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Crime

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.

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

Randall E. King was arrested for entering a man's home, armed with a shotgun and stealing a laptop, PlayStation 2 and cash. There are two other suspects who accompanied King.

Police suspect recent months' shootings to be related

Seven shootings occurred in June, and five have occurred so far in July. Police believe they are the result of two feuding groups in Columbia.

Police ask for help in two theft incidents

Both pizza and a car were stolen Friday morning.

Three weekend arrests result in several charges

Columbia police made three arrests over the weekend for a traffic stop, suspicious behavior and theft, but ended up with about 13 charges.

Investigators still looking for suspect in 'brazen' fair shooting

The Boone County Sheriff's Department suspects possible gang involvement in the Friday night incident, which left a 19-year-old hospitalized.

UPDATE: Shots fired at Boone County Fair

There were shots fired at the Boone County Fair. One person was injured and transported to the hospital.

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