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.

Police investigate homicide at homeless camp

A 55-year-old man with head wounds was found dead near Interstate 70 and Range Line Street.

Police arrest 2 suspects, seek 2 others in Hobson homicide

Leo D. Roland, 19, of Columbia, and Tony L. Lewis, 27, of Boonville were arrested Saturday on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.

Police respond to nine burglaries, 23 traffic incidents over Homecoming weekend

Police also responded to eight shots fired calls between 5 p.m. Friday and noon Sunday.

UPDATE: Cousin of MU football player shot and killed

Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot at a convenience store in south Columbia. Trey Hobson, his cousin, is a cornerback for the MU football team.

Man arrested after violent dispute

David Glispie, 20, shot his sister in the face with a BB gun before throwing a box fan at his mother. 



Cousin of MU football player killed in south Columbia

Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot in the chest at a convenience store in south Columbia. His cousin, Trey Hobson, is a cornerback for the MU football team. 

Brother of Missouri Senator McCaskill arrested on drug charge

William McCaskill was arrested Wednesday in Holts Summit after a warrant was issued for his arrest Aug 31.

Police arrest suspect in connection with Doris Drive burglary

Anthony Webb was arrested on charges of first degree burglary in connection with break-in at a woman's home.

Columbia man wanted for statutory rape turns himself in

The Boone County Sheriff's Department sought Strickland for a month before he turned himself in Tuesday night.

Man assaulted with ceremonial sword, officials say

A Columbia woman was charged with second-degree domestic violence and armed criminal action after waving the sword in a threatening manner, a sheriff's official said.

Man wanted on suspicion of first-degree statutory rape

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is searching for William J. Strickland, 19, on suspicion of first-degree statutory rape of a 12-year-old girl who has become pregnant.

Columbia man arrested on multiple warrants

Columbia police and Boone County Sheriff's deputies found the man hiding in a closet.

Columbia police chief addresses local ACLU members

Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton held a dialogue Friday night with a group that has often objected to police policies.  He spoke to the local chapter of the ACLU about several controversial subjects, including SWAT enforcement and the use of Tasers.

Internet task force changes name to avoid confusion

The Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force has changed its name to more accurately reflect its personnel.

Investigation nets arrest for cocaine distribution

Apartment unit destroyed in fire

There were no people inside the building at the time of the fire, according to the Boone County Fire Protection District.

SWAT involved in arrest of Columbia man

Edward C. Whitaker was taken into custody by SWAT on suspicion of second-degree burglary and failure to register as a sex offender.

UPDATE: No arrests made in shooting near Creasy Springs

A man who was shot on Tuesday was released from the hospital the next day.

UPDATE: Man in good condition after shooting near Creasy Springs Road

Police said they do not yet have a suspect in the shooting. The victim's name and exact age have not been released.