Text of the letter from Green Aid

This is the text of the appeal filed with City Manager Bill Watkins.

UPDATE: MU tailback Derrick Washington officially charged, arraignment scheduled

A Boone County prosecutor said the decision to charge MU football player Derrick Washington with a felony was reached after an investigation into allegations that he  sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in June at the Campus View apartment complex.

Police look for two people who held up Wendy's

Two people held up a Wendy’s at gunpoint early Monday morning, police said.

Police investigate reports of gunshot at Gateway at Columbia apartments

The Columbia Police Department received two reports of the gunshot just before 3 a.m. Sunday.

New MU-themed street signs stolen around campus

The new street signs, made possible by a $5,000 donation from the Mizzou Alumni Association, have become a popular target for thefts on the MU campus.

Police arrest men after traffic stop

After running the plates of a suspicious car early Thursday morning, Columbia Police verified the vehicle had been reported stolen. 

Columbia man arrested after car chase

Officers from multiple counties and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were involved in the chase before the man was arrested.

Huntsdale mayor faces domestic violence charge

Huntsdale mayor Deborah Lancaster was arrested Saturday at her home in a domestic dispute involving her son and daughter-in-law.

Court grants Ryan Ferguson permission to seek new hearing

A court of appeals granted Ryan Ferguson's request to ask for a new hearing so he can request a new trial. Ferguson was convicted of the 2001 slaying of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt.

Man found bloody, beaten after robbery on Glendale Drive

Police made contact with the man at about 8:30 a.m., about 6 1/2 hours after the robbery occurred.

Police investigate shots fired, disturbances along Grindstone Parkway

Two officers responding to a disturbance at Galactic Fun Zone observed about 10 shots fired from a moving vehicle across the street at Bluff Creek Drive.

Man arrested in relation to Sunday evening shooting

A 17-year-old was taken into custody Sunday evening after gunshots were fired near Worley Street and McBaine Avenue.



Two missing Columbia children located

Two children who went missing Friday morning were located by the Boone County Fire Department and Sheriff's Department.

Mo. woman sentenced to 15 years in newborn's death

A northwest Missouri woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

Former Liberty superintendent enters plea to misdemeanor

Former Liberty school superintendent William Scott Taveau entered an Alford plea to deceptive business practices.

Suspects in three Boone County burglaries arrested

A 33-year-old Jefferson City man and a 25-year-old Boone County woman were arrested Thursday on suspicion of committing three residential burglaries northwest of Columbia

Police department's front desk to be closed for renovations

The Columbia Missouri Police Department's front desk will be closed for renovations from Aug. 20 to Aug. 27.

Man shot in leg during attempted robbery

An attempted robbery and a shooting left a man with a wound to the leg Monday night. Police are still investigating the incident, which does not appear to be a random act.

City Council limits who can appeal to police review board

Appellants to the Police Review Board must now be an alleged victim, personally connected to an alleged victim, a witness to alleged misconduct or a resident of Boone County.

Columbia man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Max John Boneta, 50, faces up to 14 years in prison.