With less than a week before the general election, law enforcement agencies and a group opposing Taser use are ramping up their arguments for and against.
Law enforcement officers arrested about 30 people on charges of trespassing as fans rushed Faurot Field on Saturday. Sen. Kurt Schaefer and the Missouri Students Association are pushing to have the charges dropped.
Columbia Police have arrested a third suspect, Deshon Joseph A. Houston, in connection with the homicide of Aaron Hobson, which occurred Saturday.
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says the men crawled under a fence to get out of the jail in Pattonsburg.
Davis was originally sentenced to 20 years in prison for first-degree assault, 20 years for armed criminal action and 10 for attempted first-degree robbery. At the Monday formal sentencing hearing, the judge ruled that Davis will serve his sentences concurrently.
A 55-year-old man with head wounds was found dead near Interstate 70 and Range Line Street.
Leo D. Roland, 19, of Columbia, and Tony L. Lewis, 27, of Boonville were arrested Saturday on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.
Police also responded to eight shots fired calls between 5 p.m. Friday and noon Sunday.
Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot at a convenience store in south Columbia. Trey Hobson, his cousin, is a cornerback for the MU football team.
David Glispie, 20, shot his sister in the face with a BB gun before throwing a box fan at his mother.
Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot in the chest at a convenience store in south Columbia. His cousin, Trey Hobson, is a cornerback for the MU football team.
William McCaskill was arrested Wednesday in Holts Summit after a warrant was issued for his arrest Aug 31.
Anthony Webb was arrested on charges of first degree burglary in connection with break-in at a woman's home.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department sought Strickland for a month before he turned himself in Tuesday night.
A Columbia woman was charged with second-degree domestic violence and armed criminal action after waving the sword in a threatening manner, a sheriff's official said.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department is searching for William J. Strickland, 19, on suspicion of first-degree statutory rape of a 12-year-old girl who has become pregnant.
Columbia police and Boone County Sheriff's deputies found the man hiding in a closet.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton held a dialogue Friday night with a group that has often objected to police policies. He spoke to the local chapter of the ACLU about several controversial subjects, including SWAT enforcement and the use of Tasers.
The Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force has changed its name to more accurately reflect its personnel.