Ryan Ferguson asks for rehearing by appeals court

If the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District does not rehear Ferguson's appeal, his lawyer asks that the case be sent to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Possible thief sighting south of Columbia

A witness relayed a description that seemed to match that of the suspects involved in a recent series of theft in Columbia. 

Missouri task force a national leader in preventing Internet crimes against children

Missouri ranked first in computer forensics and second both overall and in officer training.

Three Columbia men arrested on suspicion of cocaine distribution

Two search warrants were served by the Boone County Sheriff's Department on Monday that led to the arrests of the men.  



Failed Bank of America transaction sheds light on theft suspects

A woman's attempt to cash a stolen check provided police with some clues about suspects involved in a string of thefts that took place this week.

City Council to consider amending review board code

Police say the changes are intended to make the language in the ordinance more closely match the department's Internal Affairs policy.   

Multiple thefts from cars under investigation in Columbia

Six thefts from unlocked, parked cars have been reported in the past two days.

Domestic violence task force to review law and propose amendments

Colleen Coble, who pushed for the task force, and state Rep. Chris Kelly of Columbia are two members of a panel appointed to review and recommend changes to Missouri's laws against domestic violence.

Columbia police officer shot at; 1 suspect still at large

A Columbia police officer was shot at near North Providence Road early on Tuesday morning.

Kahler hearing moved to October

The preliminary hearing for James Kraig Kahler has been rescheduled for Oct. 25-26. This is the second time the hearing has been rescheduled.

UPDATE: Investigation into Monday's fatal shooting continues

A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Anita Court. The confrontation was over a woman living in an apartment in the complex.

21 tires slashed in downtown Columbia

The cars were parked along Locust and Paquin streets. In most cases, it was the left front tire that was slashed.

UPDATE: Reported shooting at Anita Court

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the leg, and her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend was fatally shot. Few other details are known at this time.

Columbia woman hospitalized after falling down stairwell in bar

A 19-year-old woman, whose blood alcohol concentration was four times the legal limit, was hospitalized Saturday after she fell from an internal stairwell at Quinton's Bar & Deli.

Police arrest man wanted for several crimes

The suspect was wanted for burglary, domestic assault and child endangerment that occurred Aug. 21.

Wanted man arrested on warrant, found with drugs

A man wanted for threatening a bouncer at Jake's Bar and Grill in May was arrested Wednesday.

KC police jailer accused of prostitution ring

Man sought for check fraud in Columbia

Columbia Police are looking for a man who is altering the account numbers on checks in order to buy groceries and get cash.

Ryan Ferguson loses bid for new trial; defense vows to continue

The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District on Tuesday denied a request by Ryan Ferguson to seek a new trial. Ferguson was convicted in the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt.

Marijuana-law reform activists to appeal Citizens Police Review Board ruling

California-based Green Aid wants the city to reconsider the board's rejection of its complaint against the Columbia Police Department over a controversial SWAT team drug raid earlier this year.