Judge Kevin Selby told Gene Paul Boyd at his sentencing Friday that Boyd had one year to repay the $376,000 he stole from the town over nearly two decades or face jail time.
Proceedings began June 21 in the murder trial of Tausha L. Fields. Over the course of one week, attorneys from both sides heard testimony from 19 witnesses for the prosecution. The trial resumes 8 a.m. Monday at the Boone County Courthouse, but the defense hasn't yet announced when Fields will take the stand.
Judge Kevin Selby told Gene Paul Boyd at his sentencing Friday that Boyd had one year to repay the $376,000 he stole from the town over nearly two decades. The judge said if Boyd doesn't make restitution in time he should "pack a toothbrush."
Friday morning during Tausha Fields' murder trial, videotapes were shown from voluntary interviews Fields' did in Alabama preceding her arrest.
Boone County Sheriff's Department Detective David Wilson testified about how Tausha L. Fields was involved with finding the body and the admitted lies she told to investigators during the process.
Susan Kohler, who is accused of keeping 32 cats in a Motel 6 room, failed to appear for her court date Friday.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton is still reviewing the data involved in making a decision about downtown cameras. He expects to present information to the City Council in about a month.
A man robbed the River Region Credit Union in Jefferson City on Wednesday, and police say he seems to be the same man who is the suspect in robbing the Landmark Bank in Columbia on June 18.
In the fourth day of Tausha Fields' murder trial, prosecution called ex-boyfriend Rodney Dewayne Barrentine to the stand. He said Fields talked about her involvement in Mitchell Kemp's death.
Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the theft of $15,000 worth of copper wire.
A Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of distributing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child.
Prosecutors called Keith Jones, Tausha L. Fields' ex-boyfriend, as a witness on Thursday, the fourth day of proceedings in Fields' murder trial.
James Patrick Grady, a St. Louis priest, was sentenced Thursday to 80 months in prison for possessing child pornography. Grady was arrested after responding to a Craigslist ad offering a young girl for sex. The ad was part of an FBI sting operation.
Convicted murderer Gregory Morton took the stand again Wednesday in the trial of Tausha L. Fields. The two are charged with the 2004 murder of Fields' ex-husband, Mitchell Kemp.
The trial of Tausha Fields, charged with the first-degree murder of Mitchell Kemp, continued Wednesday. Morton admitted he killed Kemp, but said Fields was at fault.
Proceedings continue for the trial in which Tausha Fields is accused of murdering her former husband. Prosecution and defense attorneys have conflicting descriptions of both the events surrounding Mitchell Kemp's murder and the woman on trial for the crime.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton met with a group of public safety activists to discuss policy changes within the department. CoMoCitizens has asked the department and the Columbia City Council to make the department's policy changes legally binding.
Ed Rosenthal, a marijuana legislation reform activist from California, raised concerns about the Columbia Police Department's activities during the Feb. 11 SWAT raid.
Missouri drivers will see increased traffic enforcement throughout the summer as a part of the statewide Heat is On campaign.
A Kansas judge denied James Kahler's lawyers' requests to dismiss the case against him because of documents seized by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. However, the judge is not allowing the state to use the documents as evidence in the case where Kahler is charged with a single count of capital murder.