officials favor use of electronic monitoring shackles

Officials in Scott County are working to pass a bill that would place non-violent state prisoners in house arrest using electronic monitoring shackles.

Prospective jurors gauge eligibility for Guantanamo Bay trial

Hundreds of prospective jurors arrived at Manhattan, NY., to see if they are eligible for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani.

Former Columbia postmaster pleads guilty to theft

UPDATE: Man hospitalized with gunshot wound to head

A 30-year-old man had a gunshot wound to the head.

UPDATE: Family's suit seeks damages over SWAT raid that killed dog

A lawsuit filed by the Whitworth family claims the city and police officers violated their constitutional rights during a Feb. 11 SWAT raid at their Columbia home.

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.

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