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Police say Columbia man stole, crashed friend's car

Dennis M. Forgy, 28, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of first-degree tampering and leaving the scene of an accident.

Car chase ends, one suspect in custody

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.

Columbia police arrest second robbery suspect

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.

Sturgeon man arrested after vehicle pursuit

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.

Citizens Police Review Board: Police acted appropriately in raid

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.

Council to address eligibility for police review board complaints

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.

Citizens Review Board to discuss appeal from California

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.

Warren Funeral Chapel lawsuit no longer a class action

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.

Police remind citizens to be aware of scams

Officers saw four incidents in June and three in July involving fraudulent checks and money orders.

Two arrests made in Sunday shots fired at Douglass Park

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.

Man, 24, arrested in connection with assault near University and Hitt

Jeremy Lee Greber, 24, turned himself in. He was arrested on suspicion of felonious restraint and assault in the third degree with physical injury.

New identity theft schemes target kids' Social Security numbers

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.

Masked robbers steal millions in St. Louis heist

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.

Off-camera action heart of lawsuit against officers

A lawsuit against two Columbia officers concerning a traffic stop in February 2009 alleges that the officers beat Cadilac Derrick, the driver.

Columbia man charged with possession of child porn

Authorities say Norman Troxel, 44, of Columbia, had a large amount of child porn on his computer, including videos and pictures. He was charged with six counts of class B felony child porn possession.

Campus police searching for suspect in assault

A woman was assaulted around 2:20 a.m. Saturday morning near University Avenue and Hitt Street, according to a press release from the MU Police Department.

Police want public to be aware of identity theft scam

The Columbia Police Department wants the public to be aware of suspicious phone calls, e-mails or written letters requesting any personal information, including their social security number or bank information.

Known suspects, more patrols result from recent shootings

Police say they "know" who is responsible for the string of recent shootings and have added patrols to two areas to deter further violence.

California resident discusses appeal filed with Citizens Police Review Board

The California resident who filed an appeal with the Columbia Citizens Police Review Board has come to Columbia to draw attention to her appeal.

UPDATE: Police arrest one man, have two more suspects in northeastern Columbia robbery

Bond for Randall E. King is set for $100,000 at the Boone County Jail.

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