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Opposition voiced against moving Desert Storm Memorial

A group opposed to moving the Desert Storm war memorial in the Boone County courthouse plaza showed up at the Boone County Commission meeting Tuesday morning. 

Columbia man sentenced to 10 years for rape, incest

A Columbia man who pleaded guilty Monday to raping a relative will spend the next 10 years behind bars.

Ferguson protesters write officer's name on pig's head

Ferguson: One year after grand jury decision

Tuesday marked one year since a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Vehicle fire shuts down northbound lanes of Highway 63 near connector in Columbia

A vehicle fire forced crews to shut down part of a highway in central Columbia Tuesday.

Burglaries increase during the holidays

In 2015 to date, there have been over 800 burglaries in Columbia, and while the holidays are a time of celebration for many, they also present an increased opportunity for criminals. 

Columbia police identify second suspect in October shooting

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on Business Loop 70 East in Columbia on October 20.

One hotel in downtown Columbia fails alcohol checks

Police have released the results of their latest alcohol checks, and only employees at one Columbia business sold alcohol to an underage buyer.

Two killed in Montgomery County car wreck

Two people are dead Monday night following a vehicle crash on Missouri Highway 19, about three miles south of Interstate 70.

A closer look at CPD decision to dissolve Traffic Unit

ABC 17 News continued to look into public safety in Columbia Monday after learning the police department is eliminating its traffic unit. 

Thanksgiving holiday travel: Officials share safety tips

Wednesday marks one of the busiest travel days of year, and according to AAA, nearly 47 million Americans are expected to journey 50 miles or more from home--the most since 2007. 

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Ex-official: U.S. leadership needed in Syria

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet near the border with Syria on Tuesday underscores the need for increased American leadership in the Syrian war, according to Nicholas Burns, a U.S. career diplomat who served as under secretary of state.

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