The Columbia Police Department encouraged motorcyclists to secure their bikes overnight after a trio of thefts in local hotel parking lots.
With one suspect already in custody, authorities arrested two more men following a high-speed chase involving a stolen car from Pettis County.
Dennis M. Forgy, 28, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of first-degree tampering and leaving the scene of an accident.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officers saw four incidents in June and three in July involving fraudulent checks and money orders.
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.
Jeremy Lee Greber, 24, turned himself in. He was arrested on suspicion of felonious restraint and assault in the third degree with physical injury.
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.
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.
A lawsuit against two Columbia officers concerning a traffic stop in February 2009 alleges that the officers beat Cadilac Derrick, the driver.
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.
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.
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.
Police say they "know" who is responsible for the string of recent shootings and have added patrols to two areas to deter further violence.