A woman charged with the hit-and-run homicide of a highway worker committed suicide in her cell Tuesday morning while awaiting trial, according to a Cooper County Sheriff's Office news release.
The analyst will work with officers to identify crime trends in the hope that police can take a more proactive approach to crime prevention.
Alfredo Rojas-Sion was being held at Boone County Jail on a $50,000 bond as of Monday morning. He was charged with two counts of second-degree assault on suspicion of causing injuries while operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Richard French was found unharmed in Tennessee, but Edward Acosta has yet to be located.
He is one of six men accused of molesting young family members more than two decades ago.
Police say two men used rifles to steal money and cartons of cigarettes from a 20-year-old female clerk working at a Break Time gas station.
After threatening a person who stole his iPhone, police said a teenager was assaulted by another man.
After threats had been made against him, police said a 75-year-old man pulled his own knife in self-defense.
Police arrested a man on suspicion of having bitten and choked his girlfriend.
The trespassing tickets issued to the 18 Rock Bridge High School students who were attempting a senior prank on Thursday have been dropped.
Defense attorney Richard French was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning after taking a personal day Tuesday.
Eighteen Rock Bridge High School students were caught attempting a senior prank around 12:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the school's principal.
A man is suspected of threatening a group of children with a rifle Wednesday night.
The Citizens' Police Review Board got a lesson on Wednesday night in how different perceptions among citizens and police officers can lead to misunderstandings.
A yearly analysis of statewide traffic stops shows that black drivers are far more likely to be stopped by officers than white or Hispanic drivers. This disparity has risen almost every year since 2001, when Missouri began publishing these reports.
The report, which will be released Tuesday, uses data from the state's more than 700 law enforcement agencies.
A Columbia man was arrested on methamphetamine charges Friday in the 700 block of Business Loop 70, according to a news release.
Authorities said that Jimmy Behrle was drunk when he called the police, later resulting in his arrest.
A 19-year-old man was shot in the foot, but he has been treated and released from a hospital.