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.
Emas C. Bennett was charged with burglary in the first degree, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.
The robbery involved a gun, but police said they believe the suspect they caught is not the man who had the firearm.
A St. Joseph police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday evening after responding to a domestic disturbance call.
A panel discussion about racially biased policing in Columbia takes place at 7 p.m. today at the Activity and Recreation Center.
A Harrisburg man was arrested after he reportedly threatened two individuals with a sword and caused damage to one victim's vehicle.
The panel will feature a professor from the University of Pittsburgh Law School, who is a nationally recognized expert on racially biased policing.
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.
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.
The suspects, all under the age of ten, are connected with vandalism at Cedar Ridge Elementary School.
Paul Smith introduced 4-year-old Alisa Maier to a neighbor as his nephew.
A California resident was the first person to file a complaint about the Feb. 11 SWAT raid with the Citizens Police Review Board.
Family and friends of Edward Acosta, who went missing May 28, question the few details that are available about the night of his disappearance. He left the University Hospital without transportation back to Pulaski County, and remains found July 2 in a wooded area behind Rock Quarry Road are likely his.
A California marijuana activist filed the first complaint with the Citizens' Police Review Board. It will be considered by the board at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Columbia Police Department arrested a second suspect in connection with the rash of shootings that occurred last week.
The department was awarded $40,000 for training enhancements.
Seven adult pit bulls and eight puppies were rescued in Southwest Missouri.
The annual Missouri DARE Officers Association hosted a car display Wednesday night. The officers showed patrol cars and "tricked out" vehicles before getting rained out.