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Crime

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.

21 tires slashed in downtown Columbia

The cars were parked along Locust and Paquin streets. In most cases, it was the left front tire that was slashed.

UPDATE: Reported shooting at Anita Court

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the leg, and her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend was fatally shot. Few other details are known at this time.

Columbia woman hospitalized after falling down stairwell in bar

A 19-year-old woman, whose blood alcohol concentration was four times the legal limit, was hospitalized Saturday after she fell from an internal stairwell at Quinton's Bar & Deli.

Police arrest man wanted for several crimes

The suspect was wanted for burglary, domestic assault and child endangerment that occurred Aug. 21.

Wanted man arrested on warrant, found with drugs

A man wanted for threatening a bouncer at Jake's Bar and Grill in May was arrested Wednesday.

KC police jailer accused of prostitution ring

Man sought for check fraud in Columbia

Columbia Police are looking for a man who is altering the account numbers on checks in order to buy groceries and get cash.

Ryan Ferguson loses bid for new trial; defense vows to continue

The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District on Tuesday denied a request by Ryan Ferguson to seek a new trial. Ferguson was convicted in the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt.

Marijuana-law reform activists to appeal Citizens Police Review Board ruling

California-based Green Aid wants the city to reconsider the board's rejection of its complaint against the Columbia Police Department over a controversial SWAT team drug raid earlier this year.

Text of the letter from Green Aid

This is the text of the appeal filed with City Manager Bill Watkins.

UPDATE: MU tailback Derrick Washington officially charged, arraignment scheduled

A Boone County prosecutor said the decision to charge MU football player Derrick Washington with a felony was reached after an investigation into allegations that he  sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in June at the Campus View apartment complex.

Police look for two people who held up Wendy's

Two people held up a Wendy’s at gunpoint early Monday morning, police said.

Police investigate reports of gunshot at Gateway at Columbia apartments

The Columbia Police Department received two reports of the gunshot just before 3 a.m. Sunday.

New MU-themed street signs stolen around campus

The new street signs, made possible by a $5,000 donation from the Mizzou Alumni Association, have become a popular target for thefts on the MU campus.

Police arrest men after traffic stop

After running the plates of a suspicious car early Thursday morning, Columbia Police verified the vehicle had been reported stolen. 

Columbia man arrested after car chase

Officers from multiple counties and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were involved in the chase before the man was arrested.

Huntsdale mayor faces domestic violence charge

Huntsdale mayor Deborah Lancaster was arrested Saturday at her home in a domestic dispute involving her son and daughter-in-law.

Court grants Ryan Ferguson permission to seek new hearing

A court of appeals granted Ryan Ferguson's request to ask for a new hearing so he can request a new trial. Ferguson was convicted of the 2001 slaying of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt.

Man found bloody, beaten after robbery on Glendale Drive

Police made contact with the man at about 8:30 a.m., about 6 1/2 hours after the robbery occurred.

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