The board heard its first appeal of a complaint more than one year after the Columbia City Council unanimously passed the ordinance establishing it in July 2009.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department is looking into three burglaries committed early Wednesday morning.
The suspect took the contents of the cashier's register and several cartons of cigarettes. Police are still searching for the man.
A white van was reported stolen Saturday afternoon after a similar vehicle was seen near the hotel where two Suzuki motorcycles were stolen.
Police are uncertain whether the two thefts are related.
The Columbia Police Department encouraged motorcyclists to secure their bikes overnight after a trio of thefts in local hotel parking lots.
With one suspect already in custody, authorities arrested two more men following a high-speed chase involving a stolen car from Pettis County.
Dennis M. Forgy, 28, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of first-degree tampering and leaving the scene of an accident.
Boone County Sheriff's deputies participated in a high-speed chase Friday. The chase ended when the car ran off the road. Two more suspects have not yet been located.
Terrell Barrett, 19, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. Police think he, along with Kirk Jones, robbed a woman at gunpoint on July 19.
Both the Boone County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were engaged in a vehicle pursuit at about 6:43 p.m. Wednesday.
Residents expressed frustration with the Citizens Police Review Board's limit to public comment Wednesday night after the board found the Columbia SWAT team's actions appropriate by a 4 to 3 vote.
The Citizens Police Review Board is contemplating a change to its ordinance that would require complainants to have greater involvement in alleged incidents of police misconduct. The proposed changes will be discussed at the board's Aug. 11 meeting, then those comments will be passed on to the council.
Ed Rosenthal, the California marijuana activist who was the first person to file an appeal with the Citizens Police Review Board, plans to try to speak to the board Wednesday night.
Kathy Johnson's 2008 lawsuit against Warren Funeral Chapel over the mishandling of her mother's remains became a class action in February 2009. A judge ruled Monday that because each plaintiff has different allegations against the chapel, the suit should not be class action.
Officers saw four incidents in June and three in July involving fraudulent checks and money orders.
Maurice D. Penny and Deundrea L. Woods were arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action. Investigators are working to determine if it is related to earlier incidents.
Jeremy Lee Greber, 24, turned himself in. He was arrested on suspicion of felonious restraint and assault in the third degree with physical injury.
The latest form of identity theft doesn't depend on stealing your Social Security number. Now thieves are targeting your kid's number long before the little one even has a bank account.
Four armed bandits clad from head to toe in black overpowered two workers at an ATM-servicing business Monday, then used an armored vehicle to haul away possibly millions of dollars in a well-orchestrated heist.