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.
The California resident who filed an appeal with the Columbia Citizens Police Review Board has come to Columbia to draw attention to her appeal.
Bond for Randall E. King is set for $100,000 at the Boone County Jail.
Randall E. King was arrested for entering a man's home, armed with a shotgun and stealing a laptop, PlayStation 2 and cash. There are two other suspects who accompanied King.
Seven shootings occurred in June, and five have occurred so far in July. Police believe they are the result of two feuding groups in Columbia.
Both pizza and a car were stolen Friday morning.
Columbia police made three arrests over the weekend for a traffic stop, suspicious behavior and theft, but ended up with about 13 charges.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department suspects possible gang involvement in the Friday night incident, which left a 19-year-old hospitalized.
There were shots fired at the Boone County Fair. One person was injured and transported to the hospital.
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.