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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.

UPDATE: Man suing police over Taser had two knives during incident

The lawsuit comes as the result of a Feb. 2009 traffic stop in which a Columbia man was shocked by a Taser while sitting in his car.

Man has $500,000 bond after trespassing complaint

Emas C. Bennett was charged with burglary in the first degree, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.

Police make arrest in robbery case

The robbery involved a gun, but police said they believe the suspect they caught is not the man who had the firearm.

St. Joseph officer involved in fatal shooting

A St. Joseph police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday evening after responding to a domestic disturbance call.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think Columbia's policing has a racial bias?

A panel discussion about racially biased policing in Columbia takes place  at 7 p.m. today at the Activity and Recreation Center.

Man arrested after threatening two people with a sword on Route J

A Harrisburg man was arrested after he reportedly threatened two individuals with a sword and caused damage to one victim's vehicle. 

Missouri Association for Social Welfare to host panel on racially biased policing

The panel will feature a professor from the University of Pittsburgh Law School, who is a nationally recognized expert on racially biased policing.

Judge dismisses open records lawsuit

Judge Kevin Crane said attorney Stephen Wyse does not have a right to surveillance footage from the Columbia Police Department. Wyse plans to appeal the decision.

Man with five previous DWI convictions arrested on suspicion of DWI

The traffic stop on Clark Lane ended in a foot chase and the arrest of Jason M. Puckett, who has five prior DWI convictions and six prior convictions for driving on a revoked license.

Four youths detained in school vandalism

The suspects, all under the age of ten, are connected with vandalism at Cedar Ridge Elementary School.

Documents show abductor took Missouri girl to cabin

Paul Smith introduced 4-year-old Alisa Maier to a neighbor as his nephew.

Citizens Police Review Board hears first appeal, tables until August

A California resident was the first person to file a complaint about the Feb. 11 SWAT raid with the Citizens Police Review Board.

Man wanted in connection with domestic violence case, auto theft

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