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Highway Patrol releases number of crashes during holiday

Highway Patrol holiday counting period ends early Tuesday morning

COLUMBIA, Mo- UPDATE:There were seven deaths related to car crashes that happened during the holiday weekend. In total there were 347 crashes in Missouri.

UM Board of Curators update on mental health and sexual assault improvements

MU curators to discuss 'health affairs'

The University of Missouri Board of Curators is expected to meet in open session for about an hour Tuesday. The Health Affairs Committee is expected to give a report.

Highway Patrol stepping up enforcement for holiday weekend

Seven die in vehicle crashes over 2016 Memorial Day weekend

Seven people died on Missouri state roads over Memorial Day weekend, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. None of those deaths happened in Mid-Missouri.

Cole County leaders vote 'yes' on crime insurance bid

Commissioners in Cole County voted unanimously Tuesday to renew crime insurance for the municipality's finances.

The insurance will cover the county in case of internal felony embezzlement or stealing by county employees who handle the finances.

Commissioner Kris Scheperle said the almost $25,000 a year is needed to…

Missouri River nearing major flood stage at Glasgow

The Missouri River is in a moderate flood stage at Glasgow, but will get very close to major flood stage by midweek.

Deputies: man tased after pointing rifle in the woods

ABC 17 News confirmed a man is charged with five felonies, after deputies saw a laser in the woods, only to discover it was a rifle pointed right at them.


Equipment failure likely caused power loss in south Columbia

Power has been restored to more than 600 people in south Columbia following Sunday night's outage.

Holiday travel on the Missouri River bridge: is it affecting response times?

Construction work on the Missouri River bridge in Jefferson City, combined with a higher number of drivers on Memorial Day, is causing traffic to move very slowly through the capital city.

Unclear if foul play involved in overnight trailer fire

The Callaway County sheriff's department is now working with the state fire marshal to find out if foul play is involved, after a mobile home burns to the ground west of Fulton.

Columbia honors fallen military at Desert Storm memorial

Family, friends and veterans gathered at the Desert Storm memorial in the historic Columbia Cemetery Monday afternoon to pay their respects.

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Migrant deaths in Mediterranean up 35% from 2015

More than 2,500 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean while attempting to cross into Europe so far this year, the U.N. Refugee Agency says, with at least 880 drowning in the past week alone.

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