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Boone county car chase ends in car crash

Drivers, passenger in Columbia crash identified

UPDATE: The name of those involved in the chase have been named. Michael C. Wills, 24, was the driver of the truck. Wills pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended or no license back in March. He also pleaded guilty to domestic assault and assaulting an officer back in 2011, he was also sentenced to six months in…

Boone County ranked 11th for distracted driving crashes

Distracted driving kills more than eight people a day across the country, according to the CDC. In Boone County, distracted driving contributed to almost a crash a day from 2012 to 2014. Young drivers, ages 16 to 21 years old, account for about a quarter of those crashes. 

City officials say abandoned houses can become dangerous

When a house is left empty, like the properties owned by Barbara Buescsher, they can become dangerous for several reasons.

Driver, child hurt in crash on Hwy. 40 blocking Midway Elementary

A two-vehicle crash was blocking access to a school just west of Columbia Wednesday morning.

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Is natural mosquito repellent the best option for you?

According to the CDC, natural mosquito repellent isn't the best option of trying to keep mosquitoes away. 

City commission says East Campus lighting is adequate

Tuesday night Columbia's Environment and Energy Commission voted not to recommend that the city council hire an outside consultant to evaluate the lighting in the East Campus neighborhood.

Two arrested after police chase, crash in Jefferson City

A police chase ended in a car crash Tuesday afternoon in Jefferson City. Officers originally pulled over a silver GMC truck for license plate violations near Highway 50 and Eastland Drive just after 3 p.m.

Animal rights group files complaint, seeks fine against MU

A second animal rights group is taking issue with alleged animal rights violations at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

RAW VIDEO: High-speed chase through Boone County and Columbia

Viewer Josh McCurdy provided ABC 17 News with this video showing part of a chase that wound through south Columbia Wednesday morning. That chase ended in a crash near the intersection of Nifong Boulevard and Providence Road. Three people, including the suspect driver, ended up in the hospital as a result of their…

Update on Jefferson City worker run over by truck

ABC 17 News has another update about a Jefferson City parks worker who was hit by a truck earlier this week.

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Paul Ryan not ready to endorse Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan is tamping down speculation he plans to imminently endorse Donald Trump, revealing that his senior aides are in touch daily with the presumptive nominee's staff in an effort to find common ground on bedrock GOP issues.

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