U.S. Bank robbery suspect indicted

A Rockaway Beach man was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in connection with bank robberies in Columbia and Sedalia.

Taser issue voted down

Citizens and police can continue using Tasers in Columbia after Proposition 2 was roundly defeated. The group People for a Taser-Free Columbia planned to issue a statement Wednesday.

Columbia police: Be wary of 'grandparent scam'

As part of the scam, callers claimed to be family members who needed money to be bailed out of a Canadian jail.

Man arrested on suspicion of rape of female college student

Ahmed Salau was arrested on Friday, and bond was set at $150,000.

Columbia woman faces charges in setting fire to items on boyfriend's bed

Donna Book was arrested Saturday on charges of first-degree arson and domestic assault. She is also suspected in an incident on Thursday, where witnesses said she set fire to a blanket outside of her boyfriend's bedroom.

Police arrest two men in connection with West Thurman Street burglary

Between Oct. 23 and Saturday, 33 burglaries were reported in Columbia, and 89 burglaries were reported for the month of October, according to Columbia Police Department news release.

Boone County Sheriff's Department conducts sobriety checkpoint

Sixteen are arrested as 542 vehicles are checked in Saturday night effort.

Sixth suspect arrested in Hobson homicide

Anthony J. Carr turned himself in to police Friday and is being held at Boone County Jail.


Missouri man charged with shooting 4 people, killing 3 in Callaway County

In a probable cause statement Friday, police said shell casings recovered from the two shootings matched those found at the home where Maylee had been living.

Suspect being held in connection with armed robbery at Walgreens

Robert H. White is in custody at Boone County Jail on suspicion of first-degree robbery at Walgreens in August.

Ex-banker in Columbia sentenced for embezzlement

A former Columbia bank officer has been order to pay more than $1 million in restitution.

Father of slain Missouri girl sentenced for firearm possession

Dale Olten Sr. pleaded guilty in February to possessing stolen firearms and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

UPDATED: Suspected gunman captured in Cooper County

Sgt. Robert Bruchsaler of the Mid-Missouri Major Case Squad said Joshua William Maylee was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. Thursday without incident in Cooper County.

Faurot Field 30 freed

MU will not press charges against the 30 people arrested for trespassing on Faurot Field at the Saturday football game against OU.

Police continue search for suspected gunman, vehicle

Police said the suspect was believed to be driving a silver Pontiac Bonneville.

Citizens opposing and supporting Prop 2 make final push

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.

UPDATE: MU Students Association, senator seek leniency for arrested field rushers

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.

UPDATE: Columbia Police arrest another suspect in Break Time homicide

Columbia Police have arrested a third suspect, Deshon Joseph A. Houston, in connection with the homicide of Aaron Hobson, which occurred Saturday.

Three men escape from northwest Missouri jail

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says the men crawled under a fence to get out of the jail in Pattonsburg.

Sixteen-year-old sentenced to 20 years for shooting Walmart employee

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.